Santos, the Brazilian soccer team that developed Pele and Barcelona forward Neymar, said it is gaining from new financing that’s allowed it to sign players who would normally be too expensive.
Newly promoted French soccer club AS Monaco signed Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao to a five- year contract, the team said on its website.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Liverpool and Chelsea executives say they aren’t confident that European soccer’s governing body can administer new cost-control regulations amid lavish spending by clubs backed by wealthy owners.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
A property developer and luxury hotel chain owner are among a small group of investment partners in Doyen Capital LLP, which has made bets on the career of soccer stars Neymar and Radamel Falcao, two people who have worked with the hedge fund said.
Radamel Falcao capped a record run through the Europa League as Porto defeated Portuguese rival Braga 1-0 in the final in Dublin.
Fans of Andre Villas-Boas’s hometown team Porto were already angered by his departure to Chelsea. Now he’s prepared to crank up their animosity by taking some of the best players with him.
Manchester City rallied to beat defending champion Porto 2-1 in soccer’s Europa League as Manchester United defeated Ajax 2-0.