The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Newly promoted French soccer club AS Monaco signed Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao to a five- year contract, the team said on its website.
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring run with both goals as Real Madrid beat Elche 2-1 to move within two points of Spanish soccer leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
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.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Real Madrid is fueling European soccer’s $2.2 billion transfer market with its purchase of Gareth Bale, upsetting authorities who want to rein in spending.
Real Madrid lost Gareth Bale to an injury in the warm-up before beating Getafe 4-1 to move two points behind leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in Spanish soccer’s La Liga.
Roman Abramovich hasn’t received the recognition he deserves for turning Chelsea into one of Europe’s biggest soccer clubs in his decade as owner, according to the team’s chief executive officer.