Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich both won 5-0 to maintain their perfect starts in soccer’s Champions League, while Real Madrid kept its 100 percent record by beating Juventus 2-1.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Turkish soccer champion Galatasaray’s $57 million of debt due in the next 12 months, racked up by hiring coach Roberto Mancini and players including former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, is drawing whistles from investors.
Manchester City bid 34 million pounds ($55.7 million) for Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder, who has been a target for Manchester United, the Sunday Express reported.
Manchester United has no agreement imminent to sign Inter Milan’s Wesley Sneijder, according to the English soccer champion’s manager Alex Ferguson.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o is to leave Italian soccer club Inter Milan to move to Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, according to the Italian team’s chief executive officer.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Wesley Sneijder has been credited with the first Netherlands goal in yesterday’s 2-1 upset of Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinals, putting him in a tie for the tournament lead.
"We deserved the win."
- Wesley Sneijder on Mar 12, 2013