Dortmund sign ‘new Zlatan’

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the signing of the ‘new Zlatan Ibrahimovic’ Alexander Isak from Swedish side AIK Solna. The 17-year-old, who has been compared to the former Sweden captain and Manchester United striker in his homeland, had been linked with a move to Real Madrid but has opted to join the Bundesliga side. Sky sources

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‘Chelsea are a level above’

Chelsea are a level above other Premier League teams because they do not look vulnerable, even when playing badly, says Graeme Souness. Chelsea earned a hard-fought 2-0 win over Hull on Super Sunday, thanks to goals from Gary Cahill and the returning Diego Costa in either half. The Blues are now eight points clear at

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Costa’s crucial comeback

We assess Diego Costa’s Chelsea comeback after he returned to the starting line-up with a goal and a man-of-the-match performance in their 2-0 win over Hull City at Stamford Bridge… Diego Costa is rarely far from the headlines, but even by his standards the last fortnight has been hectic. His future at Chelsea was thrown

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Hosts Gabon exit AFCON

Burkina Faso and Cameroon booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday as hosts Gabon crashed out. Gabon were held to a 0-0 draw by Cameroon in Libreville, and their opponents went through to the last eight as runners-up in Group A. Burkina Faso won the group on …

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MSN on target in Barca rout

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored in Barcelona’s 4-0 rout at Eibar on Sunday evening. Denis Suarez’s first ever goal for Barcelona fired the visitors in front at half-time before the famed front-three did the damage after the break with one goal apiece. Messi’s deft touch doubled Barcelona’s lead, handing the Argentine his

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