Inter Milan have fired AndreaStramaccioniand brought in former Napoli Coach WalterMazzarri. Explaining the decision to hire Mazzarri, Inter President Massimo Moratti said simply:
"We needed a Coach with his experience."
"Sackings are never nice," Moratti said on the club website.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Rafa Benitez will become the clubs next coach.
Rafa has been the hot favourite to succeed Walter Mazzarri for a few weeks now, and the Partenopei owner has revealed this afternoon that the Spanish tactician will take over for next season.
In an attempt to boost the popularity of the Europa League, Uefa has announced that the 2015 Europa League winners will qualify for the following season's Champions League.
More importantly, the Europa League winner will not take one of the designated Champions League spots that each league has, if they finish outside the Champions League qualifying spots.
Recently promoted Ligue 1 side Monaco is wasting no time making its intentions known signing Porto's midfield duo Joao Moutinho and James Rodriguez for a combined €70m. Both players have agreed to five-year deals with the club.
Porto said Rodriguez was valued at €45m and Moutinho at €25m, with the deal "the biggest in Portuguese football history.
According to the Brazilian newspaper ‘O Globo', Neymar last week signed a document that commits him to joining La Liga club Barcelona after the Confederations Cup, which takes place in June.
The Santos player had been hoping to move to Europe after the World Cup next summer, but after gettig hammered by Bayern Munich in the Champions League this season, Barcelona move the deadline up by 12 months.
According to reports in the British media, West Ham United have bought Andy Carroll from Liverpool for around £15m. Now West Ham have to do is agree personal terms with Carroll.
Carroll had been on loan to West Ham all season, where Carrol scored seven goals in an injury riddled season. But when he was healthy, Carroll showed how good a player he is.
Major League Soccer today announced that their 20th franchise will be called New York City FC and will be co-owned by Manchester City and baseball's New York Yankees.The team is expected to begin play in 2015.
"We proudly welcome two of the most prestigious professional global sports organizations to Major League Soccer," MLS President Don Garber said in a statement released by the league.
Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was named the Ligue 1 Player of the Year as the Swede and his team-mates dominated the awards.
"I came to a new country. It was not an easy situation, but everything went well. We worked hard. Now is the time to enjoy it," said the former Barcelona forward.
Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels says that Saturday's UEFA Champions League final will not be his last game for the club.
The highly rated defender has been linked with a move to Barcelona this summer, but the Dortmund defender told Kicker magazine that he will still be wearing a yellow and black shirt next season.
Real Madrid have announced that head coach Jose Mourinho will leave the club at the end of the season after three years in charge of the Spanish giants.
At a packed press conference today, Real President Florentino Perez said"
"We've decided to bring our relationship to an end," said Perez.
Arsenal's 1-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle ensured that the Gunners will be playing the Champions League next season at the expense of North London rivals Tottenham, despite their 1-0 win at home against Sunderland courtesy of another late blockbuster from Gareth Bale.
With the title already secured by Manchester United and relegation matters settled in midweek, the only piece of intrigue left to be settled was who will be playing in Europe next season.
The New England Revolution shocked the Houston Dynamo 2-0 in Houston last night. Diego Fagundez put the Revs in front early in the second half before an own-goal from Ricardo Clark in the 84th minute sealed the home team's fate.
The result gives Houston (6-4-2)back-to-back home losses for the first time since losing three in a row in 2010 and leaves them on 20 points while New England (3-4-4)now have 13 on the season.
There are still three matches remaining in the La Liga season but for all intents and purposes for Jose Mourinho reign in Spain is over and it has ended in failure.
Defeat tonight in the Copa del Rey to city rivals Atlético meant that Real Madrid ended the season with no silverware. That is simply not good enough for Real and the 'The Special One' acknowledged that in his post match press conference:
"This is the worst season of my career", said Mourinho.
Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo for most of the season and they are preparing a mammoth offer for him with the hope of hijacking his move to back to Manchester United.
According to 'L'Equipe', PSG will offer Real Madrid €100m for the striker and that the French Champions will offer a salary that would make him the second best paid footballer in the world, only behind Samuel Et'oo.
Frank Lampard has turned down a move to Major League Soccer and instead signed a new one-year contract with Chelsea.
There has been speculation about Lampards future all season, but his form has caused Chelsea to reconsider their stance, and offer Lampard a new one-year deal. The announcement was made this morning after he captained the Blues in last night's Europa League final win over Benfica in Amsterdam.