Arsenal's stars (pictured, centre, in training today) were handed a tough draw in the Champions League knockout stages against German giants Bayern Munich, who they have played six times in last three years. Leicester's magic journey now takes them to Spanish side Sevilla, while Manchester City will take on free-scoring French side Monaco.
LIVE: Ronaldo vs Messi... superstars battle it out to be crowned Ballon d'Or winner after another year of rivalry
France Football will announce the winner of this year's Ballon d'Or in Paris on Monday night, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi once again expected to battle it out for the award. Ronaldo is favourite to claim what would be his fourth Ballon d'Or title after leaked pictures appeared the show the Real Madrid star posing with the award.
Matchwinner Mkhitaryan leaves hotel in £250,000 Lamborghini (but did he offer a lift to training to his boss Mourinho?)
Manchester United ace Henrikh Mkhitaryan left the Lowry Hotel in a flash Lamborghini Aventador this morning, fresh off the back of his heroics against Tottenham at Old Trafford. The Armenian ace has finally found his stride at Old Trafford and struck the only goal as Jose Mourinho's side registered a vital three points. And Mkhitaryan is driving a car befitting of his recent dazzling performances, leaving Manchester's Lowry Hotel in a £250,000 white Lamborghini Aventador.
Sick jokes about Madeleine McCann and paedophile Johnson shown on big screen at England vs India match
England cricket fans have sparked controversy by hijacking a stadium scoreboard in India to post tasteless messages about Adam Johnson, Madeleine McCann and Josef Fritzl. Those watching the fourth Test match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai were invited to send messages of support for their team that were then displayed on the giant screen. But soon sick jokes began to appear that were visible to thousands of spectators inside the stadium.
PAUL NEWMAN IN MUMBAI: England's embarrassment was complete when they were hurried to 195 all out by India's brilliant spinners who have shown up England's to be far inferior in conditions that should suit them down to the ground. And it is a defeat that, with England 3-0 down with one to play, leaves question marks over the captaincy of Alastair Cook, who will now face questions over whether this is the right time for him to end his four-year reign.
Wenger wants Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay at Arsenal as stars get ready for latest title test against Everton
Sportsmail reported that Arsenal are yet to open talks over a new contract with the 23-year-old England international, who has 18 months to run on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal are locked in negotiations to extend the deals for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil who have similar terms remaining on their existing deals, but Arsene Wenger is adamant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is integral to his plans as well.
Arsenal will be making an all too familiar trip to Germany for the next round of the Champions League, after being drawn against Bavarian giants Bayern Munich yet again. Arsene Wenger's men look to have pulled the short straw in this season's final 16 and will face the side who so ruthlessly put them to the sword to the tune of 5-1 last season at the Allianz Arena. Despite winning their group in comfortable fashion Arsenal will not be rewarded for the endeavours and have been pencilled in to face Carlo Ancelotti's men in mid-February.
In recent days the Irish UFC star has been sharing insights into his high-rolling lifestyle. McGregor chartered a private jet to eat chicken in Texas, been snapped posing in club VIP areas and shown off his stacks of cash. Now McGregor has unveiled his newest millionaire's play-thing: a Rolls Royce.
Joshua reveals secret to his success as British star relaxes after defending world heavyweight title
Anthony Joshua has taken to the swimming pool to relax after defending his world heavyweight title in emphatic fashion on Saturday night — and he has revealed his secret to longevity. Eric Molina was the unfortunate man in the world champion's path at the weekend, with Joshua forcing a stoppage in the third round at the Manchester Arena. And the 27-year-old boxer has revealed to his fans how he keeps in shape after securing the 18th victory of his professional career.
Real Madrid's Club World Cup win in 2014 hindered season... but Ronaldo and Co have learnt from past and are out to extend run
Despite having to be up at around 5am for their 13-hour flight from Madrid to Japan on Sunday, Real Madrid's players touched down at Tokyo's Haneda airport with big smiles on their faces. They were already up in the clouds on Saturday night when Sergio Ramos' injury time goal gave them a new club record of 35 games unbeaten. Whatever happens they will be top of La Liga at the end of 2016 and they want to kick off the new year as newly-crowned World Club Champions too having extended that unbeaten run to 37 games.
You inking what I'm inking? Ramos shows off incredible group of tattoos on just one hand as he adds symbolic numbers
30-year-old Spanish international Sergio Ramos, known for his body art, took to Instagram on Sunday evening to post a photo of his new ink work. In the photo, the Spanish international showed off the numbers 35, 90+, 32 and 19, with the caption: 'The numbers of my life in the purest colour. Guess what they mean?'
Claudio Ranieri has welcomed Leicester's Champions League draw against Sevilla as their debut campaign continues to the knockout stage. Having stunningly won the Premier League last season and then topped Group G ahead of Porto, FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge, Ranieri acknowledged his side represented a favourable draw for any of the group runners-up. But having avoided the likes of Bayern Munich and Real Madrid to land the team who have won the Europa League for three straight years, he too was happy with the outcome in Nyon on Monday.
As Real Madrid prepare for the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final in Japan, Barcelona have flown to Doha for a friendly against Al-Ahli Saudi on the day they also announced the extension of a commercial tie. Qatar Airways hopes to maintain its partnership with Barcelona despite ending its contract to sponsor the Spanish champions' shirts, CEO Akbar Al Baker has revealed.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa was the man of the moment yet again for the Blues and, after propelling his side to an all important victory over West Brom, celebrated with a dressing room beer. The Brazilian star is back to his best for Antonio Conte's side and grabbed the game's only goal as the Blues swept aside West Brom and increased their lead at the Premier League summit. And following the full-time whistle the lethal forward decided to enjoy his heroics with a Singha beer in the dressing room, as the team wound down and music played.
I'm not dead and for those of you who wish I was, better luck next time! James Haskell alive and well after false reports of death and steroid overdose
NEW England flanker James Haskell has reassured fans he is alive after rumours surfaced on the internet that he had died of a steroid overdose. Other claims to have emerged stated that Haskell had been selling drugs and had quit the sport, but the Wasps back row posted a video on YouTube in which he described the fake stories as 'click-bait'.
Mark Clattenburg is not a man to shy away from the limelight, and he was the subject of much merriment on social media once again on Sunday. Clattenburg was referee for Liverpool's Premier League clash at home to West Ham United, and awarded the Hammers a free kick after 27 minutes. While Dimitri Payet may have swing the set piece perfectly into the bottom corner to draw the Hammers level at 1-1, for many the focus was instead on Clattenburg, and his rather odd stance.
Antonio Valencia is fast staking his claim as one of the Premier League's foremost full-backs after claiming Manchester United's Player of the Month award for November. The Ecuadorian saw off Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick to collect the award after scooping 39 percent of the votes. Carrick came second with 32 percent while Ibrahimovic was close behind on 29 percent. However, it appears as though Manchester United have been cutting costs in the trophy department with Valencia's prize bearing a striking resemblance to one that can be purchased online for just £12.99.
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Hart break for Joe: String of super saves can't deny Higuain and Juventus as Torino go down 3-1 in Turin derby
Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A with a resilient display against local rivals Torino. Andrea Belotti had given Torino the lead with a fine header after 16 minutes but they could only hold onto it for 12 minutes with Gonzalo Higuain scoring the equaliser. The £75million man struck again with eight minutes remaining on the clock before substitute Miralem Pjanic added a third in second-half injury time.
Kluivert's son Justin follows in his father's footsteps after being called up to the senior Ajax squad
Ajax fans may have thought the years had rolled backwards when looking at the team-sheet for their game against FC Twente, with an attacking forward named Kluivert waiting on the bench. Justin Kluivert, aged just 17, was called up into the senior Ajax squad for their Eredivise clash away to FC Twente.
MARTHA KELNER AT ST MARY'S STADIUM: Sofiane Boufal was the subject of a collectors’ poster in Southampton’s match day programme on Sunday, holding his index finger aloft but curiously faceless, as if for the owner to draw their own impression. A few more goals like his 53rd minute winner and Saints supporters will easily be able to sketch him from memory. It had been eight days to forget for the south coast club. First a heavy defeat at Crystal Palace, then elimination from the Europa League, not to mention the more serious matter of being dragged further into the mire of the historic sex abuse scandal plaguing British football.
Carlos Tevez was the hero after scoring a brace for victors Boca Juniors in what could be his final 'Superclasico' clash against bitter rivals River Plate in Argentina. In the match between two sides who are widely regarded as the fiercest rivals in world football, the former Manchester City star scored twice as Boca came from a goal behind to eventually win 4-2 at their rival's El Monumental home. The 32 year-old has hinted that he will soon retire, despite talk of a final lucrative move to the Chinese Super League - where Shanghai Shenua boss Gus Poyet has confirmed the club's interest.
Brazilian clubs pay tribute to fallen Chapecoense stars on final day of season as Internacional are relegated
Brazil's football clubs and fans paid tribute to Chapecoense on Sunday on the last day of the league season as Internacional were relegated for the first time in their 107-year history. Before the final nine matches, teams lined up to observe a minute's silence for the Chapecoense players and officials killed when their plane crashed in Colombia on November 28.
A new low for modern football? Benfica head down tunnel through an Emirates check-in desk ahead of Lisbon derby win
A pair of headers from Eduardo Salvio and Raul Jiminez saw Benfica win the Lisbon derby and secure their lead at the top of the league. Dutch striker Bas Dost pulled one back for the visitors but Benfica held on to get a deserved victory. The result sees the Portuguese champions stretch their lead at the top of the table to four points.
Chelsea face huge damages bill: Fears for a generation of kids as six come forward to say scout abused them
The number of alleged abuse victims of former Chelsea scout Eddie Heath has doubled in a week from three to six, with fears growing that many players from a generation in the Seventies were affected. It seems increasingly likely that Chelsea could face a multi-million-pound claim for damages from a group action of victims. The Mail on Sunday can reveal that one youngster, viewed in his teens as a great future hope of Stamford Bridge, had his career derailed by Heath's abuse.
WASPS 32-17 CONNACHT - SAM PETERS AT THE RICOH ARENA: Kurtley Beale needed precisely seven minutes to delight Wasps fans and put to bed seven months of injury heartache. When Wasps fly-half Jimmy Gopperth fed the highest-paid player in English rugby, Beale had the choice of keeping the move flowing by passing the ball along the line, or pinning his ears back and heading for Connacht’s line. He chose the latter. Seven months of frustration, endless rehabilitation and tedious gym work culminated in an explosive burst through Stacey Ili’s tackle before he spun around and lurched for the try-line. The celebration was guttural. The roar equally so. Kurtley Beale had arrived.
Birmingham's Kal Yafai boosted Britain's roll-call of current world champions to a remarkable 13 with a masterful display in the Manchester Arena. Yafai totally dominated Luis Concepcion, who had lost his WBA super-flyweight title the previous afternoon by twice coming to the scales overweight.
Katie Taylor took her second professional step along the road from Olympic gold towards a world title by blitzing a hopelessly outclassed Swiss-based Brazilian girl. Ireland's fighting sweetheart was a major headache for the vast majority of her amateur opponents but her dynamic style is even more suited to the pros. Poor Viviane Obenauf suffered one knockdown during during a six-round pummelling from Taylor which she ended with blood streaming from a cut above her left eye.
DeGale lets his boxing do the talking at last and one-time 'gobby' gold medallist may finally be winning the acclaim he deserves
OLIVER HOLT INTERVIEWS JAMES DeGALE: His fight against Badou Jack at the Barclays Center in New York is on January 14, only a few weeks away. It is the biggest test of his career, a unification clash at a magnificent arena where his IBF super- middleweight world title and Jack's WBC version of the crown will both be on the line. Since DeGale won Olympic gold in Beijing, he has never quite won the respect that his achievements deserve. 'When I first turned pro, I was a bit mouthy, wasn't I?' he says. 'I was a bit gobby at first. I hadn't achieved anything as a professional. I think people were a bit taken aback by how vocal I was, a flash amateur with a gold medal who thought he was it. But I've been keeping my mouth quiet now and letting my boxing do the talking.'