Paris St-Germain have completed the signing of Ludovic Giuly from AS Roma. The 32-year-old former France international (17 caps) joins the Paris side on a three-year deal after spending just one season in the Italian capital.
New Milan star Ronaldinho received a celebratory welcome on arrival at the Italian city. The former Barcelona player has been transferred for around 21 million euros, after Barca's new boss said the Brazilian was no longer in the club's plans.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport will not uphold an appeal by Portuguese football clubs Benfica and Vitoria Guimaraes against FC Porto. Porto, which has been involved in a match-fixing scandal, will remain in the Champions League.
Vincente Del Bosque has been officially named to succeed Luis Aragones as the next Spanish national team coach by the Spanish Football Federation. Aragones led his team to its Euro 2008 victory last month.
French Marseille fans have created a website asking supporters to help raise enough funds to bring Chelsea striker Didier Drogba back to the club. They need around 28 million euros, and already have promises of more than three million.
The ubiquitous politician, businessman, actor and football coach Bernard Tapie has won a 230-million-euro compensation from Credit Lyonnais after a 14-year legal battle over the purchase and sale of sports equipment company Adidas.
Spanish media was expecting Joan Laporta to resign as president of FC Barcelona team, but he managed to hold onto his job after a board meeting. Eight directors resigned in protest of Laporta's confirmation.