DUSSELDORF Germany - Germany's Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday but could be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland on Sunday, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Monday.
BUENOS AIRES - Lionel Messi is one of four injured Argentina World Cup players who will miss Wednesday’s friendly against world champions Germany, the Argentine FA said on Monday.
BERNE - Brazil and Colombia, the dust barely settled following their brutal World Cup quarter-final, clash again and there will also be a replay of the final as Germany host Argentina in this week's international friendlies.
BERLIN - Mario Gomez and Marco Reus, who both missed Germany's World Cup-winning campaign through injury, have returned to the squad for next month's friendly against Argentina and a Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Scotland.
LONDON - Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday. | Video
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's government on Wednesday ruled out further piecemeal debt talks with a small group of U.S. hedge funds and said the country needed to strike a deal with all bondholders which have rejected past restructuring agreements as a single group.
LONDON - Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday.
BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK - Bank of New York Mellon found itself front and centre of Argentina's debt battle on Tuesday after the South American country stripped its authorization to operate there and bondholders seeking payment filed a lawsuit against the U.S. bank.
- Following is a factbox on Argentina winger Angel Di Maria who joined Manchester United for a British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina said on Tuesday it had stripped Bank of New York Mellon's authorization to operate in the South American country, its latest move against the financial institution which obeyed a U.S. court ruling that tipped it into default.
KIEV - Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and using aid shipments to smuggle in arms and other supplies to separatist forces, Kiev's military said on Tuesday.