Brian Kidd has revealed his joy at Manuel Pellegrini's decision to keep him as the No.2 at Manchester City.
Dutch defender Alex Buttner admits he nearly walked away from Manchester United because he was suffering from homesickness.
Jose Mourinho says he had known for months that Sir Alex Ferguson would be retiring but he had never been tempted to replace the Scot at Manchester United as he wanted to return to Chelsea.
Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale should tell Tottenham Hotspur that he wants to leave if he feels it is the right time to move on.
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio will fine any players who return for pre-season training more than two kilograms overweight.
Eastern Conference leaders Montreal Impact suffered a shock 2-0 defeat away to mid-table Columbus Crew.
Jupp Heynckes has all but ruled out a return to coaching after admitting Bayern Munich's Treble-winning season was a fitting send-off.
Jose Mourinho has cast fresh doubt over the future of Fernando Torres by admitting that more could have been expected of him so far at Chelsea.
Rio Ferdinand had admitted he rejected the chance to rejuvenate his England career because it could have harmed his form at Manchester United.
Italy striker Fabio Borini was delighted to put an unhappy season behind him by firing his country into the final of the European Under-21 Championship.
Neymar lit up the opening match of the Confederations Cup with a stunning early goal but the final 3-0 scoreline reflected a more laboured victory over Japan than the home fans were hoping for.
Marco van Ginkel says a summer transfer is a possibility after the disappointment of Holland's European Under-21 Championship exit.
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