Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros in earnings, ahead of Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to France Football.
China's fledgling revival under Lippi will be tested by Asia's top team Iran in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday, while Australia need to return to winning ways.
He says Barcelona have been more consistent than Real Madrid in recent years。
Blues are determined to reject any offer from the Bernabeu but the player is interested in working with Zinedine Zidane.
Islamic Republic of Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz has praised China counterpart Marcello Lippi ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier between the two nations, adding that the Italian’s presence is sure to benefit the game in Asia.
The Reds have been chasing the Colombian attacking midfielder for some time but have been consistently knocked back.
Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Qin Sheng has been handed a six-month ban by the Chinese Football Association as further punishment for his stamp on Tianjin Quanjian's Belgium international Axel Witsel earlier in the month.
Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes the hat trick scored by Paulinho in Brazil's 4-1 World Cup qualifying win over Uruguay on Thursday is further proof that a move to the Chinese Super League should not be the end of a player's international career.
Real Madrid and Barcelona can both breathe a sigh of relief as Croatia coach Ante Cacic has revealed that the midfield duo of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic are to be released back to their clubs.
One of the main objectives for Real Madrid this summer is to find a central defender to replace Pepe, who looks set to leave the club, with Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi emerging as a potential target.
Italian head coach Marcello Lippi believed that China can improve to keep alive the hope to qualify for 2018 World Cup after Team Dragon clinched a 1-0 home win over South Korea here on Thursday.
Guardiola took the winger to the German giants and now wants him to link up with Jesus, Sterling and Sane.
Atletico Madrid's France striker could fetch up to £86m but the Old Trafford boss is revamping his front-line.
The absence of Asia’s most expensive player, Son Heung-min, through suspension will be tough handicap to overcome for a Korea Republic side that faces a testing tie away to Marcello Lippi’s China PR on Thursday.
Sergio Aguero has been reinstated to the Argentina attack and Marcos Rojo will stand in for the suspended Ramiro Funes Mori in their critical 2018 World Cup qualifier against Chile at El Monumental on Thursday.
In an interview with El Partidazo on Cope, the Barcelona player, currently with the Spain team for their games against Israel and France。
Thomas Muller admits Lukas Podolski could not written a better script as he signed off his international career with a wonder goal to beat England on Wednesday night.
Marcello Lippi takes his China team into their must-win World Cup qualifying clash with South Korea on Thursday evening hoping the early-season rigours of the Asian Champions League and the country's domestic competition do not have a negative impact on his side's performance.
Keeper must sit out games with Man City, West Ham, Crystal Palace and maybe Boro — but could return for FA Cup semi.
Southampton look set to become the second Premier League club to pass into Chinese ownership after receiving an improved offer from Lander Sports Development to buy a 100 per cent stake in the club for £190 million.
China coach Marcello Lippi has backed young Vitesse Arnhem striker Zhang Yuning ahead of his side's World Cup qualifying match against South Korea on Thursday, despite the 20-year-old's struggles in Dutch football.
The German national team staff have announced that star keeper Manuel Neuer will not take part in their upcoming matches this international break, as a problem to his calf muscle will sideline the 30-year old for the next few weeks.
The former Three Lions skipper joined the likes of Gerrard, Lampard and Ferdinand to to support the Bobby Moore Fund and raise awareness of bowel cancer.
The Premier League outfit confirmed that they plan to embark on a five city tour to the United States during pre-season.
The Real Madrid striker was named Player of the Year at the annual "Gala das Quinas de Ouro" Portuguese football award ceremony at Estoril Casino (Portugal).
The 12 countries fighting it out for FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification return to action on Thursday when Groups A and B resume as the Road to Russia heats up.
Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas was so excited after scoring twice in a top-flight match that he thanked his wife - and his girlfriend.
Jorge Sampaoli spoke to the press after his side’s defeat in the Calderón and conceded that the 3-1 loss effectively ended Sevilla’s challenge for the Liga title.
Real Madrid secured a vital 2-1 victory away at Athletic Club on Saturday and the game saw Keylor Navas return to his best form with a performance that was reminiscent of last season, where the Costa Rican helped lead Los Blancos to their eleventh Champions League title.
The Croatia international has disappeared from view in recent weeks and wants assurances about playing time at the Bernabéu, who may try and lure Dele Alli.