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Latest football news from around the world, with features and interviews with the biggest stars of the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A.

Rashford helps feed children during virus shutdown

Man Utd striker has been inspired by his own childhood to make a difference for the next generation.

Neymar denies flouting social distancing rules

Instagram photos shows him sunbathing, playing foot-volley with friends.

Messi announces Barca players’ additional pay cut to help employees

Players had earlier agreed to take a 70% reduction in their salaries.

Football stars’ value will plummet due to pandemic, says study

Paul Pogba's market value could be cut almost in half, to €35 mil.

Juventus shares surge after players’ take pay cut

Highly-paid stars include 5-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

Paulinho among footballers stranded by China’s lockdown

Foreign stars are locked out as country attempts to stop imported coronavirus cases.

Serie A hits back at sports minister over players’ ‘millionaire salaries’

Minister had said country's top clubs are living in a bubble, beyond their means.

‘It’s a bit strange’: Mourinho to train players via video

Midfielder Harry Winks likes the flexible nature of training from home.

Turkish World Cup hero Recber hospitalised with Covid-19

The goalkeeper's wife made the announcement on Instagram.

Scrap season if it can’t finish by June, says Kane

England captain does not think dragging it will help anyone, especially if it delays the next term.

Fair for Liverpool to be crowned champions, says City’s Gundogan

German midfielder open to taking a pay cut to help with club finances.

Spurs star striker Son returns to South Korea for ‘personal reasons’

Although Britain is on lockdown due to the coronavirus, Son was allowed to return home.

Isolated in foreign lands, footballers learn to deal without the game

Footballers' daily routines have been upended with training sessions conducted alone at home.

Juventus players, coach agree to pay cut due to virus

Exercise will save Italian champions a significant sum.

Pedro reveals angst of separation from children

Chelsea winger's kids are back in Spain while he has remained in England because of travel restrictions.

Uruguayan FA lay off 400, including coach Tabarez

Football in the country was suspended on March 13 'until further notice'.

‘I struggled to breathe’: Dybala reveals coronavirus nightmare

Argentine international is among the 3 Juventus players infected with Covid-19.

Man Utd to offer refunds, season ticket delay to fans

English football has been suspended at least until April 30.

PSG sell out limited edition jerseys, raise over €200,000 for hospitals

The shirt has the words 'Tous Unis' (All Together) and features badges pledging support to doctors.

Travel restrictions raise doubts over Chinese Super League comeback

Many foreign stars lured to the football league have yet to set foot in China.

Virus forces Australian football federation to lay off 70% of staff

FFA say decision is necessary for them to remain solvent so they can 'continue to service the game'.

Italy’s sports minister ‘doubtful’ of early Serie A return

All sport has been suspended until April 3 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

France’s Euro 84-winning coach Michel Hidalgo dies aged 87

He is best remembered for leading Les Bleus to their first ever major tournament success.

‘Recovered’ Arteta feared infecting Arsenal team

The Spaniard believes he contracted the virus late last month.

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