Sporting Lisbon president Bruno de Carvalho wants Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo to end his playing career with the Portuguese club.
Ronaldo, 31, began his career at Sporting and will face the club when Madrid launch their Champions League title defence on Wednesday at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
Asked if bringing Ronaldo back to the club was an aim, De Carvalho told Marca: "Yes, without a doubt, I would love for Ronaldo to end his career here, at home.
"He represents a lot for us and it...
Arsenal forward Joel Campbell says he deserved more playing time at the Emirates but is excited about a new chance at Sporting Lisbon after joining the Portuguese club on loan.
Campbell, 24, impressed when he was given a chance to start regularly for Arsene Wenger's side last season as Arsenal struggled with injuries, but was quickly dropped once other players returned.
And he couldn't convince Wenger to make him part of his first-team plans this campaign and was instead sent out on another loan...
Liverpool have confirmed that winger Lazar Markovic has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan.
The Serbian will spend the 2016-17 season as part of Jorge Jesus' side -- the manager Markovic played under at Benfica prior to his move to Liverpool.
A source told ESPN FC that Markovic performed a "big U-turn" after initially informing the club that he did not want to return to Portugal.
This will be the second consecutive season he has spent out on loan after playing the last campaign with Turkish...