Former Best Football Player in the World Ronaldinho has offered his tip for the next Best Football Player in the World once the current Best Football Player in the World retires. The Barcelona legend has said he believes fledgling Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus can take up the mantle once Lionel Messi hangs up his boots – despite the fact his fellow Brazilian is still only 19 years old. "Manchester City have a very special player with Gabriel Jesus.
Moussa Dembele could snub Europe's biggest clubs and stay at Celtic for the duration of his four-year contract, according to his agent. Real Madrid are the latest top side to have been linked with Dembele, who has scored 27 goals in all competitions since joining from Fulham in June. The boy is doing well, Celtic are doing well and we as agents are doing the right things for everyone – but it's so important to focus on the right things.
After days of speculation, rumours, claims and counter-claims regarding the future of Wayne Rooney, Manchester United simply got on with making sure they continue to impress without their captain, as they cruised into the last 16 of the Europa League. For all the intrigue surrounding Rooney and whether he will leave for China before the end of the month – or wait until the summer, as most now expect – the fact is, United have been showing for weeks that they do not really need him anymore. Rooney is understood to have been surprised by manager Jose Mourinho’s pre-match press conference in Saint Etienne, in which he repeatedly refused to rule out the possibility that his captain could leave next week, but there is no problem between them.