Spartak Moscow News
Ajax boss Frank de Boer has revealed he rejected a bumper offer from Spartak Moscow to remain with the Amsterdam club.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon believes the Champions League has been a "great substitute'' for the atmosphere of derby clashes with Rangers since the Light Blues dropped out of the Scottish Premier League.
Spartak Moscow will be forced to start with third-choice goalkeeper Artem Rebrov for their Champions League clash with Benfica after Sergei Pesyakov pulled out of the match with a foot injury.
Spartak Moscow coach Unai Emery says that if his team play cleverly they can defeat Barcelona in Wednesday evening's Champions League group clash at the Camp Nou.
Tito Vilanova says he does not expect his players to take Spartak Moscow lightly in his first Champions League game as Barcelona head coach on Wednesday evening.
With just over 24 hours of the transfer window left, Schalke have started doing business in earnest.
Vasco da Gama have announced the sale of central midfielder Romulo to Spartak Moscow for a fee of €8 million.
Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra is a transfer target for Russian side Spartak Moscow, according to his agent.
Spartak Moscow owner Leonid Fedun claims to have lined up Unai Emery as the club's new coach, to take over from former-international Valery Karpin.
Russia winger Diniyar Bilyaletdinov has completed his transfer from Everton to Spartak Moscow.