Barcelona sign defender Martinez from Bilbao

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 09:51 GMT

Martinez leaves Bilbao after six seasons with the Basque club and Barcelona said they will set a 400 million euros ($435.68 million) release clause for the 32-year-old.

Belgium defeat just what team needed, says coach

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:09 GMT

"This defeat puts our feet on the ground. It is clear that we will have to keep working hard.”

UEFA 'considering' allowing expanded squads for Euro 2020

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez this week called on UEFA to allow teams to name squads of "26 or 27 players".

Southgate says Kane can eclipse Rooney scoring record for England

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:00 GMT

Kane may not be too focused on individual records, but manager Gareth Southgate has backed the striker to surpass Wayne Rooney as their all-time top scorer.

Belgium confident Lukaku will be fit for next week’s internationals

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:43 GMT

Belgium are confident Romelu Lukaku will be fit to play in their three internationals next week despite being sidelined by injury over the last week.

Lukaku rescues late draw for Inter at home to Gladbach

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 03:24 GMT

Romelu Lukaku scored twice, including a 90th-minute equaliser, to give Inter Milan a 2-2 draw at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Lautaru will stay at Inter Milan, says Zanetti

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 09:47 GMT

Lautaro has been linked with a move to Barcelona after he proved his abilities as one of the promising talents during his first two years in Europe.

Lautaro's agent denies Barcelona rumours

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 03:08 GMT

Lautaro has been linked with a move to Barcelona after he proved his abilities as one of the promising talents.

Going to Wembley to be arrogant, says Martinez

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 12:50 GMT

Martinez says he has a point to prove in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday as he looks to shake off the tag of back-up goalkeeper.

Belgium coach Martinez extends deal until 2022 World Cup - report

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is close to extending his contract to lead the country until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, local media reported on Sunday.

Martinez believes catastrophic consequences could occur if the season isn’t completed

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 02:00 GMT

Martinez believes that the only way for clubs to avoid harsh financial problems is to continue the 2019/20 football season.

Martinez's agent flirts with Barcelona

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 08:00 GMT

Martinez is one of the promising talents in the world and a fierce race to sign the player is expected in the summer

Martinez advises Hazard to leave Chelsea

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 06:06 GMT

Hazard shined with the national team under Martinez’s command at 2018 World Cup in Russia; they finished the tournament at the third position.

Togetherness is key for Belgium, says Martinez

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 06:30 GMT

A double from Romelu Lukaku, ably assisted by Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne, finished off the Central Americans.