Neymar has once again irked the Paris Saint-Germain faithful for refusing to allow Edison Cavani take a penalty despite putting in a five-star display that included four goals in a 8 - 0 win against Dijon from the Brazilian.
Italian TV pulled the real ultimate prank on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho as they handed the Red Devils boss a jersey of his side with rival and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's name printed on its back.
Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick as Ernesto Valverde's Barcelona lost for the first time in 29 matches, falling to Espanyol 1 - 0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday night.
Everton have announced the signing of winger Theo Walcott from Arsenal for a fee reported to be £20m. The 28-year-old signed a three-year deal and becomes Sam Allardyce's second signing of the January transfer window.
Cardiff have beaten Middlesbrough in the battle to sign Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic on loan. The Serbian international is struggling for match action under Jurgen Klopp and is being allowed to leave in order to get it.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored both goals in Leicester City's 2 - 0 win over Fleetwood Town in a replay of their third round Emirates FA Cup tie and in doing so he also created history by becoming the first player to do two things.