Barcelona midfielder and captain Xavi confirmed on Thursday he will leave his boyhood club at the end of the season and has agreed to join Qatari side Al Sadd after a glittering career stretching over 17 seasons.
A mixture of boos and calls for him to stay greeted Liverpool and England forward Raheem Sterling when he received the club's Young Player of the Year award on Tuesday a day after it emerged he wants a transfer.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was the talk of social media in Britain on Wednesday after an eccentric turn at the club's end-of-season awards ceremony at Old Trafford.
Chelsea football club manager Jose Mourinho insists Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid would struggle to win the English Premier League (EPL).
Lionel Messi scored the goal that clinched the Spanish league title for Barcelona on Sunday, securing a 1-0 win at dethroned champion Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal stayed ahead of Manchester United in the race to qualify directly for next season's Champions League when they drew 1-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday while Manchester City made sure of their place in the group stage with a 4-2 win at Swansea City.
Steven Gerrard endured a disappointing final home match for Liverpool as Crystal Palace ruined his emotionally charged Anfield farewell with a 3-1 win in the Premier League on Saturday.
Paris Saint Germain players were exultant after clinching their third straight French Ligue 1 title on Saturday with midfielder Blaise Matuidi insisting this title had been the most enjoyable.
Hull midfielder Jake Livermore was suspended by the Premier League club and the Football Association on Friday amid reports the England international had tested positive for cocaine.
Southampton's Senegal forward Sadio Mane scored the fastest Premier League hat-trick as he broke a 20-year-old record to help them lead 5-1 at home to Aston Villa by halftime on Saturday.
Barcelona can round off a fine week by clinching their 23rd La Liga title and exacting revenge on Atletico Madrid for losing out in last season's title decider at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday.
Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos may have played his last match this season after he was diagnosed on Friday with a calf muscle injury sustained in Wednesday's Champions League match against Juventus.
Juventus defender Patrice Evra confirmed he will shake Luis Suarez's hand before the Champions League final with Barcelona despite their troubled past over a racism row.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti said he isn't the man to judge whether he will stay in charge of the Spanish giants next season after Juventus dumped the holders out of the Champions League.
Juventus shattered Real Madrid's dream of a record-extending 11th European crown when Alvaro Morata scored against his former club to secure a 1-1 Champions League draw with the holders on Wednesday and send Juve into the final 3-2 on aggregate.