Former Portugal international midfielder Maniche has signed an initial one-year deal with Sporting Lisbon.
Cologne have confirmed that Portuguese midfielder Maniche has left the club after just one season.
Cologne coach Zvonimir Soldo has expressed his delight at completing the signing of Maniche.
Cologne are set to sign Maniche after agreeing personal terms with the Portugal international.
Atletico Madrid have suspended Maniche and Georgios Seitaridis after the duo failed to attend their game against Sporting Gijon.
Atletico Madrid have played down speculation that Maniche could leave the club, amid reported interest from Sunderland.
Atletico Madrid showed their UEFA Champions League credentials with an excellent 3-0 win over PSV Eindhoven.
Atletico Madrid have announced that Maniche will be staying after sorting out his differences.
Maniche says that he wants to see out his contract at Atletico Madrid, despite last season's bust-up.
Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of Paulo Assuncao from Porto for an undisclosed fee.
Enrique Cerezo has reiterated Atletico Madrid's desire to hold onto Maniche and Jose Antonio Reyes.
Portugual coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has named his 23-man squad for Euro 2008.
Internazionale have completed the loan signing of midfielder Maniche from Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Maniche has arrived at Internazionale to undergo a medical.
Massimo Moratti claims that Inter are close to agreeing a deal for Atletico Madrid's Maniche.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has denied that a deal has been done with Internazionale for Maniche.