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Manchester United nearing deal for Dynamo Kiev defender Aleksandar Dragovic, say reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United are nearing a deal for Dynamo Kiev centre-back Aleksandar Dragovic, according to various news outlets. On Friday, rumors went into overdrive after The Guardian reported that United were considering making an offer of £13 million for the 23-year-old Austrian defender. … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo shown a straight red card shortly before Real Madrid victory

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo was shown a straight red card only minutes before Gareth Bale slotted home a match-winning penalty against Cordoba today. The three-time Ballon d’Or winner had endured a frustrating day and clearly lost his composure in the 82nd minute of … Continue reading

Villarreal head coach confirms negotiations between Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Paulista

Villarreal head coach Marcelino has confirmed that negotiations between defender Gabriel Paulista and Arsenal are currently underway. The centre-back has been left out of the club’s lineup for today’s match against Levante, further fueling speculation that the 24-year-old Brazilian is about … Continue reading

With Silva and Odegaard deals done, Real Madrid ready to sort out future of Asier Illarramendi

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Now that Real Madrid have completed the signings of Martin Odegaard from Stromsgodset and Lucas Silva from Cruzeiro, the club’s next step is sorting out the future of reserve midfielder Asier Illarramendi. The 24-year-old has found it difficult to crack … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard likely to debut for Real Madrid Castilla on February 1st

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Norway international Martin Odegaard will not be making his debut for Real Madrid Castilla this weekend. Coach Zinedine Zidane has not named the 16-year-old prodigy in his squad for the local derby against Fuenlabrada at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano. … Continue reading

Real Madrid announce signing of Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid have officially announced the signing of Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard. The 16-year-old attacking midfielder is one of the most sought-after talents in the sport and over the past six months had been the VIP guest of numerous European … Continue reading

Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin now owns 20% stake in Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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What has been rumored for the past few days has come to fruition. Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin, owner of the Dalian Wanda Group, now owns 20% of Atletico Madrid shares after investing a reported 45 million euros (£35 million) in … Continue reading

France Football Prepares Three Ballon d’Or Covers Ahead Of Today’s Announcement

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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France Football magazine has prepared three possible front covers ahead of today’s 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony in Zurich which is scheduled to begin at 20:00 CET (2:00pm EST). Each cover features the three nominees for World Player of the … Continue reading

Juventus Officials Giving Mixed Signals Regarding Interest In Mario Balotelli

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed his interest in Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, but the club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta has declared that the controversial forward is not a player the Italian champions are willing to buy. The English newspaper The … Continue reading

Chelsea Contact Messi’s Father Amid Growing Concerns Of His Son’s Happiness At Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Catalan radio station RAC1, Chelsea have contact Jorge Messi, father of Lionel Messi, to gain a better understanding of the player’s situation at Barcelona. For the past few months, speculation has grown that the relationship between Messi and manager Luis … Continue reading

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While … Continue reading

5 Possible Replacements For Steven Gerrard at Liverpool

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers faces a challenge none of his predecessors have had to even consider – replacing Steven Gerrard. Gerrard's departure at the end of the season will leave a hole at Anfield in terms of midfield dynamism and … Continue reading

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher Discuss Premier League Team Of The Season So Far [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier tonight, Sky Sports Monday Night Football pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discussed their selections for the Premier League Team of the Season so far. The former Manchester United and Liverpool defenders agreed on nine of the eleven players in the … Continue reading

Why Diego Simeone Will Get The Best Out Of Fernando Torres

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has led his club to numerous honors since he assumed control in December 2011. Over the course of three years, the 44-year-old Argentine has led Los Colchoneros to a Europa League title, UEFA Super Cup, … Continue reading

Lukas Podolski Nearing Arsenal Exit As Inter Milan Target The German Striker

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski is on the verge of a switch to Inter Milan, according to various reports emanating from Italy. The German international has made 13 appearances for the Gunners in all competitions this season – but only two … Continue reading

Sami Khedira Wants To Renew Real Madrid Contract And Will Fight For His Position

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Real Madrid's German midfielder Sami Khe

Midfielder Sami Khedira has been the odd-man out at Real Madrid in recent times. The German international has been plagued with injuries since last season and has seen his relationship with officials at the Spanish club all but dissolved. The 27-year-old is … Continue reading

Analyzing The 10th Edition of The AFF Suzuki Cup

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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The 10th edition of the biennial AFF Suzuki Cup has come to a close and the tournament delivered a final to remember. To say that the tussle between Malaysia and Thailand delivered thrills, spills and no little entertainment would be quite … Continue reading

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Antoine Griezmann Shines During Volatile Match At The New San Mames

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick and propelled Diego Simeone’s side to a 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao during a volatile match at the new San Mames on Sunday. Those who witnessed the La Liga contest will testify … Continue reading