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Listen to Soccer Morning live from 9-10.15am ET; FIFA officials arrested

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Today’s Soccer Morning features an interview with David Cartlidge to discuss all of the latest stories from La Liga including the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti and the expected appointment of Rafa Benitez. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via … Continue reading

Iker Casillas welcomes the challenge of competing against David de Gea

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he will welcome the challenge of competing against David de Gea for the club’s number one spot, should the Manchester United shot stopper decide to join him in the Spanish capital. The Madrid based … Continue reading

Rafael Benitez 99% certain to take over Real Madrid, says Carlo Ancelotti’s agent

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Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is “99%” certain to be named the next manager of Real Madrid, according to Carlo Ancelotti’s agent Ernesto Bronzetti. Yesterday, Ancelotti was sacked by the club following a meeting of the Madrid’s board of directors, with … Continue reading

Real Madrid expected to announce Carlo Ancelotti’s departure today

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has scheduled a press conference for 19:30 local time today (1:30pm EST) where it is expected the club will announce the departure of manager Carlo Ancelotti. Prior to the press conference, Madrid’s board of directors … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti planning to take a year off should he get sacked by Real Madrid

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti still does not know his fate for next season. The Italian tactician is under contract with the club for one more year. But speculation is the 55-year-old will have the final year of his deal … Continue reading

Palermo striker Paulo Dybala nearing agreement with Juventus, say reports

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Palermo striker Paulo Dybala is nearing an agreement with reigning Serie A champions Juventus, according to numerous reports from Italy. The 21-year-old has been called “the new Messi’ and is one of the hottest young players in Europe. In recent weeks, Dybala … Continue reading

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola denies latest Manchester City links

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Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has once again denied a story linking him with the Manchester City job next season. Over the weekend, BeINSPORTS reported that a “tentative agreement” had been made between City and Guardiola which would see the former … Continue reading

Manchester United confirm Michael Carrick will miss the remainder of the season

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a calf injury. The last time Carrick featured for United was during his side’s 4-2 victory of Manchester City on April 12. The midfielder … Continue reading

Liverpool confirm Daniel Sturridge will be sidelined until September

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that striker Daniel Sturridge will be out of action until September after having hip surgery. The England international traveled to the United States earlier this year for rehabilitation and then scored on his return against … Continue reading

Karim Benzema to be included in Real Madrid squad on Saturday

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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema resumed training earlier this week and will feature in Saturday’s league game against Valencia at the Santiago Bernabeu. Benzema has missed the club’s last six matches due to a strained ligament in his right knee. The … Continue reading

Manchester United agree £22 million deal for PSV Eindhoven forward Memphis Depay

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Manchester United have confirmed they reached an agreement with PSV Eindhoven for forward Memphis Depay. The deal for the 21-year-old Dutch international is believed to be for £22 million and will be made official once the summer window opens in … Continue reading

Thomas Müller believes Pep Guardiola’s knowledge of Barcelona will prove vital

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Bayern Munich forward Thomas Müller believes Pep Guardiola’s first-hand knowledge of Barcelona will prove vital during the German club’s Champions League semi-final encounter with the La Liga giants. Müller and his teammates are preparing for a trip to the Camp Nou on … Continue reading

David de Gea to sign extension with Manchester United until June 2017, says report

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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is set to snub interest from Real Madrid and sign a two-year deal which will see him remain at Old Trafford until June 2017. According to the British tabloid the Sun, the 24-year-old will agree … Continue reading

Robert Lewandowski pronounces himself ready to face Barcelona on Wednesday

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Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has pronounced himself “ready” to face for the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals against Barcelona on Wednesday The early diagnosis for Lewandowski wasn’t good after the Poland international suffered a concussion and facial fractures during … Continue reading

Iker Casillas brushes off criticism after earning milestone victory

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas stopped a late-game penalty and made several key saves during his side’s 3-2 victory over Sevilla on Saturday. With the win, Casillas equaled legendary shot stopper Andoni Zubizarreta’s record for La Liga victories. Despite continuing to show … Continue reading

Leicester’s Nigel Pearson calls reporter an ‘ostrich’ before storming out of press conference [VIDEO]

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Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson walked out of his post-match press conference Wednesday night after calling a journalist “daft” and “stupid” for asking a question that Pearson was upset with. After watching Leicester City lose 3-1 at home to Chelsea, … Continue reading

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Dani Alves on the verge of contract extension with Barcelona

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After months of positioning on both sides, Dani Alves is on the verge of signing a contract extension with Barcelona. According to various reports from Spain, an agreement has been reached and an official announcement will be made at the … Continue reading

Champions League glory more likely than La Liga title, says Carlo Ancelotti

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side has a better chance of winning the Champions League than it has of winning La Liga this season. Earlier today, Barcelona opened up a five-point lead over Real Madrid on the league … Continue reading