Alex Sandro

Will The Real Alex Sandro Please Stand Up Juventus Need Their Brazilian Star Back To His Best

In the summer he was a pound60 million target for Chelsea A key figure in Juventus reaching a second Champions League Final in three seasons Alex …

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Why Lionel Messi has been dropped for Juventus vs Barcelona

Lionel Messi has been dropped for Barcelona’s Champions League clash with Juventus on Wednesday evening.<p>The Argentine was surprisingly named as a …

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Juventus 0 Barcelona 0: Messi benched but Valverde's men in last 16

Barcelona drew 0-0 with Juventus to seal their spot in the Champions League knockouts, despite starting without Lionel Messi.<p>Barcelona benched Lionel Messi but sealed their place in the last 16 of the Champions League regardless with a 0-0 draw at Juventus.<p>The LaLiga leaders were largely untroubled …

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Juventus vs Barcelona: Five things we learned

1 Higuaín isn’t enough<p>Gonzalo Higuaín has an unfortunate reputation. The Argentine may be a top-level striker but chronic weight problems and a habit …

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Juventus 0-0 Barcelona, 2017 Champions League: Player Ratings

Zzz...Marc André ter Stegen (7/10)A fairly decent outing for the German. His distribution was on point for most of the game and he made some …

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Mane or Hazard? Morata or Firmino? - Liverpool vs Chelsea combined XI

The two Premier League heavyweights face off at Andfield on Saturday, but which of the available players deserve a place in the best combined XI?<p>Neither Liverpool nor Chelsea have been able to consistently find their best form so far this season, but the signs are there we could be in for a classic …

English Premier League

UEFA reveal Team of the Year 2017 shortlist - including four Manchester United stars

Cristiano Ronaldo tops the shortlist for UEFA's Team of the Year 2017 shortlist, with Manchester United the most represented amongst Premier League …

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Five Bianconeri nominated for UEFA Team of the Year - Juventus.com

Five Juventus players are flying the black and white flag in the hunt for a place in the 2017 UEFA.com users’ Team of the Year.<p>Following a rigorous …

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Juventus vs. Barça: Preview

If you’re a Barcelona fan, get ready to get nervous. The start of the season (after the Spanish Supercup) has been nice and easy, but now things get …

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Time For A Change? Juventus Must React To Shock Sampdoria Defeat

To anyone casually glancing at the scoreline as time wound at Marassi, seeing Sampdoria 3-0 ahead against Juventus would certainly have been a …

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Super Samp down Juventus at raucous Marassi

Sunday 19th November 2017 05:27 pm<p>Sampdoria condemned Juventus to a thrilling 3-2 defeat on Sunday to continue their stunning run of form at Marassi …

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Defensive issues underpin Juventus' struggles as champions lose ground on Napoli

Think of it as taking one step forward then two steps back. A win against Benevento meant Juventus took advantage of Napoli’s stalemate in Verona to …

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Juventus work towards the weekend - Juventus.com

Today saw the return of some further familiar faces in Vinovo, with Paulo Dybala, Douglas Costa and Alex Sandro reuniting with their Bianconeri …

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Bianconeri in final international friendly action - Juventus.com

On the eve of his 24th birthday, Paulo Dybala started for Argentina who faced Nigeria in Krasnodar. La Joya played 63 minutes of a shock 4-2 win for …

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Messi or Ronaldo? The Goal 50 ranking the 50 best footballers in the world of 2017

GOAL 50<p><b>Journalists from across Goal's 37 editions voted in the 10th annual award for the world's 50 best footballers</b><p>50. Thomas Lemar<p>After a promising …

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What's Gone Wrong for Luke Shaw at Man United, and Where Might He End Up Next?

On the morning of September 17, 2015, Luke Shaw took a telephone call from Mauricio Pochettino that reduced him to tears.<p>At his lowest ebb his former manager was thinking of him. It meant a lot. A little over two years on, one suspects he would love nothing more than another call from Pochettino. …

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Arsenal and Chelsea plot moves for Manchester United defender Luke Shaw

gossip<p>Chelsea and Arsenal are among a clutch of Premier League clubs monitoring Luke Shaw’s situation as his Manchester United career appears to be …

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Disappointing night for the Azzurri - Juventus.com

The first leg of the World Cup play-offs ended in defeat for Italy, who were beaten by one goal to nil at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.<p>The only …

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Brazil easily polish off Japan before lunchtime in Lille

It was the quirkiest of occasions. On a damp and slightly chilly lunchtime in northern France, Brazil started their countdown to the World Cup finals. It is anybody’s guess why the five-times champions kicked off at 1pm in Lille and for long spells the atmosphere at a half-empty stadium was quiet …

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Japan 1 Brazil 3: Marcelo scores stunner in comfortable triumph

Marcelo lashed a thunderous effort past Eiji Kawashima in the standout moment from Brazil's routine 3-1 victory over Japan.<p>A stunning strike from Marcelo was the highlight of Brazil's comfortable 3-1 victory over Japan at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday.<p>The Real Madrid left-back lashed a sensational …

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Chelsea ready for January transfer splurge with Everton's Ross Barkley and a top striker in their sights

Chelsea are planning a major January spending spree as they target a big-name striker — and Everton’s Ross Barkley.<p>It is a clear sign from Stamford …

English Premier League

Round one to Antonio Conte in Chelsea power struggle

Alt Text Antonio Conte, ChelseaEmenalo's departure a blow to Blues owner Abramovich One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 8:57amAntonio Conte …

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Football Manager 2018: Manchester City Team Guide, Player Ratings & Tactics

Just 11 games into the season, this Manchester City side is already being talked about as one the best Premier League sides we have ever seen. With …

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Brazil doctor reveals Philippe Coutinho’s expected injury return date

Philippe Coutinho is expected back for Brazil’s friendly clash with England on November 14, with the midfielder recovering from a […]

English Premier League

Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City stays top, Bayern Munich surges

<i>Taking into consideration domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we'll try to figure out which clubs are among Europe's elite.</i><p>…

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Who is Michael Emenalo? Chelsea's controversial technical director quits role

The Nigerian worked behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge in a transfer-policy position that was often mystifying to the club's fans<p>Michael Emenalo has resigned from his position as Chelsea's technical director.<p>It is increasingly uncommon to find a head coach who negotiates their own transfers and …

English Premier League

Chelsea Transfer News: Juventus Not Considering Alex Sandro January Sale

Juventus reportedly have "no intention" of selling Alex Sandro to Chelsea in January, even if the Blues offer €60 million.<p>According to Calciomercato, the Bianconeri are set to maintain their firm stance on the Brazilian after fending off Chelsea's advances in the summer. The Blues pursued him with …

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Marouane Fellaini in Besiktas' sights as contract stalemate continues

Alvaro Morata's excellent second-half header was just enough for Chelsea to clinch a deserved 1-0 win over Man United. Alvaro Morata's excellent …

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Juventus survives early scare to beat Benevento 2-1

MILAN (AP) — Last-place Benevento threatened a major shock in Turin before Juventus eventually fought back to win 2-1 Sunday and close the gap on leader Napoli in Serie A.<p>Benevento had not picked up a single point in its previous 11 league games — the worst start in the division's history — but …

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Juve Director Reassures Star Men Paulo Dybala & Alex Sandro Amid Perceived Attitude Problems

Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta has discussed the club's ongoing issues with star players Paulo Dybala and Alex Sandro, with the pair …

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