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Why Jose Mourinho, not Pep Guardiola, is the perfect manager for Alexis Sanchez

opinion<p>By<p><b>Alexis Sanchez’s long-anticipated move to Manchester City never really made complete sense. When they were together at Barcelona, the</b> …

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Manchester United 'in talks with Barcelona star Aleix Vidal' after growing unhappy at lack of action at Nou Camp

Aleix Vidal could be set to move to the Premier League after the Barcelona star's agent began talks with clubs in Manchester and Liverpool.<p>The …

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Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United, Real Madrid transfer news: Contract delay causes breakdown

IT’S happening again.<p>Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is again agitating for a return to Manchester United amid reports in Spain he has …

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Brazil legend Ronaldinho retires from football, says his brother

• His career as a professional footballer is over, says Roberto Assis • Brazilian won the World Cup, Champions League and Ballon d’Or<p>The brother and agent of the 2005 Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldinho says the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football.<p>Roberto Assis told Brazilian …

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Barcelona, Real Madrid, Premier League transfer news: Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mauro Icardi

LIONEL Messi and Luis Suarez reportedly want a teammate gone from Barcelona as the Catalan giants continue with their fire sale to balance out the …

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Soccer: Suarez back to his lethal best after hitting Barca nadir

MADRID (Reuters) - Since the start of the season La Liga leaders Barcelona have been flying, but the same is not true for striker Luis Suarez.<p>With three goals in his first 14 games, Suarez was in his worst form for the club, one of the few players in Ernesto Valverde's side who was struggling as …

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Attending an FC Barcelona match at Camp Nou

During my time in Barcelona, I realized that FC Barcelona, one of the greatest soccer/football teams in the world, would be playing a match at their …

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Report: Real Madrid doesn't think it's time to improve Ronaldo's deal

Real Madrid is reportedly hesitant about making Cristiano Ronaldo the planet's best-paid footballer.<p>According to Marca's Jose Felix Diaz, Real Madrid …

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5 things we noticed from Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona training session as Brazilian nears debut

Philippe Coutinho stunned the football world when he completed a staggering £142million move from Liverpool to Barcelona.<p>Now, one week on from the …

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La Liga: Smooth sailing for Barcelona as Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid continue to struggle at halfway point - Firstpost

Back in August, Real Madrid overwhelmed their arch-rivals Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup, winning 5-1 on aggregate. Real's sheer dominance was so …

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How Ronaldinho shaped football for Generation Y

I can still remember rushing home from school in June 2002 to watch England take on Brazil. Twelve years old and deeply immersed in the World Cup for …

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Dembele injury opens door for Coutinho starting role

Barcelona’s new signing Philippe Coutinho could be handed a starting role at the Catalan giants sooner than anticipated, following an injury to …

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FIFA 18 Team of the Year midfielders announced – De Bruyne, Kante and Modric make the team

Two more premier League players have been added to the FIFA 18 TOTY as the midfielders were announced today.<p>Real Madrid’s Luca Modric is joined by …

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The two Arsene Wenger XIs that reflect Arsenal’s transfer nightmare

After 21 years, Arsene Wenger has hit a clear low at Arsenal and has nowhere to hide.<p>Arsenal’s steady decline has been plain to see on the pitch, …

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Barcelona<p>Lionel Messi<p>The only current player who gets and deserves as much effusive hype and praise as Ronaldo, the Argentine wizard‘s talent and …

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Bridge opens up on his maiden Wanderers goal, the club’s Spanish trio and playing Messi

<b>From scoring the club’s first goal to becoming their most capped player, Mark Bridge is rightly considered a legend amongst Western Sydney Wanderers</b> …

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World Cup Scout: Socceroos coaching latest, McGowan to A-League rumours, Pele speaks

FOOTBALL Federation Australia say they’re on track for a mid-February Socceroos coaching appointment, and the whispers suggest a familiar face could …

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Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Responds Brilliantly to Comparison Between Salah and Messi

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has reacted in brilliant fashion to pundits comparing Liverpool star Mohamed Salah to Barcelona hero Lionel …

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Report: Real Madrid willing to let Cristiano Ronaldo leave

It appears that Real Madrid are finally willing to let Cristiano Ronaldo leave the Santiago Bernabeu.<p>A report from Sky Sports’ Guillem Balague says …

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Sensational report uncovers Messi's monstrous contract, failed Madrid bid

Football Leaks strikes again.<p>The famous whistleblower website that exposed Gareth Bale's contract and other high-profile transactions teamed up with …

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Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid team-mates he wants to join Manchester United

gossip<p>Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to leave the club and has told his team-mates he wants to rejoin Manchester United, …

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Lovren 'does a Messi', Firmino mimics Fowler and Robertson's run - moments you missed from Liverpool's win over Manchester City

Liverpool's win over Manchester City was breathless. Rampant and rumbustious, it was a real blink-and-miss-it occasion.<p>With seven goals and countless …

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Five reasons Real Madrid have fallen into crisis

Real Madrid's 1-0 defeat by Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday was greeted by boos and jeers from the Santiago Bernabeu and plunged the Spanish …

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Lionel Messi Free-Kick Goal Enhances Barcelona's Unrivalled Dominance Over Real Madrid Even Further

Barcelona's dominance over Real Madrid in La Liga was further enhanced on Sunday evening as the Catalonians took advantage of yet another <i>Los Blancos</i> …

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Messi's goal from every angle

Lionel Messi stunned the supporters inside Anoeta on Sunday night. The No.10 scored late on from more than 30 yards, ensuring all three points for FC …

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Golden Shoe 2017-18: Top Goalscorers in Europe, Latest Points on January 15

Harry Kane hit two goals against Everton on Saturday to pull level with Ciro Immobile in the race for the European Golden Shoe.<p>Mohamed Salah and Lionel Messi also closed in on top spot as they found the net in Liverpool's 4-3 win over Manchester City and Barcelona's 4-2 win over Real Sociedad, …

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Tottenham have made a mess of handling Marcus Edwards

ENFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Marcus Edwards of Tottenham Hotspur takes a penalty to score his sides third goal during a Premier League 2 match …

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Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

SAO PAULO (AP) — The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho announced Tuesday that the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football.<p>Roberto Assis made the announcement to Brazilian media on behalf of the 37-year-old midfielder, who played his last professional …

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Barcelona rumors: PSG want Busquets, Inter’s Rafinha bid rejected plus De Vrij and Roberto

<b>PSG want Busquets</b><p>Today’s rumors start with Paris Saint-Germain who have now decided they quite fancy signing Sergio Busquets.<p>Mundo Deportivo have …

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Espanyol vs. Barcelona: 2018 Spanish Copa del Rey Leg 1 Live Stream, TV Info

Espanyol will host Catalan rivals Barcelona in the first leg of the 2018 Copa del Rey quarter-final at the RCDE Stadium on Wednesday. The two are separated by 13 places in La Liga's standings, and leaders Barca won the last meeting 5-0 at the Camp Nou back in September.<p>The Blaugrana have also won …

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