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Alexis Sanchez agrees four-year Manchester United contract as Arsenal wait on Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Alexis Sanchez has agreed a four-and-a-half-year contract worth £14million after tax to join Manchester United.<p>And Sanchez is now just waiting to find out if Henrikh Mkhitaryan will agree a switch in the other direction to Arsenal, which would trigger his move to Old Trafford.<p>Sanchez’s lucrative …

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Barcelona lose unbeaten record as PSG fans boo four-goal Neymar

• Messi misses penalty in 1-0 defeat to Espanyol in Copa del Rey • Neymar booed by supporters despite 8-0 thrashing of Dijon<p>Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as triple Copa del Rey holders Barcelona suffered a surprise 1-0 loss to Espanyol in a quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, ending an …

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'Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United is happening because of Liverpool'

Manchester United have made their sensational move for Alexis Sanchez - because of Liverpool's upturn in form.<p>The Chilean is on the verge of sealing …

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Liverpool named 'favourites' for Thomas Lemar, Jan Oblak and... Antoine Griezmann

If the transfer rumour wagon continues to roll along this month, then one of its strongest pullers remains the bookmaker.<p>In the modern game, no …

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Arsenal & Liverpool face Thomas Lemar blow as Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann heads for exit

gossip<p>Atletico Madrid are ready to sign top Liverpool and Arsenal target as a replacement for Antoine Griezmann, with the France international …

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Manchester City and Bayern not buying what Sanchez is selling

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal (L) and Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (R) embrace after the final whistle …

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Has the bubble burst for Real Madrid and their prize asset Cristiano Ronaldo?

When your endorsement portfolio includes a fragrance, a hotel, a shampoo, headphones, kids clothing for fathers who want their sons to dress the same as them, an Egyptian steel company and a pair of gold Nike Mercurials that might as well be made of gold, it is no surprise to the rest of us that …

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The reason why Neymar was booed during Paris Saint-Germain's 8-0 win over Dijon

Neymar scored four goals as Paris Saint-Germain swept aside Dijon 8-0 in Ligue 1 on Wednesday night, yet the Brazilian still found himself booed by …

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Antonio Conte admits he is ‘not happy’ with Alvaro Morata’s reaction which led to FA Cup red card

Antonio Conte admits he is ‘not happy’ with Alvaro Morata’s reaction which led to the striker’s red card in Chelsea’s FA Cup win over Norwich …

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PHOTOS: Man Utd Boss Jose Mourinho Pranked into Signing Conte Shirt by Italian Reporters

It's probably fair to say that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte are not BFFs.<p>Their war of words has been well …

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Ronaldinho: a player so good he made you smile

The Brazilian has retired after an extraordinary career but his wonderful talent will be remembered for ever. ‘He changed our history,’ the Barcelona midfielder Xavi said<p><i>Ronaldinho</i>. See? You’re smiling already. Just thinking about the things he did and the way he did them, the way he was, gets you …

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VAR system is a shambles - Shearer

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer calls the VAR system a "shambles" after referee Graham Scott's decision to book Chelsea's Willian for a dive against Norwich is not overturned.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b> Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in England<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>

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Two red cards and VAR controversy as Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties in FA Cup third-round replay

A replay that brought a lot of controversy about the use of replays, and so much more beyond that, but saw the FA Cup third round avoid a repeat of …

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Why Harry Kane isn’t a world class striker

Tottenham have marched themselves back into contention for the top four with four victories in their last six fixtures, and few would bet against …

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Soccer: Arsenal's Sanchez likely to join Man Utd - Wenger

(Reuters) - Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join Manchester United, his manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday.<p>The Chilean international is out of contract at the end of the season and was also a target for Manchester City, but United appear to have stolen a march over their local …

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Young Reds fan left speechless by Virgil van Dijk gesture

10-year-old Rocco Daly opened a package sent from Melwood to find a home jersey personally signed by the Reds’ new No.4.<p>The season-ticket holder from …

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Gerard Pique extends stay at Barcelona, signs deal till 2022

Barcelona currently top the Spanish League with a nine points lead over Atletico Madrid.<p>Resurgent Barcelona were given a fresh boost Thursday when …

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Liverpool 'in talks' over transfer for James Rodriguez

Liverpool are interesting in signing Real Madrid's James Rodriguez in a permanent deal this summer according to reports in Spain.<p>Don Balon claim that …

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‘Enjoy the medical’ – Jesse Lingard drops huge Alexis Sanchez hint as Arsenal star nears Manchester United transfer

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard has teased supporters that Alexis Sanchez is undergoing his medical with the club today.<p>Sanchez, 29, is expected …

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Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United, PSG Transfer News: Will he really leave Real Madrid?

REAL Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday dismissed media speculation linking superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Bernabeu.<p>“I …

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Van Dijks & Robertsons: Liverpool's two-tier transfer strategy

<b>Richard Jolly looks at Liverpool’s transfer strategy and how a two-tier system is seemingly in place under Jurgen Klopp.</b><p>A Liverpool defender was …

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Arsenal offend Aubameyang by discussing very personal terms

Arsenal negotiators have endangered their move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang by impertinently trying to discuss personal matters in their first …

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Chicharito's Mid-Season Panic: Why He Needs a Transfer from West Ham

It was supposed to be one of the best signings of the season.<p>As Javier Hernandez arrived last July in a £16million move from Bayer Leverkusen, West Ham fans celebrated and everyone else raised an eyebrow. It truly did seem a fantastic piece of business.<p>A born goalscorer, the former Manchester …

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Legends pay tribute to 'king', 'phenomenon', Ronaldinho

Legendary Players<p><b>Diego Maradona</b><p>"I got so much joy watching you play football, Ronaldinho. And as a person you are 'a king'. I love you so …

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Chelsea midfielder Josimar Quintero has joined Real Betis on loan until the end of the season

Josimar Quintero spent the first-half of the season with Russian side FC Rostov.<p>The 20-year-old will play with Real Betis' reserve side but the club …

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If this video of Gerrard doesn’t make you smile nothing will

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool looks on during the International Friendly match between Sydney FC and Liverpool FC at ANZ …

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Rumour Mongering: Liverpool Sound Out James Rodriguez

Liverpool’s committee to identify targets has reportedly set a sight on Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez.<p>When the dust finally settled after Philippe Coutinho spun Liverpool on it’s head and stole off to Barcelona, there was a nice chunk of change suddenly sat in the club’s coffers to go along with …

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The magical moments that defined Ronaldinho's career

Ronaldinho was once - if ever too briefly - the greatest footballer in the world. Having announced his retirement at long last, the Brazil icon steps …

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'Oxlade-Chamberlain is not someone you want to come up against'

<i>In a new series on Liverpoolfc.com, Joe Gomez talks us through the individuals that have helped to make Jürgen Klopp’s side one of the most prolific</i> …

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Gerard Pique Agrees New Barcelona Deal to 2022, Includes €500M Release Clause

Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique has agreed a new deal at the Camp Nou that will keep him at the club until 2022.<p>The Catalan giants confirmed the news on Thursday via their official website and announced the new contract includes a buyout clause worth €500 million.<p><i>This article will be updated to</i> …

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