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Lucas Moura Heroics Send Spurs Into Champions Final

Lucas Moura bagged a hattrick to give his Tottenham Hotspur side an incredible win over Ajax to earn their spot in the Champions League final. After Mauricio Pochettino’s side were all-but-nullified in the opening matchup against Ajax in London, there was, of course, the sense that something major would need to change if Spurs were going to proceed into their …

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Strengths, Weaknesses & Key Men: Analysing CL’s Last Four

With the Champions League’s last four decided we analysed each of the teams vying for European glory this season. _____ Liverpool How They Got Here: Liverpool did excellently to negotiate a difficult group containing PSG, Napoli and Red Star Belgrade. The Reds finished second, just ahead of the Italian side on goals scored. They won three games, beating each team …

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UEFA Confirm Champions League Semi-Final Fixture Dates

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Following last night’s quarter-final results, the fixture details for the UEFA Champions League semi-finals have been confirmed. Liverpool will travel to the Camp Nou on Wednesday, May 1 for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona. Jurgen Klopp’s men sealed their place in the final four with a 4-1 win (6-1 on aggregate) over FC Porto last …

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Watch: Ajax’s Daley Blind Scores His First Ever Hat-Trick

Wonders never cease in the beautiful game. In his 141 games at Manchester United from 2014-2018, Daley Blind scored just six goals. That’s of course to be expected as a defender primarily. But today in the space of just 25 minutes, the Dutchman managed to bag half of that tally. Blind rejoined boyhood club Ajax in the summer, and the …

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PSG To Pip Man City To Signing Of Dutch Wonderkid Frenkie De Jong

Paris Saint-Germain could pip Manchester City to the signing of Ajax and Netherlands midfield star Frenkie de Jong in a record 75 million euro deal, a Dutch newspaper report said Friday. “It is almost certain that De Jong, 21, will exchange Ajax for Paris Saint-Germain,” popular tabloid De Telegraaf said. If the deal goes through, it will be “the most …

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Manchester United Confirm Deal To Sell Daley Blind To Ajax

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Daley Blind of Manchester United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Derby County at Old Trafford on January 5, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester United have confirmed that a deal is in place to sell Daley Blind back to Ajax. Speculation had been rife over the weekend that the versatile Dutch international was set to complete a return to the Eredivisie side, and Man United have now confirmed this to be the case. #MUFC has agreed terms with Ajax for the transfer of …

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Daley Blind Closing In On €21m Manchester United Departure

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Daley Blind of Manchester United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Derby County at Old Trafford on January 5, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Daley Blind’s Manchester United career looks set to come to an end this weekend. The Dutch international has fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, and a report in the De Telegraaf has alleged that a deal has been agreed to take Blind back to former club Ajax. The report has since been corroborated by BBC Sport, meaning that …

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Mourinho Reveals How He Exploited Weakness In New Spurs Defender During Europa League Final Win

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Tottenham have finally made their first signing of the summer transfer window having reportedly agreed a club record fee of £42 million with Ajax for central defender Davinson Sanchez. Mauricio Pochettino is set to make a late splurge in the market with Celta Vigo midfielder Pape Cheikh and Everton’s Ross Barkley also believed to be targets. However, it is the …

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Tottenham Agree Club-Record £42m Deal To Sign Ajax Defender

Having been very quiet in the transfer market all summer, Tottenham Hotspur have woken up with a vengeance and are set to break their transfer record. Various sources including the Guardian have reported that Spurs have agreed a fee with Ajax for defender Davinson Sanchez that could rise to £42m including various add-ons. Last season’s Premier League runners-u had been on …

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Liverpool And Celtic Discover Champions League Playoff Opponents

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Liverpool and Celtic are a two-legged tie from returning to the Champions League group stages. The draw for the playoff round took place on Friday morning and despite the fact that both British sides were seeded, there were still a few potentially awkward opponents to be navigated past. Both sides were, however, seeded in the draw, which meant that that …

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Young Ajax Star Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage Following Collapse

(L-R) Abdelhak Nouri of Ajax, Maximilian Eggestein of SV Werder Bremen during the friendly match between Ajax Amsterdam and SV Werder Bremen at Lindenstadion on July 08, 2017 in Hippach , Austria(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Ajax have confirmed that 20-year-old midfielder Abdelhak “Appie” Nouri has suffered ‘serious and permanent brain damage’ following his collapse in a pre-season friendly.  The Amsterdam-born Dutch underage international collapsed during his side’s game against Werder Breman in Zillertal, Austria on Saturday. The incident occurred after the 70th minute of the game, when he collapsed suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, which is an irregular heartbeat. …

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Man United’s Europa League Win Ended A Ridiculous Run Of Spanish European Dominance

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 24: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United holds the trophy following victory in the UEFA Europa League Final between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

In winning the Europa League, Manchester United brought an end to a Spanish stranglehold on the major European honours. Jose Mourinho’s side triumphed 2-0 against Ajax in Stockholm’s Friends Arena, nine years after the Red Devils’ last European trophy win. However, the win also called a halt to a run in which these victories were exclusively in the hands of La …

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