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Euro 2016: How Portugal Won The Unwinnable Final

(L-R) Bruno Alves of Portugal, Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal, Pepe of Portugal, coach Fernando Santos of Portugal with Coupe Henri Delaunay, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, Joao Moutinho of Portugal, Andre Gomes of Portugal, Joao Mario of Portugal, during the UEFA EURO 2016 final match between Portugal and France on July 10, 2016 at the Stade de France in Paris, France.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Before last night’s final, Portugal manager Fernando Santos proclaimed that he would “go home really happy” if his side were perceived as having won Euro 2016 undeservedly. The sentiment was was understandable, if a little paranoid. Portugal had not made many friends on their route to the final due to their style of play, but at the same time it cannot …

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France Name Outrageously Strong Squad For Euro 2016

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MARCH 25: The France team line up prior to the International Friendly match between Netherlands and France at Amsterdam Arena on March 25, 2016 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

France are seen as one of the pre-tournament favourites (especailly on home soil), and on the basis of this squad it is easy to see why. Didier Deschamps has named his 23-man squad for the European Championships well in advance of the deadline, and, as expected, it is brimming with talent. Despite the exclusion of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and …

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Arsenal Linked With French Striker, Losing Race For Khedira

Press rumours indicate that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is looking to bring French player André-Pierre Gignac to the Emirates but may lose out to Manchester United in his long running pursuit of Sami Khedira. Arsenal are interested in signing French striker André-Pierre Gignac from Marseille according to French media outlet  Le 10 Sport. The 28-year-old, who plays primarily as striker but can also operate on …

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Liverpool Linked With Napoli Playmaker

Rumours in the press today suggest that Liverpool may target Marek Hamsik,  Andre-Pierre Gignac and Demarai Gray in the January transfer window. With Liverpool failing to fire at the start of the season, the press are already speculating about Brendan Rodgers’ transfer targets for the January window. Napoli’s Marek Hamsik is one name that has been bandied about, with The Express reporting rumours …

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