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Arsenal And Everton Discover Europa League Group Stage Opponents

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The Europa League group stage draw has taken place in Monaco on Friday afternoon, Despite the presence of five English teams in the Champions League for the first time ever, there is still plenty of Premier League interest in Europe’s secondary club competition with Arsenal and Everton representing the league on the continent. While the strongest teams (including Arsenal) generally …

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Europa League Group Stage Seedings Have Been Confirmed

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Arsenal and Everton will now have a reasonable idea of the standard they will face in Friday’s Europa League group stage draw. Ronald Koeman’s side came through a playoff against Hajduk Split on Thursday to join Arsenal in the draw, with only two English sides participating due to the extra Champions League place. In theory, Arsenal should get the easier …

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Highly-Rated Irish Defender Named In Liverpool’s Champions League Squad

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has named a hefty 32-man preliminary squad for the upcoming Champions League playoff against Hoffenheim. Against a backdrop of uncertainty surrounding the future of Philippe Coutinho, Klopp has named the Brazilian international in the squad despite a recent back injury, while Nathaniel Clyne and Daniel Sturridge are also named despite the probability of both missing the …

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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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Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool Star Roberto Firmino Was A £29 Million Bargain

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Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp believes that his Brazilian star Roberto Firmino was a bargain acquisition, despite his £29 million price tag. Firmino joined in the summer of 2015 for a sizeable sum from German Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim – in fact, the fee was so large it was the second biggest incoming transfer in Liverpool’s history at the time, and many …

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Anthony Modeste: Europe’s Top Goalscorer Who Is Maintaining Köln’s Title Dreams

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The beginning of the 2016/17 campaign in the Bundesliga had the mainstream media arguing amongst themselves as to who would have the unrivalled quality to be Germany’s Torschützenkönig, the top scorer, at the end of the season. Naturally, the goalscoring exploits of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski’s lethal proficiency in front of goal saw the two placed as the only forwards who …

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Former German International Footballer To Make WWE Debut In November

As career paths go, the direction taken by former German intentional goalkeeper Tim Wiese is quite something. The 34-year-old retired from professional football in 2014. While some former footballers decide to take up roles in coaching or punditry, Wiese decided to embark on a career as a wrestler. However, it seems that this is a move that has worked out well for …

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Arsenal Seeking Experience In Two Potential Defensive Targets

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that the club requires an experienced figure following his confirmation that Per Mertesacker is ruled out for “months” after suffering a knee injury whilst Arsenal have reportedly identified two potential targets who both fit that bill. Speaking ahead of the MLS All-Stars pre-season friendly fixture in San Jose, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger explained (via …

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Arsenal Line Up Moves For Shkodran Mustafi And Fabian Schar Following Per Mertesacker’s Injury

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Arsenal have found replacements for the injured Per Mertesacker. That’s according to the Daily Mirror, who claim that the London outfit have lined up moves for Valencia and Germany star Shkodran Mustafi as well as Hoffenheim and Switzerland centre-back Fabian Schar. Mertesacker received another injury to his knee in Friday night’s draw with Lens and Wenger confirmed that he will …

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Bundesliga Review: Cruyff Turns, Goals And Despair On MD 12

Classy Cruyff turns, horrific injuries and wondrous goals were there for all to see in the twelfth round of fixtures in Germany’s Bundesliga, writes Callum Connolly.  Schalke took on much fancied Wolfsburg at the Veltins Arena, Bayern faced Hoffenheim at the top of the table, whilst Hannover battled Leverkusen with both sides vying for a place in Europe next season. Mainz’s inconsistent season …

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