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Serie A – Returning To Its Former Glory?

Ciaran Murphy investigates whether the Serie A can pull itself out of its current slump and return to past glories. Like many football fans this writer has a deep love for Italian football. Having grown up in an age where it was all about Serie A, the beautiful game was played like a high stakes game of chess by a group …

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Andrea Pirlo Reaches Champions League Landmark

On Tuesday the 4th of November 2014, Champions League fans would have witnessed another football legend reach another landmark as classy Italian midfielder Pirlo made his 100th appearance in the Champions League. Andrea Pirlo stepped out with his Juventus teammates in a crucial Champions League group game against Greek side Olympiakos. It did begin well for Juventus and Pirlo as …

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Premier League Heroes: Arsenal’s Patrick Vieira

Today’s Premier League hero is one of Arsenal’s most revered midfielders Patrick Vieira.  Patrick Vieira was an influential Premier League midfielder that was at the heart of Arsene Wenger’s greatest Arsenal side. Vieira redefined what it meant to be a modern midfielder and was the engine of Arsenal’s invincibles as he managed to fit in from day one and right …

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Reports: Manchester United To Spend £60m In January

Manchester United could be about to spend £60 million in the January after a number of reports linked Louis Van Gaal’s side with moves for Arturo Vidal and Ron Vlaar. According to reports, Aston Villa have slapped a £12 million price tag on their Dutch centre half Vlaar amid interest from Manchester United who are set to look to recruit …

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Juventus Want Top Flight Portuguese Club, Here’s Why…

Juventus are in the market for a particular bankrupt Portuguese club, Conor Heffernan explains why. Things are looking up for the Old Lady. Serie A winners last season and currently top of the League having gone six games unbeaten. It’s a good time to support the Black and White. Recent rumours of match fixing have been the only sour note …

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Tottenham Target Italian International

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is weighing up a move for Juventus’ Sebastian Giovinco, while Hugo Lloris and Nacer Chadli are injury doubts ahead of Saturday’s showdown with Manchester City.  Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is keeping a close eye on Juventus’ Sebastian Giovinco who has not yet signed a new contract that would keep him at the Serie A club after his current deal expires …

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Chelsea In For German Defender

Rumour has it that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is keen to land Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger, but faces serious competition to secure his signature. Chelsea are one of number of sides looking to land Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger, according to the Express. The German had previously been linked with Manchester United while the player himself spoke highly of the Red Devils …

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Manchester United To Make Double Juve Swoop

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has been given more funds to improve his side in this January’s transfer window and it now looks as though United are set to make a £51 million bid for two Juventus players; midfielder Arturo Vidal and centre back Angelo Ogbonna, according to reports in Italy.  Metro reports that United will make an offer ‘imminently’ and that …

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Manchester City Target Superstar Midfielder

Paul Pogba

The scrap to land Juventus’ Paul Pogba is underway with Manchester City leading the race to sign the youngster ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea. Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to land Juventus’ Paul Pogba who he has identified as the long term midfield replacement for Ivorian powerhouse Yaya Toure, according to The Sun. The …

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Ex-Manchester United Defender: ‘Personal Problems’ Led To Exit

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Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has claimed that ‘personal problems’ led to his exit from Old Trafford this summer. The experienced defender had signed a contract extension earlier in the summer but then left United to join Juventus and the French full-back now claims that personal problems led to his exit. “I went away from Manchester because of personal problems, …

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Champions League Matchweek One: Top 5 Performers

The UEFA Champions League got underway this week and it has seen a number of spectacular performances by some of Europe’s most exciting players. Here are five players who stood out in match week one. _____ 5. Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich) The former Manchester City defender was impressive against his old club as he nullified the threat of Edin Dzeko …

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Predicting The Champions League Group Stages

The Champions League gets under way later on tonight and here Craig Farrell gives his predictions for each of the groups from A to H.  ______ Group A 1st: Juventus Juventus have started the season off strongly picking up two win from two in the Serie A without conceding a single goal. The Italian giants were given the perfect start …

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Liverpool’s 5 Best Champions League Nights At Anfield

On the eve of Liverpool’s return to Europe’s elite competition, Simon Bracken looks back on some of  the most memorable Champions League nights at Anfield. After a five year absence Liverpool are back in the European elite much to the delight of their supporters. A European night at Anfield holds a special allure for any football fan with the crowd often …

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10 Things To Watch Out For During The Champions League

With the Champions League set to get underway tonight, Craig Farrell looks at ten things to watch out for during this seasons’s edition of Europe’s most prestigious club tournament. _____ 1. How will Liverpool adjust to playing Champions League football again? Liverpool have not been in Europe’s top competition since 2009/10, in which they failed to get into the latter stages of …

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Possible Loan Move For Manchester United Midfielder

Juan Mata could be on his way out of Manchester United with Juventus apparently interested in taking the Spaniard out on loan in January. Mata looks to be the midfield player who will need to make way in order for United’s wage bill to become a bit healthier, according to The Mirror. Signing six new players including Radamel Falcao, Angel …

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Juventus Interested In Liverpool Full-Back

Liverpool full-back Glen Johnson has been earmarked as a January transfer target for Serie A champions, Juventus. Liverpool have not yet agreed a new contract with Johnson who is set to become a free agent next summer and Juventus are now in line to snap him up in January, according to the Mirror. The 30-year-old was a major part of Liverpool’s defence …

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Manchester United Target World Class Midfielder

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is already looking ahead to the next transfer window and is tracking Juventus star Paul Pogba while new signing Marcos Rojo is finally free to line out for his new club after a work permit has been secured. Manchester United, just having gone on a a massive £150 million summer spending spree, are already …

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Manchester United Increase Midfield Recruitment Drive

In the last few days of the transfer window Manchester United still have at least one mega-deal to conclude for a world class midfielder. With the much talked about Arturo Vidal move in doubt, Louis van Gaal may turn his attention to a former United target.  The position with Vidal is very unclear at the moment with conflicting reports emerging from the press. …

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