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Alonso Proving To Be A Bayern Munich Bargain

With Xabi Alonso settling into his new surroundings at Bayern Munich with ease, Sarah Fitzpatrick looks at just how much of a bargain the 32-year-old is.  Bayern were hit by a massive blow in the summer when key midfielder Javi Martinez suffered a cruciate ligament injury and were left without options to fill in the midfielder’s position after selling Toni …

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Arsenal Deal For Midfielder To Be Hijacked By The Blues

Chelsea have now overtaken Arsenal in the race to sign Sami Khedira from Real Madrid. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the midfielder for some time but it now looks as though the Pensioners could steal a march on the North London club due to Real Madrid’s interest in out-of-favour Chelsea keeper Petr Cech, according to reports. Although …

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Manchester United Keeper Targeted By Spanish Giants

Manchester United net minder David De Gea has been targeted as a possible future replacement for Iker Casillas at Real Madrid. The European champions are hoping to land De Gea who is out of contract in 2016, according to Spanish outlet Marca. David De Gea was named as United’s player of the year last term. The Spain international was the first …

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Liverpool Set To Sign Goalkeeper

Liverpool look set to sign up free agent Victor Valdes following his recuperation from a knee injury which has kept him out of action since March. Valdes’ representatives and Liverpool are hopeful that a medical can take place sometime during the international break, with Liverpool confident of signing the ex-Barcelona stopper should he be deemed fit enough, according to Goal.com. …

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Video: Real Madrid Boss Wary Of Ludogorets Threat

Real Madrid come into this game against the weakest team in the group; Ludogorets. Madrid’s Bulgarian opponents almost came away from Anfield with a draw however, so Madrid will need to be wary of a sucker punch from Ludogorets.  Real Madrid for their own part will take massive confidence from beating FC Basel 5-1 in their opening game, which not …

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Video: Barcelona Look Ahead To PSG Clash

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu and manager Luis Enrique give their views ahead of one of the biggest Champions League clashes so far this season as PSG take on Barcelona in Parc des Princes.  Barca are currently top of La Liga but just scraped a win in their first Champions League game against Apoel Nicosia who they would be expected to …

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Rumours: Manchester United Midfielder Off To Valencia

Fresh reports claim Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata could be on his way to La Liga giants Valencia. The Spanish club will look to sign Mata on loan in January and possibly follow this with a £30 million deal next summer, according to reports. One of the more unusual aspects of this transfer rumour is that Peter Lim is now the …

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Manchester United Could Swap Mata For Defender

Manchester United are in need of another defensive signing and Atletico Madrid’s Miranda could be just the man, with Chelsea also interested. Atletico Madrid are interested in Juan Mata and the Spain international could become part of a swap deal in January if he is deemed surplus to requirements by Louis Van Gaal. The Madrid club are insisting they will not lower …

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Luis Suarez Scores First Barcelona Goal

Luis Suarez has scored his first Barcelona goal, however it was against Indonesia in a friendly for Barcelona B. Suarez still has some time left to go until his ban is lifted in October but here he shows what he is capable of when he will be allowed play for the Catalan club’s first team who currently sit on top …

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Manchester United Set To Strengthen With Barca Defender

Manchester United could re-sign one of Alex Ferguson’s old players, Gerard Pique. The 27-year-old could be making one of the most surprising moves in this January’s transfer window with a move back to United possible, according to the Daily Express. Pique’s game time has been limited under new Barca boss Luis Enrique. He has started just one La Liga game and …

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Real Madrid Line Up Liverpool Midfield Ace

Liverpool will have to be wary of holding off on a new contract for Raheem Sterling with Real Madrid looking to sign the 19-year-old in the summer. Carlo Ancelotti has put the Reds midfielder ‘on top of his hit-list’, according to the Mirror. Brendan Rodgers’ policy of not giving Sterling a new lucrative deal above the £30,000 a week deal …

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Barcelona Boss Luis Enrique Pleased With His Side

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed the performance of his team in their 5-0 demolition of Levante on Sunday. Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet as well as Neymar, Ivan Rakitic, Ramirez and Pedro. This result puts Barcelona into top spot in the league for the time being and keeps their 100% record going from their four games so far. Enrique’s thoughts: Please …

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Real Madrid: Ancelotti – Ronaldo Doesn’t Need Rest

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes his star man Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t need a rest ahead of their next La Liga game. Real Madrid take on Elche in La Liga on Tuesday night at 8pm. Ronaldo has been in scintillating form already this season, scoring five goals in just three La Liga games to bring his total since joining Madrid to …

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Chelsea News: Bright Blue Future For Costa

Paul Brennan argues that if Chelsea star Diego Costa can continue the scintillating form he has already shown this season he has a bright future ahead of him at Stamford Bridge. After failing to aid Spain in making it past the group stages and in turn fail to retain their status as World Cup holders this summer, many football fans began …

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Reports: Isco Linked With January Move To Premier League

Real Madrid midfielder Isco could be set to depart Real Madrid for the Premier League in January with both Liverpool and Arsenal vying for the 22-year-old’s signature. According to reports in The Express, Liverpool and Arsenal will make moves for the Real Madrid midfielder in January. The Spaniard would be a welcome addition to both teams but has failed to …

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Ronaldo ‘Dreaming’ Of Manchester United Return

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed that ex-Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is frustrated with life at Real Madrid and is dreaming of a return to Old Trafford. The Sky Sports pundit spoke about the former Manchester United superstar on Revista de La Liga and there has been speculation in recent weeks that Ronaldo has been disillusioned with life at …

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Real Madrid Manager Coming Under Increasing Pressure

Real Madrid lost 2-1 to bitter rivals, Atletico Madrid at the weekend and now Carlo Ancelotti is sure to be under intense pressure as Los Blancos are already six points adrift of La Liga leaders Barcelona. This is Real Madrid’s second consecutive loss following a 4-2 defeat to Real Sociedad and with such influential players such Angel Di Maria and Xabi …

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Tottenham Close To Deal For Defender

Tottenham are closing on the signature of Sevilla defender Federico Fazio. The North London club are said to be willing to pay £8 million for the 27-year-old’s services, according to the Mirror. Considering Tottenham’s 100% record so far this season and with two clean sheets, one would be forgiven for thinking that defensively Mauricio Pochettino would be happy with his …

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