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An XI Of Active Footballers Who Have Played For Two Nations

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 22: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic (4) during the first half of the International Champions Cup soccer game between Barcelona and Juventus on July 22, 2017, at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

In the past, footballers have jumped nationality on a couple of occasions. Ireland have a long tradition of turning to players with underage caps for England and, more recently, Northern Ireland. However, Ireland is certainly not the only country which avails of eligibility rules. At one time, players could switch quite freely between national teams, with the likes of Alfredo …

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Champions League: Allegri’s Juventus Will Be Formidable Opposition For Any Team

TURIN, ITALY - MARCH 14: The players of the Juventus celebrate a victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Juventus and FC Porto at Juventus Stadium on March 14, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Then there was eight. The Champions League quarter-finals will consist of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco and Leicester City. The group stages of Europe’s premier club competition generally tend to be predictable with a lot of one sided games as the cannon fodder is annually exposed of. This season has been no different but …

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Arsenal To Bid £28 Million For ‘Long-Term Santi Cazorla Replacement’ [Report]

TURIN, ITALY - DECEMBER 11: Miralem Pjanic (R) of Juventus FC celebrates a goal with team mate Sami Khedira during the Serie A match between FC Torino and Juventus FC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 11, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

The transfer window is officially open and the January sales are well underway. The opportunity has opened for clubs to further strengthen their sides as the race to the finish line hots up. The Sun suggest Arsenal are lining up Bosnia and Herzegovina international Miralem Pjanic for a move to the Emirates as a long-term replacement for injury-prone Santi Cazorla. The tabloid …

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Chelsea Miss Out On One Of Their Main Transfer Targets

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 14: Miralem Pjanic of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AS Roma at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 14, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Chelsea have missed out on of their long time transfer targets. AS Roma and Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic has completed his medical and has now signed for the Italian champions, Juventus. The Bosnia international was in contract with Roma until June 2018. However Pjanic has a buyout clause in the region of €32 million, which Juventus have cashed in on. …

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Chelsea Considering Third Bid Of €45m For Key Summer Target [Report]

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 09: Radja Nainggolan of AS Roma looks on during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AS Roma at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 9, 2015 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Prominent Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has provided an update on Chelsea’s pursuit of Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The Belgian international has been the subject of intense speculation recently as doubts have resurfaced over Roma’s ability to keep hold of the player, and it looks as though an exit may be on the cards. According to Di Marzio, Chelsea have …

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Manchester United Boss Mourinho Targets £30m Serie A Playmaker [Report]

ROME, ITALY - MAY 17: Miralem Pjanic of AS Roma gestures during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on May 17, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Not content with all but securing Zlatan Ibrahimović and entering into talks for Villarreal defender Eric Bailly, Manchester United are reportedly on the trail of another of Europe’s hottest properties. Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanić has been linked with the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain this summer, and the Manchester Evening News and La Repubblica are reporting that new Manchester United boss …

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Chelsea’s Top Target Reportedly Rejects Move But Is Open To Manchester United [Report]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Radja Nainggolan of AS Roma looks on during a training session at Etihad Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The arrival of José Mourinho at Manchester United has really thrown the cat among the pigeons regarding a number of transfers this summer. The likes of André Gomes and John Stones could conceivably have had summer moves already lined up, but Mourinho’s appointment at Old Trafford has certainly given them pause for thought regarding their next destination. Another player who …

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Juventus Refuse To Rule Out Move For ‘Frustrated’ Arsenal Star

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and AS Monaco at the Emirates Stadium on August 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Despite the fact that Arsenal could still finish second in the Premier League table, that now would be seen as little more than a consolation prize. The long wait for a league title will now stretch to twelve years, and it seems that the situation is increasingly frustrating some of the club’s better players. The Telegraph reported at the weekend …

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Chelsea “Begin Negotiations” For £31m Roma Midfielder

during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on May 17, 2015 in Rome, Italy.

They don’t even have a manager confirmed for next season yet (though when has that ever stopped them doing anything), but Chelsea are reportedly making good progress in their pursuit of summer transfer targets. It is widely expected that Italy manager Antonio Conte will succeed current interim Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink at the end of the European Championships this summer, …

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Tactics Truck: Ireland Withstand Barrage On Left-Flank To Take The Edge

Mehmed Bazdarevic, manager of Bosnia-Herzegovina, had clearly done his homework. Recordings of Ireland’s recent visit to Warsaw would have revealed a very fragile Irish left-flank, that crumbled in the face of Polish probing to deny Ireland automatic passage to next summer’s European Championship finals in France. On Friday night, the personnel comprising that Irish left-side may have been completely different, but the …

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Liverpool Fan Predicted His Club’s Transfers Back In May

Whether he’s happy about getting it right or not is another matter. In the wake of Liverpool’s humiliating last day 6-1 defeat in May, Twitter user @adeelarmhead posted a tweet lamenting the possibility that his beloved club would go for a completely different set of players in the summer than the ones they needed. Of course, ol’ ArmHead got it spot …

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