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Rio Ferdinand Names Two Players Manchester United Should Sign This Summer

As Manchester United’s transition continues under Jose Mourinho, attention has turned to what additions can turn the club into title contenders next season, having seemingly fallen short this campaign. With many managers feeling the top targets are unlikely to move in the current transfer window that leaves the summer window as the crucial window where getting the key signings in …

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Real Madrid Name Their Price For Arsenal Target Morata [Report]

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 23: Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their second goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 23, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Reports in Spain suggest Alvaro Morata is unhappy at Real Madrid and would be willing to leave the Spanish giants for the second time after re-signing for his former club only last summer. Diario Gol (via the Telegraph) reports Arsenal have been alerted to Morata’s unhappiness and could be about to make a move for the former Juventus man. According to Diario …

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Thibaut Courtois Dispels Rumours Linking Him With Real Madrid

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on November 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Thibaut Courtois has dispelled rumours linking him with Real Madrid, insisting that he’s never been happier at Chelsea. The Belgian shot-stopper has returned to stellar form this year, as have many of his team-mates. Last year saw the 24-year-old struggle for any sort of consistency and make routine errors on a disconcertingly regular basis. This year, however, has seen a …

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Why Sevilla Are La Liga And Champions League Contenders This Season

SEVILLE, SPAIN - JANUARY 15: (L-R) Adil Rami, Victor Machin Perez "Vitolo", Stevan Jovetic and Sergio Escudero of Sevilla FC celebrates after winning the match against Real Madrid CF during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and Real Madrid CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on January 15, 2017 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

There is a new powerhouse in Spain and that is Jorge Sampaoli’s Sevilla side who confirmed their status as genuine title challengers by ending Real Madrid’s impressive 40-match unbeaten run. Indeed, Sevilla came close to ending the 39-match unbeaten run in the Copa Del Rey until Karim Benzema rescued Zidane’s side from the unfamiliar jaws of defeat with an injury …

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Borussia Dortmund Have Named Their Price For In Demand Striker Aubameyang [Bild]

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly revealed just how much it would cost for the Bundesliga side to sell long time Premier League target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international has been the subject of much speculation since last summer, with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea rumoured to be interested in the 27-year-old. Up until now Dortmund have given a …

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Marcelo: Under-Appreciated In A Team Of Greatness?

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 23: Marcelo of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's 7th goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Getafe CF at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 23, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Who is the left back on the planet? If you were to go by the popular video game FIFA 17 it would tell you that David Alaba of Bayern Munich holds the honour and many people would put Barcelona’s Jordi Alba right at the top of the list. Yet, during the week Marcelo was voted into the FIFPro World XI …

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Twitter Reacts As Cristiano Ronaldo Adds FIFA Award To His Ballon D’Or

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 09: The Best FIFA Men's Player Award winner Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Real Madrid kisses the trophy next to FIFA President Gianni Infantino during The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016 on January 9, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the top prize at FIFA’s “The Best” ceremony on Monday evening. The 31-year-old forward claimed the award having been part of the Real Madrid and Portugal sides that both tasted European glory,, adding the FIFA Men’s Best Player award to the Ballon d’Or he picked up last month. Congratulations, @Cristiano Ronaldo! Winner …

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Barcelona And Real Madrid Dominate FIFPro World XI For 2016

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid CF attempts to shoot under pressure from Javier Mascherano and Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on April 2, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Real Madrid and Barcelona have exercised high levels of dominance in FIFPro’s World Eleven for 2016. In a team voted on by fellow footballers, the two Spanish sides have come out on top in a big way as they comprise nine of the eleven players in the side, with former Barca right-back Dani Alves (now of Juventus) also being included. …

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James Rodriguez Finally Addresses Speculation Linking Him With Manchester United And Chelsea

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The future of Real Madrid star James Rodriguez has been the subject of much speculation since before the end of last season, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain all being linked with the Columbia international. With competition for starting places fierce within Zinedin Zidane’s side, the 25-year-old has found it difficult to secure any sustained playing time in the …

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In Pictures: A Look Back At Some Of The Biggest Football Moments Of 2016

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2016 saw one of the biggest surprises in football history as Leicester City won the Premier League title. From starting odds of 5,000-1 Claudio Ranieri’s unfancied Foxes defied the bookmakers (and all logical thinking) through a combination of solid tactics from the manager, a hard-working defence and the brilliance of N’Golo Kanté, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy, lifting the title …

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Chelsea Must Match High Asking Price In Order To Land Real Madrid Attacker [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea walks to the away dugout prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on December 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

One year ago, Jose Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea after falling way too close to the relegation places, and the defending champions’ future looked pretty bleak as the festive period was not high on the list of priorities of players and fans alike. Roll forward 12 months things could hardly be better.  The Blues sit six points clear at the top of the Premier League …

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Real Madrid In Talks To Sign Chelsea Goalkeeper [Report]

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at Stadium of Light on December 14, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United fans fearing David de Gea could leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid in the future may have had their Christmas wish come true that the European champions will look elsewhere, with news of a new target for Los Blancos being reported.  The Sun claim Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has attracted the interest of Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. De …

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