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The Champions League First Knockout Round Draw Has Been Made

NYON, SWITZERLAND - DECEMBER 20: Steve McManaman, UEFA Champions League Final Ambassador, shows the name Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw at the UEFA headquarters on December 20, 2012 in Nyon, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

The draw for the last sixteen of the Champions League has taken place in Switzerland on Monday morning. With a relatively even spread between seeded and unseeded sides in terms of the bigger names, wining the group did not have the major benefit that it perhaps would have in previous years – those who finished top in their group still …

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The Stats Behind Mohamed Salah’s Phenomenal Start At Liverpool

of Wigan Athletic of Liverpool during the pre-season friendly match between Wigan Athletic and Liverpool at DW Stadium on July 14, 2017 in Wigan, England.

Mohamed Salah has taken to life at Liverpool like a duck to water this season, banishing any doubts that might have been surrounding him. Because his previous spell in England with Chelsea three years ago, some pundits and commentators felt that the Egyptian international was simply not a right fit for the Premier League – largely ignoring the player that …

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Liverpool And Celtic Discover Champions League Playoff Opponents

Liverpool Celtic

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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Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny Closing In On £10m Move To Serie A

Wojciech Szczesny of AS Roma/Arsenal during the Italian Cup semifinal match between Lazio and Roma at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 1 March 2017. (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is set to extend his stay in Italy permanently, albeit at a different club. The Polish international has spent the past two seasons on loan at AS Roma, but the Guardian are reporting on Monday that a £10m deal to bring him to Juventus is close to being fully agreed. Szczesny returned to Arsenal at the end …

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Chelsea Agree £29m Deal To Sign Roma Defender

Antonio Rudiger during the Europe League football match A.S. Roma vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, on march 16, 2017. (Photo by Silvia Lore/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Chelsea’s search for a defensive reinforcement looks like it has come to a successful conclusion. With John Terry and Nathan Ake gone manager Antonio Conte would have been left with just Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen – both of whom have been linked with moves away – and the addition of Champions League football next season has added to the need …

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Despite Van Dijk Fiasco, Liverpool Want Another Southampton Player

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Valon Behrami of Watford battle for possession with Dusan Tadic of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Watford at St Mary's Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

After the events of the past week you would have thought Liverpool would let the waters calm between themselves and Southampton following the Virgil Van Dijk tapping up fiasco which followed with a grovelling apology from the Merseysiders. However The Sunday Times report Jurgen Klopp is set to return to the the south coast club and risk further damage to their …

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Francesco Totti Posts Emotional Message Ahead Of Final Game

ROME, ITALY - MAY 31: Francesco Totti of Roma greets supporters after the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio Olimpico on May 31, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

What a servant to Roma Francesco Totti has been. The ‘King of Rome’ is finally hanging up his boots after 307 goals in 783 appearances for the Serie A outfit. The 40-year-old made his debut way back in 1993, and has enjoyed a career that has earned him a cult following not only in the Italian capital, but all over …

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Looking Back On Football Italia As Roberto Baggio Turns 50

16 Sep 2000: Roberto Baggio of Brescia (left) and Alessandro Del Piero of Juventus (right) talk before the start of the match during his debut in the Coppa Italia first leg match between Brescia and Juventus played in Brescia. The Match finished a 0-0 draw. Mandatory Credit: Grazia Neri/ALLSPORT

Those of us growing up in the 1990s are lucky enough to remember the glory days of Football Italia on Channel 4 when Italy’s Serie A was probably even more popular than the Premier League is today. Watching host James Richardson browsing the Italian newspapers on the streets of Milan or Rome while enjoying his cappuccino as we delved into the …

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Manchester United And Tottenham Discover Their Europa League Last 32 Opponents

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Juan Mata of Manchester United (8) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Feyenoord at Old Trafford on November 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The draw for the Europa League first knockout took place on Monday afternoon, with Manchester United and Tottenham the remaining Premier League participants. José Mourinho’s side book their place in the draw despite group stage campaign that wobbled in parts, ultimately doing the necessary against Zorya Luhansk on Thursday to progress. Their reward for progression is a tie against French …

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