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Pep Guardiola Tipped For Success At Manchester City By Former Barca Star Xavi

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Pep Guardiola has all the characteristics and experience needed to transform Manchester City, according to one of his former players, Xavi Hernández. Guardiola took over the reins on the blue side of Manchester earlier in the summer and has quietly gone about his business in the transfer market, adding England’s John Stones as part of his latest work just this week. Writing …

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Manchester United’s Herrera Picks New Signing As Fastest Teammate He’s Played With

Manchester United’s creative midfielder Ander Herrera was the latest player picked to answer questions for United’s official website’s ‘With and Against’ feature.  The 26-year-0ld Spain underage international is tasked with answering questions about players he’s had the pleasure of featuring in the same team as and opponents who he’s been most impressed by. While some of his answers may appear biased at …

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Xavi Slams Real Madrid After Treatment Of Iker Casillas

The midfielder has stood up for his Spanish teammate in an article. The former Barcelona star wrote in Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia condemning Madrid, as Casillas appeared alone at a farewell press conference on Sunday and struggled to hold back the tears. According to Xavi, Casillas had not changed since they first met in 1997 during an U17 tournament and that …

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The One-Club Man Is Becoming Another Victim Of Modern Football

Simon O’Keeffe discusses how the era of the one-club man is quickly diminishing.  ______ 25 years is a long time. Iker Casillas joined Real Madrid in 1990 as a nine-year-old boy, utterly oblivious to the long, trophy-laden career that was to map out in front of him. As he tearfully said his (oddly low-key) goodbyes to this club, the only …

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Five Sub-Plots To The Barcelona vs Juventus Champions League Final

Barcelona and Juventus compete tonight for Europe’s biggest club trophy at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. With both sides vying to complete a perfect season both domestically and in Europe, we give you five sub-plots to tonight’s game, which may just add an extra spice or an added incentive to the encounter. _____ 5. Buffon’s Missing Trophy Gianliuigi Buffon will always go down as …

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Barcelona Superstar Rejected Summer Move To Manchester United

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez reportedly rejected a summer move to Manchester United. Louis Van Gaal is believed to have made an approach for the 34-year-old midfielder. According to Mundo Deportivo the 34-year-old rejected a move to Manchester to stay at Barcelona, where he is expected to feature less regularly following the arrival of Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The midfielder has spoken of his …

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