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  • Rafinha could face Barcelona exit

    Rafinha could face Barcelona exit

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    Rafinha could face Barcelona exit

    Rafinha could seek an exit from the Camp Nou if he is not afforded enough game time in 2016-17. …

  • Cashed-up Premier League leads record transfer spree

    Cashed-up Premier League leads record transfer spree

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    Cashed-up Premier League leads record transfer spree

    The cashed-up English Premier League led a record-breaking raid by Europe's top clubs before the transfer window slams shut Wednesday, with Arsenal alone paying more than 60 million euros for German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Spanish striker Lucas Perez. The Premier League's TV riches have fuelled transfer inflation across the continent, with Inter Milan and Barcelona paying top dollar for Brazil's exciting Olympic gold medal-winning striker Gabriel 'Gabigol' Barbosa and Valencia …

  • Ventura set for Italy debut with France in World Cup qualifying

    Ventura set for Italy debut with France in World Cup qualifying

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    Ventura set for Italy debut with France in World Cup qualifying

    Chelsea jokes aside, Giampiero Ventura is hoping to pick up where Antonio Conte left off when he leads a new-look Italy for the first time in a friendly against beaten Euro 2016 finalists France on Thursday. "I want to take Antonio's project forward," Ventura told media Monday, a week before making his competitive debut as coach of Italy in a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Israel in Haifa. "If I follow his path, then I know where to go in two years -- Chelsea!" At 68 years old and now …

  • Germany swansong Schweini clings to Utd dream

    Germany swansong Schweini clings to Utd dream

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    Germany swansong Schweini clings to Utd dream

    Bastian Schweinsteiger will wear the Germany jersey one last time on Wednesday, insisting he has not given up on his dream of playing for Manchester United despite Jose Mourinho's snub. "My absolute dream is still to play for Manchester United," Schweinsteiger said on the eve of Germany's friendly against Finland in Moenchengladbach, which serves as his farewell on his 121st - and final -- Germany appearance. "I have no personal problems with Jose Mourinho, he has explained his side of the …

  • Petit: Vieira is 'disgusted' by Wenger attitude

    Petit: Vieira is 'disgusted' by Wenger attitude

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    Petit: Vieira is 'disgusted' by Wenger attitude

    The New York City FC manager is one of a number of former Gunners who have been forced to cut their coaching teeth elsewhere rather than be handed roles in North London …