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  • Rami to replace injured Varane in France Euro 2016 squad

    Rami to replace injured Varane in France Euro 2016 squad

    Reuters
    Rami to replace injured Varane in France Euro 2016 squad

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - France's Euro 2016 hopes suffered a setback on Tuesday when first-choice centre back Raphael Varane was ruled out of the tournament through injury. The French federation said in a statement that Varane, who has earned 29 caps since making his debut in 2013, was suffering from a thigh muscle injury that would have sidelined him for too long. Varane, who picked up the injury playing for Real Madrid earlier this month, has been replaced in the squad by Sevilla's …

  • Love him or hate him, Mourinho set for United

    Love him or hate him, Mourinho set for United

    AFP News
    Love him or hate him, Mourinho set for United

    Jose Mourinho will be faced with a litany of problems once the polarising Portuguese manager finally starts his Manchester United reign later this week. Mourinho could be confirmed as United's new boss as early as Wednesday after his agent Jorge Mendes met the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward for talks in London on Tuesday. The former Chelsea boss is reported to have been offered a three-year deal worth £15 million ($21 million, 19 million euros) per season and would be given a …

  • Pro-squatter protesters clash 2nd time with Barcelona police

    Pro-squatter protesters clash 2nd time with Barcelona police

    Associated Press
    Pro-squatter protesters clash 2nd time with Barcelona police

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Protesters supporting squatters in Barcelona clashed with police again Tuesday, less than 24 hours after demonstrators set trash containers and vehicles ablaze in confrontations that left at least 15 people injured. …

  • Messi: Joining Barcelona not an easy decision

    Messi: Joining Barcelona not an easy decision

    Omnisport
    Messi: Joining Barcelona not an easy decision

    At the age of 13, Lionel Messi and his family uprooted themselves from Argentina to Barcelona, but it was not easy. …

  • Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

    Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

    Reuters
    Mourinho agrees terms with Man United - Sky TV

    English football's biggest club seem to have secured the services of the sport's most colourful manager after Jose Mourinho, according to Sky TV reports, agreed personal terms with Manchester United on Tuesday. After a trophy-laden career with Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, Mourinho is set to replace Dutchman Louis van Gaal, who was sacked on Monday, with a remit to bring back the glory days the club once took for granted under Alex Ferguson. The 53-year-old, sacked by Chelsea …