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Juventus to release Dani Alves from contract

Juventus have confirmed they will release right-back Dani Alves from the final year of his contract. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is known to be interested in the 34-year-old, whom he knows from their time together at Barcelona. Speaking to Italian media on Wednesday, Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta said that Alves had “expressed a desire to try a new ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Spain

    Completely outraged by the complaint from the Prosecutor’s Office, which accuses him of defrauding 14.7 million euros from the Treasury, Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly wants to leave Spain. The decision would be irreversible and has apparently already been communicated to Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Perez. “Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Spain,” was the resounding headline from Friday’s A Bola ...

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Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

  Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts championConor McGregor, two of the most popular athletes in their respective sport, have agreed to a crossover fight in the ring on August 26 in Las Vegas, Mayweather said in a tweet on Wednesday. The fight is expected to gross millions of dollars with Mayweather a solid favourite. Mayweather, 40, retired ...

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2017/18 Premier League: Chelsea start season against Burnley

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off on the weekend of 12-13 August. Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham, while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace. Spurs’ first game at Wembley will be against Antonio Conte’s champions on the second weekend of the season. The league is ...

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Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

Ousmane Dembele fired the winner as 10-man France beat England 3-2 in an entertaining friendly on Tuesday after Harry Kane had scored twice for the visitors and France’s Raphael Varane was sent off early in the second half. Winger Dembele sealed the victory with an angled shot from inside the box 12 minutes from fulltime after being nicely set up ...

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Verratti Barcelona move could cost €100m

One of Barcelona‘s long-term targets, Marco Verratti, has taken a significant step towards linking up with the Blaugrana after confirming to Paris Saint-Germain that he wants to leave. The midfielder has probably been the one player who has been in their orbit the most in recent times, and though the Catalans won’t be able to close a deal until the ...

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Barcelona targets tied down to long-term contracts

Last summer was an expensive one for Barcelona as sporting director Robert Fernandez splurged 120 million euros on a series of signings to varying levels of success, and a similar amount may be required to bulk up the squad in 2017. Quality not quantity is perhaps the mantra this time around but those players at the top of the Azulgrana ...

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Manchester United Now The World’s Richest Club!!

  It’s been a stellar season for Real Madrid after winning La Liga and the Champions League, but the Spanish club suffered a rare defeat Tuesday — off the pitch. Manchester United is now officially the world’s most valuable football club, usurping Real at the top of the Forbes annual rich list for the first time in five years. Jose ...

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Football Gossip: Bale To Man Utd, Hazard To Real Madrid, Sanchez To Man City, Mahrez To Arsenal…And Much More

Real Madrid are open to negotiating with Manchester United for Gareth Bale, 27, this summer, with the La Liga champions keen on replacing the forward with Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe, 18, or Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, 26.(Independent) Hazard has ruled out leaving Chelsea for two more years and will be offered a new £300,000-a-week deal. (Straits Times, via London Evening Standard) Meanwhile, ...

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Transfer News: The Latest Rumours From Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal And All The Top Teams

Manchester United lead the race for Tottenham and England full-back Danny Rose, 26, who looks set to leave after 10 years at the club. (Daily Mirror) United’s Spain midfielder Ander Herrera, 27, will reject the chance to link up with his former Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona and stay at Old Trafford. (Telegraph) Former England boss Roy Hodgson ...

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