Liverpool update – Iker Casillas or Victor Valdes? Dani Alves to Anfield?

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Liverpool have until Sunday 19 October to sort themselves out on the training ground and unite behind manager Brendan Rodgers before they begin a tough run of fixtures. QPR away will be targeted as a must win Premier League game but then come current Champions League holders Real Madrid at Anfield. That will be seen as something they must get points …

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Manchester City update – Dani Alves set for the Etihad? James Milner close to new deal

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Manchester City currently sit in second place in the Premier League table but are some 5 points behind leaders Chelsea after only 7 games. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have picked up 14 points of a possible 21. This comes despite good wins recently over Hull City and a ground out victory against Aston Villa. The issue is they failed to beat …

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Arsenal reject Bayern enquiry for star man

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Arsenal are reported to have rejected an enquiry from Bayern Munich for German playmaker, Mesus Ozil this summer. According to the Metro, Bayern Munich coach, Pep Guardiola was keen to sign the 25-year-old when he was in charge of Barcelona, but the German instead opted for Real Madrid. Bayern had apparently launched a bid in the summer for Ozil, but Arsenal …

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Manchester United Update – Red Devils want Brazilian star, Alves

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Manchester United have been heavily linked with Brazilian star Dani Alves, after it was announced that the Barcelona full-back is planning to join the Premier League next season. United have been labelled as a team with defensive frailties and Alves could be the perfect addition to help secure the right side of their defence. The Daly Star are reporting that Alves’ contract …

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Barcelona’s Dani Alves set to move to the Premier League?

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Barcelona full back, Dani Alves looks set to leave the Spanish outfit and make an illustrious move to the Premier League according to the Daily Mail. The Brazilian defender was giving an interview to a programme in Brazil and was quoted to say, “This will be my last season at Barcelona. Next year I will move to England. I want to …

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Champions League goal of the night – Barcelona

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Last nights Champions League games saw some well worked goals, however, none more so than this sensational pass and move passage of play by Barcelona which resulted in a goal by none other than Lionel Messi. Barcelona, despite losing 3-2 to PSG still played some majestic football in their Champions League Group Stage match and this Messi goal typifies what …

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Champions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

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The Champions League is back this week! As ever the biggest club competition in the world throws up some fantastic ties and tonight is no different with Barcelona, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich all in action. There are 8 games on offer and all will be incredibly important as match-day 2 sees 3 more vital points on offer. Here is …

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Liverpool target Sergi Roberto signs new contract

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Barcelona’s 22-year-old midfielder Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract until June 2019 the Catalan club have announced. Sergi Roberto has been heavily linked with a Premier League move in recent seasons with Liverpool often thought to be a likely destination. Sergi Roberto was joined by Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu, Director of Sport & former player Andoni Zubizarreta and …

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Balotelli not world class yet – Liverpool’s Rodgers

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Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his £16m signing Mario Balotelli is not yet world class like they player they sold to Barcelona, Luis Suarez. ITV Sport carry the quotes from Rodgers who also says when Suarez arrived in Liverpool, he neither was world class. Mario Balotelli started his career at small Italian club Lumezzane before moving to Serie A giants Inter …

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Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen decides against new deal

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Tottenham Hotspurs defender Jan Vertonghen has revealed to Sky Sports that he has decided against signing a new deal with the club. The Belgian has lost his place in the starting XI in the past few weeks, but has not suggested this is linked with his decision.  “I am not signing. We agreed not to and I would prefer not to say …

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Watch Luis Suarez bag a brace for Barcelona B

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Luis Suarez found the back of the net twice after turning out for Barcelona B team in their 6-0 romp of Indonesia’s U19 selext XI. You can watch Suarez’s goals here as he looked in fine form for his new club. The Uruguayan scored a curling effort into the top corner before running through on goal and slipping his left foot …

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Gerard Pique ready for Manchester United return

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Manchester United are thought to be tempted by Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique in January. The Daily Express report that the Spaniard is ready to move back to Old Trafford where he spent 4 years as a youngster. Gerard Pique, now 27-years-old, joined Catalan giants Barcelona in 1997 and would be there for 7 years before Sir Alex Ferguson brought him to …

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Champions League review: featuring Chelsea & Manchester City

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The second day of Champions League action took part last night with Bayern Munich hosting Premier League champions Manchester City, Chelsea taking on the visiting Germans of Schalke, PSG travelling to Dutch giants Ajax whilst Barcelona welcomed Cypriots Apoel Nicosia. There were goals galore across Europe and plenty of drama so here is Brandish’s review of Wednesday night’s Champions League …

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Champions League preview: featuring Chelsea and Manchester City

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  Last night the Champions League of 2014/15 kicked off in style with Premier League clubs Liverpool and Arsenal in action. Tonight though, we have plenty more fixtures to look forward to as Manchester City travel to 2013 winners Bayern Munich, Chelsea host German side Schalke and Barcelona get ready for the visit of Cypriot team Apoel Nicosia. Here is …

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Everton hopeful of re-signing Gerard Deulofeu

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Everton have been given renewed hope of re-signing their former loanee, Gerard Deulofeu. The Daily Express report that Barcelona are annoyed with Sevilla for not playing the forward more than promised when they signed him on loan this summer. Deulofeu is 20 years of age and has been at the Barcelona academy since 2003. He made 68 league appearances for Barcelona B …

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Pedro puts Liverpool and Arsenal on high alert

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Spanish superstar Pedro could be ready for a move to the Premier League in January according to The Metro. Pedro is reportedly concerned that he will be used as back up to Luis Suarez and Neymar at Barcelona if he stays. Pedro Rodriguez has 44 caps and 15 goals for Spain and has been at Barcelona since his youth career …

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Messi better than a playstation?

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Lionel Messi’s undoubted ability and skill has been likened to that of a Playstation by team-mate Neymar and manager, Luis Enrique. Messi assisted two Neymar goals at Barcelona beat Atletico Bilbao 2-0 to climb to the top of La Liga. “Messi is a star. I am improving playing with him,” said Brazil’s Neymar, 22. Even the Barcelona manager Luis Enrique …

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Barcelona’s Neymar misses from 4 yards for Brazil

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Neymar is one of the best players in the world, there is no arguments about that! However, the Barcelona winger embarrassed himself last night as he hit the crossbar in front of an open goal from 4 yards! To top it all, the player looked so surprised he had missed he even forgot to go for the rebound that would’ve …

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Arsenal target Barcelona youngster Samper

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19-year-old Barcelona starlet Sergi Samper is reportedly a target for Arsene Wenger this January. The Metro are one of a number of outlets who believe “the new Cesc Fabregas” would make an excellent addition to Arsenal. Samper’s contract at the Catalan giants contains a £9.6m buy-out clause and this means Wenger could decide to invest in Arsenal’s future with the …

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Dani Alves set for Liverpool or Man Utd switch?

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Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has emerged as a surprise transfer target for both Liverpool and Manchester United come January. The Daily Express report that the Brazilian international could be set for a Premier League switch. Dani Alves looked set to leave the Nou Camp this summer but signed a 1-year contract extension to stay with the Catalan outfit. New manager Luis …

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