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  • Soccer: Montella off the mark as Sevilla win at Espanyol

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella earned his first win in La Liga at the third attempt as his side secured an impressive 3-0 victory at Espanyol on Saturday to go fifth in the standings.

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  • Soccer: Everyone loves Neymar, says Real coach Zidane

    MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane stated his admiration for Paris St Germain forward Neymar on Saturday amid continuing reports in the Spanish media over a future bid to take the Brazilian to the Bernabeu.

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  • Barcelona Deny Antoine Griezmann Agreement Amid Rumours

    Barcelona have issued a statement denying an agreement has been reached between the club and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann. On Saturday on their official website, Barcelona said the club "strongly denies the information that has appeared over the course of the last few hours in different media regarding Atletico Madrid player, Antoine Griezmann, and an alleged deal with our club." According to Mundo Deportivo (h/t Jordan Seward of the MailOnline), the Blaugrana will not allocate the...

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  • Thibaut Courtois to Miss Chelsea vs. Brighton with Ankle Injury

    Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will miss the team's clash with Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday in the Premier League due to an ankle problem. News of the issue came via Kristof Terreur of Het Laatste Nieuws, although it was noted the injury is not a serious one:  Chelsea later confirmed their XI for the clash on the south coast on their Twitter account, with Willy Caballero taking the Belgian's place: It's a big blow for the Blues in the short-term, as they will also be without the...

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  • Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Alexis Sanchez Medical

    Alexis Sanchez's proposed move from Arsenal to Manchester United will reportedly take a step closer to completion on Saturday when the forward is said to be set for a medical. According to John Cross of the Daily Mirror, Sanchez left the Gunners' team hotel before 11 p.m. on Friday and set off for Manchester in order to finalise his switch to the Red Devils. "Sanchez was due to be in the Arsenal squad after Arsene Wenger named 19 players but then got pulled out and said his goodbyes to his team...

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  • Tottenham Transfer News: Spurs Set to Win Malcom Race in Latest Rumours

    Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly moved into pole position to clinch the signing of Bordeaux sensation Malcom. As reported by Jason Burt of the Daily Telegraph, while both Arsenal and Manchester United have been linked with the young Brazilian, Spurs appear closest to sealing a deal that would see the player arrive in the summer.  The package for the 20-year-old reportedly amounts to €40 million (£35 million) and was discussed by representatives for Tottenham and the player this week. "No...

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  • Real Betis vs. Barcelona: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    La Liga leaders Barcelona head to Real Betis on Sunday fresh from seeing their 29-game unbeaten run ended by local rivals Espanyol in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. They face a home side who are in form having won their last two La Liga games, scoring eight goals along the way and conceding five. As such, it promises to be a fascinating match at Estadio Benito Villamarin. Read on for viewing details, team news and a full match preview. Date: Sunday, Jan. 21 Time: 7:45 p.m. GMT/2:45 p.m. ET TV...

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  • Manchester United's Carrick to retire at end of season, take coaching role

    MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United's Michael Carrick will retire from playing at the end of the season and take up a first-team coaching role at the Old Trafford club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

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  • Soccer: United's Carrick to retire at end of season, take coaching role

    MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United's Michael Carrick will retire from playing at the end of the season and take up a first-team coaching role at the Old Trafford club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

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  • Arsenal Transfer News: Fresh Rumours on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Borussia Dortmund will reportedly fly into London to discuss the potential transfer of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal. According to German outlet Westfalische Anzeiger (h/t Charles Watts of Football.London), BVB sporting director Michael Zorc is ready to thrash out terms for the attacker to join the Gunners. Watts wrote: "The development comes just 24 hours after Zorc had been angered by Arsene Wenger talking openly about Aubameyang, despite no deal being agreed between the two...

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  • Michael Carrick to Retire After Season, Join Manchester United Coaching Staff

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that midfielder Michael Carrick will retire at the end of the season and join the club's coaching staff. The 36-year-old has managed just one appearance for the Red Devils this season due to injury and also having undergone a procedure to correct an irregular heart rhythm. He is closing in on a return to action and should play again this season, though it will be his last before he hangs up his boots. Per James Ducker at The Telegraph, Mourinho is...

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  • PSG Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Edinson Cavani and Lassana Diarra

    Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani, while Unai Emery's team are said to be closing in on a deal for free agent Lassana Diarra. The Serie A champions have not begun negotiations with PSG for the Uruguayan but are hoping recent tension at the club involving Cavani may help facilitate a move, per Corriere dello Sport (h/t MailOnline's Sam McEvoy). The 30-year-old was late returning to the club after the winter break and has also clashed with...

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  • Michael Carrick to Retire After Season, Join Manchester United Coaching Staff

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that midfielder Michael Carrick will retire at the end of the season and join the club's coaching staff. The 36-year-old has managed just one appearance for the Red Devils this season due to injury and also having undergone a procedure to correct an irregular heart rhythm. He is closing in on a return to action and should play again this season, though it will be his last before he hangs up his boots. Per James Ducker at The Telegraph, Mourinho is...

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  • PSG Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Edinson Cavani and Lassana Diarra

    Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani, while Unai Emery's team are said to be closing in on a deal for free agent Lassana Diarra. The Serie A champions have not begun negotiations with PSG for the Uruguayan but are hoping recent tension at the club involving Cavani may help facilitate a move, per Corriere dello Sport (h/t MailOnline's Sam McEvoy). The 30-year-old was late returning to the club after the winter break and has also clashed with...

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  • Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Luke Shaw Rumours

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan has reportedly said an emotional goodbye to team-mates at Manchester United as he prepares to leave for Arsenal, but Luke Shaw is set to be retained by the Red Devils. Chris Wheeler of MailOnline reported the Armenian has "bid a tearful farewell" to his colleagues at Carrington, as agent Mino Raiola brokers a move to the Emirates Stadium. Mkhitaryan has lasted just 18 months at Old Trafford, but manager Jose Mourinho's desire to sign Alexis Sanchez has cut short the attacking...

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  • Jurgen Locadia Completes Brighton Record Transfer from PSV on 4-Year Contract

    Brighton & Hove Albion have confirmed they have signed striker Jurgen Locadia from PSV Eindhoven for a club-record fee:  The 24-year-old has signed a deal that will keep him at the club until 2022, although the club have not yet disclosed the transfer fee. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.  Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.

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  • Former Bolivia soccer boss travels to Brazil to treat cancer

    Carlos Chavez, the former head of Bolivia's Football Federation, has been granted permission to temporarily leave prison and travel to Brazil to seek treatment against cancer, officials said Friday. Chavez was jailed in 2015 at Bolivia's notorious Palmasola Prison in the eastern city of...

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  • MLS SuperDraft 2018: Complete Round-by-Round Results and Twitter Reaction

    The first two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft kicked off on Friday at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia, with expansion team Los Angeles FC having the first pick. Bob Bradley's side went for University of Akron defender Joao Moutinho, while the LA Galaxy went next and also opted to add to the defense by going for Stanford's Tomas Hilliard-Arce. Here are the full results from the first round: 1. Los Angeles FC: Joao Moutinho, D, Akron 2. LA Galaxy: Tomas Hilliard-Arce, D,...

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  • Van Persie negotiates return to Feyenoord after 14 years

    (Reuters) - Striker Robin van Persie will be returning to boyhood club Feyenoord from Turkish side Fenerbahce next week, the Dutch champions said on Friday.

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  • Burnley agree deal to sign winger Lennon from Everton

    (Reuters) - Burnley have agreed a deal to sign winger Aaron Lennon from Premier League rivals Everton, British media reported on Friday.

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  • Pele is resting, not suffering exhaustion: spokesman

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer great Pele is resting at home in and reports that he was taken to hospital because of exhaustion are "fake news," his spokesperson told Reuters on Friday.

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  • Soccer-Pele is resting, not suffering exhaustion

    SAO PAULO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer great Pele is resting at home in and reports that he was taken to hospital because of exhaustion are "fake...

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  • Man City boss Guardiola congratulates Sanchez on Man United move

    (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola congratulated local rivals Manchester United on securing the services of striker Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal even though the Chilean international has not formally completed his transfer.

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  • Soccer-Las Palmas coach "treated me like piece of shit"...

    Jan 19 (Reuters) - Former Chelsea striker Loic Remy has said Las Palmas coach Paco Jemez treated him "like a piece of shit" in removing him from the...

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