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Verratti accepts L´Equipe apology after partying accusations

Added: 28.03.2017 3:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Marco Verratti said he holds no grudges having accepting an apology from L'Equipe after the French publication made inaccurate claims about him and Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Blaise Matuidi. L'Equipe claimed Verratti and Matuidi partied two days before PSG's humiliating 6-1 defeat to Barcelona which sent the French giants crashing out of the Champions League 6-5 [...]

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Ademi doping ban reduced to two years

Added: 27.03.2017 18:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi has had his four-year ban for a doping offence halved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The 24-year-old tested positive for a banned substance following the 2-1 Champions League victory over Arsenal in September 2015 and UEFA promptly launched an investigation. Following a hearing in Switzerland, European football's governing [...]

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Real Madrid great Raul won´t rule out shock Barcelona move

Added: 27.03.2017 18:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Real Madrid great Raul has risked incurring the wrath of the fans by suggesting he would consider taking a job at arch-rivals Barcelona. The 39-year-old, who won six LaLiga titles and three Champions Leagues in a glittering career at the Santiago Bernabeu, has regularly expressed a desire to return to the club in a non-playing [...]

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Ribery turned down ´every big club´ for Bayern stay

Added: 27.03.2017 12:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Franck Ribery has revealed that he considered leaving Bayern Munich only to reject advances from a number of Europe's elite clubs. The 33-year-old has won 18 major trophies, including six Bundesliga titles and the Champions League, since moving to the Allianz Arena from Marseille in 2007. Bayern claimed to have turned down an offer of [...]

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He´s a phenomenon – Manolas casts doubt over Nainggolan´s Roma future

Added: 26.03.2017 16:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Kostas Manolas believes Roma team-mate Radja Nainggolan must make a move to a top club in order to fulfil his potential. Belgium midfielder Nainggolan has caught the eye this season with some dazzling individual performances, as Roma aim to secure a spot in next season's Champions League. Nainggolan's form has reportedly attracted some of Europe's [...]

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Kroos: I´m not scared of Bayern Munich

Added: 26.03.2017 16:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos insists he is not afraid of facing former club Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals. The holders dispatched Napoli 6-2 on aggregate to book their place in the last eight for the seventh season in succession. They will meet Bayern - coached by former Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti - in [...]

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Marquinhos confides in Neymar after ´very difficult´ Barcelona comeback

Added: 26.03.2017 14:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has held discussions with Neymar as he looks to get over his side's dramatic Champions League collapse against Barcelona. Neymar was Barca's inspiration as Luis Enrique's side scored three times from the 88th minute onwards at Camp Nou earlier this month, winning the second leg of their last-16 tie 6-1. That [...]

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Verratti backs Juve to beat Barca

Added: 25.03.2017 15:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has backed Juventus to succeed where his side failed by beating Barcelona in the Champions League. The Italian playmaker featured in both legs of PSG's Round of 16 tie with the Spanish champions, which ended 6-5 on aggregate and saw Luis Enrique's men progress after the most dramatic comeback in the [...]

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Costa was Atleti´s Messi – Simeone explains 2014 Champions League call

Added: 24.03.2017 12:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Diego Simeone has no regrets over selecting Diego Costa for the 2014 Champions League final - likening the Spain striker's influence over Atletico Madrid at that time to Lionel Messi's at Barcelona. Costa helped to fire Atletico to a stunning LaLiga title win in 2013-14, scoring 36 goals in all competitions. However, a thigh injury [...]

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Barcelona fined for celebratory PSG pitch invasion

Added: 23.03.2017 21:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Barcelona have been fined €19,000 after their extraordinary Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain sparked a pitch invasion at Camp Nou. A Neymar-inspired Barca team fought back after losing the first leg 4-0 in Paris to beat PSG 6-1 on home turf. Sergi Roberto's stoppage-time clincher understandably sparked scenes of wild celebration among the home [...]

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