May 17, 2022

Category: Football

City vs Real predictions: Pep plotting to topple Spanish giants
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City vs Real predictions: Pep plotting to topple Spanish giants

Manchester City came through their bruising Champions League encounter with Atletico Madrid and they should be confident of seeing off the city’s other inhabitants in the first leg of their semi-final tie. Real Madrid are on the brink of sealing the title in Spain but have excelled in the role of underdogs in Europe this […]

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Modric hoping Mbappe makes Madrid move
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Modric hoping Mbappe makes Madrid move

Luka Modric hopes Kylian Mbappe will join him at Real Madrid next season. Mbappe’s contract expires at the end of June and the Paris Saint-Germain forward continues to be strongly linked with a move to Madrid. The prolific 23-year-old has been included in PSG’s squad to face Los Blancos in the second leg of their […]

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FIFA and UEFA ban all Russian teams until further notice
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FIFA and UEFA ban all Russian teams until further notice

FIFA and UEFA have banned Russian teams from club and international competitions, denying them entry to the 2022 World Cup and Women’s Euro 2022. The decision means Spartak Moscow will be removed from the Europa League last 16, where they were due to face RB Leipzig. UEFA has also ended its relationship with Gazprom, the […]

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Xavi is confident Ferran Torres will come good at Barcelona
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Xavi is confident Ferran Torres will come good at Barcelona

Xavi is confident Ferran Torres will come good at Barcelona despite a tricky start to life at Camp Nou. Torres, a €55million December signing from Manchester City, rescued a 1-1 draw for Barca at home to Napoli in the Europa League, scoring from the penalty spot. Yet that was the only one of the forward’s […]

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No United divide over Ronaldo influence
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No United divide over Ronaldo influence

Marcus Rashford has rubbished suggestions that Manchester United’s English players have formed a “clique” in opposition to Cristiano Ronaldo’s dressing room influence. The England forward took to social media to shoot down a claim from German journalist Christian Falk that a split was developing in Ralf Rangnick’s squad. Falk posted on Twitter: “The English Players […]

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A blistering opening 45 minutes against Sporting CP
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A blistering opening 45 minutes against Sporting CP

Bernardo Silva scored twice as Manchester City made Champions League history with an emphatic 5-0 away win over Sporting CP in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Riyad Mahrez got them on their way with a simple finish early on before Silva added a second with a thunderous strike before the midway point of […]

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“Totally Fractured”
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“Totally Fractured”

Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick’s relationship is ‘completely fractured’ as the forward believes the manager is out of his depth, according to a new report in Spain. The German manager was brought in to turn the Red Devils’ season around following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. But United are struggling […]

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Xavi hails Barcelona rising star Gavi
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Xavi hails Barcelona rising star Gavi

The impact of Barcelona’s teenage sensation Gavi this season has been “marvellous”, according to head coach Xavi. Since making his senior debut against Getafe in August, the 17-year-old midfielder has played 26 appearances for the Blaugrana across all competitions – matching Xavi’s tally during his maiden campaign at Camp Nou in 1998-99. Gavi will surpass […]

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