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Thursday, 17 April 2014

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In light of the league leader's involvement in controversial refereeing decisions during the season, their manager has urged his squad to finish first "the right way"

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The Gunners were close to agreeing a fee with Schalke in January for the Germany international but the player's agent expects the 20-year-old to remain in the Bundesliga

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The Blues have held meetings with the striker's camp over the past month and are near to securing an agreement to bring the Atletico Madrid star to Stamford Bridge in the summer

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Both sides had a player and their coach sent off as the Primeira Liga leaders set up a Portuguese Cup final against Rio Ave thanks to a stunning strike from Andre Gomes

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The Italian was delighted with the way in which his troops responded to the unavailability of their star forward, praising Gareth Bale for the "most important goal" of his career

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The Catalan concedes that the Bavarians had initially struggled to play their usual passing game against their second-tier opponents but was encouraged by their persistence

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The Argentine coach urges his players to lift themselves up for a final push in La Liga and is baffled at his team's problems in front of goal over a poor seven days

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The former Blaugrana defender insists that he is happy in Amsterdam but confesses that he would be open to returning to Camp Nou one day should his career take him there

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Dimitar Berbatov cancelled out Mustapha Yatabare's opener but the principality club ultimately wilted in extra time, with both the latter and Fatih Atik on target for the hosts

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The Portuguese says that his team-mates must enjoy their triumph at Mestalla but points out that there are still two titles for which to play, La Liga and the Champions League

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Goals from Jason Puncheon, Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome secured all three points for Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to take the Eagles to the magic 40-point survival mark

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The Chilean's men saw their Premier League title bid falter again in a 2-2 draw with Sunderland and he feels that a quick turnaround from Sunday's decisive loss was to blame

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The Scot was at the Estadio da Luz on Wednesday evening to cast his eye over Eliaquim Mangala, Jackson Martinez and Ezequiel Garay ahead of the summer shake-up at Old Trafford

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The former Athletic Bilbao star has fallen out of favour with Spain coach Vicente del Bosque, while his Juventus colleague has never been picked by Argentina's Alejandro Sabella

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A fine Marc Bartra header cancelled out Angel di Maria's early opener but the Wales international settled a gripping encounter in Los Blancos' favour

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Tony Pulis's side recorded their fourth win in as many games but the hosts' hopes of holding off Arsenal were damaged by Jason Puncheon, Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome

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Fernandinho's lightning-fast opener set the hosts off well but a Connor Wickham double threatened to deliver a hammer blow before the Frenchman grabbed a late leveller

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Bastian Schweinsteiger, Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller, Mario Mandzukic and Mario Gotze were all on target in a comfortable win for Pep Guardiola's men

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The Italian coach is unsurprised by rumours that the Atletico Madrid boss is being lined up to succeed him, explaining that he has grown accustomed to such talk

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The Argentine manager has continually refused to pledge his future to St Mary's Stadium beyond the end of the season but the Saints' new chief is optimistic of keeping him there