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Saturday, 6 September 2014

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COMMENT: The Brazil-born striker has failed to net in his five appearances for la Roja and is having difficulties with the team's technical side under Vicente del Bosque

Thursday, 4 September 2014

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Despite all the changes, Vicente del Bosque's side failed to put the disappointment of their World Cup humiliation behind them as they lost to France in a Paris friendly

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The new coach got off to a winning start at the San Nicola but there is little that he will have learned from a non-event of a debut, save for his strikers' encouraging link-up

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COMMENT: The former Juventus coach has sent a clear message to the enigmatic striker that he will have to change his attitude if he is to have a future with the Azzurri

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While the striker may be captain for England and Manchester United, he should not be a guaranteed starter, after another below-par display on his bow with the armband

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

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The world champions fielded an experimental line-up in their homecoming against Argentina on Wednesday and many of the new faces visibly struggled in a 4-2 loss

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The winger was in fantastic form with three assists and a goal to show his new club's fans that there are plenty reasons for optimism after his summer switch from Spain

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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Arsenal scrambled through a £16m deal for Danny Welbeck at the end of the transfer window but a lack of ambition and strategy has been exposed

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The Red Devils may lack defensive strength in depth but the signing of the Colombian superstar is a remarkable one given the club's absence from the Europe's top table

Monday, 1 September 2014

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The 24-year-old has completed a £14m move, capping a remarkable rise from his days as a pariah at Ajax, though is unlikely to reprise his World Cup role at Old Trafford

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CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: Three games down, 35 to go - on deadline day, some of the Premier League's chief contenders have work lots of work to do to keep pace with Chelsea

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COMMENT: The Blancos' 4-2 defeat at Real Sociedad has highlighted major flaws throughout the team, just three months after they won La Decima

Sunday, 31 August 2014

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The transfer window closes on Monday night and Arsenal looked short of killer instinct in front of goal with the young Frenchman leading the line against Leicester City

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COMMENT: Following some disappointing displays in recent times, the centre-back now has to fight for his place for both club and country - starting against Villarreal

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The England captain has never quite lived up to expectations in his much feted career and does not belong among the pantheon of the greats of world football

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The 25-year-old had the first and the final say in a nine-goal thriller at Goodison Park as he continues his effortless adaptation to life in the Premier League

Saturday, 30 August 2014

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Diego Costa contributed two goals to the Blues cause as they blew Everton away at Goodison Park and it looks as though their struggles of last season are well behind them

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The Giallorossi are following the Old Lady's lead in terms of building their own stadium - the rest of Serie A must now follow suit if Italian football is to rise again