Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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The Brazilian coach reveals that the Italian did not want the German because he would not have known how to fit him into the European champions' star-studded lineup

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The 33-year-old, who worked with Mauricio Pochettino at Southampton, is tasked with overhauling the club's recruitment and finding players more suited to the manager's style

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The striker, who is Aston Villa's record signing, having joined the club for £24 million in 2011, has moved to the Championship club in search of regular first-team football

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According to the club legend, the Bundesliga champions are prepared to sell the versatile attacker if a good offer comes in the winter transfer window

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While Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic have settled in well in Madrid, Diego Simeone's three other high-profile summer signings represent a significant waste

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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The trio had caught the attention of the Blaugrana scout, but eventually ended up at Chelsea, Real Madrid and Ajax respectively after hesitation from the Liga club

Monday, 24 November 2014

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The Italian has endured an awful start in Istanbul since taking over from compatriot Roberto Mancini but financial constraints mean he is unlikely to be sacked any time soon

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The Italian manager was ready to lure his compatriot to Ligue 1, but eventually opted to sign the Sweden international instead because he was the "safer" option

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The Barcelona forward, who became La Liga's all-time leading goalscorer on Saturday, made headlines last week when hinted that he could leave Camp Nou in the near future

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The Blues boss has insisted he has no desire to bring the Borussia Dortmund star to Stamford Bridge, with the likes of Manchester City monitoring the 25-year-old's situation

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The 24-year-old has underwhelmed since joining Liverpool in the summer for £16 million but his representative played down links with a move back to Italy

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The club's second-largest shareholder has urged the 65-year-old to acknowledge his mistakes and admits the Gunners are still far behind Europe's top sides

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The 22-year-old has been linked with the Gunners and Atletico Madrid in recent days but Zdravko Mamic insists any club looking to sign him will need an irresistible offer

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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The Germany international forward is adamant that he is not "a buffoon who sits out his contract in the stands" as he continues to protest against his bit-part role

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The Premier League champions were on a charm offensive last week when the Barcelona star visited their facilities ahead of Argentina's friendly with Portugal at Old Trafford

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The England midfielder has decided to leave Villa Park at the end of his contract, but will assess his options at the end of the season rather than change clubs in January

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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The 19-year-old attacker has been linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona but is ready to commit to the Reds, while he is grateful to Brendan Rodgers for dropping him last season

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The Switzerland international is out of contract at the end of the season and has confessed that he would jump at the chance to join the Italian champions