Friday, April 18, 2014

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The Brazilian was enthused by the doggedness and determination Diego Simeone's men showed in extending their advantage at the summit of the Primera Division to six points

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The former Azzurri coach has been taken aback by the 17-year-old's "calmness and coolness" but feels Cesare Prandelli cannot take a player with "zero experience" to Brazil

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The Blues' Premier League clash with Sunderland was moved back to Saturday, but Jose Mourinho's assistant feels the governing body could have been more accommodating

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Goal took in the action at the Vicente Calderon, where the visiting side were undone in the second half by goals from Miranda and Costa, to send the hosts further clear at the top

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The man who scored the winning goal in the 2013 Copa del Rey final produced another towering header to break the deadlock before the Rojiblancos' top scorer netted a penalty

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The defender insists that the Uruguayan is a "high quality" replacement but confesses that Laurent Blanc's men sorely miss their top scorer's presence up front

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The Brazilian says Saturday's game against Parma is a "final", while admitting that he is also currently being driven by the prospect of a "magical" World Cup on home soil

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The Red Devils take on Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday sitting seventh in the Premier League, contemplating a first season without Champions League football in 18 years

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The Chilean's men now need to rely on their Premier League title rivals dropping points in the final month of the season but insists his team's hopes are still alive

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The Frenchman says his side will set out to repeat last week's victory over PSG as they look to claim their first Coupe de la Ligue for 13 years

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The agent has slammed top-level Italian clubs for failing to invest in the infrastructure of the game, while he has also taken aim at Bundesliga chiefs, too

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The Dutch coach says he will keep working under the assumption that he will be coach next season until he is told differently and hopes his side can secure European football

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The Spain international has backed his team to lift the league title and says he is fully fit despite fears following his clash with the post in last week's match

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The former England captain's current contract at Stamford Bridge expires in the summer but the Blues assistant remains upbeat an extension agreement will be reached

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The duo have been given the all-clear to return to first-team action at their former club this Sunday, while there was less positive news on Rafael and Robin van Persie

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The Spanish coach took the blame for his side's lack of intensity in recent weeks and is confident they will put in a good performance against Madrid