Spain

Thursday 28 August 2014

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Very few European giants are likely to suffer shock elimination as the selection had a very familiar feel, with regular foes meeting once again in the group stage

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Join Goal to pick over some tantalising ties for this season's tournament and whether Cristiano Ronaldo deserved to win the Uefa Best Player award

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The Real Madrid star has been voted as the top performer in 2013-14 ahead of Bayern Munich pair and fellow nominees Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben

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The new Old Trafford signing will wear the famous No.7 shirt, previously worn by the Real Madrid star, and spoke of his desire to fulfil the expectations of the number

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The Croatian lavished further praise on his Argentine team-mate and stressed Xavi's idol status, despite being picked ahead of him for La Liga's opener

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The centre-back has nothing but praise for the creative attacker and has insisted that Bayern want to win as much silverware as possible this term

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The Spaniard will be monitored by the Blues' medical staff to determine the extent of the problem, and no decision has yet been made on whether he will feature against Everton

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The Portugal international has laughed off suggestions that he does not get along with the prolific Argentine after years of going head-to-head in La Liga

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The experienced midfielder is set to continue his career at the Bundesliga champions after losing his starting berth at Madrid and will undergo a medical imminently

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The former Benfica star's father has voiced his dismay with the Champions League holders' treatment of the winger prior to his switch to Manchester United

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The former PSV star believes the Bavarians will only get better and has admitted that winning the Champions League in 2013 lifted a weight off his shoulders

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The Blues have reportedly agreed a €12.5m deal for the striker but would lose out on over €7m of the fee after agreeing a payoff for the Spain international

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The group phase of the tournament has become all too predictable and Uefa could consider amendments to the competition's format in order to liven things up

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The Welshman says he can enjoy watching the transfer window this year after his protracted move in 2013-14 and says their win over Bayern Munich was their best last term

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The Old Trafford side need defenders and midfielders and already have Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Juan Mata - but the Argentina puts that impressive trio in the shade

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The Gunners have been linked with moves for the trio before the transfer window closes, but the Frenchman insists that none of them is currently on his radar

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CL seedings for the group stage see last year's winners among the front-runners, while the Serie A outfit promise a 'group of death' from their lowly place in Pot 4

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The once revered Spanish left-back speaks about how he decided to join the ISL in a split second and what he expects from the tourney...