Spain

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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The Germany international was not pleased with Pep Guardiola's decision to drop him from the starting XI for the European away trip to the Spanish capital

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The Valencia midfielder is also being courted by Juventus but the Portuguese has informed Jorge Mendes, who represents player and manager, of his interest

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The Belgian international knows how much is on the line when the Etihad club visit the Santiago Bernabeu in the final-four of Europe's premier club competition

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The midfielder left the Catalans to join Villarreal in 2015 after a successful loan stint with Sevilla but could rejoin Luis Enrique's side should they activate his buyout clause

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MRI scans have confirmed that the 31-year-old has suffered a tear in his hamstring, which is likely to sideline him for the semi-final second leg and several weeks thereafter

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The Camp Nou side feel that fatigue was a major factor in their Champions League exit and are ready to splash out on the France international as back up to their front three

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The attacker respects the Reds and spoke of his awe of Jurgen Klopp, but is confident Villarreal can hold their own in the Europa League semi-final on Thursday

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The Congolese forward was plucked out of the Super Lig to replace Luciano Vietto, and the gamble has so far proved another masterstroke from the club's board

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The midfielder brilliantly scored the decisive goal for the Spanish side as they took the upper hand in their semi-final against the Bavarians

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The playmaker has struggled for game time under the French head coach and his legendary compatriot believes there is a reason he is being overlooked for a starting place

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The Real Sociedad defender does not believe his side will benefit from the Portuguese attacker's absence on Saturday as he feels they look stronger off the ball without him

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The star of Rojiblancos' win over Bayern Munich has attracted admiring glances all season but it is their Liga rivals Barca who have the upper hand in the race for his signature

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The Rojiblancos forward wants the club's fans to keep enjoying their incredible season after the 1-0 victory over their European rivals at the Vicente Calderon

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The Atletico midfielder produced a remarkable run and finish to give Diego Simeone's side the upper hand in the tie as Bayern stare at a possible third straight semi-final exit

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The German believes the Reds' Europa League semi-final opponents will be tough for his side even on the back of their heroics against Borussia Dortmund

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The Premier League club's sporting director was asked whether they could move for the Portuguese in the future but suggested that the 31-year-old is happy in Madrid

Wednesday, April 27, 2016