Spain

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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The 36-year-old believes it would be unfair to compare his own qualities with those of the former Arsenal captain but says he hopes Chelsea go from strength to strength

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The Real Madrid star says he wants a greater goal and assist tally next term after admitting to finding his initial time in Spain "difficult"

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The Anfield chief says this summer was the right moment for both player and club "to make a break" but insists Brendan Rodgers' attack will remain "explosive" without the striker

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Goal cartoonist Omar Momani gives us his unique take on the football news of the day, as the Gunners battle the Blues for the Real Madrid midfielder

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The Croatia international is eager to link up with his new team-mates and admits he would like to spend the remainder of his career with the European champions

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The Blancos forward is eager for his side to become the first to defend the modern Champions League and is excited for the European Supercup in Wales

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COMMENT: The five-year wait for the Catalan giants to sign a central defender is over, but the capture of the Frenchman is indicative of wider problems at Camp Nou

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has told Goal that the Barcelona striker's four-month ban for biting could be repealed, although his international suspension would still stand

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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The summer signing from Bayern Munich started the friendly clash at the Estadio Municipal in Burgo de Osma but was upstaged by a teenage team-mate

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The Rojiblancos president believes that he has pulled off a sensational piece of business by offloading the Brazil-born attacker for €40 million after signing the Croat for €22m

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The 29-year-old wants his international team-mate to join him at the Emirates Stadium, with the Gunners battling with Chelsea for the Real Madrid midfielder's signature

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The 30-year-old has been touted as Carles Puyol's successor following the departure of Victor Valdes and the prospect of Xavi not being as prominent

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The Spanish striker, signed from Atletico Madrid for €40 million, has promised total commitment to the cause as the Blues look to win a first championship since 2009-10

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The Uruguayan's talents have been praised by former international boss Martin Lasarte, who insists the new Barcelona star will not play second fiddle to Lionel Messi

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The 15-year-old featured for the Gunners' under-18 team as they defeated Lincoln City on Tuesday and the club are continuing to monitor his progress with the youth side

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The Frenchman has transferred to Barcelona for a fee of €20 million, joining an elite group of players who cost big sums of money despite nearing their latter playing days