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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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The Uruguayan opened the scoring four minutes in and then converted a penalty just after the half-hour mark, which proved enough for PSG - despite Alexandre Lacazette's cracker

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The Portuguese was curt in his post-match interviews after the Blues succumbed to a late Fabio Borini spot-kick, having a sly dig at the decision to award the Black Cats a penalty

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The Monaco forward is still recovering from anterior cruciate ligament damage but his surgeon believes he will be back in time to feature at the showpiece in Brazil

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The Viola boss believes the Serbian has not been afforded enough playing time this season and says he would be happy to take him back to the Artemio Franchi on loan

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The Sweden star will miss the Coupe de la Ligue final due to injury and the Lyon midfielder believes his loss could be a decisive factor in Saturday's clash

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The on-loan Porto defender would relish the chance to make his stay in Serie A permanent, but has set his sights on securing European football before discussing his future

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The Arsenal manager believes the striker's confidence has been boosted by his goal against West Ham and admits his performances could have been due to fatigue

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The France international has warned his side cannot afford to give Roma any hope in the Serie A title race, while Marco Di Vaio has called for courage from the hosts

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The Scot was booed by the travelling fans of his former club when the two sides met at Old Trafford in December but insists he is proud of what he achieved at Goodison Park

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The Brazilian is eager for his side to put recent defeats behind them - and ease the pressure on coach Laurent Blanc - ahead of the clash with Lyon on Saturday

Friday, April 18, 2014

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The Ligue 1 leaders have lost two of their last three games since losing the Swede to injury, with their coach conceding that they cannot play their usual game with Edinson Cavani

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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 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 agent launched a scathing attack on the Catalan club, insisting Guardiola let him down and says the Spanish coach will never admit that he made a mistake with the player

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The Ajax and AC Milan legend revealed earlier this season that he won't be renewing his contract with Heerenveen and is now set to take over the Alkmaar club next term

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The capital club will be desperate to pick up a trophy at the Stade de France after being hammered over their Champions League elimination at the hands of Chelsea

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Whoever said you need to be fit, trim and slim to become a footballer? Goal looks at some of the players past and present who have ditched the Cristiano Ronaldo physique

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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The Spaniard gives his backing to the former Everton coach while also revealing that, when signing for the club, he was given assurances that several other players would be bought

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The striker has the utmost respect for the Three Lions but says La Celeste will not fear their Group D rivals as they have the likes of Luis Suarez playing in the Premier League