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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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The Belgian could not hide his delight at securing a move to Goodison Park but insisted there was no animosity in his departure, adding he owed a lot to the Stamford Bridge outfit

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The Frenchman has criticised his former club for purchasing the 2014 World Cup star and says that he is not the type of player that Arsenal needed

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The Anfield icon revealed he dissuaded the Uruguayan from joining Arsene Wenger's side last summer but admitted his departure for Barcelona is still a huge blow

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The Uruguayan has been linked with a move away from the Parc des Princes this summer but the striker does not see any reason why he should depart

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Gaizka Mendieta knew La Roja were going to struggle, Emile Heskey expected controversy involving Uruguay's star man, while Alessandro Nesta discussed the toughest job in football

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The Belgium international could be on his way to the Premier League this summer as part of a deal that would see Marouane Fellaini move in the opposite direction

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The Colombian star wants to see his compatriot follow him to the Spanish capital from Monaco, arguing that the forward has everything required to succeed at the club

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The Scottish champions lost 4-1 to Legia Warsaw as Red Bull Salzburg and Zenit were stunned and Lille secured a priceless win against Grasshoppers

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The 21-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements by the Chelsea boss, despite proving prolific in front of goal in loan spells with both West Brom and his new club Everton

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The Belgian has returned to Goodison Park permanently, where he scored 15 league goals on loan from Chelsea last term, after falling further down the Stamford Bridge pecking order

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Mohamed Salah and Nemanja Matic also found the net in the comfortable victory, though the Eredivisie side found time to pull a goal back in the dying minutes

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Roma secured a 1-0 win over the European champions in a pre-season clash in America but their head coach has warned they are still far behind challenging for the Champions League

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Former presidential candidate John McCain has added his voice to the growing calls for the finals in four years' time to be held elsewhere

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Jose Mourinho's side continue their pre-season preparations with a clash against the Eredivisie outfit in Arnhem

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The 23-year-old only moved to the Donbass Arena last summer but is one of a number of South Americans growing increasingly concerned at the violent unrest in Ukraine

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The ex-Chelsea ace has warned PSG boss Laurent Blanc against using the 27-year-old at the back, arguing that the centre-half "goes missing" far too often