Americas

Sunday, January 11, 2015

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The Brazil goalkeeper was linked with a move away from the club during protracted contract negotiations, but has agreed a new deal that will keep him in Rio until 2017

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Lothar Matthaus believes the Ballon d'Or is between the Bayern goalkeeper and Real Madrid forward and claims Arjen Robben has had a better year than Lionel Messi

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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The former Barcelona full-back says the attacker has never liked being left among the substitutes - but claims he has earned the right to "privileges" at the club

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Billel Omrani's second-half goal reduced the deficit in Friday's Ligue 1 clash but the Argentine says an equaliser would have been unfair on the hosts

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COMMENT: Football's most prestigious individual award needs to recognise outstanding contributions in a calendar year – and not be turned into a tacky popularity contest

Friday, January 9, 2015

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The coach of the Santiago Bernabeu club believes the Argentine star of their Clasico rivals would be worthy of a starting position with any side in the game

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The former Barca player has worked wonders with Southampton so far this season while the Chilean won the league last term, prompting speculation with Luis Enrique's future unsure

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Coach Manuel Pellegrini is handed a boost with both key strikers available as the Premier League champions look to keep pace with Chelsea at the top of the table

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The Man City man has likened the Everton midfielder to the former Brazil striker, with Manuel Pellegrini's side keen on signing the 21-year-old

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Despite the Premier League's claim to the contrary on Thursday, the 36-year-old is adamant there is an agreement in place for him to move to the MLS next summer

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The midfielder has denied talking to the Argentine over a potential transfer from Camp Nou and has revealed that Jose Mourinho played a key role in his summer move

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Despite suggestions that the Argentine is unhappy, the Blancos captain does not think a move to the Santiago Bernabeu is possible and refuted that Barcelona are in crisis

Thursday, January 8, 2015

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The legendary former Juventus forward praised the Portuguese forward and Lionel Messi, but suspects the Bayern shot-stopper will be voted the best player of 2014

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The Toronto FC striker has attracted interest from QPR and Hull City during the January transfer window and will train with his former side's development squad to stay fit

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The Colombia international claims his side were not given fair treatment but remains confident they can overturn their 2-0 deficit in the second leg

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The Reds midfielder is set to quit the club for LA Galaxy in the summer but could still return in a temporary deal - much like Frank Lampard at Manchester City

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COMMENT: The Colombian is determined to make permanent his loan stay at Old Trafford but will know that his current output is not enough to justify what would be a huge outlay