South America

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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The 30-year-old, who can play in either full-back position or as a defensive midfielder, has been training with the Premier League strugglers in a bid to prove his fitness

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The 1978 World Cup winner believes his compatriot is no longer as lethal and ambitious as a few years ago, saying he is "one-and-a-half gears below his best"

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COMMENT: The pair share a number of striking similarities, from their playing styles to their route to the Premier League, but seem destined to always compete against each other

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The Brazil duo have both been regular starters at Stamford Bridge this season and the former Real Madrid striker believes their manager will help improve them

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The Croatia international has nothing but praise for his team-mate and is hopeful he will not leave the club at the end of the season

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The Brazil international has damaged his left thigh and is almost certain to miss the Champions League clash with Olympiakos

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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The Barcelona and Real Madrid stars are favourites to win the award, but the Manchester United manager feels one of Germany's World Cup winners should receive the honour

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The Argentine superstar refused to commit his future to the Blaugrana on Tuesday but Jorge Messi has insisted publicly that his son is happy in Catalunya

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The midfielder feels a German player has a chance if the award is decided on team success, but the Madrid and Barca stars have it wrapped up based on individual displays

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Controversy has surrounded Dunga's decision to strip the PSG defender of the Selecao captaincy but the 22-year-old said he wanted to pay respect to his team-mate

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The 30-year-old made an instant impact on the game when he emerged to catch the home defence napping to grab the deciding goal

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The Argentine is reported to have had his disputes with the Barca executive in the past but the vice-president says he has a good working relationship with the 27-year-old

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The Selecao coach explained that the defender was always going to take over as skipper from Neymar - despite the headlines made by the change of leadership during the week

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The Selecao defender says that while he gave Stefan Ilsanker a "little" push before opening the scoring at the Ernst Happel Stadion, his headed effort was perfectly legal