South America

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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The Hammers have agreed to sign the Ecuador international from Pachuca following his fine displays at the World Cup, and he will become the club's fifth signing of the summer

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The young forward thinks that the front three of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez is unrivalled by Real Madrid and every other club right now

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The Italy international has vowed to continue giving his utmost for the team after being handed the captain's armband, following the 40-year-old's retirement

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Germany defeated Argentina in the final at the Maracana and the Arsenal midfielder has used his rewards from the tournament to help the sick kids as a "thank you" to Brazil

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The defender believes his compatriot remains arguably the best in the world and is hopeful Argentina can win silverware in the near future

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The Atletico Madrid boss was full of praise for his national side's coach at the World Cup, but admitted he thought the Europeans were the most consistent team in the competition

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The Colombia international was one of the stars of the World Cup and is attracting interest from La Liga, while Manchester United could also join the race to sign him

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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The Spanish club could be without the Brazilian for the start of the 2014-15 season after it was discovered that he had an abnormal heart rhythm in pre-season check-ups

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The Juventus chief has insisted the Chile star will not leave the club in light of Louis van Gaal's interest while unveiling new coach Massimiliano Allegri to the press

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The new Blaugrana trainer is confident the South American trio will form a dangerous attack and has made it clear Xavi and Dani Alves still have a future at the club

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The Catalan club's director of sport claims they have signed the Uruguay international from Liverpool, though they are unable to unveil him because of his ban for biting

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COMMENT: The city which hosted six matches at the World Cup is the home of Brazilian football, thanks to a young man who decided to promote the sport back in the 19th century

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The Blues have agreed to sign the Brazilian full-back and he will join former club-mate Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge once he has completed his medical in London

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The Hammers are keen to sign the Pachuca striker and have agreed terms with the Ecuadoran but are continuing to negotiate with the Mexican club over a fee for the 25-year-old

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The Atletico Madrid coach, who won the title with his side last year, says he is not interested in taking over his country's national team - yet

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Many players went into the tournament in Brazil with a stellar reputation already, but for others it was the perfect opportunity to showcase why they are worth millions