Thursday, July 24, 2014

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With the club's budget boosted by €88 million following the striker's exit to Barcelona, the manager will only pay what he sees fit for players who buy into his philosophy

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The England striker scored from the penalty spot and tapped home from close-range as the Premier League giants ran riot at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in the Dutchman's first game

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The Premier League champions ran out comfortable winners against the MLS leaders as they continue to prepare for the 2014-15 season, with both defenders netting in the rout

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All eyes will be on Louis van Gaal as he takes charge of the Red Devils for the first time but the Dutchman will be forced to make do without the services of Robin van Persie

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Brendan Rodgers and Rudi Garcia both named strong sides for the clash at Fenway Park, and it was the Italians who earned a late victory through the Dane's unfortunate strike

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The club-record signing hit a brace in the first half but the MLS side fought back in the second half to draw level, before a late Andros Townsend strike settled the encounter

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Key men such as Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany may be absent because of their World Cup exertions but Manuel Pellegrini still has a star-studded squad to choose from

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The left-back ends a 13-year association with the Welsh outfit, and acknowledged the support of the fans and players after joining Spurs in a €12 million deal

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The 1986 European Cup winners defeated their Norwegian opponents 3-0 on aggregate, while Legia Warsaw hammered St Patrick's Athletic away from home to progress

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The Croatian club insist there was no racial abuse directed towards Seko Fofana and instead suggest the team walked off due to the player being sent off and conceding

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Brendan Rodgers could give a run-out to new arrival Lazar Markovic as the Reds arrive in the United States for a friendly with another American-owned outfit

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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The 44-year-old coach is mystified by reports that his 'entourage' have been in contact with the Ligue 1 champions given he does not employ anyone to represent him

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Former England striker Jermaine Defoe will be going up against his old club as the MLS outfit welcome Spurs to the BMO Field in Ontario

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The 30-year-old decided to leave the Parc des Princes after realising that his hopes of more regular game time would only be further reduced by the likely arrival of Serge Aurier

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Spurs have beaten Liverpool to the Welshman's signature, while adding the goalkeeper in a double swoop, as Mauricio Pochettino makes his first foray into the transfer market

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The Iceland international has returned to the Liberty Stadium, where he scored seven goals in a loan spell from Hoffenheim in 2012, and becomes the club's fifth summer signing

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The summer signing from Bayern Munich started the friendly clash at the Estadio Municipal in Burgo de Osma but was upstaged by a teenage team-mate