Thursday, April 24, 2014

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The Iberian nation could overtake the Italians in Uefa's coefficient rankings, and while the move may be temporary, the downward trajectory of Serie A's clubs is alarming

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The 42-year-old has warned Antonio Conte's men that they cannot afford to lose focus, but is confident they can emerge victorious

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The ex-Arsenal star feels his compatriot could become one of the best around in the game and thinks the World Cup could be crucial in his development

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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The Ballon d'Or holder was thrust back into the startng line-up in the win over Bayern Munich but says he felt ready after three weeks out

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The coach stressed he has a lot of respect for Benfica, who have just clinched the Portuguese league title, and says there is no margin for error in Thursday's meeting

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The Blues boss and his assistant are accused of misconduct while the Brazilian midfielder may miss the rest of the Premier League season for appearing to strike Sebastian Larsson

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Antonio Conte's men are favourites to progress to the tournament decider in Turin but they are going up against a side fresh from clinching a 33rd Primeira Liga title

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The Blues have just two days' rest between the trip to Anfield and the visit of Atletico Madrid to Stamford Bridge, and the Portuguese could field a weakened side on Merseyside

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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The Scot was relieved of his duties at Old Trafford just 10 months into a six-year contract, and his Blues counterpart has expressed his sympathies

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The Italian says the 29-year-old will have a fitness test on Wednesday to determine whether he can start but has backed Isco to step up should he be fit only for the bench

Monday, April 21, 2014

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The Brazilian finds it "odd" that some people are surprised by the Rojiblancos' success this season and says that they will relish their Champions League clash with the Blues

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The Portuguese was recently claimed to have felt betrayed by his former Blancos squad but he says he always wants the capital club to win tournaments he's not involved in

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The striker, who made his name at the Liga leaders, is in line to face his former side after Samuel Eto'o suffered a knee injury, with his coach confident in his mental state

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Reports have suggested the 36-year-old could replace Gerardo Martino at Camp Nou, but the Portuguese has distanced himself from speculation

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The Portugal star and Sergio Ramos were fit enough to practice as normal with the rest of the squad, but the €100 million man is suffering with an illness

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Three of the tournament's best-ever bosses have the chance to win their third trophy this season and eclipse the record of the great Sir Alex Ferguson