Thursday, July 10, 2014

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The Chelsea boss was disappointed to see the Brazil great lose his World Cup goalscoring record and says the former Madrid star is the best player of the past two decades

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The goalkeeper admitted his side felt "tense" ahead of their World Cup semi-final, before stunning the host nation on Tuesday night

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Brendan Rodgers' side are set to finalise deals for the trio in the coming days as he looks to add to the signings of Emre Can, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert

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The former midfielder is confident the additions of the Barcelona forward and Newcastle full-back will boost Arsenal's bid for a first Premier League title since 2004

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ANALYSIS: The Blaugrana are poised to assemble the most talented all-South American front three since Brazil lined up with Ronaldo, Rivaldo and Ronaldinho - but will it work?

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The 24-year-old has been the hero for Joachim Low's side during the World Cup and has the chance to win his second Golden Boot if he scores in the final against Argentina on Sunday

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Argentina star said victory over the Netherlands was the perfect way to pay his respects to broadcaster who died in a car accident in Sao Paulo on Wednesday

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The Dutchman will start life at Old Trafford next week and will have just days to further mull over transfer targets and squad composition before flying to the United States

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The goalkeeper has been linked with a return to France with Paris Saint-German and Monaco, but has shown his confidence in the club's ambition

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The goalkeeper is earning comparisons to past greats after his heroics saw Alejandro Sabella's side make their first final or 24 years

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The Dortmund defender is suffering from a minor knee problem and may miss Germany's date in the showpiece final at the Maracana on Sunday

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The coach is happy that his side have reached the World Cup final for the first time in 24 years and has praised his players for their performance in the triumph over Netherlands

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Kun was elated with his team's penalty shootout semi-final victory over the Netherlands, as was Javier Mascherano who said they now have a once in a lifetime opportunity

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The incoming Manchester United boss revealed he would have turned to the Newcastle goalkeeper again if he had a substitution left prior to the penalty shoot-out against Argentina

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COMMENT: Netherlands lost their World Cup semi-final against Argentina on penalties in Sao Paulo on Wednesday - but they overachieved in Brazil

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The Aston Villa stopper was left distraught after his saved spot-kick contributed to Netherlands penalty-shootout defeat to Argentina in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final

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COMMENT: The Barcelona midfielder was in fantastic form as Argentina held off Netherlands and reached the World Cup final after a tense penalty shoot-out

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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After a gruelling, cagey 120 minutes of football Alejandro Sabella's men booked their spot in the World Cup final against Germany with Sergio Romero providing the heroics in goal

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The Mexico international who starred at this year's World Cup is now a free agent and says he will take his time before selecting where he will play next season