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“I’ve always said that to compare Messi with the rest is like comparing a great policeman to Batman.” Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli praises Lionel Messi in an interview with beIN Sports Spain “She is a world-class player and one of the most respected players in the U.S. Her determination and character will make a big

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City hold talks with Juventus star Pogba

City’s representatives travelled to Turin to speak to the France international over a potential transfer to the Etihad Stadium. However, dethroned Premier League champions City face stiff competition as the 22-year-old has also been linked with Paris St Germain, Barcelona, Real Madrid and former club Manchester United. United signed Pogba from Le Havre in 2009

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Chelsea, Liverpool to vie for Pirlo?

Things are looking rosy once again for The Old Lady. The Serie A title is firmly wrapped up once more, with a Coppa Italia final against Lazio on the horizon next month. They’ve returned with a bang to the grand stage as well, and are on the verge of reaching the Champions League final. According

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Conte desperate to end Italy’s wobble against England

It was supposed to be the start of something special. Instead it was the beginning of the end. Italy’s World Cup-opening victory over England in Manaus led more than one commentator to proclaim they had a shot at winning the tournament, but defeats by Costa Rica and Uruguay ensured they went out along Roy Hodgson’s

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Harry Kane to start, alongside Theo Walcott

Harry Kane will make his first start for England when they face Italy and alongside Theo Walcott as the manager, Roy Hodgson, reverts to a midfield diamond that will be tipped by Wayne Rooney and anchored by Phil Jones. Rooney, who will attempt to score in a sixth successive England game and match a record

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Balotelli determined to break league duck

Mario Balotelli has said he was surprised by the quality in Liverpool’s squad when he signed for Brendan Rodgers’s team and has admitted that he is desperate to score his first Premier League goal for the club. The striker has had the international break to focus solely on his club form after being dropped by the

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RODGERS WORKING ON BALOTELLI

Brendan Rodgers is looking for Mario Balotelli to take inspiration from the likes of Luis Suarez as he settles into life at Liverpool. With Suarez having departed Anfield over the summer as he joined Barcelona in a big-money deal, Balotelli has been charged with the task of providing an attacking spark. He has been returned

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