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Doomsday for Arsenal, Chelsea, in CL draw?

Arsenal and Chelsea have been handed tricky draws in the last-16 of the Champions League. The Gunners face their long-term foes Barcelona while Chelsea have been given a clash of the cash in the form of French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Manchester City will be the happiest of the English clubs though, having drawn unfancied Ukrainian

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Messi, Mascherano, arrive for Copa America duty

With their opening game of the Copa America just days away, Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano have arrived in Chile to join up with the Argentina squad following their Champions League final victory. The duo touched down in La Serena on Tuesday and will now begins preparations to face Paraguay on Saturday. This comes after

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Juve can’t beat Barca … – Paul Scholes

In 2011, when Manchester United faced Barcelona at Wembley in our second Champions League final against them in three years, we believed that this time, in our own country, we could overpower them and win on our own terms. We were proved wrong. By the time I came on for Michael Carrick with 13 minutes

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Ancelotti was like a father to me – Verratti

One of the most promising players in European football currently is Marco Verratti. The Italian, who was sorely missed by Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League quarters against Barcelona, praised Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti in an interview with L’Equipe. “I was 18 and was going through a difficult period when

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Barca set to extend Enrique’s contract

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is going to offer coach Luis Enrique a contract extension until 2017, according to Catalan daily Sport on Tuesday. Luis Enrique, 44, has a contract until 2016 but Bartomeu is keen to extend it for another season, said Sport. Luis Enrique took over at Barca from Gerardo Martino nine months

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Messi For Chelsea? R-e-a-l-l-y?

Chelsea and Barcelona (and adidas!!!) are locked in negotiations over a £250-million transfer for world superstar Lionel Messi. We know this to be absolute fact because “Proof” of this blockbuster deal can be found within Messi’s recent Instagram activity, as the Argentinian followed @chelseafc on Instagram, a duplicitous act spotted by many of his 8.7

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