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Juventus Sign French Midfielder Blaise Matuidi For Bargain Price

Juventus have agreed a fee with PSG to sign French international midfielder Blaise Matuidi for £18.2M plus bonuses. According to Fabrizio Romano – a journalist for both Sky Sports and The Guardian – the 30-year old is set to join the Italian champions on a three-year deal in the coming days. Blaise Matuidi from PSG to #Juventus! Done deal, 3 …

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Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane Furious With Cristiano Ronaldo’s Five-Game Ban

Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane speaks during a press conference at Real Madrid sports city in Madrid on August 15, 2017, on the eve of the Spanish SuperCup second leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has questioned the decision to hand Cristiano Ronaldo a five-game suspension for his actions in Sunday night’s Clasico. The forward came on as a second-half substitute but was later sent off for, having already received a yellow card during his goal celebration, was adjudged to have dived in the Barcelona penalty area and was subsequently …

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Barcelona To Reinvest Some Of Their Neymar Money On Spurs Flop

Having commanded a world record €222 million fee for Neymar Jr, Barcelona are expected to invest heavily in their squad in this transfer window. News of them splashing €40 million on a Brazilian midfielder should not come as a major surprise then – until you hear who they are trying to buy, that is! According to BBC Sport, Barca have …

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Punishment For Pushing Referee In El Clasico Confirmed

BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 13: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid (L) gets a red card from Fifa Referee Ricardo de Burgos Bergoetxea (R) during the Supercopa de Espana Final 1st Leg match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou on August 13, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the opening weeks of Real Madrid’s La Liga title defence. The Portuguese forward received a red card during his side’s 3-1 win at Camp Nou against Barcelona on Sunday night’s Super Cup first leg, risking further punishment by pushing referee  Ricardo de Burgos Bergoetxea before leaving the pitch It was confirmed on Monday that he has …

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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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Highly-Rated Irish Defender Named In Liverpool’s Champions League Squad

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has named a hefty 32-man preliminary squad for the upcoming Champions League playoff against Hoffenheim. Against a backdrop of uncertainty surrounding the future of Philippe Coutinho, Klopp has named the Brazilian international in the squad despite a recent back injury, while Nathaniel Clyne and Daniel Sturridge are also named despite the probability of both missing the …

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