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The Champions League First Knockout Round Draw Has Been Made

NYON, SWITZERLAND - DECEMBER 20: Steve McManaman, UEFA Champions League Final Ambassador, shows the name Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw at the UEFA headquarters on December 20, 2012 in Nyon, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

The draw for the last sixteen of the Champions League has taken place in Switzerland on Monday morning. With a relatively even spread between seeded and unseeded sides in terms of the bigger names, wining the group did not have the major benefit that it perhaps would have in previous years – those who finished top in their group still …

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Champions League: Who Needs What To Qualify For The Last 16?

Champions League

With just one more round of Champions League group stage matches to get through, the knockout stages are already beginning to take shape. In all, eight of the last sixteen have all been determined, with the final places being taken in matchday six next month. Of the British contingent, three are safely through, two still have a bit of work …

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Manchester United Fans Urged To Stop Singing ‘Racist’ Romelu Lukaku Song

during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on September 17, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Manchester United fans have been urged to stop singing a chant about striker Romelu Lukaku that has been branded ‘racist.’ Kick it Out, the game’s leading equality organisation, has released a statement to the Times in which they ask supporters to refrain from singing the song on the grounds that it reinforces skin colour stereotypes after footage emerged of fans singing …

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Wenger Reveals The Reason Behind Xhaka’s Meagre Amount Of Arsenal Game Time

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Manager Arsene Wenger of Arsenal talks to Granit Xhaka during an Arsenal training session ahead of the Champions League Group A match between Arsenal and Basel at London Colney on September 27, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

When Granit Xhaka signed for Arsenal in the summer from German giants Borussia Mönchengladbach many assumed he would simply slot into the Gunners’ talented midfield such was his lofty price.  However, the Switzerland international has suffered much the same fate as Manchester United man Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who has also had a slow start to life in England. That being said, Xhaka has …

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