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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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Champions League Round-Up: Four Teams Progress To The Knockout Stages

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City shows appreciation to the fans while he walks off to be subbed during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Manchester City FC and FC Barcelona at Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

With two games to spare, two Champions League groups have their qualifiers for the knockout stages. To Group A first, where Arsenal made very hard work of it against Ludogorets, in complete contrast with the comfortable 6-0 a fortnight ago. Goals from Jonathan Cafu and Claudiu Keseru had the home side 2-0 in front after just 15 minutes, but Arsne Wenger’s …

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Arsene Wenger Has Responded To Reports Linking Him Away From Arsenal

Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has responded to claims that England are set to offer him the recently vacant manager’s position, with rumours looming that the Frenchman will not be staying at the Emirates at this season. Sam Allardyce’s dodgy dealings with supposed businessman regarding evasive measures in third-party ownership in English football had a severe consequence this week, as the …

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