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Where Does £30m Jordan Pickford Rank Among The Most Expensive Goalkeepers Ever?

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Jordan Pickford of Sunderland kick the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford looks set to become Everton’s record signing in the near future after a £30m deal was agreed with Everton. The England under-21 international is set to undergo a medical when he returns from the European Championships in Poland, at which point he will become the most expensive English goalkeeper by some distance, shattering the previous £10m …

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Real Madrid Dominate UEFA’s Champions League Squad Of The Season

(L-R) Daniel Carvajal of Real Madrid, Marcelo of Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid, Toni Kroos of Real Madrid, goalkeeper Keylor Navas of Real Madrid, goalkeeper Ruben Yanez of Real Madrid, Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid, Marco Asensio of Real Madrid with Champions League trophy, Coupe des clubs Champions Europeensduring the UEFA Champions League final match between Juventus FC and Real Madrid on June 3, 2017 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Real Madrid’s retention of the Champions League has been reflected in Zinedine Zidane’s side having a heavy presence in UEFA’s official squad of the season. The Spanish champions saw off the threat of Juventus on Saturday night, winning 4-1 in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium to become the first side to retain the trophy in the Champions League era. Two of the …

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The Time Has Come For Gianluigi Buffon To Finally Win The Champions League

Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus during the training session ahead the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Juventus at the National Stadium of Wales, Cardiff, Wales on 2 June 2017. (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

 Like a fine wine, Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon just gets better with age. Buffon seeks to become the oldest player ever to win a Champions League medal, on Saturday night. The Juventus keeper is a sprightly 39 years old and would surpass the previous mark of Paolo Maldini’s 38 years, 331 days, when he skippered AC Milan to victory against Liverpool, …

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