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Two La Liga Heavyweights Want To Sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Despite being in the headlines recently over an alleged bust-up with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and a potential move to the mega-rich Chinese Super League, Monday’s murmurs suggest the Blues striker is also being lined up by two Spanish behemoths.  Last week it emerged that Costa was being linked with a move to China while he was dropped this weekend …

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Liverpool To Pursue Former Real Madrid Attacker In January

PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 14: Jese Rodriguez of PSG celebrates his goal during the French League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Lille OSC at Parc des Princes stadium on December 14, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images,)

It must undoubtedly be viewed as a huge positive that Liverpool are spreading their goals around the team rather than relying on one striker, particularly considering they’ve scored the most goals in the Premier League this season (45), however it looks as though the club could now be about to move for another frontman. According to Spanish website La Provincia (via the …

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Barcelona’s Attacking Prowess Summed Up In One Stunning Statistic

LEGANES, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 17: Lionel Messi (L) celebrates scoring their opening goal with teammate Luis Suarez (2ndL) and Neymar JR. (R) during the La Liga match between Deportivo Leganes and FC Barcelona at Estadio Municipal de Butarque on September 17, 2016 in Leganes, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Barcelona and creative, attacking football we all know well by now go hand-in-hand, particularly in La Liga where the Blaugrana often blow their opposition out of the water.  Key to this threat in the final third is of course Barca’s world-class front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, who between them usually manage to find the breakthrough for the Camp …

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Exclusive: We Speak With Gareth Bale’s High School PE Teacher

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 09: Gareth Bale of Wales is tracked by Giorgi Navalovski (L), Jano Ananidze (2L) and Murtaz Daushvili (R) of Georgia during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Georgia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 9, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

At a time when Gareth Bale’s name is being splashed across headlines regarding his new contract negotiations with Real Madrid, we caught up with the Wales international’s former PE teacher, Gwyn Morris, who taught Bale at Whitchurch High School in Cardiff, from 2002-2005. In an exclusive interview with Pundit Arena, Morris discusses subjects such as Bale’s innate talent, unique personality and the other …

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Opinion: How The Cult Of Pep Guardiola Has Emerged From Myth

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola’s large following among young coaches and fans of football has emerged from myth.   This has come about as a result of his tenure at Barcelona. He was parachuted into this job after a stint at Barcelona ‘B’, where he began to change the way the reserves approached playing the game. The fact that he got this job …

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£45 Million Liverpool Target Responds To Rumours Linking Him With Reds

MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 23: Inaki Williams of Athletic Club controls the ball during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 23, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Bilbao prospect Inaki Williams ensures that his future is at the San Mamés. The Spaniard, who has been dubbed as ‘The New Aubameyang’, has pledged his future to Athletic Bilbao following rumours that Liverpool are interested in him, with a potential fee of £45 million said to be needed to prise him away from the La Liga club. Having extended his contract …

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Samuel Eto’o Weighs In On War Of Words Between Xavi And Ronaldo

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 11: Samuel Eto'o walks on stage during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has weighed in on the war of words between Real Madrid superstar and four-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona legend Xavi. The two footballing giants have gone toe-to-toe over the last week after Xavi told Cadena SER (via Marca) that while “Ronaldo is a player of his time, the problem is that there is another who …

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Is It Time To Ditch Modern Football’s Sweeper-Keeper Concept?

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola watches from the touchline as Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart keeps goal in the foreground during the UEFA Champions league second leg play-off football match between Manchester City and Steaua Bucharest at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 24, 2016. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pat O’Rourke discusses the ins and outs of the demands placed on modern day goalkeepers and whether or not the idea of having a sweeper-keeper should be abolished.  What do you want most from the man between the sticks of your favourite football team? Do you want a goalkeeper who is competent, cool under pressure, commands his penalty area, deals adequately …

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