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Tottenham Chase Exciting £12.9 Million Barcelona Attacker [Report]

SEVILLE, SPAIN - AUGUST 14: Munir El Haddadi of FC Barcelona in action during the match between Sevilla FC vs FC Barcelona as part of the Spanish Super Cup Final 1st Leg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on August 14, 2016 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino has been relatively quiet in the transfer market so far. With only two arrivals at White Hart Lane this summer, fans will be hoping the manager will further add to his squad following the arrival of Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen. According to The Sun (via Sport), the London club are interested in signing 20-year-old Munir from La Liga champions Barcelona. Competition …

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Manchester United Still Eyeing Move For £70m Real Madrid Outcast

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 03: Thiago Alcantara #6 of Bayern Munich grabs James Rodriguez #10 of Real Madrid during their International Champions Cup match at MetLife Stadium on August 3, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Amid the ongoing speculation regarding Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United, the Premier League outfit are still keeping tabs on Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez and could launch a bid for the Columbian star. According to reports from Marca (via The Mirror), United will need to pay around £70 million to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford, a significant amount for …

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Real Madrid’s Ronaldo Earned An Astonishing Amount Of Money Last Year

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s highest paid sportsperson, according to Forbes. Ronaldo reportedly earned $88 million last year, with $55 million of that coming from wages and the remainder being provided by sponsorship deals. Ronaldo is the fourth highest earning celebrity on the entire planet and is joined by Lionel Messi as the only two sportspeople in the top ten. Messi …

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Real Madrid: Fascinating Stats Point To Ronaldo’s Decline And Bale’s Upward Trajectory

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: James Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale of Real Madrid run during a Real Madrid training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Bernie Uche from Under The Cosh Blog takes a look at the contrasting performances of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale over the last few seasons, predicting that Real Madrid are shifting to a more Bale-centric side. Three years ago Bale joined Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur for a world record £85.1 million. Real Madrid fans were upset because his signing came at …

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Manchester United Dealt Major Blow In Pursuit Of £54 Million Spaniard

Manchester United

Jose Mourinho and Manchester United are busy planning for the new campaign with rumours abound of incomings and outgoings at Old Trafford this summer. Reports, however, have emerged from Spain that rumoured £54 million transfer target Saul Niguez has pledged his immediate future to his current club, Atletico Madrid. He told AS, as reported in The Manchester Evening News: “I’m fine in …

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How Diego Simeone Brought Atletico Madrid Back Into The Spotlight

Arsenal / Simeone

People have raved about Leicester City’s title-winning exploits this season and rightly so. Perhaps, as a result, what Atletico Madrid have achieved has languished in obscurity somewhat, but then with Atletico this is a common occurrence. When Diego Simeone arrived to manage a team he had played for and recognised as a footballing home of sorts in December 2009, he …

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Report: Barcelona Could Be Left With Gaping Hole In Their Defence Next Season

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 17: Head coach Luis Enrique of FC Barcelona reacts during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Valencia CF at Camp Nou on April 17, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Reports have emerged that former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano could be about to leave Barcelona in favour of a move to Italian champions Juventus. As reported in the Mirror, the Argentinian has grown concerned at reports his club are looking to sign a top central defender this summer to play alongside Gerrard Pique, making him surplus to requirements. Barcelona outlet SPORT however …

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How Unai Emery And Sevilla Made European Football History

BASEL, SWITZERLAND - MAY 18: Team captain Jose Antonio Reyes of Sevilla poses for photograhs with the trophy after the UEFA Europa League Final match between Liverpool and Sevilla at St. Jakob-Park on May 18, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

They’ve done it again. For the fifth time in 10 years and the third year in succession, Sevilla FC are UEFA Europa League champions – and the cup specialists could still win a third Copa del Rey in the same golden period when they face Barcelona on Sunday. The reward of Champion’s League qualification for the Europa League winners has …

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