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Cristiano Ronaldo: I want seven children and seven Ballon dOr awards

November 17,2017 by ESPN

Cristiano Ronaldo is no longer worried about winning individual awards -- but he still wants to win seven Ballon dOr awards to go with seven children, the Real Madrid star has told LEquipe. Ronaldo became a father for the fourth time earlier this week when his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, gave birth to a daughter in Madrid. Hes also the favourite to win a fifth Ballon dOr next month, and...

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De Bruyne criticises Martinezs Belgium tactics

November 13,2017 by Goal.com

Kevin De Bruyne has criticised Belgium manager Roberto Martinezs tactics and urged him to find a solution to their struggles after Fridays 3-3 draw against Mexico. Belgiums six-game winning streak that saw them finish top of their World Cup qualifying group with a nine-point lead came to an end in the friendly with El Tri. With the likes of Manchester City star De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, R...

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Benzema: Ronaldo more selfish than me; Real Madrid fans can hurt you

November 13,2017 by Tribalfootball.com

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema says he has no problem playing as a support for Cristiano Ronaldo. Benzema admits Ronaldo is more selfish than me, but insists he has no problem with that. Cristiano and I get along well, I like to play with him, he likes to play with the first touch, hes more selfish than me, but thats normal, it does not bother me, in the end its good for the team, ...

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Frank Lampard has explained why Englands Golden Generation didnt win anything

November 13,2017 by givemesport.com

This summer has given England fans plenty of reasons to be hopeful of the future. The Under-17 and Under-20 sides both won the World Cup and the Under-19s prevailed at the European Championship. Meanwhile, Englands youngsters also won the Toulon Tournament in June. Its clear, then, that England have plenty of talent coming through. Whether they will get an opportunity at their respective...

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Real Madrid news: Man Utd star David De Gea causes dressing room controversy - report

November 13,2017 by Express.co.uk

Real Madrid have long harboured hopes of signing De Gea, despite seeing a deal fall through two years ago. The Manchester United star does, however, remain on their agenda despite the fine form of Keylor Navas. Real are expected to try and sign the Spain international once again at the end of the season, with the players contract at Old Trafford expiring in 2019. And Diario Gol say Iscos wi...

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Pep Guardiola eyes shock Man City raid on PL rivals for free transfer

November 13,2017 by Caughtoffside.com

Man City boss Pep Guardiola has a lot to be cheerful about so far this season, but reports claim hes eager to further strengthen his squad. The Spanish tactician has guided his side to top spot in the Premier League, eight points ahead of nearest rivals Man Utd, while theyve sealed their place in the knockout stage of the Champions League with two games to spare. Further, theyve scored an...

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Evra already contacted by several clubs

November 13,2017 by fourfourtwo.com

Patrice Evra has already been contacted by several clubs in the wake of his sacking by Marseille, according to his agent. Left-back Evra was sacked for kicking out at a supporter before Marseilles 1-0 Europa League loss to Vitoria Guimaraes this month, the former Manchester United and Juventus defender receiving a red card prior to kick off. The 36-year-old has been banned from UEFA competi...

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Luis Suarez expresses sympathy for Cristiano Ronaldo, I know how he feels

November 09,2017 by Express.co.uk

Luis Suarez has been goal shy this season LUIS SUAREZ has opened up on his goal problems for Barcelona this season and has likened his situation to that of Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo. Suarez has been relatively goal shy, managing just three in La Liga this term. Despite carving open an eight-point gap to Real at the top of the table, Suarez has been in the shadow of his Argentine t...

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PSGs Angel Di Maria: I never lost hope for transfer to Barcelona

November 09,2017 by ESPN

Angel Di Maria has lost his place in the PSG starting XI. Paris Saint-Germains Angel Di Maria has told ESPN that a summer move to Barcelona was a possibility after the French capital outfit signed Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. The Argentina international conceded that he hoped right up until the end of the French and Spanish transfer windows that a deal would be struck to take him to Camp Nou but...

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Lionel Messi said he didnt know details of Neymars Barcelona exit

November 09,2017 by ESPN

Lionel Messi has told ESPN he was in the dark right up until the very last moment over Neymars decision to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain. Gerard Pique and Xavi Hernandez have both revealed that they found out the Brazilian was off to France while they were at Messis wedding to long-term partner Antonela Roccuzzo at the end of June in Rosario, Argentina. However, despite being br...

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Manchester United convinced Jose Mourinho is set to quit for PSG… because they cannot compete with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

November 09,2017 by Thesun.co.uk

MANCHESTER UNITED directors fear Jose Mourinho is on his way to Paris St Germain. There is an increasingly belief among the Old Trafford top brass that their manager is ready to quit next summer and take over the filthy-rich French outfit. SunSport revealed this week that Mourinho’s representatives have held talks with PSG. And while the official line from Mourinho’s camp is tha...

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Cristiano: This is how I live life, smiling and positive

November 09,2017 by Marca.com

Cristiano Ronaldo remains upbeat despite not having his usual quota of goals for this stage of the season and issued a positive message with a smiling photo on Instagram. The Portuguese had an unusual start to the campaign as he was suspended for five games following his dismissal in the Supercopa de Espana and since then he may not be playing badly but has struggled to hit the back of the ne...

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Morata eyeing long-term Chelsea stay as he emerges from Madrid shadow

November 09,2017 by fourfourtwo.com

Alvaro Morata is relishing the limelight at Chelsea and has no regrets about leaving European champions Real Madrid for Stamford Bridge as he targets Premier League silverware. Morata enjoyed two spells at boyhood club Madrid, winning two LaLiga titles and as many Champions League crowns among others, but he was unable to cement himself in the starting XI with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benz...

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Nagelsmann too young to coach Bayern, says Kahn

November 09,2017 by Goal.com

Julian Nagelsmann is too young to be the next Bayern Munich coach and the club needs to consider its philosophy to find a long-term successor to Jupp Heynckes, says goalkeeping great Oliver Kahn. Heynckes came out of retirement to take charge of the Bundesliga giants last month following the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti, the veteran immediately overseeing four straight league wins, including Sa...

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Chelsea defender Luiz dropped twice in one week after Brazil omission

November 07,2017 by tribalfootball.com

David Luiz has been dropped for the second time this week, this time by Brazil manager Tite, who has left the Chelsea defender out of his squad for the upcoming friendlies against Japan and England. The news comes shortly after the 30-year-old was surprisingly omitted from the first-team squad for the Blues 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday. Multiple reports have suggested that there ...

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Liverpool defender Lovren: Ive had better days. But itll be better soon

November 07,2017 by tribalfootball.com

Dejan Lovren is desperate for the black cloud hanging over him to dissipate. The Liverpool defender has been on the outer at Liverpool since he was dragged before half-time against Tottenham last month, with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp publicly criticising his performance after the game. Speaking to 24sata, the much maligned Croatian said: My condition? Lets say there have been better days...

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Emery and Neymar meet to repair their differences

November 07,2017 by Marca.com

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery and Neymar met before the clubs Champions League tie against Anderlecht to clarify their increasingly public issues. The 46-year-old Spaniard is known for talking to his players and Neymar is no exception, with the conversation between the two lasting longer than usual and appearing to be constructive. The meeting alleviated the tension between the ...

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Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir aware of Barcelona interest

November 07,2017 by tribalfootball.com

Barcelona are watching Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir. Sport says Barca had a scout posted to see Fekir in action on Sunday at the Geoffroy Guichard. Fekir is under consideration at Barca as a potential successor for skipper Andres Iniesta. The diminutive playmaker is enjoying a rich vein of form and aware of the Catalans interest. Its flattering, says Fekir of Barcas interest. But aft...

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Schneiderlin denies being sent home from Everton training

November 07,2017 by fourfourtwo.com

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has denied reports he was sent home from training on Saturday due to a lack of effort. Morgan Schneiderlin has rubbished reports he was sent home from Everton training at the weekend due to a lack of application. The France midfielder was not part of the Toffees matchday squad for Sundays epic 3-2 comeback win over Watford on Sunday, the clubs first ...

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