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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen to Barcelona?

The word on Las Ramblas is that Barcelona are in the market for a central defender and have made a formal bid for Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen. The 22-year-old Dane has found opportunities hard to come by under Maurizio Sarri and has been restricted largely to Europa League and Carabao Cup duty, but with Barça’s Samuel Umtiti […]

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Goalkeepers explain their experiences of facing a Lionel Messi free-kick

Among the several other football skills at which Lionel Messi is probably the best in the world, few would deny his status as an elite dead-ball specialist. While we already knew of the Argentine’s quality before he stroked two free-kicks past Diego Lopez during Barcelona’s visit to Espanyol last weekend, it certainly enhanced his reputation. […]

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Football Manager 2019 simulates the outcome if Leo Messi joined Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo challenged Lionel Messi to follow his footsteps and move to Serie A earlier this week. Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, per ESPN, he said: “Maybe [Messi] misses me. “I’ve played in England, Spain, Italy, Portugal and with the national team while he’s always been in Spain. Maybe he needs me more. For me, […]

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‘All set up for Pogba to move’

Former Inter midfielder Paul Ince believes ‘it’s all set up’ for ex-Juventus man Paul Pogba to leave Manchester United in January. Pogba’s 2018-19 campaign has seen him lose first-choice status at United, despite being their club-record signing, while his relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly become strained. “I can see Pogba leaving in […]