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Manchester City complete 17m deal for Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

Manchester City have completed the signing of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona in a deal worth 17m. The 33-year-old represented Real Sociedad for eight years before joining the Blaugrana. He made 32 appearances for Barca in 2015-16, keeping a total of 16 clean sheets. Bravo, Chile’s most capped player with 106 appearances, recently helped his national side claim the 2016 Copa …

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The 5 worst Premier League transfers

We pick 5 of the worst Premier League transfers!   1. Jo CSKA Moscow to Manchester City, Undisclosed fee.   Cast your mind back to 8 years ago where City didn’t have the likes of David Silva or Sergio Aguero, before they won the league and when Sven Goran Eriksson was their manager. He signed Jo on the back of …

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Has Mourinho Just Signed for Man United?

That’s the question on every football fan’s lips today; has the Special One decided upon Manchester United as his next destination? Just when things seemed to be looking up for Louis Van Gaal following their teams “surprising” display against Stoke City, which resulted in a 3-0 win (and more amazingly perhaps, 2 first half goals at Old Trafford), now it …

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Will PSG Ever Be Dethroned In France?

For the last 3 years PSG have trotted to 1st place in Ligue 1, effortlessly brushing past their opposition, and winning in relative style. In 2013, they finished 12 points ahead, with a goal difference of 46, in 2014 they were 9 points ahead, with a whopping goal difference of 61, and finally last season they finished 8 points ahead, …

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Liverpool’s Brazilian connection prove too much for Man City

You’d have to think when Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool nearly two months ago, this would have been a game the German would have been dreading. Coming back from an international break, after suffering his first loss of the season to face the league leaders at their stronghold was hardly an ideal situation for Klopp’s men. And yet, yesterday was …

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How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

With pre-season now in full flow, it’s time for football fans to put their managerial caps on and start assembling their fantasy squads for the new season. So to make sure you get a head start on your mates, here are a few tips to finish top of the table come May 15. 1.Pick an attacking formation. One of the …

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Lampards’s Life After Chelsea

On the 3rd of June 2014, Chelsea football club announced that its all-time leading scorer Frank Lampard would be leaving the club. It bought to an end a glittering career at Stamford Bridge and many thought that they would not see Lampard playing in the Premier League again, how we were wrong! Making his debut for West Ham in January …

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World Cup Preview: Group F

Only 1 MORE DAY football fans until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, and in last day prep for the big tournament, footyblog presents you with our final 3 group previews, starting with Group F and Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, and Nigeria. Group Overview Group F features a medley of interesting stories coming together from each of the 4 nations …

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World Cup Preview: Group D

The group previews are coming thick and fast now as the countdown to Brazil vs. Croatia rolls on, and with it, comes footyblog’s preview of Group D: Comprised of Costa Rica, everyone’s favorite underachievers England, Italy, and the mighty Uruguay. Group Overview Group D, in similar fashion to Group B, provides a dividing line between the world’s elite sides and those …

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Velez striker Luciano Vietto is a target for many of Europe's giants

Scout Report: Argentina

Background When Argentina is mentioned in a conversation, attention turns to the Argentine players that have lit up the world with incredible talent over the years. Alfredo Di Stefano played for Real Madrid in the 50’s and 60’s, Diego Maradona for Napoli in the 1980’s, and Lionel Messi is currently breaking record after record in the historic colours of Barcelona. …

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