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Jose Mourinho gives Champions League verdict on final four and makes SHOCK Tottenham call

April 21,2019 by Dailystar.co.uk

TOTTENHAM clinching the Champions League trophy would not surprise Jose Mourinho. The shock verdict from the two-time winner of the competition with Porto and Inter Milan comes following Spurs’ triumph over hot-favourites Manchester City. Mauricio Pochettino’s side edged out the Premier League title holders in a dramatic and thrilling tie. Following a 1-0 first-leg victory in nort...

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Tottenham plot for Wilfried Zaha in RUINS as PSG prepare £65m Crystal Palace transfer raid

April 21,2019 by Express.co.uk

Zaha has told The Eagles that he wants to depart Selhurst Park for a second time because he wants to play in the Champions League and they are ready to cash in on him. Tottenham are long-term suitors of former England international Zaha who has since switched his allegiances back to the Ivory Coast but cannot compete with PSG. He is the highest paid player at Palace earning around £130,00...

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TRIP TO NAPLES Napoli fear being priced out of Kieran Trippier transfer with Tottenham wanting £40m for the defender

April 21,2019 by Thesun.co.uk

NAPOLI fear being priced out of a move for Kieran Trippier. The Italians have asked Spurs about a summer deal for the England right-back and have him on a shortlist of five players in that position. Kieran Trippier is drawing interest from Napoli in a summer transfer But they are expecting a price-tag of £40million to be slapped on the World Cup star, according to Italian sources. Tripp...

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CITY ARE MADA MONEY Man City set to land ‘new Messi’ with £20m deal for teen sensation Almada

April 21,2019 by Thesun.co.uk

MANCHESTER CITY hope to buy Argentina starlet Thiago Almada — dubbed the new Lionel Messi — in a £20million deal. And City are so keen to land the Velez Sarsfield prospect they are even willing to let Spanish partner club Girona take him first if they are hit by a Fifa transfer ban. Velez Sarsfield midfielder Thiago Almada, right, is a top teen target for Man City Spies for b...

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Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool find Salah replacement, Man Utd shock exit, Chelsea, Arsenal

April 21,2019 by Express.co.uk

Zidane statement Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has admitted the club will be making changes this summer and the Frenchman knows what he wants in his new additions. Real have been linked with a number of Premier League stars and Zidane is set to be busy as he looks to strengthen the squad. I know exactly what I want, he said. Nothing is ever concrete with these things, its just what you...

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Bayern Munich 1 Werder Bremen 0: Fortunate Sule strike edges Kovacs side closer

April 21,2019 by Goal.com

Bayern Munich moved four points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga thanks to Niklas Sules fortunate goal. Bayern Munich laboured to what could be a vital win in the Bundesliga title race as Niklas Sules goal saw off 10-man Werder Bremen 1-0. Bayern went into Saturdays encounter having scored 27 goals in their previous six Bundesliga matches, but they were frustrated unt...

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Mick Harford admits Luton were feeling the pressure ahead of Accrington victory

April 21,2019 by PA

Mick Harford admitted his table-topping Luton side felt under pressure before their trip to Accrington – but a 3-0 win helped to ease their nerves.Luton’s 28-game unbeaten league run came to an end last week and every team around them won on Good Friday, piling further pressure on Saturday’s game.Harford said it was always going to be a tricky game at the Wham Stadium but they ...

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Allegri hails a record-breaking eighth successive Serie A title for Juventus

April 21,2019 by PA

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri hailed the unrelenting effort of his side after a 2-1 win over Fiorentina delivered an eighth successive Serie A title.Celebrations had been put on hold following the unexpected loss at SPAL, which was followed by the disappointment of a midweek Champions League exit against Ajax.After falling behind to Nikola Milenkovic’s sixth-minute strike and then ...

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Inter 1 Roma 1: Perisic answers El Shaarawy stunner

April 21,2019 by l 21,2019 |

Inter came from a goal down to secure a handy point at home to fellow top-four hopefuls Roma. Ivan Perisic cancelled out Stephan El Shaarawys stunner as Inter protected their six-point lead over Roma in a 1-1 draw at San Siro on Saturday. Victory for either side would have given a new complexion to the scramble for top-four places but the Nerazzurri did neighbours AC Milan a favour by eking...

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Barcelona 2 Real Sociedad 1: Lenglet and Alba bring title closer

April 21,2019 by l 21,2019 |

Barcelona turned in another workmanlike performance as goals from Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba were enough to see off Real Sociedad. Clement Lenglets first LaLiga goal for Barcelona helped them take another step towards back-to-back titles with a 2-1 win at home to Real Sociedad. The former Sevilla centre-back broke through on the stroke of half-time as Barca re-established a nine-point a...

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Newcastle should be a top-half club – Rafael Benitez

April 21,2019 by PA

Rafael Benitez has told Newcastle they should be competing for seventh place in the Premier League rather than fighting for survival every season.The Magpies all but mathematically clinched a third successive top-flight campaign with a 3-1 home victory over Southampton. which left them 10 points clear of Cardiff in the final relegation place.Should the Bluebirds fail to beat title-chasing Liverp...

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Juventus 2 Fiorentina 1: Bianconeri bounce back to seal Scudetto

April 21,2019 by Goal.com

Juventus put the seal on their eighth Scudetto in a row by coming from behind to beat Fiorentina in Turin. Juventus swapped Champions League heartbreak for Serie A joy as they sealed the title with a 2-1 win over Fiorentina at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday. Bundled out of Europe by Ajax in midweek, Massimiliano Allegris men completed a domestic formality thanks to Alex Sandros first-half...

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Valverde: Still work to do in title race

April 21,2019 by PA

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde warned his side still have work to do to defend their LaLiga title despite boasting a nine-point lead with five games to go.Barca ground out a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday night, turning to the unlikely scoring duo of Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba to see off their battling visitors.The three points move treble-chasing Barca another signific...

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Rangers boss Gerrard delighted with buoyant Defoe

April 20,2019 by PA

Steven Gerrard says Rangers’ number nine slot is Jermain Defoe’s to lose after watching the veteran hitman send his side on their way to victory over Hearts.The 36-year-old fired the Light Blues ahead at Tynecastle, with Ryan Jack and Nikola Katic also finding the net.Rangers’ 3-1 win means Celtic can no longer wrap up the Ladbrokes Premiership title at Hibernian on Sunday but ...

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City face anxious wait for De Bruyne news

April 20,2019 by PA

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is waiting to find out the severity of Kevin De Bruyne’s injury suffered in the 1-0 win over Tottenham.The Belgium midfielder, only recently back from a knee problem, limped off in the first half at the Etihad Stadium as City returned to the top of the Premier League and gained revenge on Spurs following their Champions League exit in midweek.Phil Fode...

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Manchester City 1 Tottenham 0: Foden nets first league goal as Spurs fail to dent champions title defence

April 20,2019 by Goal.com

Manchester City edged closer to the Premier League title as they avenged their European exit to Tottenham by beating them 1-0 on Saturday. Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal as Manchester City beat Tottenham 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium to bounce back from Champions League heartbreak and move a step closer to retaining their domestic crown. Spurs ended Citys European adventure on We...

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Williams and Simpson pushing for MK Dons recalls

April 20,2019 by PA

George Williams and Robbie Simpson could be pushing for recalls when MK Dons look to take a step closer to promotion when they host Port Vale.The pair returned to the squad following injury for Friday’s win at Notts County, defender Williams coming off the bench and striker Simpson an unused substitute.Boss Paul Tisdale must also decide whether to restore Chuks Aneke to the starting line-u...

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7M Daily Laugh - Revenge of the Pep? No VAR tonight!

April 20,2019 by 7M Sport

Whats the Lionel Messi effect? Lets start our 7M Daily Laugh today.     Revenge of the Pep? No VAR tonight!     Lionel Messi Effect     Brilliant     If you know what I mean...     Every football fan will understand     2 Champions League Semi-Finalists in one photo...     Happy Birthday Rivaldo   ...

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Real Madrid have €500m to spend this summer: Man Utd and Liverpool stars to join Hazard?

April 20,2019 by Dailystar.co.uk

Real Madrid have €500m to spend this summer: Man Utd and Liverpool stars to join Hazard? (Pic: GETTY) REAL MADRID have €500m to spend this summer, according to former boss Fabio Capello, and Eden Hazard could be joined by a host of Galacticos in the upcoming transfer window. Real Madrid are expected to undergo a major squad revamp this summer after a shoddy season in all competit...

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