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4hSam Marsden

Mascherano set for China move - Pellegrini

Hebei China Fortune coach Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he expects to sign Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano this month.

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23hMatt McGinn

Stodgy Real Madrid need a spark

Real Madrid continue to look stodgy and generate no flow, but they should find their footing against a poor Deportivo squad.

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23hAdriana Garcia

Tebas condemns Sevilla ultras 'coercion'

Supporters belonging to the Biris Norte group watched Monday's training and then spoke to the Sevilla captains to express concerns.

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1dSid Lowe

It's good to have Diego Costa back

Diego Costa's stunning return to action, full of goals, action and yellow cards, has been sorely missed at Atletico. It has been missed in Spain, too.

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2dSam Marsden

No drama at Barcelona despite defeat

Obituaries are usually written when Barcelona lose but following the end of their unbeaten run, the mood is decidedly more upbeat this time.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Ronaldo rested for Madrid trip to Leganes

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has been rested by coach Zinedine Zidane for Thursday evening's Copa del Rey quarterfinal first leg at Leganes.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Madrid fans vote for Ronaldo to go in poll

Two thirds of Real Madrid fans think it is time for Cristiano Ronaldo to go, according to an online poll conducted by Spanish paper AS.

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2dGlenn Price

Sturridge wanted by Inter, Sevilla - sources

Inter Milan and Sevilla are interested in signing Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge this transfer window, a source has told ESPN FC.

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3dMatt McGinn

Should Madrid reassess global network stance?

Man City CEO Ferran Soriano says his global network of clubs idea would have been called 'crazy' at Real Madrid. But did Madrid miss an opportunity?

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3dPA Sport

Villarreal's Bakambu off to China for €40m

Cedric Bakambu is poised to join Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan after a deal was struck to rescind his contract at Villarreal.

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3dAdriana Garcia

Williams signs Athletic Bilbao extension

Williams' extension will run through June 2025 and include a release clause that will start at €80 million, according to the club.

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