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Champions League Draw 2016/17: Date, Time, Fixtures and Live Coverage

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With the domestic campaigns well underway now, all eyes are on the UEFA Champions League which kicks off next month.

The draw for the group stages are almost upon us and here at Soccerlens, we will bring you live coverage from the draw, which takes place on Thursday in Monaco.

Real Madrid will be looking to defend their European crown after having beaten arch rivals Atletico Madrid to the trophy last season.

European Weekend Preview: Leicester-Arsenal, Juventus-Fiorentina and more

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It's kickoff weekend in Spain and Italy as the Primera Divisionand Serie A play their first matches of the season, respectively. Meanwhile Germany begins their domestic cup while waiting another week for Bundesliga action to start. England and France continue where they left off after exciting opening weekends.

Liverpool to win the league? Five clever bets that could happen in 2016-17

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The emergence of Leicester City in 2015-16 from relegation candidates to momentous Premier League champions shows that on occasion bets with (very) long odds can pay dividends.

While the achievements of Claudio Ranieri’s men last term can be considered a once-in-a-generation feat, there are certainly no certainties in football as new domestic campaigns kick off around the continent.

Football Manager 2017: Launch date, Price, Steam discounts and Beta version info

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Sports Interactive have announced that the latest version of Football Manager will be launched on the 4th of November this year.

Football is back ✅
Football Manager 2017 is coming

Beginners guides for Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Bundesliga

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Do you know how teams are relegated from the Bundesliga and how they determine who gets promoted to Germany's top flight league? Do you know your Copa del Rey from your Supercopa de España? Or how about the differences between the FA Cup, League Cup and EFL Cup?

No matter what your knowledge level is about the Beautiful Game, there should be something for newbies and experts in our new series of Beginners Guides.

Beginners guides for Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Bundesliga

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Do you know how teams are relegated from the Bundesliga and how they determine who gets promoted to Germany's top flight league? Do you know your Copa del Rey from your Supercopa de España? Or how about the differences between the FA Cup, League Cup and EFL Cup?

No matter what your knowledge level is about the Beautiful Game, there should be something for newbies and experts in our new series of Beginners Guides.

Liverpool Roundup: Klopp agrees to pay upto €30m for star; Attacker agrees move, informs friends

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Liverpool have been linked with the highly talented German midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud this summer.

The Borussia Monchengladbach star impressed with his composure and maturity last season and Klopp wants him to partner Emre Can at the heart of Liverpool’s midfield. The Reds have lacked a proper controller at the middle of the park ever since the departure of Xabi Alonso and someone like Dahoud could be ideal for Klopp’s system.

USMNT players in Europe 2016-17

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Brad Guzan has a new Premier League club, Matt Miazga and Julian Green look for playing time, and Christian Pulisic wants a trophy.

Liverpool agree deal with Bundesliga club for South American; Playmaker completes transfer

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Liverpool football club have agreed a deal with the German outfit Hertha Berlin for the loan transfer of Brazilian midfielder Allan Rodrigues.

The Reds have confirmed on their official website that the highly talented South American midfielder has joined the Bundesliga club in search of more first team action.

Highest attendances for 2016 soccer friendlies played in North America, ranked

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Another round of summer friendlies in the US and Canada has come and gone. And they have once again been a smashing success, both in attendances and TV ratings.

This summer was truly an international flavor with teams playing on North American soil from Spain, Germany, Mexico, Scotland, Wales, England, France, Italy as well as clubs from all three tiers of US soccer.

Highest attendances for 2016 soccer friendlies played in North America, ranked

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Another round of summer friendlies in the US and Canada has come and gone. And they have once again been a smashing success, both in attendances and TV ratings.

This summer was truly an international flavor with teams playing on North American soil from Spain, Germany, Mexico, Scotland, Wales, England, France, Italy as well as clubs from all three tiers of US soccer.

Schalke sign Chelsea’s Baba on loan

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Berlin (AFP) Schalke 04 has signed Ghana international left-back Abdul Rahman Baba on loan from Chelsea for the coming season, both clubs confirmed on Tuesday.

Last season, Baba made 23 appearances for Chelsea, 19 of them starts, including his debut in the Champions League, but has been sent on loan by new Chelsea coach Antonio Conte to Schalke, who finished fifth in Germany's top flight last season.

Schalke sign Chelsea’s Baba on loan

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Berlin (AFP) Schalke 04 has signed Ghana international left-back Abdul Rahman Baba on loan from Chelsea for the coming season, both clubs confirmed on Tuesday.

Last season, Baba made 23 appearances for Chelsea, 19 of them starts, including his debut in the Champions League, but has been sent on loan by new Chelsea coach Antonio Conte to Schalke, who finished fifth in Germany's top flight last season.

Chelsea agree deal with Bundesliga club for defender; Star arrived for medical yesterday

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Chelsea defender Baba Rahman is all set for a return to the Bundesliga with Schalke.

The former Augsburg full back has struggled to establish himself in England after a big money move last summer. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is ready to loan the player out this season in order for him to get some regular first team action.

Dortmund faces Man City as transfer rumours swirl

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Shenzhen (China) (AFP) Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel takes a philosophical approach when it comes to dealing with the distraction of off-season transfer speculation that keeps swirling around his club.

"I can't predict the future," shrugged the German, on the eve of his clash Thursday with Manchester City at the Shenzhen Universiade Stadium.

Dortmund faces Man City as transfer rumours swirl

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Shenzhen (China) (AFP) Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel takes a philosophical approach when it comes to dealing with the distraction of off-season transfer speculation that keeps swirling around his club.

"I can't predict the future," shrugged the German, on the eve of his clash Thursday with Manchester City at the Shenzhen Universiade Stadium.

Liverpool agree deal with Bundesliga club for midfielder; Star spotted in training, Klopp loves him

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Liverpool football club have agreed a deal with the German outfit Hertha Berlin for the loan of Brazilian midfielder Allan Rodrigues.

The highly talented Liverpool midfielder has joined the Bundesliga club in search of more first team action now according to Liverpool Echo. The move has been confirmed by Hertha Berlin as well.

PHOTO: Klopp seals surprise transfer from Bundesliga; Star poses with Liverpool shirt

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Liverpool have announced that they have completed a deal to sign the experienced Austrian keeper Alex Manninger on a free transfer, subject to international clearance.

The 39-year-old has signed a one year contract at Anfield and will be the third choice keeper for Klopp behind Mignolet and new signing Loris Karius.

PHOTO: Barcelona agree genius deal for attacker; Medical done, star poses in club shirt

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Croatian winger Alen Halilovic has completed his transfer from Barcelona to Hamburg earlier today.

The highly talented winger completed his medical with the German side today morning and will sign a five year contract with them.

Wir wollen euch nicht länger auf die Folter spannen: @AlenHalilovic ist in HH angekommen&absolviert den Medizincheck pic.

Defender Matthias Ginter would be a quintessential signing for Arsenal

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There is little doubt that Arsenal are in need of an additional center back heading into the future. While Laurent Koscielny is widely considered as one of the top players at his position in the Premier League, the team's depth chart in central defense gets a bit murky after the Frenchman. Per Mertesacker has mostly been deployed as Arsenal's second center back opposite Koscielny since his arrival to north London in 2011; however, the former Germany international will soon be turning 32 and has noticeably lost a step or two during the last season.

Defender Matthias Ginter would be a quintessential signing for Arsenal

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There is little doubt that Arsenal are in need of an additional center back heading into the future. While Laurent Koscielny is widely considered as one of the top players at his position in the Premier League, the team's depth chart in central defense gets a bit murky after the Frenchman. Per Mertesacker has mostly been deployed as Arsenal's second center back opposite Koscielny since his arrival to north London in 2011; however, the former Germany international will soon be turning 32 and has noticeably lost a step or two during the last season.

Champions League

FOX Soccer 2GO launches 7 day free trial of their soccer streaming service

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FOX Sports has launched a new 7-day trial to FOX Soccer 2GO, its soccer streaming service that includes the UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, MLS, Europa League, Scottish Premiership, FA Cup and much more.

FOX only offers the 7-day trial typically twice a year, so now is the time to sign up for the trial before the offer ends on August 31.

FOX Soccer 2GO launches 7 day free trial of their soccer streaming service

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FOX Sports has launched a new 7-day trial to FOX Soccer 2GO, its soccer streaming service that includes the UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, MLS, Europa League, Scottish Premiership, FA Cup and much more.

FOX only offers the 7-day trial typically twice a year, so now is the time to sign up for the trial before the offer ends on August 31.

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich’s Julian Green upbeat despite defeat to Real Madrid

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In one of the most highly billed matches of the fourth annual International Champions Cup, Real Madrid defeatedBayern Munich in the final ten minutes of an exciting affair Wednesday night. Despite several second half substitutions by both sides, the game was engaging and well appreciated by the 80,012 fans who packed MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Bayern Munich’s Julian Green upbeat despite defeat to Real Madrid

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In one of the most highly billed matches of the fourth annual International Champions Cup, Real Madrid defeatedBayern Munich in the final ten minutes of an exciting affair Wednesday night. Despite several second half substitutions by both sides, the game was engaging and well appreciated by the 80,012 fans who packed MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Bayern finish US tour with defeat to Real

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East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) Bayern Munich finished their tour of the USA with a 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid after a stunning Danilo strike sealed the European champions' friendly victory in New Jersey.

In front of 82,012 fans at the MetLife-Stadium, the home of NFL sides the New York Jets and New York Giants, full-back Danilo hit the winning goal from 20 yards out on Wednesday, which beat Bayern's second string goalkeeper Sven Ulreich.

Bayern finish US tour with defeat to Real

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East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) Bayern Munich finished their tour of the USA with a 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid after a stunning Danilo strike sealed the European champions' friendly victory in New Jersey.

In front of 82,012 fans at the MetLife-Stadium, the home of NFL sides the New York Jets and New York Giants, full-back Danilo hit the winning goal from 20 yards out on Wednesday, which beat Bayern's second string goalkeeper Sven Ulreich.

Bayern coach Clement turns down England role

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich's assistant coach Paul Clement on Tuesday revealed he has turned down a possible role in the England set-up under Sam Allardyce to remain with the German champions.

The 44-year-old Englishman is Carlo Ancelotti's assistant at the Bavarian giants and is preparing for the new Bundesliga season, which starts on August 26, with Bayern chasing a fifth straight league title.

Bayern coach Clement turns down England role

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich's assistant coach Paul Clement on Tuesday revealed he has turned down a possible role in the England set-up under Sam Allardyce to remain with the German champions.

The 44-year-old Englishman is Carlo Ancelotti's assistant at the Bavarian giants and is preparing for the new Bundesliga season, which starts on August 26, with Bayern chasing a fifth straight league title.

Where to find Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan in the International Champions Cup, you've come to the right place.

Both Bayern Munich and AC Milan play their first games of the 2016 International Champions Cup. It'll be an opportunity to see players such as Julian Green, Arturo Vidal, Phillip Lahm, Franck Ribery, Riccardo Montolivo, Alessandro Matri, Mbaye Niang and others.

Where to find Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan in the International Champions Cup, you've come to the right place.

Both Bayern Munich and AC Milan play their first games of the 2016 International Champions Cup. It'll be an opportunity to see players such as Julian Green, Arturo Vidal, Phillip Lahm, Franck Ribery, Riccardo Montolivo, Alessandro Matri, Mbaye Niang and others.

Borussia Dortmund re-sign German International from Bayern Munich

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German International Mario Gotze has returned to Borussia Dortmund from rivals Bayern Munich on a four-year deal, both the clubs have announced.

The 24-year-old left the Westfalenstadion arena in 2013 after Bayern triggered his €37 million release clause, to make him one of the first signings of Pep Guardiola at the Bavarian club.

Transfers & Rumours

Reports: Julian Draxler Declares Intention To Leave Wolfsburg As Arsenal Continue To Hover

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If this morning's transfer tittle-tattle is to be believed, Julian Draxler has informed Wolfsburg that he would like to try his hand elsewhere.

Having only signed last July, Draxler still has four years left to run on his contract at Wolfsburg but, as revealed in an interview with Bild, the 22-year-old forward has an agreement in place that would allow him to talk with "top international clubs" should they come a-sniffin'.

‘He’s Currently In Manchester’ – Schalke All But Confirm Leroy Sane Has One Foot Through The Door At Man City

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Schalke 04 have all but confirmed that Leroy Sane is on the very cusp of completing his long-mooted transfer to Man City.

The Bundesliga side revealed that the nippy little forward has not travelled to Austria with the rest of the squad for a pre-season training camp and has instead made his way to Manchester to undergo his City medical.

Transfer News & Rumours

Real Madrid agree deal for attacker; Star excited to join 'fantastic team with great history'

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Real Madrid forward Borja Mayoral has completed his loan move to Wolfsburg.

The highly talented 19 year old striker is looking to continue his development with regular first team football and a move to Wolfsburg would be ideal for him.

Loan deal done!

Borussia Dortmund sign German International Andre Schrrule from Wolfsburg

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Bundesliga clubs Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg have reached an agreement for the transfer of German International Andre Schurlle, both the clubs have announced.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Dortmund and will reportedly cost in the region of €30 million for the Bundesliga runner-ups.

The Rest

DFB Pokal: Bull’s Head Thrown Onto Pitch During Cup Clash Between Dynamo Dresden And RB Leipzig (Gruesome Photo)

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Saturday's acrimonious German Cup matchbetween bitter rivals Dynamo Dresden and Red Bull Leipzig was momentarily interrupted when a lump of livestock was hurledonto the pitch.

The two sides, who share a long and caustic history, met at Dresden's stadium in the first round of the DFB-Pokal, with the home fans once again letting their collective disdain for Red Bull's sell-out corporate bank-rolling be known to all.

Borussia Dortmund: Marco ‘Scourge Of The Roads’ Reus Has Finally Passed His Driving Test

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Fabulousnews, y'all. Marco Reus has finally passed his driving test.

As you may recall, Reus was fined over half-a-million euros a couple of years ago when, after being stopped by police in Dortmund, it emerged that the forward had been merrily pootling around in hisAston Martinwithout a valid driving license for THREE YEARS.

Man Utd: Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Isn’t Keen On The Way Bastian Schweinsteiger Is Being Treated By Jose Mourinho

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Blink twice if you're being held against your will

The way it's being spun by all and sundry, you could be forgiven for thinking that Jose Mourinho's first act as Manchester United manager was to lock Bastian Schweinsteiger in anunlit subterraneandungeon at Old Trafford and force him to exist on thin grueland any condensation he's able to lick from the walls.

Julian Green makes his case with Bayern Munich

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USMNT forward Julian Green is trying to win a first team place with Bayern Munich this season, scoring a hat-trick in a friendly.