El Confidencial

Spain

57 top-flight players drug-tested, say Spain’s anti-dopers

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Madrid (AFP) – Spain’s anti-doping body on Thursday claimed that 57 top-flight footballers have been drug-tested since the start of the season as they hit back at allegations that not one player had undergone a test in the last year.

The El Confidencial newspaper claimed that no first division footballer had been tested since March 2016, the date when the national anti-doping body (AEPSAD) had been suspended by the world anti-doping agency WADA who deemed it non-compliant.

57 top-flight players drug-tested, say Spain’s anti-dopers

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Madrid (AFP) – Spain’s anti-doping body on Thursday claimed that 57 top-flight footballers have been drug-tested since the start of the season as they hit back at allegations that not one player had undergone a test in the last year.

The El Confidencial newspaper claimed that no first division footballer had been tested since March 2016, the date when the national anti-doping body (AEPSAD) had been suspended by the world anti-doping agency WADA who deemed it non-compliant.

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy tried to block Arsenal’s move for Mesut Ozil

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How do you feel about @MesutOzil1088 joining #Arsenal? Leave your messages for Mesut using the #OzilIsAGunner hashtag pic.twitter.com/fBm41X2pyt Arsenal.com (@Arsenal) September 2, 2013 Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy called Real Madrid president Florentino Perez in a bid to stop him selling Mesut Ozil to Arsenal, according to reports in the Spanish media.

Report: Spurs and Real Madrid set Miami meeting to discuss Gareth Bale

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez have arranged a meeting in Miami to discuss Gareth Bale's transfer, according to reports in the Spanish media. El Confidencial claims Levy will meet Perez in Miami during Real's tour of the USA. They say a meeting has been pencilled in for August 6 or [.

Pep Guardiola hired a detective agency to spy on his Barcelona stars

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Former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola used a private detective agency to keep tabs on his squad, according to reports in the Spanish media. Newspaper El Confidencial claims Guardiola hired Método 3 to see what his players were up to away from the club. Among the firm's targets was Gerard Pique, who came under surveillance after [.

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Taxman targets Real and Barca over fraud: report

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Madrid (AFP) Giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are amongst five La Liga clubs from whom the Spanish taxman is looking to recover 52 million euros, online newspaper El Confidencial claimed on Friday.

Alongside Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Valencia, the big two are accused of having avoided tax by paying player's agents directly.

Taxman targets Real and Barca over fraud: report

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Madrid (AFP) Giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are amongst five La Liga clubs from whom the Spanish taxman is looking to recover 52 million euros, online newspaper El Confidencial claimed on Friday.

Alongside Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Valencia, the big two are accused of having avoided tax by paying player's agents directly.

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Mourinho meets Woodward to discuss transfer plans; these 10 stars are unwanted

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Manchester United are plotting a complete squad overhaul this summer and it seems that there will be quite a few casualties at Old Trafford.

Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has been linked with a move away from Manchester United.

According to recent reports, Jose Mourinho is not a fan of the former Athletic Bilbao playmaker and has informed Ed Woodward of his plans.

Iker Casillas Wants To Join Arsenal

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According to Spain's El Confidencial, Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas wants the European Champions to tear up his contract so he can join Arsenal on a free transfer.

The Real Madrid legend lost his No 1 spot to Diego Lopez two seasons ago and now only starts for Real in the Champions League.

Where Is Xabi Alonso Heading?

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According to reports out of Spain, Real Madrid midfielder has decided not to sign a new deal and will instead move abroad when his contract expires at the end of the season.

"In the club we have no information they are talking and there is no news," Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti said on the AS website.

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Pep Guardiola Hired Private Dick To Spy On Gerard Pique After He Began Dating Shakira

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"I gots my eye on you buddy boy"

Word is going around in the Spanish tabloids that during his time as coach of Barcelona, Pep Guardiola may have hired a private detective agency to spy on known hell-raiser Gerard Pique when the Spanish centre-half first began dating his now-wife Shakira back in the spring of 2010.

Pep Guardiola reportedly had a detective follow Gerard Pique when he started dating Shakira

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According to Spanish digital newspaper El Confidencial, former Barcelona manager and next Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola used a detective agency to keep tabs on defender Gerard Pique when he started dating Shakira. And Pique supposedly wasn't the only player subjected to a bit of snooping to help Barca ensure the perfect harmony necessary to foster the unprecedented levels of success they achieved under Guardiola.