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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, The man to take us back to the top

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Whenever Jose Mourinho's name was linked with Manchester United, the name Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn't been too far behind. Since working together at Inter Milan back in 2009 the pair have struck up a close relationship with one and other, with of course one-stand out passion that lies close to each other hearts, their personal hatred towards Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola.

Navas achilles injury raises Copa fears

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas has been hit by a recurrence of an achilles injury, the club said, raising fears he could miss the Copa America Centenario.

Real said Navas, 29, was suffering from the problem in his left foot, without indicating how long he would take to recover.

Navas achilles injury raises Copa fears

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas has been hit by a recurrence of an achilles injury, the club said, raising fears he could miss the Copa America Centenario.

Real said Navas, 29, was suffering from the problem in his left foot, without indicating how long he would take to recover.

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Guardiola news hurt Man City: Pellegrini

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London (AFP) The announcement of Pep Guardiola's appointment by Manchester City had a negative impact on the team's performances, outgoing manager Manuel Pellegrini said in an interview published on Monday.

City were second in the Premier League when Pellegrini revealed on February 1 that Bayern Munich coach Guardiola would be succeeding him, but finished fourth after winning only six of their last 15 games.

Guardiola news hurt Man City: Pellegrini

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London (AFP) The announcement of Pep Guardiola's appointment by Manchester City had a negative impact on the team's performances, outgoing manager Manuel Pellegrini said in an interview published on Monday.

City were second in the Premier League when Pellegrini revealed on February 1 that Bayern Munich coach Guardiola would be succeeding him, but finished fourth after winning only six of their last 15 games.

Hazard says he’s back to 100% for Euros

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Lausanne (AFP) Belgium star Eden Hazard insisted on Friday he is back on top form after a frustrating season for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Hazard will captain Belgium at Euro 2016, which starts in two weeks, as Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany misses the tournament due to a groin injury.

Hazard says he’s back to 100% for Euros

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Lausanne (AFP) Belgium star Eden Hazard insisted on Friday he is back on top form after a frustrating season for Chelsea in the Premier League.

Hazard will captain Belgium at Euro 2016, which starts in two weeks, as Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany misses the tournament due to a groin injury.

Delph set to miss Euros after groin injury

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London (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson revealed Thursday that Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph is set to miss Euro 2016 after suffering a groin injury.

Delph did not travel with the squad to Sunderland as England prepare for Friday's friendly with Australia at the Stadium of Light.

Delph set to miss Euros after groin injury

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London (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson revealed Thursday that Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph is set to miss Euro 2016 after suffering a groin injury.

Delph did not travel with the squad to Sunderland as England prepare for Friday's friendly with Australia at the Stadium of Light.

Delph set to miss Euros after groin injury

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London (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson revealed Thursday that Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph is set to miss Euro 2016 after suffering a groin injury.

Delph did not travel with the squad to Sunderland as England prepare for Friday's friendly with Australia at the Stadium of Light.

Delph set to miss Euros after groin injury

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London (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson revealed Thursday that Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph is set to miss Euro 2016 after suffering a groin injury.

Delph did not travel with the squad to Sunderland as England prepare for Friday's friendly with Australia at the Stadium of Light.

Euro Super League still on agenda says sports exec

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London (AFP) A breakaway European Super League is still being discussed in football's corridors of power, according to the sports executive involved when talks took place earlier this year.

Charlie Stillitano of the International Champions Cup (ICC) held discussions with Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool amid reports Europe's leading clubs wanted a potential competition in which they would be guaranteed to feature regardless of on-pitch results.

Euro Super League still on agenda says sports exec

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London (AFP) A breakaway European Super League is still being discussed in football's corridors of power, according to the sports executive involved when talks took place earlier this year.

Charlie Stillitano of the International Champions Cup (ICC) held discussions with Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool amid reports Europe's leading clubs wanted a potential competition in which they would be guaranteed to feature regardless of on-pitch results.

Cantona sideswipe as Mourinho closes in on Manchester United

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho is expected to be named as Manchester United's new manager despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better choice.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in London on Tuesday after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign at Old Trafford ended with his sacking a day earlier.

Cantona sideswipe as Mourinho closes in on Manchester United

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho is expected to be named as Manchester United's new manager despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better choice.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in London on Tuesday after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign at Old Trafford ended with his sacking a day earlier.

Cantona sideswipe as Jose Mourinho closes in on Man Utd job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho was closing in on becoming Manchester United's new manager on Tuesday despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better pick.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, British media reported, less than 24 hours after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a sour end.

Cantona sideswipe as Jose Mourinho closes in on Man Utd job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho was closing in on becoming Manchester United's new manager on Tuesday despite club great Eric Cantona saying incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola would have been a better pick.

Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes was in talks with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, British media reported, less than 24 hours after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a sour end.

‘Iron Tulip’ Van Gaal wilts in Man Utd spotlight

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London (AFP) The realisation that Louis van Gaal was not the manager Manchester United had hoped for seemed to dawn on him at roughly the same time as it did the club's supporters.

Defending his record after a 2-1 home defeat by Norwich City back in December that exposed him to the full venom of Old Trafford, he said: "I am or maybe I have to say now, was a very successful manager.

‘Iron Tulip’ Van Gaal wilts in Man Utd spotlight

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London (AFP) The realisation that Louis van Gaal was not the manager Manchester United had hoped for seemed to dawn on him at roughly the same time as it did the club's supporters.

Defending his record after a 2-1 home defeat by Norwich City back in December that exposed him to the full venom of Old Trafford, he said: "I am or maybe I have to say now, was a very successful manager.

Bayern Munich win German Cup

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich won the German Cup in a penalty shoot-out against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to complete the domestic double and give coach Pep Guardiola a winning farewell.

The final had ended 0-0 after extra-time but Bayern edged Dortmund 4-3 in the penalties.

Guardiola, who will take over at Manchester City next season, was in tears at the end of the game.

Bayern Munich win German Cup

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich won the German Cup in a penalty shoot-out against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to complete the domestic double and give coach Pep Guardiola a winning farewell.

The final had ended 0-0 after extra-time but Bayern edged Dortmund 4-3 in the penalties.

Guardiola, who will take over at Manchester City next season, was in tears at the end of the game.

Man City’s Demichelis fined over betting charge

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London (AFP) Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has been fined £22,058 ($32,088, 28,473 euros) and warned about his future conduct after accepting a Football Association charge in relation to betting on matches.

Argentina international Demichelis placed 29 bets on football matches between January 22 and February 15 earlier this year.

Man City’s Demichelis fined over betting charge

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London (AFP) Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has been fined £22,058 ($32,088, 28,473 euros) and warned about his future conduct after accepting a Football Association charge in relation to betting on matches.

Argentina international Demichelis placed 29 bets on football matches between January 22 and February 15 earlier this year.

Van Gaal booed as Man Utd sign off in fifth

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Louis van Gaal was booed by his club's own fans after Manchester United ended their Premier League campaign by beating Bournemouth 3-1 in Tuesday's re-arranged Old Trafford fixture.

In a game carried over from Sunday following a postponement caused by the discovery of a fake bomb accidentally left behind during a terror training exercise, United needed a 19-goal victory in order to steal past Manchester City into the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Van Gaal booed as Man Utd sign off in fifth

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Louis van Gaal was booed by his club's own fans after Manchester United ended their Premier League campaign by beating Bournemouth 3-1 in Tuesday's re-arranged Old Trafford fixture.

In a game carried over from Sunday following a postponement caused by the discovery of a fake bomb accidentally left behind during a terror training exercise, United needed a 19-goal victory in order to steal past Manchester City into the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Rashford on mark as Manchester United sign off in fifth

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Teenage striker Marcus Rashford celebrated his England call-up with a goal as Manchester United ended their Premier League campaign by beating Bournemouth 3-1 in Tuesday's re-arranged Old Trafford fixture.

In a game carried over from Sunday following a postponement caused by the discovery of a fake bomb accidentally left behind during a terror training exercise, United needed a 19-goal victory in order to steal past Manchester City into the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Rashford on mark as Manchester United sign off in fifth

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Teenage striker Marcus Rashford celebrated his England call-up with a goal as Manchester United ended their Premier League campaign by beating Bournemouth 3-1 in Tuesday's re-arranged Old Trafford fixture.

In a game carried over from Sunday following a postponement caused by the discovery of a fake bomb accidentally left behind during a terror training exercise, United needed a 19-goal victory in order to steal past Manchester City into the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Arsenal

Compatriot says goal machine is ready to join Man Utd, will progress under Mourinho

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Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been linked with a move away from Westfalenstadion this summer and a former Gabon international has now confirmed that the player is ready to join Manchester United or Manchester City.

Former Gabon international Daniel Cousin confirmed that the player is interested in a move and will join a Premier League if the opportunity comes.

Arteta turns down Arsenal to join Man City

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The Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta was given a one-year extension by Arsene Wenger last summer, but only managed to make two starts in the whole campaign due to ongoing injury problems. He still made good use of the year by studying for his coaching exams and working with the youth sides to gain extra experience [.

Man City boss eyes Arsenal raid? That just cant happen…

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is claimed to have set his sights on signing Alexis Sanchez this summer. The Spanish boss is set to take over from Manuel Pellegrini this summer, with only the DFP Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund left to play out with his current side Bayern Munich. Guardiolawas announced as taking over [.

Premier League: What the clubs spent in 2015/16

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Not a single Premier League club apart from Tottenham Hotspur have made a profit from their transfer dealings over the last two transfer windows.

According to reports from the Guardian, Spurs, who finished third in the league and secured an automatic Champions League qualification, have managed a (net) profit of £6.

Could Arsenal or Chelsea win the Premier League next season?

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An incredible season in the Premier League ended yesterday and it will go down in history as one of the most remarkable campaigns ever. It was truly the year of the underdog as Leicester City were crowned champions of England.

While the big guns Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United failed to impress, the likes of Leicester, Tottenham and West Ham scaled new heights under the tutelage of Ranieri, Pochettino and Bilic.

England

England manager Hodgson says Vardy may have to wing it

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson defended his decision to deploy Jamie Vardy in a wide role after the Leicester City striker struck the winner in a 2-1 success against Turkey.

Vardy scored 24 goals from a central role to fire Leicester to Premier League glory this season, only to find himself lining up on the left flank in a 4-3-3 formation in Sunday's Euro 2016 warm-up match at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium.

England manager Hodgson says Vardy may have to wing it

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) England manager Roy Hodgson defended his decision to deploy Jamie Vardy in a wide role after the Leicester City striker struck the winner in a 2-1 success against Turkey.

Vardy scored 24 goals from a central role to fire Leicester to Premier League glory this season, only to find himself lining up on the left flank in a 4-3-3 formation in Sunday's Euro 2016 warm-up match at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium.

Videos

Video: Joe Hart, Danny Rose and Jamie Vardy discuss England 2-1 Turkey

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Video: Pep Guardiola breaks down in tears as he leaves Bayern Munich for Man City

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Video: Man City’s Kevin De Bruyne vs five ball boys

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Ball boys vs @DeBruyneKev

The Rest

Marcus Rashford in England’s Euro 2016 squad, Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend miss out

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Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Tom Heaton (Burnley). Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Chris Smalling...

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Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/31/16

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Happy Tuesday everyone. One more day till the Union take on Columbus so let's get to the links.

Philadelphia Union News

Postgame: Jim Curtin's Colorado Rapids post game comments
Here are Jim Curtin's reactions to Saturday's game against the Colorado Rapids.

MLS News

2016 Team of the Week (Wk 13): New York Red Bulls roll over Toronto FC
No Union players made the team this week, unfortunately.

Man Utd Roundup: £45m deal agreed; £250k-a-week offer made to Mourinho's target

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Manchester United sacked their manager Louis Van Gaal on Monday and the club have been busy securing Jose Mourinho as their next manager as well as making moves for their transfer targets.

Daily Mail are reporting that Manchester United have agreed a deal with Jose Mourinho now. His agent Jorge Mendes has finalised an agreement after meeting with the club executive Ed Woodward.