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Jorge Sampaoli set to replace Unai Emery at Sevilla

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Former Chile national team coach Jorge Sampaoli is poised to replace Unai Emery as the head coach of Sevilla, the Spanish club has announced.

Emery joined Sevilla in 2013 and has since led the club to a record three consecutive Europa League titles, most recently beating Liverpool 3-1 in Basel last month.

PSG set to appoint Sevilla’s head coach Unai Emery

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Paris Saint Germain are poised to announce the appointment of Unai Emery as their new head coach, according to Spainish sports daily Marca.

The Ligue 1 champions will reportedly pay Emery’s €2 million release clause, who will replace the departing French coach Laurent Blanc.

PSG won their second successive domestic treble by winning Ligue 1, the French Cup and the League Cup but the club’s mega-rich Qatari owners are keen to see the club make progress in the Champions League.

Man Utd submit irresistible offer for world class La Liga target, he wants to leave

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Sevilla director of football, Monchi, has been linked with a move away from the Spanish club.

According to reports in the Spanish media, Monchi has decided to leave Sevilla this summer and has an irresistible offer from Premier League giants Manchester United.

Monchi is widely regarded as the best director of football in Europe right now and has been instrumental in Sevilla’s success over the years.

Barcelona edge out Sevilla in bad-tempered Cup final

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the back foot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Barcelona edge out Sevilla in bad-tempered Cup final

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the back foot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Sevilla 2016-17 Home Kit by New Balance Released

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The new Sevilla 2016-17 home kit was launched on 16th May 2016. It has been manufactured by New Balance, an American based company who also design kits for Liverpool FC, Celtic FC, FC Porto, Stoke City and national football teams, Costa Rica and Panama.

The 16-17 Sevilla home kit has been launched as part of the ‘Miedo a Nada’ (Fear Nothing) campaign for the 2016-17 season, which gives insight into the Club’s fearless approach to the new season, their desire to reach the pinnacle of La Liga and to compete in Europe.

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Unai Emery To Leave Sevilla – Next Stop Paris?

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Sevilla have announced that manager Unai Emery will leave the club next week, amidst speculation that Europa League winner is heading to France to take over for Paris Saint-Germain.

Emery must now buy out his contract at a cost of €2m, although PSG are expected to front the bill, as former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli will reportedly hold talks about succeeding the Basque on Monday.

Season comes full circle as Barca, Sevilla seek doubles

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Madrid (AFP) Newly-crowned Spanish champions Barcelona face Sevilla, fresh from winning their third consecutive Europa League, as both seek more glory in the Spanish Cup final on Sunday.

Another successful campaign for both sides will end as it began after Barca edged Sevilla 5-4 after extra-time in a thrilling season-opening European Super Cup final.

Season comes full circle as Barca, Sevilla seek doubles

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Madrid (AFP) Newly-crowned Spanish champions Barcelona face Sevilla, fresh from winning their third consecutive Europa League, as both seek more glory in the Spanish Cup final on Sunday.

Another successful campaign for both sides will end as it began after Barca edged Sevilla 5-4 after extra-time in a thrilling season-opening European Super Cup final.

Visualized: Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla

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Previous Match Infographics: West Brom (a), Chelsea (h), Watford (h), Villarreal (h), Swansea (a), Villarreal (a),Newcastle (h), Everton (h), Bournemouth (a), Dortmund (h), Stoke (h), Dortmund (a), Tottenham (h), Southampton (a), Manchester United (a), Manchester United (h), Crystal Palace (a), Manchester City (h), Manchester City [League Cup] (n), Augsburg (h), Augsburg (a), Aston Villa (a), Sunderland (h), Leicester (a), Stoke [League Cup] (h), Norwich (a), Manchester Utd (h), Arsenal (h), Stoke [League Cup] (a), West Ham (a), Sunderland (a), Leicester (h), Watford (a), West Brom (h), Sion (a), Newcastle (a), Swansea (h), Bordeaux (h), City (a), Crystal Palace (h), Rubin Kazan (a), Chelsea (a), Southampton (h), Rubin Kazan (h), Tottenham (a), Everton (a), FC Sion (h), Aston Villa (h), Norwich (h), Bordeaux (a), Manchester United (a), West Ham (h), Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (h), Stoke (a)

As always for Europa League matches, all data from WhoScored.

Sevilla steamroller highlights Spain’s weight in Europe

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla's rout of Liverpool in the Europa League final is a new sign of which country rules the continent's football and a powerful warning to Barcelona ahead of their kings of Spain clash.

Coke's double in the 3-1 win in Basel highlighted the value of the Spanish system of turning home talent into title winners.

Sevilla steamroller highlights Spain’s weight in Europe

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla's rout of Liverpool in the Europa League final is a new sign of which country rules the continent's football and a powerful warning to Barcelona ahead of their kings of Spain clash.

Coke's double in the 3-1 win in Basel highlighted the value of the Spanish system of turning home talent into title winners.

Liverpool: Philippe Countinho Somehow Manages Not To Slap Dozy Selfie-Seeking Fan After Europa League Final Defeat (Video)

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Our hat truly goes off to Philippe Coutinho who, despite being obviously distraught having just lost a European cup final, somehow managed not to do a selfie-seeking fan an extreme physical discourtesy in the aftermath of the match.

The oblivious supporter charged over and attempted to take a photo with the Liverpool man, who just about managed to feign interest long enough for the grinning imbecile to take his silly picture.

Liverpool vs Sevilla: Riot police called in after fights broke out between rival fans

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Liverpool fans had to endure a tough night on Wednesday on their trip to Basel. Not only were they left heartbroken with a Europa League final defeat to Sevilla, but got themselves involved in a skirmish with the rival fans ahead of the match at St Jakob-Park stadium.

Sevilla had managed to sell only 7,000 of their 9,000 allocated tickets while Liverpool fans appeared to have occupied to be almost three-quarters of the 35,000-capacity ground.

Reds fall to better technique, says Sevilla defender

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Superior technique honed by playing in the "best league in the world" was key to Sevilla's record-setting Europa League triumph over Liverpool on Wednesday, said the club's French central defender Timothee Kolodziejczak.

Five-time European champions Liverpool travelled to St Jakob-Park in Basel confident of a first Europa League trophy since 2001.

Reds fall to better technique, says Sevilla defender

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Superior technique honed by playing in the "best league in the world" was key to Sevilla's record-setting Europa League triumph over Liverpool on Wednesday, said the club's French central defender Timothee Kolodziejczak.

Five-time European champions Liverpool travelled to St Jakob-Park in Basel confident of a first Europa League trophy since 2001.

Liverpool v Sevilla: Match Report, Stats, Goals & Video Highlights

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Sevilla won their third consecutive Europa League title after coming from behind to beat Liverpool 3-1 in Basel, with two goals from captain Coke ruining Liverpool’s dreams of a Champions League berth next season.

Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla: Match report

It was Liverpool’s second cup final this season, after their League Cup final appearance against Manchester City, and considering their first half showing, they looked to be on course for their first piece of silverware after Daniel Sturridge gave them the lead midway through the first half with a brilliant strike with the outside of the boot, a goal that was richly deserved for Jurgen Klopp’s men after a dominant opening 45 minutes in which three penalty decisions went against them and Dejan Lovren’s header was disallowed for offside.

Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla: Europa League Final Match Report

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Sevilla won their third consecutive Europa League title after coming from behind to beat Liverpool 3-1 in Basel.

Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead midway through the first half with a brilliant strike with the outside of the boot, a goal that was richly deserved for Jurgen Klopp’s men after a dominant opening 45, but Kevin Gameiro tapped in just 17 seconds after the restart following a rampaging run from full-back Mariano to start their comeback.

Fan violence breaks out at Europa League final

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Fighting between rival sets of Liverpool and Sevilla supporters broke out minutes before the start of the Europa League final on Wednesday.

The incidents, at St Jakob-Park, the home of FC Basel, occurred behind the Liverpool goal as the teams warmed up before the 1845 GMT final.

Fan violence breaks out at Europa League final

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Fighting between rival sets of Liverpool and Sevilla supporters broke out minutes before the start of the Europa League final on Wednesday.

The incidents, at St Jakob-Park, the home of FC Basel, occurred behind the Liverpool goal as the teams warmed up before the 1845 GMT final.

Europa League Final Preview: Liverpool, Sevilla meet in Basel

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The UEFA Europa League may not have the appeal of the Champions League but Wednesday's final in Basel could see history in the making.

Four-time champions Sevilla will take on three-time winners Liverpool fromSt. Jakob-Park in Switzerland.

While both finished in the top 10 of their respective leagues this season, both Liverpool and Sevilla are seeking out hardware to cap off the 2015-16 campaign.

Major Link Soccer: Europa League Final

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Liverpool and Sevilla invade Basel for the night, U.S. Open Cup second round kicks off in Kitsap, and Goals of the Week.

Europa League Final

Basel, Switzerland was relatively quiet on Tuesday night, but tonight it will be electric as Liverpool and Sevilla battle for the Europa League trophy.

2016 Europa League Final: Liverpool v Sevilla Predicted Starting Lineups

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Its Liverpool vs Sevilla in the 2016 Europa League final in Switzerland today, with the two sides ready for the biggest game of their respective seasons. Check out our predicted starting lineups, with the match set for a 19:45 (GMT) kickoff at St. Jakob-Park in Basel.

Liverpool Predicted Starting Lineup: Mignolet, Alberto Moreno, Toure, Lovren, Clyne, Milner, Can, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge

Sevilla Starting Predicted Lineup: Soria, Mariano, Rami, Carrico, Tremoulinas, Krychowiak, N’Zonzi, Coke, Banega, Vitolo, Gameiro

The match will be the seventh since the competition’s rebranding from the UEFA Cup, with Sevilla the tournament’s most successful side with two titles.

Liverpool vs Sevilla – 2016 Europa League Final Preview

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Welcome to Soccerlens’ coverage of the Europa League final 2016 between Liverpool and Sevilla. Here you’ll find all the relevant information for the final, which takes place on May 18th at St. Jakob-Park in Basel, Switzerland.

Europa League history, final highlights, team news, betting odds, lineups, records and statistics are all found here, with the 2016 Europa League final sure to be just as exciting as the previous six editions of the newly branded tournament.

2016 Europa League Final: Live Score, Goalscorers & Result

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Welcome to Soccerlens’ live coverage of the Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla, featuring the very best from Twitter and the web during the match, goal highlights and much more. Kickoff is at 19:45 in a packed St Jakob-Park in Basel, with this the first of two showpiece European club football finals this month.

HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool’s Route to the 2016 Europa League Final

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Liverpool will take on Spanish side Sevilla on May 18th in the 2016 Europa League final in Basel. Having struggled under the management of Brendan Rodgers at the start of the season, Jurgen Klopp has steadied the ship and is preparing to lead his side out in what will be their second cup final this season.

Liverpool v Sevilla, 2016 Europa League Final: Team News, Betting Odds & Predictions

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Its Liverpool vs Sevilla in the 2016 Europa League final with the match set for May 18th in Switzerland. Cup final fever is starting to sink in with thousands of fans already descending on St Jakob Park in Basel, with many busy sharing their preferred lineups for both sides. Team selection for the 2016 Europa League final will be the hardest of jobs for the respective managers and those set to miss out sure to be devastated.

Europa League Finals History: Highlights and Videos

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Liverpool will take on Spanish side Sevilla on May 18th in the 2016 Europa League final in Switzerland, with this the seventh final since the competition’s rebranding from the UEFA Cup.

Both sides have now flown to Basel for last minute preparations, with the match to take place at FC Basel’s home stadium, St.

Liverpool v Sevilla 05.18.16

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2:45pm ET, live in the US on Fox Sports 1

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 1-1 West Brom (a); 1-1 Chelsea (h); 2-0 Watford (h)
Sevilla: 1-3 Athletic Bilbao (a); 1-4 Granada (h); 3-1 Shakhtar (h)

Previous EL rounds:
Liverpool: 3-0 Villarreal (h), 0-1 Villarreal (a); 4-3 Dortmund (h), 1-1 Dortmund (a); 1-1 United (a), 2-0 United (h); 1-0 Augsburg (h), 0-0 Augsburg (a); 0-0 Sion (a); 2-1 Bordeaux (h); 1-0 Kazan (a); 1-1 Kazan (h); 1-1 Sion (h); 1-1 Bordeaux (a)
Sevilla: 3-1 Shakhtar (h), 2-2 Shakhtar (a); 1-2 Athletic Bilbao (h), 2-1 Athletic Bilbao (a); 3-0 Basel (h), 0-0 Basel (a); 0-1 Molde (a), 3-0 Molde (h)

Goalscorers (Europe):
Liverpool: Lallana 3; Coutinho, Milner, Origi, Sturridge 2; Benteke, Can, Firmino, Ibe, Lovren, Sakho 1
Sevilla: Gamiero 8; Llorente 3; Banega, Kolodziejczak, Konoplyanka, Rami, Vitolo 2; Iborra, Mariano, Tremoulinas 1

Referee: Jonas Eriksson (SWE)

Coincidentally, the last time Liverpool saw Jonas Eriksson was the last time Liverpool were in Basel: a 0-1 loss in last year's Champions League group stage.

EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL: Liverpool V Sevilla

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As hundreds of Liverpool fans continue their epic journeys across Europe, several thousands more sit at home just waiting for kick off on Wednesday evening. There's some real final fever in the air for Reds all over the world and while rivals will be quick to highlight the fact that it's "only the Europa League" they will have to do way more than that to throw Kopites off the party train.

FAIL: Liverpool Fans Inadvertently Paint Massive Mamadou Sakho Banner Slogan Onto Their Patio (Photos)

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Asthe rest of the Liverpool lot continue to gear up for the Europa League final on Wednesday evening, one man who won't be featuring for Jurgen Klopp's side any time soon is Mamadou Sakho.

Indeed, the French centre-half is currently suspended having flubbed a drug test in lateApril, shortly after he scored a crucial goal in Liverpool's dramatic comeback victory over Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-finals.

Europa League Final History: Results, Winners, Records, GoalScorers, Venues

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The Europa League is UEFA’s second biggest competition and one of the most important club competitions in the world. Born from the ashes of the old UEFA Cup in 2009-10, the competition is the latest incarnation of the annual European club competition that has existed since 1971. Europa League final history is vast with many dramatic clashes taking place all over Europe in some of the most prestigious stadiums.

Liverpool stand between Sevilla and Europa League treble

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Liverpool midfielder Emre Can believes the Reds' legendary battling qualities can help end their 11-year wait for a continental trophy against treble-chasing Sevilla in Wednesday's Europa League final.

In their first European final since defeat by AC Milan in the 2007 Champions League, Liverpool are bidding to scupper the Spanish side's bid for an unprecedented third straight Europa League title at Basel's St.

Liverpool stand between Sevilla and Europa League treble

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Liverpool midfielder Emre Can believes the Reds' legendary battling qualities can help end their 11-year wait for a continental trophy against treble-chasing Sevilla in Wednesday's Europa League final.

In their first European final since defeat by AC Milan in the 2007 Champions League, Liverpool are bidding to scupper the Spanish side's bid for an unprecedented third straight Europa League title at Basel's St.

Europa League Final Tickets: Liverpool fans outrage at prices and UEFA's empty seats

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Liverpool fans worldwide have been frustrated by UEFA’s decision to leave 400 seats at the upcoming Europa League final empty, while some Europa League final tickets have been put up for sale for as much as £3000 as demand for the showpiece event soars.

Tickets exchange websites have put certain Europa League final tickets up for sale at £3000 and above, with many Liverpool fans left disgusted by the inflated prices, and the fact that 400 of tickets reportedly earmarked for the club are to be used as a makeshift barrier between the fans.

2016 Europa League Final: Date, Kickoff Time, Tickets, Channels, Live Streaming

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Welcome to the 2016 Europa League Final info page. The most useful information about the Europa League final can be found here, from kick-off times, live streaming options, TV coverage, links to historic Europa League final stats and lots more.

As well as European silverware for the winners, a spot in the 2016/17 Champions League is up for grabs as well as entry into next season’s UEFA Super Cup, with Liverpool and Sevilla both gearing up for the most important match of their respective seasons.

Friday Kickoff: Europa League, Gundogan, Copa Libertadores and more

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Ahead of important matches to determine relegation and promotion spots, the UEFA Europa League final was set on Thursday.

Liverpool will be one of the UEL finalists afterbeating Villarreal, 3-0 (3-1 on aggregate), at Anfield on Thursday. (REPORT)

Spanish La Liga side Sevilla will face off against the Reds at St.

Sevilla down Shakhtar to reach another Europa final

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla remained on course for a third consecutive Europa League title as Kevin Gameiro struck twice to down Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and progress to a final meeting with Liverpool 5-3 on aggregate on Thursday.

The Andalusians have won the competition four times in the last 10 years and can secure their place in next season's Champions League with victory over Jurgen Klopp's men in Basel on May 18.

Sevilla down Shakhtar to reach another Europa final

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla remained on course for a third consecutive Europa League title as Kevin Gameiro struck twice to down Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and progress to a final meeting with Liverpool 5-3 on aggregate on Thursday.

The Andalusians have won the competition four times in the last 10 years and can secure their place in next season's Champions League with victory over Jurgen Klopp's men in Basel on May 18.

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Heartbreak In Basel

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Emotions haven't quite fully settled yet, I don't think I've fully got rid of all the anger but I am starting to move past it. A summer of top class purchases underneath Jurgen Klopp is enough to get me excited. Last night however cannot be forgotten, the Reds must learn from it and never let it happen again.