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Defender reveals Manchester United made contact to sign him

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Sporting LisbondefenderMauricio says Manchester United had contacted with his agentCarlos Gonçalves in the summer, but insists he is happy at Sporting and not looking for moving elsewhere at the moment.

Sporting Lisbon ‘pressured’ into selling Marcos Rojo to Man Utd

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Sporting Lisbon were put under pressure to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United by the player's third-party owners, the Portuguese side'...

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Blow for Arsenal & Manchester United, €45m target set to sign new contract

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For Sporting Lisbon, holding on to William Carvalho in the summer after losing Marcos Rojo to Manchester United would come as a victory. However, the Portuguese club don't seem to rest on their laurels as reports from media outlet A Bola have run a story this morning that the club now wants the 21 year old to sign a long term contract.

Blow for Arsenal & Manchester United, €45m target set to sign new contract

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For Sporting Lisbon, holding on to William Carvalho in the summer after losing Marcos Rojo to Manchester United would come as a victory. However, the Portuguese club don't seem to rest on their laurels as reports from media outlet A Bola have run a story this morning that the club now wants the 21 year old to sign a long term contract.

Manchester United Still Waiting For Marcos Rojo To Secure A Work Permit

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A little more than a week ago, Manchester United confirmed the £16 milliontransfer of Sporting Lisbon defender, Marcos Rojo.

Shortly after the Argentina international was announced as a member of the twenty-time champions of England, United manager Louis van Gaal revealed that the 24-year-old would not be included in hissquad against Sunderland because the player was unable to finalizehis work permit.

Manchester United Midfielder Heading For Old trafford Exit

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Manchester United Midfielder Heading For Old trafford Exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When Nani and Anderson were brought to Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson from Portugal in 2007, they were compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Scholes respectively. Two years later, when Ronaldo left and Scholes neared retirement, they were seen as the heirs to the thrones vacated by these Old Trafford legends.

Marcos Rojo joins Manchester United for £16million

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It's confirmed! Manchester United have signed Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo for a fee of £16million. Finally, there's some good news for United fans and more importantly, for new manager Louis van Gaal who finally gets his man after a protracted transfer saga. The left-footed Argentine defender will wear the No 5 shirt.

Marcos Rojo Will Be a Perfect Additiion to Manchester United’s Defense

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Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon have agreed to the purchase of Marcos Rojo on a fee believed to be £16 million, in addition to a season-long loan deal for Nani.

Rojo first signed for Spartak Moscow on a five-year deal back in 2011, but lasted only one season in Russia before moving to Portugal to play for Sporting Lisbon.

PICTURE: Nani’s hero’s welcome at Sporting

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After joining his former club, Sporting Lisbon, on a year long loan, Nani was given a warm welcome in Portugal.

PHOTO: Manchester United player wearing new club’s shirt

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Manchester United winger Luis Nani has re-joined his former club Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan.

The Portuguese international completed his switch to Old Trafford from Sporting in 2007.

Manchester United Confirms £16m Signing of Marcos Rojo, While Nani Joins Sporting On Loan

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Manchester United has confirmed that Sporting and Argentina left back Marcos Rojo has signed for the club, for a fee believed to be in the region of £16million. Luis Nani has been sent the other way on a season long loan.

Rojo will be unveiled as United footballer after he passes a medical and agrees personal terms.

United agree deal for defender

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Marcos Rojo is set to complete his €20m £16m transfer from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United, with Nani heading the other way, initially on a season-long loan.

Sporting Lisbon confirmed the deal via their official Twitter account and the defender, who becomes the fourth Argentine to play for United after Juan Sebastian Veron, Gabriel Heinze and Carlos Tevez, confirmed he'll join Louis van Gaal's side in an interview with Argentinian radio Continental.

Marcos Rojo Finalizing Move To Man United; Nani Goes The Opposite Way, Say Reports

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Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo is on his way to Manchester United in a £16million, according to reports emanating from Argentina. Thedeal will see Portuguese international Nani move in the opposite direction.

Rojo will be in England tomorrow night to have a medical before signing a four-year contract with an optional fifth year.

DONE DEAL: Manchester United finally set to sign World Cup Hero

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Finally there is some good news for Manchester United fans. The trusted and the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website have confirmed that the Red Devils are finally set to acquire the services of World Cup star Marcos Rojo for €20m which will include Portuguese midfielder Nani's return to his former club on a season loan deal.

Sporting Lisbon Claim Officials ‘Representing’ Manchester United Attempted Negotiations

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The Marcos Rojo transfer saga has had its share of twists and turns since it was first reported two days ago that Manchester United had tabled a £16million bid for the Sporting Lisbon defender.

There were early concerns regarding the potential transfer because Rojo is only part-owned by the Portuguese club.

Sporting Lisbon Disciplines Marcos Rojo For Yesterday’s Failure To Train

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Sporting Lisbon has 'sanctioned' Manchester United target Marcos Rojo for his refusal to train and amid reports that the player handed in a transfer request yesterday.

On Tuesday, the Portuguese newspaper O' Jogobroke a story saying United had tabled a bid of around£16million for the 24-year-old defender.

Manchester United Tables £16million Bid For Sporting Lisbon’s Marcos Rojo, Say Reports

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Manchester United has tabled a£16 million bid for Sporting Lisbon defender, Marcos Rojo, according to reports in Portugal and England.

The Argentina international was a key contributor during his country's World Cup run that ended with a defeat in the final of the competition. He played all 120 minutes versus Germany and was named to the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team at the conclusion of the tournament.

Arsenal’s €30m bid for €45m rated United and Chelsea target rejected

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Arsenal's €30m bid for €45m rated United and Chelsea target rejected - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Well, well, well just when we thought that Chelsea and Manchester United were the only two clubs interested in Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho, reports in Portuguese newspaper O Jogohave claimed thatArsenal's€30m bid for the midfield sensation has been rejected.

Midfield target will cost United £37m

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Manchester United will have to pay £37m if they're to secure William Carvalho's signing, as Sporting Lisbon have made clear that they will only part ways with the 22-year-old if Carvalho's release clause is paid in full.

Yesterday, reports in various Portuguese newspapers suggested that United were set to open talks with Sporting with an initial bid thought to be in the region of €30m (£23.

United ready to launch bid for midfielder

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Manchester United are set to submit an official bid for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, according to reports in the Portuguese media. United have tracked the 22-year-old for months now and were thought to have agreed a deal for the midfielder back in April soon before David Moyes was relieved of his dutiesand ushered through the exit door at Old Trafford.

Ryan Gauld

Generation Next: Ryan Gauld – Scotland’s brightest young star

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Name: Ryan Gauld

Date of Birth: 16th December 1995

Age: 18
Position: Midfielder
Club: Sporting Lisbon

Nationality: Scottish

There are few Scottish 18-year-olds that have had the kind of success that Ryan Gauld has had so far, but then Gauld isn't like most other home-grown Scottish talents.

Going for Gauld

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Scottish Prodigy Ryan Gauld Joins Sporting Lisbon, Release Clause Set At Whopping €60m (Photo)

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DEAL DONE: Sporting have signed Dundee Utd's 18-yr-old attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld. (Source: sporting.pt) pic.twitter.com/pFoC83u2Fh

— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) July 2, 2014

Dundee United prodigy Ryan Gauld has completed a£2.

Chelsea

José Mourinho “We are not in comfortable position”

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Chelsea managed to secure all three points on Tuesday night against Sporting Lisbon which puts José Mourinho's team top of Group G. The blues are now set to play back-to back games against Maribor, who are proving to be a difficult opponent by drawing with Schalke and with sporting Lisbon to secure second place in the group.

Nemanja Matic Can Dominate Chelsea’s Midfield for the Next Five Years

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Nemanja Matic is fast becoming one of the important players at Chelsea and it was probably least evident from his goal against Sporting Lisbon. It was only the second goal of the season for the tall defensive midfielder. The goal helped Chelsea get a narrow 1-0 win, although it should have been much more for the chances Jose Mourinho's men created, to secure the first three points of this European campaign.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea: Three points EVENTUALLY!

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A great three points tonight from Chelsea, beating Sporting Lisbon by a goal to nil. If you look at the result on paper, you would feel that it was job done and to a point it was. If you watched the game however, you would know it was a very different story.

Let's be honest, Chelsea could have had this game won at half time but just as with Schalke, time and time again we couldn't kill the game off.

Video Nemanja Matic goal vs Sporting Lisbon Matic header v Sporting Champions League

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Video Nemanja Matic goal vs Sporting Lisbon Matic header v Sporting Champions League is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This Nemanja Matic goal vs Sporting (VIDEO BELOW) was a cracking header from the former Benfica star that gave Chelsea three vital away points in their Champions League clash on 30th [.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea: Missed chances, nervous moments but three points.

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A great three points tonight from Chelsea, beating Sporting Lisbon by a goal to nil. If you look at the result on paper, you would feel that it was job done and to a point it was. If you watched the game however, you would know it was a very different story.

Let's be honest, Chelsea could have had this game won at half time but just as with Schalke, time and time again we couldn't kill the game off.

Breaking News - Sporting Lisbon v Chelsea: Filipe Luis & Andre Schurrle start!

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Jose Mourinho has named his starting eleven to take on Sporting Lisbon in Match day two of the Champions League. Diego Costa starts as Jose Mourinho names two changes to the side that faced Aston Villa on Saturday.

This is a must win game and we really need three points to take control of the group as we expect Schalke to win at home against Maribor.

Why Chelsea’s Game Against Sporting Lisbon Is More Important Than You Think

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Chelsea travel to the Portuguese capital to take on Sporting Lisbon in their second Champions League game of the season. Even though the match looks and seems relatively straightforward, it is not.

DIEGO COSTA STARTS TONIGHT - IS IT WORTH THE RISK?

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Jose Mourinho surprised us all last night by stating that Diego Costa WILL start for Chelsea against Sporting Lisbon tonight but admitted that it is a risk by doing so. I want to know if you believe it's worth the risk?

Being honest, I am somewhat surprised that he is starting. I could understand with Didier Drogba being injured and missing out, if Costa was named on the bench and Loic Remy started.

Chelsea With Striker Problems Ahead Of Sporting Clash

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Jose Mourinho has some injuries concerns ahead of a big week for his Chelsea squad. The Premier League leaders head to Portugal on Tuesday for a Champions League Group G clash with Sporting Lisbon before playing London rivals Arsenal next weekend.

The concern for Mourinho is who will play up front as Didier Drogba did not travel with the team to Portugal.

CL DRAW REACTION: Your reactions to a fantastic draw for Chelsea!

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The Champions League draw has been made in Monaco and it's for Chelsea! We have been drawn in Group G with : Schalke, Sporting Lisbon and Maribor!

I personally think that the draw is a good one for us and have every expectation that Chelsea with the current squad we have now, to progress through to the next round by winning the group.

Chelsea join Liverpool in the race for Marcos Rojo

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Chelsea are the latest side to show interest in signing Sporting Lisbon left-back Marcos Rojo, according to reports in Portugal. Rojo has caught the...

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Tottenham Hotspur

CONFIRMED: Spurs Sign Promising Youngster Eric Dier

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Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed on their website the capture of highly rated defender Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon. The Englishman joins the London club on a five-year deal for a fee of£4 million, after completing his medical today.

Tottenham set to move for Sporting Lisbon’s Eric Dier

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Spurs are lining up a move for Sporting Lisbon defender Eric Dier, according to reports. The England Under-21 international, who has previously had a...

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The Rest

Number One Reason Why Nani Will Never be World Class

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Manchester United loanee Nani shows why he'll never be classed as World Class with this ridiculous back-heel with two players in position to let fly? If only he rolled the ball forward instead of trying to look good with a back-heel which only happened to be the referee.

Regardless of the mistaken identity it was still the wrong option as Sporting Lisbon fell to a 1-0 home defeat to Chelsea tonight!

3 to See: Derbies in Argentina, Portugal and the start of Serie A

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The last of Europe's major five leagues gets underway this weekend and we're tipping title-chasing Roma's clash with Fiorentina as the pick of the Serie A fixture list.

Arsenal set to bid again for €45m transfer target in the coming week

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After having a€25m bid rejected by Sporting, Arsenal are set to pursue their interest in William Carvalho but any such bid by the Gunners will be dependent on whether Arsene Wenger's side beat Turkish opposition Besiktas for a Champions League place.

Sporting Lisbon Sign Teenager Ryan Gauld, the Scottish Messi

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In 2012, Dundee United footballer Ryan Gauld made his full league debut at the tender age of 16. He struck his first senior goal against St Johnstone a year later in April 2013. In the 2013-2014 season, he scored eight goals in the Scottish league and cup campaigns and has now signed for the same club that produced Luis Figo, Ricardo Quaresma and, of course, Cristiano Ronaldo.