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Thomas Lemar unveiled at Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar was unveiled as a Atletico Madrid player on Monday night, completing his move to the Wanda Metropolitano. Lemar was subject to a lot of transfer interest from Arsenal and Liverpool, but the now-former AS Monaco winger chose the Wanda Metropolitano as his next destination. A preliminary agreement to sign the 22 year old has been reached, although no deal has been formalised and the medical is yet to be passed. Lemar, born in Guadeloupe started his senior footballing career with Caen, and he made his Ligue 2 debut…

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EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Sansone all-but confirms Inter Milan links

Villarreal forward Nicola Sansone has attracted interest from European clubs, including a return to the Serie A, this time to Inter Milan. And hours after we released news on his potential talks with the Italian side, Sansone himself has liked the article via Twitter, all-but confirming the recent links. MARCA cite a claim on Calciomercato that the Yellow Submarine would not consider a sale for any price below 15 million euros, which could be a big ask for the San Siro outfit given that they are under strict Financial Fair Play…

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French duo sign contract extensions at Atletico Madrid

Antione Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez have both signed long-term contracts at Atletico Madrid. Griezmann announced last week in a rather controversial style, that his decision was that he would stay at the Wanda Metropolitano, and he has signed a contract lasting until 2023. Hernandez has signed a five-year contract, lasting until 2024. Both are on International duty with France, and both featured in their 2-1 victory over Australia, with Griezmann scoring from the penalty spot. Griezmann scored 19 goals and created nine in 32 La Liga appearances, as well as scoring…

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LaLiga 2018 World Cup diary: Round-up of every match in Russia

Sunday, June 17 Group E: Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia Aleksandar Kolarov’s sublime free-kick was enough to get Serbia off to a winning start against Costa Rica. Costa Rica had the first chance of the game after 12 minutes, as they worked a corner towards an unmarked Giancarlo Gonzalez, who could only header the ball over the crossbar. Five minutes into the second half, and Serbia had a great chance to take the lead as Aleksandar Mitrovic was played in, but his shot was well saved by Real Madrid’s Keylor Navas. Six minutes…

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Lopetegui addresses the press after shock Spain sacking and Real Madrid deal

A day after his shock sacking as Spain National Team coach, Lopetegui was officially unveiled as Real Madrid manager at the Santiago Bernabeu. Lopetegui’s introduction to the club began with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez stating to the media “We wanted to do this event after the WC, after another win by the national team. But series of events mean we are here today, to start a new stage for all Madridistas”. The sacking did come as a major surprise to a wide range of the footballing world, from players,…

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Fernando Hierro appointed as Spain manager after Lopetegui sacking

To the shock of most footballing personalities around the world, Julen Lopetegui was sacked by the Spanish Football Federation as Spain manager, and hours later, Fernando Hierro was appointed as his replacement, with Albert Celades as assistant manager. On Tuesday, Real Madrid announced Lopetegui as their replacement for Zinedine Zidane, on a three-year contract. 24 hours later, the president of the Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales sacked Lopetegui and stated that: “the negotiations (between Real Madrid and Lopetegui) have occurred without any information to the Spanish FA and we were…

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World Cup 2018: Favourites Team Profile – Argentina

Profile Nickname: La Albiceleste (The White And Sky-Blue) Group: D Best World Cup: Champions, 1978, 1986 Last World Cup: Runners-Up, 2014 Odds To Win: 9/1 (Bet365) How Did They Reach The World Cup? Argentina’s qualification to reach the World Cup in Russia was in no means a stroll in the park as many expected it to be. It got off to a disastrous start as they suffered a 2-0 defeat against Ecuador, before being held to draws by Panama and Brazil. Things seemed to be getting better for La Albiceleste…

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World Cup 2018: Favourites Team Profile – Germany

Profile Nickname: Die Mannschaft Group: F Best World Cup: Champions 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014 Last World Cup: Champions, 2014 Odds To Win: 9/2 (Bet365) How Did They Reach The World Cup? The team ranked number one in the FIFA Rankings were placed in Group C, along with Northern Ireland, Czech Republic, Norway, Azerbaijan and San Marino. Germany set new standards during their qualification phase, as they played 10, won 10, scored 43 goals and conceded only four. Bayern Munich duo Thomas Muller and Sandro Wagner were among the top scorers…

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World Cup 2018: Favourites Team Profile – Brazil

Profile Nickname: Canarinha (Little Canary- reference to the yellow shirt) Group: E Best World Cup: Champions 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002 Last World Cup: Fourth 2014 Odds To Win: 4/1 (Bet365) How Did They Reach The World Cup? Brazil suffered their only defeat on Matchday 1 as they were beaten 2-0 by Chile. Since then, they have dominated, winning 12 and drawing five to finish top of the CONEMBOL qualifying standings with 41 points, 10 more than second. Comfortable victories over Peru and Venezuela were mixed with draws to Argentina,…

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Atletico Madrid ward off clubs with hefty Jan Oblak price tag

It’s no secret that Jan Oblak is one of the world’s best shot-stoppers and Atletico Madrid have slapped an £80m plus valuation for his services. Liverpool have shown major interest in the Slovenian, as well as Roma’s Brazilian ‘keeper Alisson to become their new number one between the sticks, to replace Loris Karius following the Champions League final. Oblak started his professional career in his native Slovenia, with Olimpija Ljubijana between 2009-2010 before moving to Benfica. Although, his time at Benfica was made up of loans to Beira Mar, Olhanense,…

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