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Sevilla confirm Berizzo illness; players knew before Liverpool game

Sevilla have confirmed that Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and that the players knew before the Champions League tie with Liverpool. Sevillainfo.es were among the first to break the news that the Argentine coach had been diagnosed with the illness and that he informed his players during the break at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, however, the latter has now been called false and that the squad knew before the Tuesday evening fixture. Berizzo will now make a decision on whether or not to undergo treatment and will…

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Griezmann discusses ‘possible’ Man United move

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he could join Premier League side Manchester United. The summer months saw the Frenchman linked with a move from the Wanda Metropolitano as Diego Costa’s return to the club was finalised, allowing interest from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to be heard in English and Spanish media. La Liga duo Barcelona and Real Madrid were also said to be interested and that has continued into the current season, despite a poor run of form. Griezmann is experiencing his worst form…

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Sevilla’s Berizzo diagnosed with cancer; inspires Liverpool comeback

Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer and informed his players during the half time break against Liverpool on Tuesday evening. The Andalusian club will hold a press conference on Wednesday to confirm the reports that former Celta Vigo coach Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Sevillainfo.es were among the first to break the news that the Argentine coach had been diagnosed with the illness and that he informed his players during the break at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Further claims state Berizzo will undergo treatment…

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Baptistao facing up to three weeks on the sidelines

Espanyol forward Leo Baptistao will be out of action for up to three weeks due to the thigh injury he picked up in the 2-0 loss to Valencia on Sunday. The Spaniard had to be replaced after just 15 minutes of the game at the RCDE Stadium by Jose Manuel Jurado when he pulled up with the muscle injury in his quadriceps. He was sent for a scan and the medical tests in the last few hours have confirmed the diagnosis provided immediately after Sunday’s match meaning he will be out for…

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Zaza hopeful of making Barca clash

Valencia forward Simone Zaza hopes to be fit to face Barcelona in the top of the table clash at the Mestalla on Sunday night. The Italian forward picked up a knee injury while on international duty with his country and spent last Sunday’s 2-0 win at Espanyol on the bench. The club made the decision not to operate on the striker and he has taken part in training this week despite still feeling discomfort albeit pausing at times to have words with club doctor Luis Silvestre. He also remained behind…

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Zidane eyeing massive shake-up at Real Madrid

  Real Madrid haven’t made the best of starts to the season and trail Barcelona by ten points in the league before Christmas. With Real known to make hasty decisions with managers, Zidane will have to make the necessary changes to ensure the club challenges on all fronts. To make matters worse for the Los Blancos they currently sit second in Europe too after losing to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley last month. Reports suggest Zidane wants a massive clear-out with Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Marcos Llorente, Achraf and Vallejo all…

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Barcelona target Ozil-Gomes swap deal

With the January transfer window fast approaching, Barcelona are stepping up their efforts to add strength and depth to their squad. The Catalan giants have been admirers of Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho over the past year, becoming close to signing him in the summer, but have since switched their attentions to other targets, notably Mesut Ozil of Arsenal. With the German’s contract running out, Barca are hoping to sign him on the cheap, but recent developments, as reported by Don Balon, suggesting that they would be willing to trade midfield flop…

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Three reasons why Ronaldo might be leaving Real Madrid next summer

Rumours that “The Best” might soon be leaving the comfort of Madrid are making headlines across the globe. Although Ronaldo has only scored one La Liga goal so far this season, his ability is unquestionable. If he departs Real Madrid next summer it would be a real blow for Los Blancos. There are a number of reasons that it is suggested Ronaldo is leaving. He has actually said himself that after his contract ends in four years he does not want to sign a new deal. However, reports from El…

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Are Barca too reliant on Messi and ter Stegen?

On Sunday evening Barça’s official Twitter account tweeted an image of Lionel Messi and Marc-André ter Stegen embracing, with the caption “The two biggest reasons we are where we are right now.” It’s hard to argue with that statement. Yet it seemed an odd message for the official club account to tweet. Especially given that there are a fair number of Barça supporters feeling disillusioned for that very reason. Clearly, by disillusioned I’m referring to a very “Barça / Madrid supporter form of disillusionment.” It’s not a word that is…

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Sergi Roberto wants ‘lifetime’ Barcelona deal

Sergi Roberto is hoping he can gain a ‘lifetime’ deal at Barcelona after negotiations began over a new and improved contract. The Catalan giants are preparing new contracts for duo Gerard Pique and Roberto, who has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou in recent times. The new offers will keep both at the club until 2022 as Robert Fernandez casts an eye on the long term as they seek to avoid another exit like that of Neymar this summer. That is the case for Sergi Roberto in…

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