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#Football

# football - Yesterday’s News

Mixed emotions for Rodgers as Celtic advance after 'game of basketball'

The Scottish champions survived a scare against Astana to reach the Champions League group stages.

Dropped England striker Eni Aluko accuses manager of making 'racist' Ebola remark

The Nigerian-born footballer has spoken publicly for the first time since it was revealed she was paid ‘hush money’ by the FA.

# football - Monday 21 August, 2017

Nasri leaves Manchester City to link up with Eto'o in Turkey

After six years, the France international is leaving City for Super Lig side Antalyaspor.

Gareth Bale on target as champions Real Madrid make confident start

Madrid began their La Liga title defence with a 3-0 away win over Deportivo.

# football - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Neymar sparkles for PSG on his Parc des Princes debut as Verratti sees red

Neymar scored twice, supplied two assists and won a penalty as PSG came from behind to beat Toulouse 6-2.

'The desire of last season stays still in our heart' - Antonio Conte

Chelsea came through a test of character to oust Tottenham at Wembley.

Premier League newcomers Huddersfield continue winning start

A fine second-half strike from Aaron Mooy was enough for David Wagner’s men against Newcastle.

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Hamburg's Muller out for 7 months after tearing ACL during goal celebration

Nicolai Muller went from triumph to disaster in a matter of moments on Saturday.

Pochettino recalls when room-mate Maradona shot journalists with an air rifle

“Diego shoots journalists in Buenos Aires!”

# football - Friday 18 August, 2017

Juventus do a great bit of business by snapping up Matuidi for €20m

The French midfielder has completed his transfer from PSG, signing a three-year contract.

# football - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Things going from bad to worse for Barca as Suarez ruled out for a month

The Uruguayan will miss four or five weeks due to a knee injury.

Brendan Rodgers eyes Liverpool reunion after Celtic thrash Astana

The Scottish champions look destined to qualify for the Champions League.

Zidane lauds 'spectacular' Real Madrid after Super Cup triumph

The Blancos’ head coach revelled in his team’s performance against Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana.

# football - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Ronaldo labels 5-match ban 'exaggerated and ridiculous' after appeal is rejected

“This is called persecution!”

Liverpool send U20 World Cup winner Ojo out on loan

The 20-year-old forward will spend the season on loan at Championship club Fulham.

Fans of Championship favourites Aston Villa got 'carried away' after Terry signing says Bruce

After one draw in the opening three matches of the Championship, Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says they can turn their fortunes around.

# football - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have many bosses, including my wife': Klopp admits hands are tied on Coutinho future

‘Do you think I said, ‘Sell Nuri Sahin to Real Madrid as quick as possible?’ It was not my decision.’

'Something is up' - Madrid boss Zidane hints that Ronaldo ref push ban not all that it seems

The Blancos coach has disputed RFEF’s decision to suspend his Portuguese forward for five matches.

# football - Sunday 13 August, 2017

€135million-rated Borussia Dortmund star suspended indefinitely

Wantaway forward Ousmane Dembele has been targeted by Barcelona.

# football - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Ruthless Aguero makes the difference for Guardiola as Man City down Brighton

Sergio Aguero and a Lewis Dunk own-goal sent Brighton to a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on their Premier League bow.

'I have to accept decisions from owners': Coutinho's future out of Klopp's hands

But the Liverpool manager says the saga will not distract him.

# football - Friday 11 August, 2017

Wenger doubts Tottenham can fill Wembley this season

The Frenchman believes Spurs’ troubles are ‘all in the head’ as they prepare for a campaign away from their White Hart Lane home.

# football - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Klopp: No amount of money could convince Liverpool to sell Coutinho

The Brazilian is the subject of interest from Barcelona, but the Reds don’t want to sell.

# football - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Departing Diego Costa 'will be missed' by Chelsea

The striker has been told he has no future at Stamford Bridge and captain Gary Cahill admits he will be a significant loss.

# football - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Watford win the race to sign highly-rated Brazilian forward

Richarlison has joined from Fluminense, despite reported interest from the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United.

# football - Monday 7 August, 2017

Guardiola: 'Intelligent' Bernardo Silva ready to make immediate impact

“Thanks so much to the club for picking him up,” Guardiola said.

Man United youngster joins Leeds in season-long loan

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has linked up with the Championship outfit.

Klopp: Liverpool do not need another centre-back

The German coach insists his side won’t be signing Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

# football - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Courtois one of the best penalty takers': Conte defends wild miss

The Belgian took Chelsea’s second penalty but fluffed his lines at Wembley.

'We want to be united and together throughout the season' - Wenger calls for backing of Arsenal supporters

The Arsenal boss was speaking after his side beat Chelsea on penalties in Sunday’s Community Shield.

Liverpool youngsters took the next step in Dublin - Klopp

Ben Woodburn and Dominic Solanke earned the praise of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp following their 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.

Rooney: Only Messi or Ronaldo could break my Man United record

The striker left Old Trafford as the record goalscorer this summer and he cannot imagine his name being knocked off the charts any time soon.

'I must thank Neymar for advising me to come here' - Dani Alves was encouraged to join PSG by striker

'I must thank Neymar for advising me to come here' - Dani Alves was encouraged to join PSG by striker

Former Juventus full-back Dani Alves said he was advised by fellow Brazilian Neymar to join PSG.

# football - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Chelsea boss Conte explains why he's facing into his most difficult season

The Italian has concerns about the squad size in Chelsea.

# football - Friday 4 August, 2017

Liverpool suffer blow as Lallana's ruled out for two months

A thigh problem will see the England midfielder miss the start of the Premier League season.

Barcelona refuse to pay €26m Neymar loyalty bonus

The new PSG signing’s father reportedly stood to earn €26m as part of his son’s contract at Camp Nou.

Man United's pursuit of Perisic hits stumbling block as Inter open talks over a new deal

The Serie A side have no plans to sell their star winger, according to club sporting director Piero Ausilio.

Dybala, Coutinho or Dembele – who could replace Neymar at Barca?

Nou Camp chiefs have a job on their hands.

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