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When Adama Traore lit up Barcelona vs Real Madrid at youth level

  A lengthy sequence of footage, showcasing Adama Traore lighting up fixtures between Barcelona and Real Madrid at youth level, has come to the fore on Saturday evening. The highlights in question of course come with the latest edition of one of world football’s fiercest rivalries – El Clasico – set to play out in less than 24 hours’ time. …

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Alan Brazil tells Spurs they should have signed Newcastle’s Dan Burn

TalkSport pundit Alan Brazil believes Tottenham should have signed the former Brighton defender Dan Burn before he made his move to Newcastle last January.  Dan Burn joined Newcastle in a £13m move from Brighton on January deadline day, signing a two-and-a-half-year contract with his boyhood club. We took Dan Burn back to Blyth today. On his return to #NUFC so far: …

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Atletico dig in again to edge past struggling Rayo

Vallecas (Spain) (AFP) – Joao Felix’s superb pass set up Koke’s winner as Atletico Madrid jumped to third in La Liga on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano. With Barcelona playing Real Madrid in the Clasico on Sunday, Atletico took advantage at Vallecas, their fifth consecutive victory giving them some breathing space in the fight for the top …

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‘I don’t think it’s any secret’; Grealish opens up on maiden Man City season, reveals top priority

Jack Grealish admits he underestimated the challenge of playing for such a big club as Manchester City and confessed that he is eager to score more goals. The 26-year-old made the switch from Aston Villa to the Etihad Stadium last summer. The Citizens paid £100m for the talented forward – a British transfer record. Grealish had been the main man …

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Nigerians Eduwo, Iwuala take Tunisian giants Esperance to quarters

Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigerians Kingsley Eduwo and Anayo Iwuala struck the goals that gave Esperance of Tunisia a 3-0 victory at Jwaneng Galaxy of Botswana on Saturday and sealed a CAF Champions League quarter-finals place. Eduwo opened and rounded off the scoring in Francistown and Iwuala netted in between as the four-time title-holders cruised to another Group C victory over …

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Lee Sharpe claims Jadon Sancho not yet a Man Utd ‘superstar’, but warns big twist imminent

Jadon Sancho can become a “superstar” at Manchester United because the winger has all the traits in his locker, according to Lee Sharpe. Sancho arrived at Old Trafford last summer in a £73million deal from Borussia Dortmund. He therefore looked like Man Utd‘s marquee signing up front – until Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show in August. The 21-year-old has not …

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Shearer gives confident verdict on Lukaku, Havertz battle, with Chelsea star’s costly trait the difference

Alan Shearer has said that Kai Havertz looks the better fit up front for Chelsea instead of Romelu Lukaku, amid the battle between the pair. Havertz and Lukaku arrived at Stamford Bridge in successive years under different managers. While the former was a Frank Lampard signing in 2020, Lukaku arrived for a club-record £97.5million last summer. And both players are …

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