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Just in: Veteran midfielder will continue at Barcelona next season

According to a report published by Javi Miguel, Miralem Pjanic is set to continue at Barcelona next season. He has been informed of the decision by Xavi, too. Pjanic’s continuity depended on him accepting a salary reduction, and the midfielder complied. The report suggests that the reduction he took last year from his salary does not apply now, but he …

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Marsch and Lage clash on the touchline after 2-1 Leeds win

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Lage and Leeds United boss Jesse Marsch were involved in a heated argument after the two sides’ Premier League match on Saturday. The two clubs played out an entertaining match with the Yorkshire side winning the clash 2-1. Wolves took the lead early on but Marsch’s side pulled it back with goals from Rodrigo and an …

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Spot-on Jorginho gives Chelsea opening win at Everton

Liverpool (AFP) – Chelsea put a troubled pre-season behind them to start their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Everton on Saturday thanks to Jorginho’s penalty. Blues boss Thomas Tuchel warned last week that Chelsea were “not ready” for the new season after a gruelling tour of the United States, which included a 4-0 thrashing at the hands …

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Dortmund edge Leverkusen as Union claim Berlin bragging rights

Berlin (AFP) – A first-half goal from captain Marco Reus was enough to see Borussia Dortmund past Bayer Leverkusen while Union Berlin defeated city rivals Hertha to claim derby bragging rights. In a fixture known more for attack than defence in recent years – three of the past five games between Dortmund and Leverkuson have featured seven goals – it …

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NUFC player ratings vs Forest – A sublime 9, one 8.5, several 8’s, a few 7.5’s, three 7’s & two 6’s

A dominant display (62% possession) from Eddie Howe’s men and a wonder-goal from Fabian Schar secured a convincing 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest today, seeing us kick off our Premier League campaign in style. We had to wait until December for a Premier League win last time, so let’s enjoy winning our opening fixture – the first time we’ve taken …

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Barcelona closing in on deal to sign Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso

Barcelona are reportedly close to completing a deal to sign Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso. According to a recent tweet by transfer specialist and CaughtOffside columnist Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona are nearing the end of their move for the talented wing-back, with Barcelona said to be ‘really close’ with just final details needing to be ironed out. Marcos Alonso is not part …

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