Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell detained in police raid

The former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and his wife have been detained in connection with his businesses in Brazil. The detentions were part of a money-laundering investigation related to buying television rights for past matches of Brazil’s national team. Three other people were detained but their identities were not …

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Mourinho: Manchester will pull together as one

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has no doubt the local people will "pull together as one" after Monday's bomb attack in the city.

The blast at Manchester Arena killed 22 people and left 59 injured after a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande and is being treated as a …

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Pique: Buffon deserves Ballon d'Or

Gianluigi Buffon's career achievements warrant a Ballon d'Or, according to Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.

While Pique believes Barca team-mate Messi deserves a sixth Ballon d'Or, the Spaniard wants to see Buffon walk away with the top gong.

"Messi this year will win the Golden Shoe as top scorer and deserves …

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PSG and homes of Angel Di Maria and Javier Pastore raided in tax probe

PSG offices and the homes of Angel Di Maria and Javier Pastore were searched on Tuesday morning by French anti-corruption officers.

Agents from France's Central Anti-Corruption and Financial Offences Bureau arrived at the players' houses in the early hours and at PSG's offices in the Parc des Princes and in …

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Villar re-elected unopposed for eighth RFEF term

Royal Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been re-elected for an eight consecutive term in office.

The 67-year-old stood unopposed and got 112 votes, with 11 abstentions and six spoiled ballots.

A former midfielder for Spain and Athletic Bilbao, Villar first took up his post in 1988.

"We …

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Cech wants Arsenal to tie down Sanchez and Ozil

Petr Cech has urged Arsenal to keep hold of "exceptional" attacking duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Along with an incessant soundtrack of disquiet over manager Arsene Wenger's unresolved future, speculation over Sanchez and Ozil's next move has persisted during the closing weeks of the season.

Both players are out …

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Conte named LMA Manager of the Year

Antonio Conte has been rewarded for his efforts in leading Chelsea to the Premier League title with the League Managers' Association (LMA) Manager of the Year award.

The Italian has made an instant impact since arriving at Stamford Bridge following the end of Euro 2016.

He has been honoured with …

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Griezmann admits 'six out of ten' chance of joining Man Utd

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has admitted there is a "six out of 10" chance that he will join Manchester United this summer.

The France international has long been linked with the Old Trafford outfit, and Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is keen to add the player to his squad …

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Juventus complete permanent Cuadrado deal

Juventus have completed the permanent signing of Chelsea midfielder Juan Cuadrado in a deal worth €20 million.

The Colombian has signed a 3-year deal with the Serie A champions after spending the past two seasons on loan in Turin.

"Juventus announce that, after pre-contract terms were met, they have taken …

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Mourinho making a mistake with Pogba at Man Utd - Henry

Paul Pogba has not been used properly by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in his first season back at Old Trafford, according to Thierry Henry.

It was always going to be difficult for Paul Pogba," said Henry. "They don't use Pogba where he should be playing - he's not a holding …

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