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Alexis Sanchez pleads guilty to tax fraud

As reported by The BBC, Alexis Sanchez has pled guilty to tax fraud in Spain and accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in exchange for avoiding a trial. Spanish prosecutors have alleged that Sanchez failed to pay tax from the income derived from his image rights in 2012 and 2013 when he was playing for Barcelona at the time. Although ...

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Manchester United star faces match-fixing trial

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be set to face trail over a match-fixing scandal in Spain, reports The Daily Mail. The match in question dates back to the end of the 2010 – 2011 La Liga season when Herrera’s former club Real Zaragoza travelled to Levante in a bottom-of the-table clash. Zaragoza won the match and stayed in the ...

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Young Arsenal midfielder signs for Barcelona

18-year old Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane has signed for Barcelona, as reported by The Mirror. McGuane, who is an England under-19 international, joined Arsenal at the under-6 level, and had progressed with the club through to senior level, having made his first-team debut in the Europa League away to BATE Borisov earlier this season. A regular in the Gunners Premier ...

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Crystal Palace set to sign Spanish goalkeeper

The Evening Standard reports that Vicenta Guaita, currently goalkeeper with La Liga side Getafe, has flown to London and is to have a medical ahead of a proposed £7 million to Crystal Palace. Guaita has conceded just 18 goals for Getafe in La Liga this season, and will provide competition at Palace to Wayne Hennessy and Julian Speroni who have ...

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Manchester United dampen speculation over Ronaldo return

Manchester United are playing down reports that Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy at Real Madrid and wants to return to his former club. According to Spanish newspaper El Pais over the weekend, Ronaldo is unhappy at the lucrative new pay deals given to Neymar and Lionel Messi, and wants urgently talks with Real about achieving parity with players he regards as ...

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Iniesta rejects big-money moves to China

barcelona transfer news

Barcelona captain and midfield maestro Andre Iniesta has turned down a number of big-money moves to the Chinese Super League, despite offers which would have seen his current salary increased many times over. The 33-year old Spaniard who scored the goal that won the 2010 World Cup for his country in South Africa, has attracted interest from a number of ...

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Atletico Madrid’s bid for Arsenal target turned down

Lautano Martinez future

Atletico Madrid have had a bid for Argentinian striker Lautano Martinez turned down according to talkSPORT. The 20-year old forward is currently playing for Racing Club in the Argentine First Division, and has scored 11 goals in 30 appearances for their senior side, as well as netting 8 times for his national side at under-20 level. His appearances have attracted ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Miguel Munoz

  At Real Madrid, the manager is perceived merely as a footnote – a man who oversees the biggest stars that the club buys every summer. In such an environment it is quite an achievement to have led the club for 15 years. Miguel Munoz remains the greatest manager in the history of Real Madrid and one of the most ...

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Ryan Giggs leads all-time assists record in top four European leagues

Although goalscorers take all the plaudits for scoring a goal, most strikers won’t be able to get on the scoresheet all that often without the presence of that guy in behind – mostly – feeding them with goalscoring opportunities. Today, we will take a look at the top assists providers across the top four European leagues. In the Premier League, ...

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