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Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league Clasico football match on October 26, 2013
Alex Ferguson: 'Real Madrid, Barcelona dominance will soon end'
Sir Alex Ferguson claims that Barcelona and Real Madrid will struggle to replace star players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the coming years.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho hits out at pampered youngsters
Jose Mourinho admits that he has had to "adapt" in the dressing room over the years in order to not upset younger players, who he refers to as "brats".
Javier Tebas, President of Liga de Futbol Profesional during the Soccerex European Forum Conference Programme on September 10, 2014
Javier Tebas: 'Chinese Super League still has work to do'
La Liga chief Javier Tebas insists that the Chinese Super League are currently unable to convince the Spanish league's top players to move to China.
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Report: Arsenal line up £25m Arda Turan bid
A report claims that Arsenal want to sign Barcelona attacker Arda Turan at the end of the season.
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland AFC and Stoke City FC at the Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Sebastian Larsson "very relaxed" over Sunderland future
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson says that he is "very relaxed" over his future at the Stadium of Light.
Harry Redknapp speaks at a press conference on March 22, 2016
Harry Redknapp: 'Ross Barkley perfect for Tottenham Hotspur'
Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp calls on Spurs to move for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley this summer.
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Manchester United 'lead Jose Gimenez race'
A report claims that Manchester United are the favourites to sign Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez this summer.
Ryan Sessegnon in action during the FA Cup game between Cardiff City and Fulham on January 8, 2017
In-demand teenager Ryan Sessegnon wants Fulham stay
Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon reveals that he plans to stay at Craven Cottage and help the club back into the Premier League.
Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin keeps the ball away from Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe during their Premier League clash at Goodison Park on February 25, 2017
Report: West Ham United want Jermain Defoe on a free
West Ham United believe that they can sign Jermain Defoe on a free transfer this summer if Sunderland are relegated from the Premier League, according to a report.
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on September 21, 2016
Diego Simeone: 'Antoine Griezmann could leave Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone admits for the first time that Antoine Griezmann could leave the Vicente Calderon this summer.
Jamie O'Hara of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action during the npower Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Amex Stadium on May 4, 2013
Report: Jamie O'Hara to join Billericay Town
A report claims that former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jamie O'Hara is close to joining non-league side Billericay Town.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Manchester United 'table £95m Kylian Mbappe bid'
A report claims that Manchester United launch a £95m move for AS Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe, who has 19 goals this season.
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in signing Bakary Sako from Crystal Palace?
Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Bakary Sako could be on his way back to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the summer, with the Championship outfit seeking a loan deal.
Blackpool manager Barry Ferguson looks on during the Championship match against Reading on January 28, 2014
Report: Rangers hold talks with Barry Ferguson over coaching role
Pedro Caixinha has reportedly opened dialogue with Barry Ferguson over a coaching position at Rangers, while John Brown and Peter Lovenkrands are also in the running.
Liverpool FC goalkeeper Simon Mignolet before the Europa League game between FC Girondins de Bordeaux and Liverpool FC at Matmut Atlantique Stadium on September 17, 2015 in Bordeaux, France.
Simon Mignolet: 'Liverpool in a good place ahead of Merseyside derby'
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet acknowledges the importance of taking all three points in his side's Merseyside derby showdown with Everton early next month.
A general view of the outside of the stadium ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 20, 2015
Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao 'wanted by top European clubs'
Francis Cagigao, responsible for bringing Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal, is said to be on the radar of clubs in Germany, Italy and South America.
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Manchester United youngster in demand on international stage?
Young Manchester United and England defender Joshua Bohui could switch international allegiance to France or Ivory Coast, according to a report.
A crotch-focused shot of Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Ander Herrera hails "genius" teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Ander Herrera believes that "genius" Zlatan Ibrahimovic fully justifies his hype because of the regularity in which he finds the back of the net for Manchester United.
Gianluigi Donnarumma of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and AC Milan at Juventus Arena on November 21, 2015
Report: Manchester City preparing record Gianluigi Donnarumma bid
AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is reportedly a summer transfer target for Manchester City, who could be willing to spend in excess of £100m to sign him.
Marouane Fellaini in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Manchester United on December 4, 2016
Marouane Fellaini 'installs barber shop in £2.3m mansion'
A report claims that Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, famed for his afro hairstyle, has installed a barber shop in his £2.3m mansion.
Chelseas Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London on August 23, 2014
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba to continue playing career Stateside?
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is reportedly wanted by United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising, which could see him link up with ex-teammate Shaun Wright-Phillips.
Eric 'razor' Dier congratulates Dele Alli during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Eric Dier talks up "beautiful" partnership with teammate Dele Alli
Tottenham Hotspur and England midfielder Eric Dier praises teammate Dele Alli and claims that their friendship shows what is so "beautiful" about the sport.
Jonas Olsson of West Bromwich Albion during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at Britannia Stadium on August 29, 2015
Jonas Olsson leaves West Bromwich Albion after nine years at club
West Bromwich Albion confirm an end to Jonas Olsson's nine-year stint at the club, with the long-serving defender linking up with Swedish side Djurgardens IF on a free.
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Gerard Pique facing fine for refereeing comments?
Comments made by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in January regarding referees Fernandez Borbalan and Ignacio Iglesias have reportedly landed him in hot water.
Jack Wilshere in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere seeking move to Italian club?
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will reportedly consider joining an Italian club at the end of the season, while a move to the Chinese Super League is also an option.
A general view showing the Liverpool club badge at The Kop end prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 22, 2015
Liverpool being investigated for tapping up Stoke City schoolboy?
A report claims that an investigation has been launched by the Premier League looking into the way Liverpool handled their approach of an unnamed Stoke City schoolboy.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal lifts the trophy in celebration alongside Lukas Podolski, Mikel Arteta and Thomas Vermaelen after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014
Lukas Podolski: 'Arsene Wenger irreplaceable at Arsenal'
Lukas Podolski is intrigued to see whether Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager, insisting that it will be almost impossible for anyone to replace him.
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Arsene Wenger 'to be forced into making decision over Arsenal future'
EU law stipulations will force Arsene Wenger into making a decision over his Arsenal future imminently, according to a report.
Gerard Deulofeu of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Everton on September 19, 2015 in Swansea, United Kingdom.
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Gerard Deulofeu, Andreas Weimann, Michy Batshuayi
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'Three-man defence a good fit for England'
England boss Gareth Southgate praises his players for adapting to a new formation against Germany.
Jamie Vardy sends in the equaliser during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
England and Germany forge coaching partnership
The English and German football associations announce plans to share ideas about training, youth development and administration.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Scotland and Poland at Hampden Park on October 08, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan: 'Lessons to learn from Canada game'
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan urges his players to learn lessons from their 1-1 draw with Canada.
England defender Gary Cahill in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gary Cahill: 'England had the chances to beat Germany'
England defender Gary Cahill claims that his side would have beaten Germany in Dortmund had they been more clinical in front of goal.
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
FA to pay tribute to London attack victims at England match
The FA confirms plans to pay tribute to those affected by Wednesday's "terrorist" attack in London.
Gerard Deulofeu of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Everton on September 19, 2015 in Swansea, United Kingdom.
Gerard Deulofeu downplays talk of Barcelona return
Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu downplays reports that he could return to former club Barcelona.
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Sunderland legend Micky Gray: 'Jermain Defoe should have joined West Ham United'
Sunderland legend Micky Gray says that Jermain Defoe should have signed for West Ham United "when he had the chance".
Joe Ledley in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Joe Ledley could miss Wales' trip to Republic of Ireland
Wales star Joe Ledley could miss his country's trip to Republic of Ireland if his pregnant wife gives birth.
UEFA logo photographed on May 24, 2013
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin eyes transfer reforms
UEFA outlines proposals to prevent Europe's elite clubs from dominating football.
Carlton Cole in action for West Ham on November 22, 2014
Former England international Carlton Cole to join Billericay Town?
Billericay Town are reportedly close to completing the signing of former England and West Ham United striker Carlton Cole.
A general view from inside Molineux ahead of Wolves' opening Championship game against Norwich on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers have deal in place to sign Andreas Weimann?
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly have a deal in place to sign Derby County's Andreas Weimann in the summer, should they wish to proceed with a permanent transfer.

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