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Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Report: Cheikhou Kouyate to return from injury against Manchester City
Cheikhou Kouyate could return from injury when West Ham United meet Manchester City on Saturday, according to reports.
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Guingamp's French midfielder Sylvain Marveaux celebrates after scoring a goal during an UEFA Europa League football match between Guingamp and Paok Thessaloniki on October 2, 2014
Guingamp unlikely to sign Sylvain Marveaux on permanent basis
Guingamp manager Jocelyn Gourvennec admits that the club will not be able to sign Sylvain Marveaux to a permanent deal next summer.
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Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Aitor Karanka: 'I made mistakes in loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka admits that he made mistakes which were partly responsible for the 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City faces the media during a press conference at Carrington Training Ground on November 4, 2013
Pablo Zabaleta: 'Manchester City must do better in Champions League'
Pablo Zabaleta believes that Manchester City have simply not been good enough in the Champions League this season.
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Danny Welbeck of Arsenal scores his team's second goal past Fernando Muslera of Galatasaray AS during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Danny Welbeck: 'Manchester United exit was best for me'
Danny Welbeck admits that his troubles proving himself as a striker forced him to leave Manchester United for Arsenal in the summer.
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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
Didier Drogba: 'Chelsea will always enjoy success'
Didier Drogba
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Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring their first goal as West Bromwich Albion's US-born Welsh goalkeeper Boaz Myhill reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester
Marouane Fellaini: 'Manchester United need to find right balance'
Marouane Fellaini admits that Manchester United have not found the right balance to their play this season.
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Spurs winger Andros Townsend in action against Millwall on July 17, 2013
Andros Townsend: 'We have to take Asteras Tripolis seriously'
Andros Townsend urges Tottenham Hotspur to be fully prepared for the test they face against Asteras Tripolis on Thursday.
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Ross Barkley of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Everton at Carrow Road on August 17, 2013
Roberto Martinez: 'Europa League can improve Ross Barkley'
Roberto Martinez is certain that Ross Barkley will benefit from playing in the Europa League with Everton this season.
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Chelseas Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring the opening goal of the UEFA Champions League, group G football match between Chelsea and Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge, in London on September 17, 2014
Jose Mourinho tips Cesc Fabregas to become Chelsea captain
Jose Mourinho hints that Cesc Fabregas is a potential candidate to one day replace John Terry as Chelsea captain.
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Atletico Madrid players celebrate after scoring their second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Malmo FF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on October 22, 2014
Koke: 'Momentum is crucial'
Koke urges Atletico Madrid to use the momentum from the 5-0 victory over Malmo in their remaining Group A fixtures.
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Dortmund's defender Mats Hummels (R) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hannover 96 on March 22, 2014
Mats Hummels eyes improved performances in Bundesliga
Mats Hummels is hopeful of helping Borussia Dortmund carry their Champions League form into the Bundesliga.
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Harry Redknapp (L), the QPR manager gives instructions watched by Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager during the Barclays Premier League match on August 24, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino buoyant despite "very tough period"
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino remains buoyant amid a "very tough period" of results in his brief reign as Tottenham boss.
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Leverkusen's Italian defender Giulio Donati and Zenit's Italian defender Domenico Criscito vie for the ball during the first leg UEFA Champions League Group C football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Zenit St Petersburg, in Leverkusen, western Germany on
Andre Villas-Boas upbeat over Zenit St Petersburg last-16 hopes
Andre Villa-Boas remains confident that his Zenit St Petersburg side can qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
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Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Jamie Carragher: 'Mario Balotelli will not be at Liverpool next season'
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher criticises the club over buying misfiring Mario Balotelli, and predicts that the Italian will be gone this time next year.
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Carl Jenkinson of West Ham United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers at Boleyn Ground on October 5, 2014
Carl Jenkinson eyeing up Manchester City scalp
West Ham defender Carl Jenkinson hopes that he and his teammates can cause a major upset by beating Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.
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Paul Pogba (L) of Juventus is tackled by Pa Konate of Malmo FF during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo FF on September 16, 2014
Paul Pogba laments wasteful Juventus in Olympiakos defeat
Paul Pogba berates Juventus's lack of killer instinct in Wednesday night's 1-0 Champions League defeat away to Olympiakos.
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Giuseppe Bellusci of Leeds United battles with Cameron Jerome of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on October 21, 2014
Massimo Cellino to terminate Giuseppe Bellusci if guilty of racism
Leeds owner Massimo Cellino vows to terminate Giuseppe Bellusci's contract if the defender is found guilty of racially abusing Cameron Jerome.
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Caption:Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger reacts after beating Anderlecht 2-1 in a UEFA Champions League group stage football match Anderlecht vs Arsenal at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht on October 22, 2014
Arsene Wenger hails gutsy Gunners after Anderlecht late show
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger pays tribute to the Gunners following their late flurry of goals to beat Anderlecht 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
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Greek defender Kyriakos Papadopolous celebrates scoring with his team-mates Stefan Kiessling and Brazilian defender Wendell during the first leg UEFA Champions League Group C football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Zenit St Petersburg, in Leverkusen, wes
Lars Bender: 'Bayer Leverkusen deserved to beat Zenit St Petersburg'
Lars Bender says that Bayer Leverkusen's 2-0 Champions League win over Zenit St Petersburg was fully deserved.
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Arsenal's Polish-born German striker Lukas Podolski celebrates with teammates after scoring during a UEFA Champions League group stage football match Anderlecht vs Arsenal at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht on October 22, 2014
Arsene Wenger rules out Lukas Podolski exit after Champions League heroics
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rules out a Lukas Podolski exit and praises the German for his Champions League heroics.
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Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League, group B, football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 22, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti hails 'best performance of Real Madrid's season'
Carlo Ancelotti says that Wednesday's 3-0 win away to Liverpool in the Champions League was Real Madrid's finest performance this season.
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers gives the thumbs up during the Premier League match against Norwich on April 20, 2014
Brendan Rodgers explains Mario Balotelli substitute
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers explains his decision to substitute Mario Balotelli for the second half of his side's 3-0 defeat to Real Madrid.
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Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League, group B, football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 22, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo proud to finally score at Anfield
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo expresses his pride after scoring his first ever goal at Anfield in their 3-0 win over Liverpool
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Arsenal's English defender Kieran Gibbs celebrates with Arsenal's Spanish defender Nacho Monreal after scoring during a UEFA Champions League group stage football match Anderlecht vs Arsenal at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht on October 22
Kieran Gibbs: 'Arsenal didn't give up'
Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs praises his teammates for not giving up and 'giving 100 percent' in their 2-1 away win at Anderlecht in the Champions League tonight.
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Caption:Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger reacts after beating Anderlecht 2-1 in a UEFA Champions League group stage football match Anderlecht vs Arsenal at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht on October 22, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Group D is in our hands'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims that Group D in the Champions League is now in the Gunners' hands after their dramatic 2-1 win away at Anderlecht tonight.
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A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Brendan Rodgers refuses to codemn Liverpool performance
Brendan Rodgers refuses to criticise his Liverpool team after their 3-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
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Dirk Kuyt celebrates his goal against Inter Milan with his Liverpool teammates on February 19, 2008.
Report: Ronald Koeman to bring Dirk Kuyt to Southampton
Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt is on Southampton radar with Ronald Koeman wanting to bring the 34-year-old to the South Coast, according to reports.
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Feyenoord Manager, Ronald Koeman thanks the fans after victory in the Eredivisie match between Feyenoord and VVV Venlo at De Kuip on April 5, 2013
Ronald Koeman disagrees with Vincent Kompany anger
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman disagrees with Vincent Kompany's angry reaction to Manchester City's 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.
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MK Dons manager Karl Robinson looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Tottenham Hotspur XI at Stadium mk on July 31, 2013
Karl Robinson "flattered" by Birmingham City link
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson admits that he is "flattered" by Birmingham City's recent approach to bring him to the Championship club.
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Gary Medel of FC Internazionale during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale Milano and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 24, 2014
Gary Medel ruled out for Inter Milan
Inter Milan midfielder Gary Medel is to miss Thursday's Europa League encounter with Saint-Etienne due to a calf injury.
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Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Jan Vertonghen still important to Tottenham Hotspur'
Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino insists that Jan Vertonghen is still a key member of his squad amid doubts over the defender's future at the club.
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Sheffield United player Ched Evans in action during the npower League One game between Sheffield United and Chesterfield at Bramall Lane on March 28, 2012
Ched Evans eager for second chance
Ched Evans confirms that he wants to return to football following his release from prison.
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Jack Grealish of Aston Villa applauds the supporters following the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Aston Villa on August 16, 2014
Nottingham Forest assistant manager Steve Wigley hints at Jack Grealish move
Nottingham Forest assistant manager Steve Wigley hints at a loan move for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.
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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts during the seria A football match Sampdoria against Juventus, on August 24, 2013
Gianluigi Buffon in talks over Juventus extension
Long-serving Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is close to signing a new contract with the Serie A champions which will prolong his career past his 39th birthday.
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Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa and Cardiff's Aron Gunnarsson in action during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Hatem Ben Arfa: 'Selfishness has stunted my career'
Hull City loanee Hatem Ben Arfa admits to 'only thinking about himself' in the past, but is confident that he will still play for one of Europe's top clubs.
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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
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Jamie O'Hara heading for MLS?
MLS side Chicago Fire are understood to be interested in former Wolves midfielder Jamie O'Hara.
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Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone not underestimating Malmo
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is confident that Malmo will provide a stern challenge for his side when they meet in the Champions League tonight (Wednesday)
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Nabil Bentaleb (L) of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Petar Grbic (R) of Partizan during the UEFA Europa League match between Partizan and Tottenham Hotspur on September 18, 2014
Tottenham Hotspur without Nabil Bentaleb for Europa League tie with Asteras Tripolis
An ankle complaint sees Nabil Bentaleb join Kyle Walker and Kyle Naughton on Tottenham's injury list for Thursday's Europa League visit of Greek side Asteras Tripolis.
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George Taft of Burton Albion in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Burton Albion at Sixfields Stadium on October 11, 2014
Burton Albion defender George Taft suffers hamstring injury
Burton Albion defender George Taft is expected to be out of action for up to eight weeks with a torn hamstring.
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