In what seems to be official news, Bayern midfielder Xabi Alonso will retire at the end of this season. The Spanish midfielder, who is one of the most decorated players of his generation, has been among the best in his position for a number of years winning a host of admirers and fans. He’s most 

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In official news, highly-rated Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule will join Bayern Munich next summer alongside club teammate Sebastian Rudy. The 21 year old has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea. As reported by BBC: “Bayern Munich have signed Germany internationals Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Sule from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim. Both players will continue 

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Awesome video uploaded by YouTube channel WeSpeakFootball showcasing 2016’s best 100 goals. The list of course seems subjective, but it’s still a wonderful watch. Enjoy and we wish you all a happy new year.   Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

According to Sport, Valencia right-back Joao Cancelo will sign for Barcelona next summer. The reported fee is mooted at 30 million Euros, which is Valencia’s asking price for the Portugal international. As reported by the Metro: “Sport claim that the Spanish champions have reached an agreement with the Portugal international and are willing to pay 

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The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award which illustrates the greatest player of the past 12 months. Surely an award any football player would like to win, this year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France Football parted ways. Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to regain the title following 

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How far can RB Leipzig go? The Bundesliga new-boys’ spectacular start to the season has brought comparisons with last year’s Premier League champions, Leicester City. Though obvious differences (not least the level of fan support and financial backing), Leipzig sit comfortably at the top of the table heading into match day 12 after six straight 

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The debut installment of a new column about everything Bundesliga titled, “The Bundesliga Babbel”, by the insightful Victor Charnetsky. As World Cup Qualifying week ends, and Germany started qualifying with a clinical 3-0 win at Norway, die Mannschaft also bids farewell to one of their stalwarts, Bastian Schweinsteiger, last Wednesday winning a friendly match vs 

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Predicting the stars of the future has always been something I loved doing. Having talks with your friends at school to who will be the next great footballer was a fond memory. Telling people who had no idea about Neymar was when he was at Santos that he will be the next big thing and 

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For a while now Mario Gotze has been linked with a move back to his former club Borussia Dortmund, but the return now looks odds on to come to fruition sooner rather than later. Hans-Joachim Watzke – Dortmund’s Chief Executive – disclosed earlier in the week that no agreement had been arrived at, but his 

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To love, one has to hate, and in football one cannot love without hating. It is this immeasurable, deep rooted love for a club that propels one to utterly and completely despise a rival club. The North London derby is driven by the mutual love and loathe from both sets of fan, and the same 

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Medhi Benatia has successfully completed a switch away from the Allianz Arena after agreeing personal terms with the Italian champions Juventus. The loan spell – which cost £2.5 million- will be for the entire season with the additional option of a permanent transfer for £14.3 million over the next two years. The Moroccan makes his 

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Southampton have completed the signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £12.8 million. The news was revealed on Monday by Les Reeds- the Club’s Executive Director of Football- after the 20-year old midfielder finally put pen to paper, inexplicably ending all speculations. His move away from the Allianz Arena has 

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Below is the eighth installment of a UEFA Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. Thirty-one days, fifty matches, one winner. After an unbelievable victory against hosts France in the showpiece final, Portugal have been crowed champions of UEFA Euro 2016, and it’s a tournament which will 

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The European Championship is a tournament that showcases the best in European football, most of whom are among the best in the world. It is also in such tournaments that future stars are made, young players whose names will be on fans lips for the next couple of years. Here are some of them.   

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Arsenal look set to have their most active transfer window in numerous years as Arsene Wenger attempts to find the formula needed to end the club’s Premier League title drought and be more competitive in Europe. One player linked to the club is Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze. The man who scored the decisive goal in 

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