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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Alexis Sanchez could be on his way out of The Emirates. The Daily Mirror are reporting that Juventus and Manchester City are grappling for his signature as his future remains in doubt.   Why would Arsenal let him go? The Chilean international has undoubtedly been a superb signing: a match winner whose magic has lifted 

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According to the Daily Express, Chelsea are battling with Spanish giants Barcelona over the services of Juventus wing-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. As reported by the paper’s James Cambridge: “Barca are in desperate need of a quality right-back and are yet to replace Dani Alves who joined Juventus on a free transfer over the summer. The Catalan 

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Juventus center back Leonardo Bonucci was a hot topic of conversation over the summer transfer window with a rumoured big money move to Manchester. But which side from Manchester? The answer is both. Manchester United and Manchester City, who are arguably the biggest rivals in England, were both trying to obtain the Italian’s signature before 

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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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As the summer transfer window comes to a close, clubs are rushing and stressing trying to conclude all their current ongoing negotiations and seal whatever deals that need sealing. Juventus, who are the champions of Italy’s Serie A for five consecutive years now, have enjoyed one of the most historic, successful Calciomercato in the club’s 

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Gonzalo Higuain has completed a record breaking move from Napoli to Serie A champions Juventus. The Argentine has signed for a whooping £75.3 million, becoming the third most expensive transfer in the history of the modern game after Cristiano Ronaldo [£80 million, 2009] and Gareth Bale [£85.3 million, 2013]. The humongous sum will be paid 

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Juventus have confirmed the signing of former Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain. Whilst the Gunners were reported to be reluctant to meet his release clause, Juventus have pledged to pay Napoli his £75.3 million release clause in two instalments over two years. The Argentine, thus, has become the third most expensive signing in football history, only 

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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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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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Perhaps the most talked about transfer in Italy this summer has been that of Miralem Pjanić who ended his 5 year association with Roma in favour of joining rivals Juventus. It has left fans of the capital club furious but it’s not hard to see why Pjanic came to the conclusion that his future was 

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With the transfer window officially open, teams have already began bringing in reinforcements in order to avoid the deadline day commotion. Albeit few and far between, some one of the best deals are acquired through free transfers: which entails agreement of personal terms with the player without the club’s involvement. Here are three of the 

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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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Below is the seventh installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. After a slow start, Euro 2016 has burst into life, and football fans all around the continent were treated to a thrilling group stage. Footballing giants such as Germany, Spain and hosts France 

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Dani Alves will leave Barcelona this summer after a successful eight year stay at Camp Nou with Juventus looking to be his likely destination although the deal has yet to be completed. The Brazilian has won no less than 23 trophies during his time in Catalonia, but has clearly come to the decision that a 

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