Having examined groups A-D in this year’s Champions League, it’s now time to look at groups E-H.   Group E – Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor Like Manchester United, Liverpool have been handed a relatively easy and straightforward group, and it would be a failure if Liverpool weren’t to finish top. The attacking threat that 

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Arsenal are set for a £70 million raid on Sporting Lisbon as they seek to acquire William Carvalho and Gelson Martins. According to The Sun, Arsene Wenger wants to beef up his midfield with the signing of Carvalho – the Portuguese international has perpetually been linked to the Gunners and definite interest exists. Martins, who 

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Manchester City have wasted little time in improving their team following Pep Guardiola’s first ever trophyless campaign as a coach with the club’s summer spending bonanza having already begun in earnest. Bernardo Silva arrived on Friday for a fee believed to be in the region of £45-50 million and Benjamin Mendy is expected to follow 

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Video uploaded by YouTube channel Varinder Kooner showcases all the goals and highlights from Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 win at home over Benfica in the second leg of their Champions League Second Round encounter at Signal Iduna Park. Borussia Dortmund’s goals were scored by Christian Pulisic and a hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.   Like O-Posts on 

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According to the Metro, Liverpool are keeping a watchful eye on Portuguese full-back Ricardo Pereira. The 23 year old Portugal international, who is experiencing his second loan spell with Ligue 1 outfit and high-flyers Nice, has scored three goals in 83 appearances for the French side. Pereira originally plies his trade for Portuguese giants Porto 

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According to reports, Arsenal are interested in signing Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira. The 25 year old defensive midfielder has previously been linked with the Gunners, who even reportedly had a bid for his services rejected last season. Porto will reportedly only sell if a team meets Danilo’s release clause mooted at £34.5 million. As reported 

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According to reports, Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic could have his loan deal with Sporting Lisbon terminated. The Portuguese side have been reportedly unimpressed by the Serb’s progress and form so far this season. As reported by the Daily Express: “Lazar Markovic joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan last summer as he was not part of 

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According to reports, Manchester United have reportedly agreed a fee with Benfica for their Sweden international defender Victor Lindelof. Reports set the fee at £38 million. As reported by the Daily Express: “Lindelof is now set to complete his £38 million move to Manchester United. The Benfica defender has been on United’s radar for some 

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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

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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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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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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Below is the fourth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. Having taken a battling draw against England on Saturday, Russia came into their second Euro 2016 clash with Slovakia on a high. Head coach Leonid Slutsky knew that a victory would practically book 

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Below is the first article of a Euro 2016 column called “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. Fernando Santos isn’t one for making sweeping changes. When he took over from Otto Rehhagel as Greece coach in 2010 he maintained the same core of players, and the defensive tactics that 

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The news broke late last week just before the Taça da Liga final that Nicolas Gaitan was close to joining Atletico Madrid. Rumours of his departure are nothing new. The Argentinian attacker had been linked with several clubs in the past but a move never materialized. But after Gaitan was subbed in the late stages 

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Renato Sanches has enjoyed a meteoric rise since making his senior debut for Benfica only in late November. A series of impressive and consistent performances in the Primeira Liga and the Champions League caught the eye of many European clubs. Manchester United appeared to be the most likely destination for the 18-year-old. But early on 

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It is clear that Arsenal need to make some vital additions to the squad for them to compete for the title next year. Manager Arsene Wenger has come under plenty of scrutiny in recent weeks as his side’s best chance of securing the league win faded rather feebly. They will be in the market for 

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A lot of trust was put on the shoulders of Brazilian Anderson Talisca to revamp Benfica’s midfield when he signed for the club, but his contribution to the Portuguese giants has dwindled this season. However, 18-year-old Renato Sanches has stepped in, taken his chance and made the vacant position his own. The midfielder joined Benfica’s 

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2016 will be a very interesting year for football fans, because the Euro 2016 promises to be one of the most competitive football tournaments that the football world has ever seen! Since the Euro 2012 many teams have progressed, while some have become weaker – which means that no one can say for sure who 

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