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James Rodriguez leaves door open for Radamel Falcao to join him at Real Madrid

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Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso

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Toni Kroos has completed his move to Real Madrid - speaking to Los Blancos manager Carlo Ancelotti

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Former Bayern Munich midfielder completed his move to European Champions

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Israel-Gaza conflict: Uefa bans Israel from hosting any Champions League and Europa League matches while fighting continues

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