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Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic to miss start of season

The defender could be out for up to a month

Stevan Jovetic applauds the crowd during Fiorentina's Serie A match with Fiorentina

Transfer news: Manchester City sign Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina to become second signing in the same day

Montenegro striker passed a medical and joins Alvaro Negredo in making the move to the Etihad

Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido recently claimed that the club turned down a £13.9 million bid from a top European side for Negredo

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Stevan Jovetic

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The Sport Matrix: Friday 19 July 2013

Open under fire as players lambast ‘joke’ course

Combative midfielder: Leroy 'The Bouncer' Fer

Today's transfer talk round-up: Thiago Alcantara on 'brink of Manchester United move'; Tottenham 'interested in' Nacer Chadli; Leroy Fer 'set for Norwich medical'

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Mario Gomez

Mario Gomez has mixed feelings after being granted 'wish' to leave Bayern Munich for Fiorentina

The striker won the treble with Bayern last season

Udinese's fans at the Friuli Stadium. Udinese were one of the 18 Serie A clubs raided

Top Italian football clubs raided by finance police investigating tax-dodging and money laundering

Latest scandal to shake nation's sport turns focus on Juventus, Inter, AC Milan and Lazio

Neymar's wonder strike helped put Brazil on the road to victory

Brazil 4 Italy 2 match report: Neymar sets the tone for Brazil by scoring in his third successive Confederations Cup game

Barcelona new boy on target again as hosts maintain their perfect start to the tournament

Gonzalo Higuain

Arsenal in pole position to sign Gonzalo Higuain as Juventus turn their attention to Carlos Tevez

The Gunners have made a club-record bid in excess of £20m for the Real Madrid striker

Arsenal's Ivorian striker Gervinho (R) could be on his way out of the club after Marseille confirm their interest

Gervinho moves closer to Arsenal exit after Marseille confirm their interest

Ivory Coast forward could be on his way out of the Emirates with Marseille a likely destination

Brazil striker Hulk

Brazil striker Hulk claims Chelsea are interested in signing him

The Zenit St Petersburg striker is attracting the interest of Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insists Premier League remains strong

English sides faltered in the Champions League this season

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere demands better start from Arsenal next season

The Gunners finished the campaign strongly but had no hope of claiming the title

Stevan Jovetic applauds the crowd during Fiorentina's Serie A match with Fiorentina

Arsenal considering their options as Fiorentina continue to hold-out on Stevan Jovetic

Gonzalo Higuain is reported to be an alternative should Arsenal miss out on the Montenegrin striker

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