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Christian Benteke 'is just getting better' warns Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert

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Internazionale's youth-team coach, Andrea Stramaccioni, is thrown into the air by his players after they won the NextGen Series final by beating Ajax at Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road. Stramaccioni is now first-team manager

NextGen series cancelled amid funding shortage

Youth football tournament will not take place this season

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The trio are in the running for Uefa's Best Player in Europe award

Steven Gerrard says it is illogical for Liverpool to sell Luis Suarez

Liverpool must return to the Champions League says Steven Gerrard

Gerrard says that if they can't return to their former glory days, they could face many more battles like the current one of retaining striker Luis Suarez

Pep Guardiola will soon have his very own changing room separate from the rest of the playing squad

Pep Guardiola installs his own dressing room at Bayern Munich

New manager will have a separate changing room to the players in order to discuss matters with his coaching staff

Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring against Real Madrid

Robert Lewandowski claims to have been 'cheated' by Borussia Dortmund management

The striker was speaking to Polish newspapers when he claimed that promises made by the club have not been maintained

Shinji Kagawa shakes hands with his manager Jurgen Klopp during his time at Borussia Dortmund

Transfer news: Manchester United forward Shinji Kagawa rejected chance to re-join Borussia Dortmund reveals Jurgen Klopp

Kagawa has spoken about a desire to return to Dortmund one day but for now his focus is on United

Transfer news: Pep Guardiola rules out any move to bring Chelsea defender David Luiz to Bayern Munich

Guardiola says there is 'not truth to the speculation' but questions still remain over Barcelona's interest

Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring against Real Madrid

Robert Lewandowski vows to give his all for Borussia Dortmund despite anticipated Bayern Munich move next summer

The Polish striker is in the final year of his contract and will be leaving Dortmund on a free transfer at the end of the season

Thiago Alcantara (r) challenges Sven Bender (l) during the 2013 German Super Cup

Video: Thiago Alcantara may be regretting turning down Manchester United after Pep Guardiola slaps him across the face

Midfielder felt Guardiola's wrath after he witnessed his side concede two goals in as many minutes in the 4-2 German Super Cup defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Bernard of Atletico Mineiro

Transfer news: Arsenal target Bernard says his future is 'in the hands of the board'

The Gunners are understood to be close to agreeing a £21m transfer

Atletico Mineiro

Transfer news: Arsenal in advanced negotiations over £21m swoop for Brazil international Bernard

The signing would represent a record fee paid by the Gunners

Shinji Kagawa with David Moyes

Comment: If Manchester United forward Shinji Kagawa is to return to Borussia Dortmund - the time is now

The Japan international has spoken of a desire to return to his former club 'one day'

Shinji Kagawa poses for a photograph on Manchester United's pre-season tour of Asia

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa announces intention to return to Borussia Dortmund

Kagawa announces on Japanese TV that he would one day like to return to his former club should they want him back

Brazilian hot prospect Bernard looks likely to move to Europe with Liverpool and Tottenham interested

Transfer news: Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham target Bernard puts clubs on alert ahead of what may be his final game for Atletico Mineiro

Brazilian winger is likely to move to Europe though Spurs and Reds face competition from three Champions League clubs

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