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Milos Krasic</b>
Numerous newspapers have linked the Juventus winger Milos Krasic with a move to Old Trafford. The 27-year-old is out of favour in Turin and is eager to move on, which has opened up the possibility of a loan switch this month. This cheaper option could suit United, with continued speculation over how much funds are available under the ownership of the Glazer family. Chelsea and AC Milan are also interested in the Serbian international, who is valued at around £15m.

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Ronaldo scored twice against CSKA

Real Madrid happy to face Barcelona in Champions League

Real Madrid's players insist the club will be as happy to meet Barcelona as any other side in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

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Ronaldo: Mourinho to 'continue' at Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho will stay on as coach of Real Madrid next season, according to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese forward said so yesterday, amid reports that Mourinho, the self-styled "Special One", was poised to return to Chelsea.

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The Special One appeared to have found his dream job at Real Madrid but that relationship has soured, with the Portuguese widely believed to want a return to England. Led Chelsea to their first league titles in 50 years before leaving in late 2007; the 49-year-old has also won European Cups with Porto and Internazionale.

Jose Mourinho will stay at Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo

Jose Mourinho will stay on as coach of Real Madrid next season, his Portuguese compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo said today, amid reports that the self-styled 'Special One' was poised to return to London to manage Chelsea.

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