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Jose Bosingwa, the Chelsea defender, has said he will not play international football again while Paulo Bento remains Portugal manager. The 29-year-old had been pre-selected to join his national side for the Euro 2012 play-off games with Bosnia but was left out of Bento's final 25-man squad.

Alex Ferguson denies Manchester United have agreed deal for David de Gea

Sir Alex Ferguson has distanced himself from speculation Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign David de Gea from Atletico Madrid.

Mourinho commits to Madrid in spite of club tensions

Jose Mourinho is ready to disappoint a host of English clubs after stating last night that he intends to see out the final three years of his contract at Real Madrid.

Ancelotti admits error in playing £50m Torres as United march on

Chelsea manager says he should have started Drogba as Rooney leads Ferguson's side into the semi-finals

Emmanuel Adebayor wants permanent switch to Real Madrid

Having netted a brace for Real Madrid last night, Emmanuel Adebayor is hoping he has done enough to secure a permanent switch to the Spanish giants.

Cristiano Ronaldo included in Real Madrid squad

Cristiano Ronaldo has been included in the Real Madrid squad for tomorrow's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Tottenham at the Bernabeu.

Drogba shows the desire for Chelsea revenge

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Sporting end Mourinho's home record

Real Madrid endured some terrible preparation for tomorrow's Champions League quarter-final first-leg visit of Tottenham Hotspur when they went down to a shock 1-0 home defeat to Sporting Gijon on Saturday.

Ian Holloway: Seeing why Spain reign is life-changing

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Spurs must avoid repeat of Perryman's darkest nights

Own goal then red card for legend who still seethes over injustice in Madrid which left 'nasty taste'

Eurozone: Leonardo rejects revenge factor as Inter aim to dethrone Milan

The coach of Internazionale, Leonardo, will complete an incredible personal transformation tonight if he guides his team to victory in the Milan derby.

Tottenham down to last two central defenders for Madrid trip

The Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, is facing a defensive injury crisis ahead of Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid, with four central defenders likely to miss the game.

Diego Forlan refuses to rule out switch to England

Uruguay striker Diego Forlan is refusing to rule anything out as speculation over his future continues unabated.

Strike action averted in La Liga

Spain's league programme will go ahead this weekend after a Madrid court upheld a challenge from six breakaway clubs and blocked proposed strike action.

Chelsea tie with Manchester United is '50-50' says Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres believes Chelsea's Champions League quarter-final with Manchester United is too close to call.

Fernando Torres warns Cesc Fabregas to steer clear of Barcelona

Fernando Torres has suggested his Spain team-mate Cesc Fabregas is better off staying at Arsenal because he might not get a game if he switched to Barcelona.

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