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Athletic Bilbao striker is out of contract at the end of the season

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Danish international currently on loan with Juventus

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An Italian football fan who showed up to support his team in an away game has become a national hero - after it turned out he was the only supporter who bothered.

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Italian striker stormed down tunnel after being substituted against Manchester United

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Netherlands midfielder joined from Manchester City

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Netherlands international has been linked with Manchester United

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Manchester United on alert after Inter Milan signal willingness to sell Wesley Sneijder

Netherlands international in contract row

Matija Nastasic holds off Cristiano Ronaldo during Manchester City’s Champions League tie with Real Madrid on Wednesday

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Few have given the City manager credit for a remarkable show of faith

Chelsea on brink after Di Matteo's gamble with Torres backfires

It was only six months since the miracle of Munich, but after the tumult of Turin last night that magical day in the history of Chelsea must feel like a very long time ago for Roberto Di Matteo.

Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona

Lionel Messi double keeps Barcelona top of La Liga pile

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano 5-0 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten start and remain top of La Liga. David Villa, Cesc Fabregas and Xavi completed the rout.

Juventus manager Antonio Conte is currently serving a ten-month ban

Investigation begins into allegations of match fixing at Serie A side Napoli

Napoli face the prospect of heavy sanctions after the Italian football federation (FIGC) confirmed it is investigating allegations of match-fixing at the Serie A club.

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