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Real Madrid fought back from 2-0 down

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Arsène Wenger, with his Arsenal team on the brink of reaching the Champions League knockout stages, fears Uefa's commitment to financial fair play (FFP) will be impossible to implement.

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Inter Milan technical director Marco Branca insists the Italian giants have not received any official offers for Wesley Sneijder.

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A Dutch tourist was rescued yesterday after surviving for 18 days in a ravine without food or shelter amid the seaside cliffs near Malaga.

Palermo warn Javier Pastore suitors to move quickly

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has warned clubs interested in signing Javier Pastore they must make their move in the next 15 days.

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War at Picasso museum as artist's relative calls for curator's head

The art world of Spain is getting hot under the collar about the politics of Picasso. The Malaga-born artist's wealthy daughter-in-law, Christine Ruiz-Picasso, has refused to open the latest show at the Malaga Picasso Museum, and has demanded the resignation of its highly acclaimed director José Lebrero, who has curated a series of much-praised temporary exhibitions alongside the permanent show of Picasso paintings.

Malaga sign Valencia winger Joaquin

Malaga have agreed to sign former Spain winger Joaquin from Valencia, their seventh recruit since the end of the La Liga campaign, the Spanish south-coast club said today.

Palermo maintain interest in Arsenal target

Palermo have not given up hope of signing Arsenal target Ricardo Alvarez but know they face stiff competition to acquire the Argentina star.

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Van Nistelrooy signs one-year deal with Malaga

Striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has passed a medical and signed a one-year contract with Malaga, the Spanish club said today.

Chelsea make approach for Manuel Pellegrini claims agent

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini's agent has hinted Chelsea have made an initial approach for the Chilean.

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