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Portuguese star has told international team-mates that the German knew his moves in front of goal and the sale is bad news for his Real Madrid future

Comment: Arsenal might have left it very late - but Arsene Wenger has pulled off the signing of the summer with Mesut Ozil

Ozil transforms them from a club which world-class players leave to one which they join

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Transfer news: Swansea secure deal for Spanish Under-21 international Alvaro Vazquez

The 22-year-old striker joins on loan from Getafe

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Spanish Super Cup: Gerardo Martino dedicates Barcelona win against Atletico Madrid to Tito Vilanova

New manager praises his predecessor, who stood down amid a battle with cancer

Barcelona celebrate Adriano's goal

La Liga review: Adriano scores wonder-strike as Barcelona sneak 1-0 win over Malaga

Two wins out of two for the champions

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'Tata' says he is happy with his current options and that he can strengthen the squad in January if needs be

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Roberto Martinez asks for Everton fans to be patient on eve of new Premier League season

The Spaniard replaced David Moyes over the summer, and begins his tenure with a match against Norwich

Real Madrid are believed to have offered Mesut Ozil to Manchester United

Transfer news: Manchester United offered Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil for £40m to fund Gareth Bale move - reports

Real are looking to offload the unsettled German and any sale would go towards the completion of a deal for the Tottenham winger

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Jonathan de Guzman ruled out of Swansea opener following collision with Dirk Kuyt

The midfielder was on international duty when the injury occurred

Marc Bartra celebrates after winning the European Under-21's Championship with Spain

Transfer news: Tottenham 'interested' in Barcelona defender Marc Bartra but move dependent on David Luiz or Daniel Agger making Nou Camp switch

22-year-old has become frustrated with the lack of first team football after his agent claimed he is '25,000 times better than Alex Song'

Cesc Fabregas in pre-season action for Barcelona

Transfer news: Cesc Fabregas puts an end to Manchester United interest by admitting he wants to stay at Barcelona

Midfielder has said he is 'very happy' with his dream club and that stories have been invented regarding a return to the Premier League

Alvaro Vadillo (l) competes with Real Madrid defender Pepe (r)

Transfer news: Arsenal enter race with Tottenham for 18-year-old Alvaro Vadillo - the 'new Cristiano Ronaldo'

Attacking left midfielder had been identified as a long-term replacement for Gareth Bale but the Gunners hope to beat Spurs to his signing

Cesc Fabregas scores Barcelona's sixth goal against Santos in the pre-season Gamper Cup

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New Barcelona boss was speaking after the midfielder scored a double against Brazilian side Santos

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