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The Brazilian international is a fiery character who has a record to challenge Luis Suarez

Cristiano Ronaldo acknowledges the fans as Real Madrid play LA Galaxy

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema on target for Real Madrid in match against LA Galaxy

The sides were playing in a International Champions Cup quarter-final match

Roberto Soldado celebrates his first Champions League goal in 2005

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From an early age it was not difficult to see he was going to be a top player

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A look at the 28-year-old Spaniard's career to-date after he agreed a deal to join Spurs

Neymar makes his debut against Lechia Gdansk

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Neymar will expect to win a number of trophies during his career with Barcelona, but how did they fare against Polish side Lechia Gdansk

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Brighton and Hove Albion's new head coach Oscar Garcia has had an interesting career to date, including a playing career spent entirely in Spain and a management career that has included a stint in Israel.

Marouane Fellaini of Everton celebrates his goal during

Transfer analysis: Who might Manchester United sign after missing out on Cesc Fabregas? Marouane Fellaini, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric...

With Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino rejecting any move for Cesc Fabregas, who can David Moyes look to for his first major signing?

Transfer news: Tottenham remain interested in Roberto Soldado confirms Andre Villas-Boas - despite £26m asking price

Tottenham will have to meet the £26m release clause if they want to land the striker

Fulham manager Martin Jol

Transfer news: Fulham announce deal for French midfielder Ange-Freddy Plumain

The 18-year-old arrives on a free transfer

Manchester United look set to lose out on capturing Cesc Fabregas

Transfer news: Barcelona must convince Cesc Fabregas to stay as midfielder 'considers his future' amid bids from Manchester United

Gerardo Martino’s first task will be to address future of midfielder who is ‘considering his options’

Roberto Soldado

Transfer news: Tottenham must meet €30m buy-out clause to sign Valencia striker Roberto Soldado

Valencia warn Spurs they will not allowed the striker to leave otherwise

Roberto Soldado

Transfer news: Valencia announce no deal has been made in Roberto Soldado transfer to Tottenham

Spurs' technical director is pictured with the player's agent but they are yet to meet the £26m valuation for the striker

Gonzalo Higuain scores in Real Madrid's pre-season friendly against Bournemouth at Dean Road

Transfer news: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti denies a deal is in place to sell Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain to Napoli

Reports suggested the striker was ready to move to Italy but the new Real boss has insisted that he remains one of his firs-team players until he is told otherwise

Manchester United lhave made a second bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas

Transfer news: David Moyes confirms Manchester United have made a £30m bid for Cesc Fabregas - but Barcelona set to turn it down

Moyes confirms second bid despite Barcelona insisting that the midfielder will not be sold under any circumstances

Cristiano Ronaldo on the ball at Dean Court last night

Bournemouth 0 Real Madrid 6 match report: Cristiano Ronaldo the Real ticket as Cherries are hit for six

It is not often supporters pay £60 to watch their team suffer a thrashing and feel they have seen value for money, but Bournemouth’s fans were at Dean Court last night to see their opposition.

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