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Championship players who could be in limelight in the Premier League 2017-18

  5) Aaron Mooy Aaron Mooy spent the last season on loan at Huddersfield Town from Manchester City. The Australian might not be a part of Pep Guardiola’s plans this season, but he is set to play an important role for David Wagner’s side. The midfielder was unarguably the best and most consistent player for Huddersfield town. He was the Man of the Match in the play-off final against Reading. Calm and composed on the ball, expectations will high on Mooy after his fine performances alongside Jonathan Hogg last season….

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Germany vs Chile Confederations cup final match review

  5) A deserving victory for the Germans As expected before the game, Chile came out to win the game. The South-Americans put immense pressure on the Germans often forcing them to go back and try again. However, Joachim Low’s men responded with great aplomb as they countered Chile’s pressing game. The pressure forced an unlikely error from the experienced Marcelo Diaz, as Timo Werner rounded a simple pass to Lars Stindl, who slotted in what would be the easiest goal he would ever score, to give the Germany the…

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Best two footed footballers in the world today

  5) Cristiano Ronaldo One of the greatest players ever to play football, Ronaldo had an astounding 2016. The Portuguese won the Champions League, Club World Cup, Euro Cup and also the Balon D’Or. His golden touch continued this season as well, despite the criticism from sections of fans, he scored crucial goals for Real Madrid. Now 31, Ronaldo may not be the fastest player anymore; however, he has blossomed in a more central role. His ability to position himself makes him one of the best and looks set to…

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Managers who have spent the most money on transfers since the last 15 years

    10)      Massimiliano Allegri: £494m The Italian was the last manager to guide AC Milan to a Serie A title. However, despite his success at San Siro, he was criticised for letting go of Andrea Pirlo. He was further ridiculed as Milan lost plot following sales of Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva. Nevertheless, Allegri took over from Antonio Conte at Juve. He has since established Juventus as one of the strongest sides in Europe, masterminding them to their second Champions League final in three years. Allegri has spent…

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Why Real Madrid won the final against Juventus

  A better second half performance Real Madrid looked leggy as they were in quest for the Dup Decima. Allegri’s Juventus started the game with a fine tempo after pressurising the Madrid players and forcing them to make mistakes. Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal might have given them the lead, but then Mandzukic produced a goal for the ages. An overhead kick in the final is a scriptwriter’s dream work. However, as the game unfolded in the second half, Juventus started to lose the grip on the match. Dybala and Higuain starved…

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Top 5 Manchester United transfer targets

Antoine Griezmann It is time for Griezmann to make his move and join Manchester United finally. Considered as one of the best players in the World right now, the Atletico Madrid forward suffered a slight dip in form this season. A left-footed genius capable of playing lone striker or a false 9, Griezmann is a treat to watch when in form. He is a set-piece specialist and has impeccable long rangers added to his arsenal. Jose Mourinho has been an admirer of Griezmann since the dawn of time and is…

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Top Arsenal transfer targets this summer

5) Jordan Pickford The English shot-stopper had an impressive season with Sunderland. While the Black Cats were awful, Pickford was the bright spot. His excellent performances have earned him accolades from around the world. While Pickford may still be too young for Arsenal, he would present an enticing option. Petr Cech had some nervy moments this season, while Ospina looks set to leave the club. Pickford could be Cech’s understudy at the Emirates or could stay on loan at Sunderland itself. Whatever may be the case, Pickford is one for…

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Managers who can help Lionel Messi win the World Cup

Manuel Pellegrini: The Chilean has an abundance of experience and helped Manchester City to a Premier League title, and found success in almost every club that he has coached. Tactically brilliant, Pellegrini is known to have a calm demeanour, which he uses to cut short the eccentricity among players and help them play as a team. Pellegrini has worked with Zabaleta and Aguero, helping him understand the two players well, and his style of managing will help Argentina as he would like to play Lionel Messi in a more pivotal…

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Birmingham City: Keeper Kuszczak hoping experience will count in play-off push

Goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak says he hopes his near-miss with Wolves last season will help Birmingham City go one better and qualify for the Championship play-offs this time round. Kuszczak, 33, has kept four clean sheets in five games with Blues only three points shy of the top six. “Last year was really close – just goal difference,” Kuszczak told BBC WM 95.6. “We know we can achieve something – we have to be consistent, take it step by step and all stick together.” After a difficult two-month spell in October…

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Bolton Wanderers: Ownership decision could be made before QPR game

Bolton Wanderers could make a decision on new ownership before Saturday’s home game against Queens Park Rangers, BBC Radio Manchester understands. It is understood that three parties are interested in buying Wanderers from current owner Eddie Davies. Banker Roger Tamraz, Bolton Wanderers Supporters Trust and a consortium led by Dean Holdsworth are in the running. The Championship club are scheduled to appear in the High Court on Monday over an unpaid tax bill of around £3m. Bolton could face the threat of a winding-up order from Revenue & Customs if…

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