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Thursday | Mirror.co.uk
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino needs to trim his bloated squad this month and the out-of-favour pair could be first to move Tottenham fringe players Sandro and Vladimir Chiriches are targets of Serie A giants before the start of the Italian season.
Thursday | Business News
Just a day after signing Marcos Rojo , Manchester United have had a bid turned down for Marseille defender Benjamin Mendy .
Thursday | Washington Times
The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders - Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat.
Aaron Ramsey was sent off as Arsenal eked out a 0-0 draw away to Besiktas in the first leg of its UEFA Champions League playoff series against the Turkish club in Istanbul on Tuesday.
Napoli 's 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of their Champions League playoff on Tuesday was a disappointing result.
We start today's transfer round-up from Serie A with Napoli . Rafael Benitez's side have been linked with a whole host of central midfielders this summer, but their pursuit was ended today after the capture of Villarreal's Jonathan de Guzman .
The two most expensive Manchester United acquisitions over the past 12 months - Juan Mata from Chelsea for 37.1 million and Ander Herrera two months ago from Athletic Bilbao for 29 million - may not have been wise investments as the foundations to allow these two Spaniards to play to their full abilities is not even in place yet at Old Trafford.
Athletic Bilbao grabbed a vital away goal in a 1-1 draw at Napoli in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League play-off tie.
Gonzalo Higuain 's second half equaliser left the Champions League playoff tie between Napoli and Athletic Bilbao well poised at 1-1 ahead of next week's second leg.
The Gunners followed up a convincing victory against Manchester City in the Community Shield with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday in their opening Premier League game, in which Aaron Ramsey netted a late winner.
A campaign starts with an away trip to Genoa, Rafa Benitez's side begin to shape their destiny of their fledgling season as Athletic Bilbao arrive at the Such a high stakes tie is probably not what the former Liverpool boss would ideally want at this stage of preparation, with transfers still in the pipeline and peak form yet to be attained.
The Greek forward left Celtic at the end of last season and has since been linked with moves to Sevilla, Hamburg, Lokomotiv Moscow, Southampton, Besiktas, Lyon and, tentatively at least, a return to the Scottish champions.
The attacking midfielder from Cadiz has been on good form during the pre-season and is a promising alternative to Duda when taking free kicks Malaga's most recent forward signing, Luis Alberto, discussed the pre-season progress of his new team and explained how he has adapted into the squad in the past few weeks.
It is being reported in Italy that Juventus have fended off an approach for Fernando Llorente from Spanish side Valencia.
The Dutchman strode into Manchester United off the back of a superb World Cup, and immediately had media and fans swooning with his tactical mastery and magnificently blunt manner.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:35 pm
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