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Benfica set to increase release clause of ‘new Ronaldo’ Felix amid Man Utd link

[ad_1] Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop run the rule over the latest transfer rumours in the world of football. Benfica want to increase the release clause in Joao Felix's contract in order to fend off interest from a number of clubs, president Luis Filipe Vieira has said. Felix, who has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, was promoted to Benfica's first team in the summer and has been linked with Manchester
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Way too early look at next season Real Madrid land Mbappe Sancho to Man United

[ad_1] OK so the 2018-19 season isn't over yet, but with the international break upon us, we thought it would be a good time to look ahead to next season. Here, our writers and correspondents give their predictions for what will happen over the summer and how Europe's biggest teams will line up for their first game. Premier League MAN CITY -- Jonathan Smith Who will be signed? The spectre of a
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Jose Mourinho’s next move Is there a club out there for the Not-As-Special One?

[ad_1] It's been a tumultuous season for Jose Mourinho. "Aren't they all?" you cry, and you've got a point. But since his dismissal from Manchester United in December, he's spent his time as you'd expect him to, touring assorted TV studios, offering his opinions on the game, telling amusing anecdotes from his career and generally making sure he stays in the public consciousness. Now he says he wants to return
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Matt McKay to wait until A-League season end to make retirement decision

[ad_1] Shayon Harrison scored his first goal in the A-League to help Melbourne City to a 2-0 win at the Leichhardt Oval. Wellington Phoenix put on a show in the first half of their game against Western Sydney Wanderers. VAR denied Newcastle Jets a point after Ben Kennedy saved a penalty to seal all three points for the Central Coast Mariners. Perth Glory move nine points clear at the top
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Olyroos hit six past Taiwan to keep Japan 2020 bid on track

[ad_1] Australia's under-23 squad have notched up 6-0 wins against Cambodia and Taiwan in the past week. The Olyroos have continued on their path to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a 6-0 win over Taiwan in Cambodia. Fresh off a 6-0 win over Cambodia on Friday night, the Graham Arnold-coached Olyroos were again too strong for their opponents on Sunday. Western Sydney's Abraham Majok scored an early brace before Melbourne
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Ronaldo can help me break records – Italy’s Juventus forward Kean

[ad_1] Moise Kean and Nicolo Barella's first international goals helped Italy start Euro 2020 qualifying with a dominant win over Finland. European Championship Qualifying: Moise Kean (74') Italy 2-0 Finland Gab Marcotti believes that Cristiano Ronaldo's stellar performance against Atletico Madrid only begins to justify the huge sum Juventus paid for him. Italy forward Moise Kean has said he is learning from Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after becoming the country's
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Child refugee Berahino’s return helps Burundi reach African Nations Cup finals

[ad_1] Stoke's Saido Berahino helped Burundi to qualify. Saido Berahino's decision to play for the country his family fled when he was 10 paid off at the weekend as the Stoke forward helped Burundi qualify for their first-ever African Nations Cup finals. A 1-1 draw at home to Gabon in Bujumbura on Saturday ensured qualification for Burundi, sparking wild celebrations in the east African country. ESPN FC's experts ranked the
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England boss Southgate wants to follow Sir Alex Ferguson example on young players

[ad_1] Shaka Hislop says the attributes that helped Raheem Sterling score his first England hat trick didn't exist in his game 18 months ago. Jadon Sancho seemed to be enjoying England training with his ankle-breaking skills versus Harry Maguire and his panenka penalty. Raheem Sterling scored his first international hat trick and won a penalty kick as England thumped the Czech Republic in Euro 2020 qualifying. England coach Gareth Southgate