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Chelsea ready to bid again for Fernandez

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Chelsea are considering bidding again to sign Benfica and Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez. The original deal to sign the Argentine who was named the Young Player of the Tournament at the 2022 Qatar World Cup collapsed over both the amount that the West London club were prepared ot pay, and the period over which they intended to pay ot.  Benfica ...

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Chelsea make huge bid for World Cup star

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Chelsea have tabled a bid worth up to £115 million for World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez. The 21 year old midfielder, currently playing for Benfica in the Primeira Liga, was one of the stars of Argentina’s World Cup winning campaign, and his contribution was recognised when he was named Young Player of the Tournament. His performances in Qatar have caught ...

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The five best coaches at the World Cup in 2022

According to the latest betting, Brazil are the favourites to win the World Cup for what would be a record sixth time, followed by their South American neighbours and rivals, Argentina, and then the defending champions France and England. Costa Rica and Saudi Arabia are the rank outsiders. That does not necessarily mean that these teams necessarily have the best ...

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They went to a match and never came back (Part Four)

Continuing the series that looks at those thankfully rare times in football history when fans went to a football match but never made it home afterwards. (For Part One click here; Part Two here; and Part Three here). Puerta 12, Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires The rivalry between River Plate and Boca Juniors, known as the Superclasico, is arguably the fiercest ...

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They went to a match and never came back (Part Two)

Continuing the series which looks at those, thankfully, rare times when football fans went to a match but never came home again. (For Part One click here). Estadio Nacional Disaster, 1964 The worst footballing disaster of all time occurred in Lima, Peru, in May 1964, and was a qualifier for the Summer Olympics due to be held in Tokyo later ...

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City sign new Messi

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Manchester City have completed the signing of a player who has been described as the new Lionel Messi. Winger Dario Sarmiento has agreed a move to the Etihad in a  deal worth £5.2 million, joining from Argentine club Estudiantes. He ahs been compared to his illustrious compatriot because of his ability and speed on the ball, and had been tracked ...

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The World Cup fix

The 1978 World Cup has claims to be one of the most controversial ever.  A Welsh referee disallowed a Brazil gaol because he judged it was full-time as the ball was about to cross the line, and  a Scottish player was sent home for taking a banned stimulant. And, meanwhile, off the pitch, terrible things were happening away from the ...

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Boca want Arsenal player

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Boca Juniors want to sign Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira in the summer. The Uruguayan midfielder is currently on a season long loan with Atlético Madrid in La Liga, but he ahs had a difficult time under Diego Simeone, and has been sparingly used, with most of his appearances coming off the bench. To make matters worse for him ,e recently ...

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Cavani to reject Uni9ted extension

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Edison Cavani is to turn down the opportunity of staying at Manchester United for a further year. Instead, he has decided that he wants to move to Argentina and sign for Boca Juniors. Cavani joined United as a free agent on October after leaving French champions  PSG in the summer, initially signing for a year, with the option of another ...

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Marcelo Bielsa Quotes: Best Quotes on Marcelo Bielsa

Although he has won comparatively little in his long career – a couple of Argentine league titles and an Olympics gold medal – Marcelo Bielsa, a man known as El Loco (The Crazy) is renowned amongst his fellow professionals as one of the greatest coaches in the world. Bielsa is known for his dedication, obsession with the opposition, eye for ...

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