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Inter cannot afford Lukaku asking price

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Inter Milan cannot afford the fee of around £60 million it would take to buy back Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea outright. But they are open to renegotiating  his loan deal with the Premier League club. He is back on loan with the Sere A side for the current season, but Inter are already opening to extending his stay back in ...

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Greatest quotes on Thibaut Courtois

Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the modern era, Courtois has performed admirably for the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, and the Belgium national team. Standing at an imposing 6 foot 7, we take a look at some of the contemporary greatest quotes on Thibaut Courtois. Courtois was named the man of the match in the recent Champions ...

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Top quotes about Marouane Fellaini

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An 87-game veteran of the Belgian national football team, Fellaini appeared in two World Cup tournaments for his country, as well as competing in the English Premier League for over ten years. Known for his midfield play and his afro hairstyle, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Marouane Fellaini. Born to Moroccan parents, Fellaini played ...

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Martinez in talks over Spurs’ job

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Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is the latest name to be linked with the vacant job at Spurs. The Spaniard is reported to be in talks with the North London club, wit suggestions that he wants to return to club football after this summer’s European Championships. Martinez has been in charge of the Belgian national side since 2016, taking them to ...

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Spurs extend Vertonghen contract

Tottenham have exercised an option to extend Jan Vertonghen’s contract with the club for a further year. The 31-year old defender was out of contract next summer, but the club have protected their investment by prolonging his stay until June 2020, reports The BBC. He is just the latest player to sign new contracts with the club – Harry Kane, ...

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Former Everton manager Martinez in line for Real job

Former Everton manager Roberto Martinez has emerged as the favourite to land the Real job. Real sacked Julen Lopetegui on Monday after a string of poor defeats, culminating in their 5 – 1 thrashing at the weekend at the hands of deadly rivals Barcelona.  Santiago Solari has been placed in temporary charge at the Bernabeu, but the club’s hierarchy have ...

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Courtois launches legal action against former Belgium boss

talkSPORT reports that Chelsea goalkeeper and his father have instigated legal action against Marc Wilmots, former boss of the Belgian national side. This follows allegations made by Wilmots that Courtois’ father Thierry, had leaked team selections during the 2016 European Championships in France. Wilmots was Belgian national manager between 2012 and 2016, but was sacked when his team, who were ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Yannick Ferreira Carrasco

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco moved to Monaco of the French league in 2010 from his native Belgium and became part of the principality outfit’s second team. Two years later he was playing for the club’s first team and made a name for himself with his skills on the wing. Carrasco’s performances saw Atletico Madrid sign him in the summer of 2015 ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Raymond Goethals

  Goethals started his football career as a goalkeeper for Daring Brussels, rising through the youth ranks of the Belgian outfit, he remained at the club until 1947. He then moved to Racing Club Brussels and played for two more clubs – Hannutois and Renaisienne – before hanging his playing boots. His first big managerial role came with the Belgium ...

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Betting: Euro 2016 semi-finalists

France When you have Hugo Lloris in goal, centre-back options include Laurent Koscielny, Raphael Varane and Kurt Zouma, in midfield you can call upon the likes of Paul Pogba, Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi and up front Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud and Kingsley Coman, then no wonder you are likely to be amongst the top favourites to finish amongst the top ...

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