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Real ready to bid for Chelsea target

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Chelsea may be set to miss out on one of their man transfer targets. That follows news that Real Madrid may be ready to pay up to £80 million to sign Joško Gvardiol from RB Leipzig. Already highly rated across Europe, Gvardiol has only burnished his reputation with his performances for Croatia at the World Cup in Qatar, and has ...

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Best quotes about Mateo Kovacic

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Another player going by the ‘Il Professore’ moniker, this time by the Italian sports journalists, Kovacic has been cited as one of the best footballers ever to come out of Croatia. A receiver of a national honour from his home state, we take a look at some of the contemporary best quotes about Mateo Kovacic. With four Champions league triumphs ...

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Top quotes about Luka Modric

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Arguably the greatest Croatian footballer ever, Modric is still competing at the highest level at the age of 36 for Spanish La Liga team Real Madrid. A former player at Dinamo Zagreb and Tottenham Hotspur FC, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Luka Modric. Born in the war-torn former state of Yugoslavia, Modric has excelled ...

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The Dirtiest Football Matches of All-Time (Part Six)

Continuing the series looking back at some o the dirtiest football matches in the history of football. For Part One please click here; Part Two please click here; Part Three please click here; Part Four here; and Part Five here). Whilst the World Cup qualifier between El Salvador and Honduras in 1969 was credited with sparking armed conflict between the ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Four)

Concluding the series looking at the players who impressed so much playing for their countries at the European Championships that it was enough to earn them a big money move once the tournament was over. For Part One click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Mario Mandzukić Croatia failed to get out of the group ...

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Rangers target passes medical and is set for Ibrox transfer

Reports suggest that Croatian international Nikola Katic has passed a medical and is set to join Glasgow Rangers. The Slaven Belupo defender has emerged as a key target for new manager Steven Gerrard as he looks to strengthen the Rangers defence ahead of the now season, and now it looks like he may be set to complete his move, after ...

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Top 5 Goals at Euro 2016 so far

The first round of the group games are over now. A total of 22 goals have been scored in the tournament so far. There haven’t been many matches with a goalfest, however, just 12 matches into the tournament, we already have some of the strong contenders for ‘Goal of the tournament’. Here’s our pick for the top five Euro 2016 ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Alen Halilovic

  When Barcelona acquired Alen Halilovic from Croatian outfit Dinamo Zagreb in the 2014 summer transfer window, he was billed as one of the best young talents in world football. Many of the major European clubs were after his coveted signature and it was considered somewhat of a coup that the Catalans managed to get him and that too at ...

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