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Spurs activate Alderweireld contract extension

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Tottenham Hotspur have triggered an extension clause in veteran Belgian international Toby Alderweireld’s contract which ties him to the Premier League highflyers until the summer of 2020. The 29-year-old central defender — capped 88 times and an integral part of Belgium’s best ever performance at the World Cup last year …

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Man U to face Neymar’s PSG in Champions League last 16


Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will take on French giants Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Liverpool were drawn against fellow five-time winners Bayern Munich in Nyon on Monday. Holders Real Madrid will face Ajax as the Spaniards attempt to lift the trophy for the fifth …

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United activate De Gea contract extension


Manchester United have activated the one-year extension on star goalkeeper David De Gea’s contract, British media reported Thursday. The Spain stopper’s deal was set to expire at the end of the current season and, without activating the extension clause, he could have entered into pre-contract talks with another club after …

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Griezmann: I deserve Ballon d’Or


France star Antoine Griezmann insists he deserves to be on the podium for this year’s Ballon d’Or after winning the World Cup and major silverware with Atletico Madrid, AFP reports. Griezmann came third in 2016 in the voting behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the most prestigious individual award …

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World Cup: Griezmann is ‘the boss’ for France – Mbappe


France star Antoine Griezmann has shown he is “the boss” since Euro 2016, according to team-mate Kylian Mbappe. Didier Deschamps’ men, runners-up at their home European Championship two years ago, enter the World Cup in Russia as one of the favourites. That is in part thanks to Griezmann, the Atletico …

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OFFICIAL: Atletico Madrid reach agreement to sign Lemar from Monaco


Monaco have announced they have reached an agreement in principle to sell attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar to Atletico Madrid. The Ligue 1 side said the two sides will “continue to work in the coming days in order to find a definitive agreement.” The 22-year-old France international has been subject of interest …

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