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    Manchester United can win the Premier League - Rooney

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney believes his side are back in Premier League title contention following Sunday's 3-0 win over Liverpool.Victory over their local rivals took Louis van Gaal's side to six top-flight wins in a row and, after a slow start to the season, they now sit third...
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    Europa League draw: Roma to face Feyenoord, Liverpool meet Besiktas

    Roma have been paired with Feyenoord during Monday's draw for the Europa League round of 32 in Nyon. Liverpool, meanwhile, will face Besiktas as they aim to redeem themselves after their disappointing Champions League exit.Other noteworthy ties include Inter's meeting with Celtic, Tottenham...
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    Champions League draw: Manchester City to meet Barcelona, Real Madrid face Schalke

    Manchester City against Barcelona is the pick of the ties to emerge from Monday's Champions League Round of 16 draw in Nyon.The two sides met in the knockout stages in 2013-14 as well, with the Catalans eventually recording a 4-1 win on aggregate to book their ticket for the...
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    Steaua left to fight for their identity as Europa League run ends

    If you had happened to wander into Bucharest’s Stadionul Steaua on Sunday, you might have presumed some kind of protest was going on.The home team were playing in yellow shirts, rather than their traditional red and blue stripes, with the logos taped over. The scoreboard informed fans only that...
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    Liverpool could face Benitez reunion as Europa League draw beckons

    Liverpool will hope to avoid Napoli and a reunion with former coach Rafa Benitez in the draw for the last-32 of the Europa League in Nyon on Monday.The Reds were knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage on Tuesday following their draw with Ludogorets, meaning they drop into...
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    Martinez: Europa League can help Everton develop

    Roberto Martinez was upbeat despite watching his young Everton side lose 1-0 to Krasnodar in their final Europa League group match. The Spaniard, who made 10 changes to his starting XI after qualifying as Group H winners with a game to spare, is confident the Europa League can enhance his...
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    Champions League success in PSG's sights, says Al Khelaifi

    Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi has faith that his team are en route to Champions League glory - if not this season, then in the near future.PSG could have gone into the last 16 of the Champions League as top seeds if they had avoided defeat at Camp Nou on Wednesday, but goals...
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    Milner: Manchester City can go far in the Champions League

    Manchester City midfielder James Milner believes that his side's late progress into the Champions League's last 16 could be a springboard to "go far" in the tournament.Manuel Pellegrini's side were staring down the barrel of elimination after collecting just two points from their first four...
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    Mourinho wary of 'sharks in the ocean' ahead of Champions League knockout stages

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he is wary of the knockout stages of the Champions League after the Blues finished their group campaign unbeaten with a 3-1 victory over Sporting at Stamford Bridge.Goals from Cesc Fabregas, Andre Schurrle and John Obi Mikel gave the Blues victory, sending...
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    Inzaghi can take AC Milan into the Champions League - Nesta

    Alessandro Nesta believes Filippo Inzaghi can guide AC Milan to a third-placed finish in Serie A this season.The Rossoneri have won just one of their last seven league games and currently sit seventh in the Italian top flight, 14 points behind league leaders Juventus but only five behind Genoa...
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    Pogba: Juventus can go far in Champions League

    Paul Pogba is confident Juventus can go far in the Champions League after they reached the knockout stages of the competition by recording a scoreless draw with Atletico Madrid.The Serie A champions would have clinched top spot in Group A with a win by two goals, but Pogba stressed that making...
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    Kuzmanovic: Champions League return is in Inter's sights

    Zdravko Kuzmanovic is adamant that Inter can finish third this season and called on the club's fans to get behind their Champions League push.The San Siro side endured a poor start to the Serie A season, with their form ultimately leading to president Erick Thohir's decision to fire Walter...
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    'Africa's best' Yaya Toure facing Premier League pain - Okocha

    Jay-Jay Okocha believes Manchester City star Yaya Toure will miss out on the Premier League title to Chelsea, but backed him as the outstanding candidate to be named African Player of the Year.Okocha, who spent five years in England with Bolton Wanderers and Hull City, is remembered as one of...
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    Tottenham condemn pitch invaders in Europa League clash

    Tottenham have apologised to supporters after three separate pitch invasions resulted in match officials suspending the club's Europa League clash with Partizan. The first interloper entered the field of play in the 22nd minute and, after his interjection, more followed shortly afterwards...