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Fabinho backs Liverpool to win title, dreams of luring Mbappe to Anfield

Liverpool’s new midfielder Fabinho says his club can wrestle the Premier League title away from Manchester City while he tries to lure France star Kylian Mbappe to Anfield.
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Juan Mata scores as Manchester United draw against Mexican side on US tour

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Thursday's 1-1 pre-season draw with Club America in Arizona "pushed us to levels we are not prepared for".
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Liverpool close in on record 75 million euro deal for Brazil’s Alisson

Brazilian international Alisson Becker is expected to sign for Liverpool on a five-year deal worth 75 million euros, a world record for a goalkeeper, media reports suggested Wednesday.
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Roma defend decision to sell Alisson to Liverpool

Selling Alisson to Liverpool does not show "a lack of ambition", says Roma's director of football Monchi, who admits the transfer of the Brazilian is "tough" for fans to take.
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Brazil’s 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate

When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds.
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Liverpool make world record bid for Roma’s Alisson

Liverpool have made a new bid of €75m (£66.9m) for Alisson and are close to sealing a world-record deal for the Roma goalkeeper.

Fans cheer as Andres Iniesta lands in Japan to join Vissel Kobe

Hundreds of football fans flocked to cheer Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta when he arrived in Japan on Wednesday to join his new club Vissel Kobe.

Liverpool make an offer for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Roma are considering the bid, a world record for a keeper, but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football - Europa League Round of 16 First Leg - Lazio vs Dynamo Kiev - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - March 8, 2018 Lazio's Felipe Anderson celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS-Max Rossi-File Photo

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini backs Felipe Anderson to add ‘new dimension’

West Ham United manger Manuel Pellegrini believes the London club's record signing, Felipe Anderson, will give his team a "new dimension".
(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title, as the league starts up on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
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West Ham sign Paraguay’s Fabian Balbuena

West Ham have signed Paraguay defender Fabian Balbuena from Corinthians on a three-year deal.

Court discharge Brazil’s leader Lula da Silva in alleged corruption trial

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was absolved Thursday in one of the six pending legal cases he is facing, all unrelated to the corruption charges that have sent him to prison.
Barcelona signing Arthur says he feels privileged to be part of the greatest team in the world

Arthur: Barcelona are the greatest team in the world

Barcelona signing Arthur says he feels privileged to be part of the "greatest team in the world".
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Barcelona confirm Brazil new recruit Arthur

Barcelona have confirmed the arrival of Brazilian new recruit Arthur from Brazilian outfit Gremio on a 31 million euros ($37 million) deal.
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Ex-Barca president charged with alleged tax fraud

Sandro Rosell has been charged with alleged tax fraud and will be questioned by a judge in September, prosecutors in Barcelona said Monday, adding to the former FC Barcelona president’s legal woes.
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Brazil Football Federation condemn racist abuse aimed at Fernandinho

The Brazil Football Federation (CBF) has condemned the racist abuse aimed at Fernandinho and his family after the country's exit from the World Cup.
Residents of the northern Mozambique village of Alua watch a live broadcasting of the Football World Cup quarter final match organised by the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development with Mozambican organisations as part of Cinemarena on July 6, 2018 in Alua, Mozambique. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

In a far corner of Mozambique, a World Cup under the stars

In front of a large screen in a dusty field in remote northern Mozambique, a crowd is gripped by the second World Cup quarter-final, desperately willing Brazil to victory.
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World Cup exit frustrates Brazil fans

Brazilian fans’ hopes of celebrating a sixth World Cup title in Russia have been dashed with their national team’s loss to Belgium in the quarter-finals, late on Friday.

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Odion Ighalo in action for his Chinese club

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo scores ninth goal in China

Odion Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still fell 2-1 at home to title chasers Shandong Luneng.

PDP: APC will lose Bauchi bye-election

The Peoples Democratic party has said that it cannot be intimidated by security agencies in an attempt to disenfranchise its member in the coming senatorial bye-election billed for August 11, 2018.
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15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
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Abia guber: I have forgiven Olisa Metuh – Alex Otti

Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2015 election in Abia State, Dr.Alex Otti , said he had forgiven the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, for the role he played during the collation of the results of the election at the INEC collation centre , Umuahia , in 2015.
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‘Prophet’ arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.