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Cristiano Ronaldo and Edin Dzeko have caused defenders plenty of problems down the years, with Inter’s Milan Skriniar the latest to talk up their obvious qualities.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus’ll win Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo is certain Juventus will win the Champions League “within the next two seasons,” hails ‘GOAT’ Gigi Buffon and reveals that Matthijs de Ligt message.
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VAR will cause controversy but we won’t overuse it – EPL chief

Interim Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is confident that the introduction of VAR in the 2019-20 season will have a minimal impact on the pace of matches as large groups of fans remain sceptical of the new technology.
Matthijs de Ligt insists his €75 million (£68m-$84m) move to Juventus was driven by personal ambition, with Cristiano Ronaldo having no influence on his decision to head for Italy.

Matthijs de Ligt denies Cristiano Ronaldo influenced €75 million Juventus move

Matthijs de Ligt insists his €75 million (£68m/$84m) move to Juventus was driven by personal ambition, with Cristiano Ronaldo having no influence on his decision to head for Italy.
Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn has described Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk as an absolute beast and is loving playing alongside the powerful centre-back with the national team.

Steven Bergwijn: Virgil van Dijk an absolute beast

Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn has described Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk as "an absolute beast" and is loving playing alongside the powerful centre-back with the national team.
Argentina finished third at the Copa but captain and star man Lionel Messi voiced complaints following the semi-final and the third-place play-off, during which he was controversially sent off.

UEFA denies inviting Argentina to Nations League after Lionel Messi Copa America row

UEFA has denied reports it would entertain inviting Argentina into its European competitions following the 2019 Copa America.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Fabio Capello: Matthijs de Ligt to Juventus will end Serie A title race

Former Juventus manager Fabio Capello believes the Serie A title race will be over for another season if the Bianconeri complete the signing of Matthijs de Ligt.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Juventus ready €70 million bid for Matthijs de Ligt

Juventus are increasingly confident that they can win the race to sign Matthijs de Ligt and are preparing to bid around €70 million (£63m/$80m) to land the Ajax star.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.

Sergio Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.
Cristiano Ronaldo holds the Supercoppa Italiana – his first piece of silverware for Juventus. Claudio Villa-Getty Images for Lega Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for ‘wonderful welcome’ to Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked the fans of Juventus and Portugal as he looked back on a successful first season in Italy.

Serbia sack Mladen Krstajic after Ukraine humiliation

Serbia sacked head coach Mladen Krstajic following their humiliating loss to Ukraine in Euro 2020 qualifying.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Nations League Goal the Tournament, with his stunning effort against Switzerland being picked by Uefa as the best of the finals.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Nations League Goal of the Tournament

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Nations League Goal the Tournament, with his stunning effort against Switzerland being picked by Uefa as the best of the finals.
Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I have no plan to retire soon

Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo still hungry for more glory with Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Gareth Southgate: England want more than semi-final finishes

England has reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.
Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.

Virgil van Dijk unfazed by booing during Nations League

Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate bemused as England are ‘lobbed’ Nations League medals

Gareth Southgate was left bemused by England being given medals for finishing third at the Nations League – but not at a presentation.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

UEFA Nations League: Gareth Southgate vows continued England improvement after third-place finish

England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

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