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Oscar and Hulk win Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG

Brazilians Oscar and Hulk have won the Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG, ending Guangzhou Evergrande's seven-year reign as champions.
Russian footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev are being investigated following a reported attack on a trade ministry official in Moscow on Monday.

Russian players held in jail on hooliganism charges

Zenit St Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will be detained in jail until 8th December while they await a ruling over charges of "hooliganism".
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Manchester United post job advert looking for transfer specialist after summer troubles

The club are on the look out for an analyst to run the rule over potential additions to Jose Mourinho's squad after a summer during which the United manager appeared underwhelmed by the executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's transfer business.
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Europa League: Arsenal drawn with Sporting Lisbon

The complete draw for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League group stage, made in Monaco on Friday.
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Andrea Pirlo fumes after TV deal halts move to be Roberto Mancini assistant

Andrea Pirlo has released a statement saying how unhappy he is that his TV contracts are preventing him from becoming Roberto Mancini's assistant coach for Italy.
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Borussia Dortmund close in on Axel Witsel signing

German club Borussia Dortmund say Belgium international Axel Witsel is set to join them from Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian.

William Troost-Ekong: Super Eagles will deal with racism together

Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts.

Report: Chelsea reach agreement with Maurizio Sarri as Antonio Conte’s successor

Chelsea have a general agreement with Maurizio Sarri via his representatives to succeed Antonio Conte if he leaves his role as manager, according to a report.

Italy set to name Roberto Mancini as new national team coach

The former Manchester City manager was due to travel to Rome on Monday to meet up with the Italian FA to finalise his contract having left Russian side Zenit St Petersburg on Sunday.

Lokomotiv Moscow secure first Russian Premier League title in 14 years

Lokomotiv Moscow have won the Russian Premier League for the first time in 14 years.

Reports: Roberto Mancini to become new Italy coach

Roberto Mancini has reached an agreement to become the next Italy coach, according to multiple media reports on Tuesday.

Carlo Ancelotti turns down Italy coaching job

Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after losing to Sweden in a two-legged playoff in November.

FIFA probes Russia over racist monkey chants

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against World Cup hosts Russia over monkey chants heard during a friendly international against France, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.

FIFA urged to probe claims Paul Pogba, Ousmane Dembele racially abused in Russia

French Minister for Sport Laura Flessel called for "unified" action to stamp out racism in football following reports that Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele were abused during the friendly against 2018 World Cup hosts Russia in St. Petersburg, while Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) has said FIFA should investigate.

Kylian Mbappe shines as France beat Russia 3-1

Kylian Mbappe scored twice and Paul Pogba netted a brilliant free-kick as France beat World Cup hosts Russia 3-1 in a friendly at Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement

Former England manager Fabio Capello has left his role with Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement, according to Sky in Italy.

Alessandro Costacurta: New Italy coach to be named on May 20

Italy's new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday

Sergio Aguero named in Argentina squad despite injury

Sergio Aguero has been included in Argentina’s squad for upcoming friendly matches against Italy and Spain even though the Manchester City striker is currently injured.

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