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Barcelona Defender Pique Could Miss Champions League Match With Inter – SempreInter
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Barcelona Defender Pique Could Miss Champions League Match With Inter – SempreInter

Gerard Pique is at risk of missing out on Barcelona’s upcoming Champions League match with Inter according to a report from Spanish news outlet lavanguardia.com. The 32-year-old central defender sustained a knee injury during the Blaugrana’s 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid last night. His condition will be tested soon to determine the extent of the…

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Inter Defender Skriniar: “We’re More United & Stronger Than In Recent Years” – SempreInter
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Inter Defender Skriniar: “We’re More United & Stronger Than In Recent Years” – SempreInter

Milan Skriniar has shared his thoughts and feelings following Inter’s recent win over Slavia Prague in the Champions League group stage. “It was an important performance from us against Slavia Prague and we are happy to have won the game. Now we must continue to put in these perfromances in the league,” he said in…

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Tottenham defender Juan Foyth needs to make impact quickly – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

With Jose Mourinho replacing Mauricio Pochettino as the Tottenham boss, it’s given the entire a squad a clean slate and an opportunity to move on from a poor start to the season. Mourinho has kickstarted his Spurs reign with a 3-2 away win over West Ham in the Premier League and in midweek followed that…

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Chelsea GK and defender ratings: Christensen earns at least one more – The Pride of London
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Chelsea GK and defender ratings: Christensen earns at least one more – The Pride of London

Use your ← → (arrows) to browseVALENCIA, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 27: Kepa Arrizabalaga of Chelsea catches the ball ahead of Ferran Torres of Valencia during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Chelsea FC at Estadio Mestalla on November 27, 2019 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)Chelsea’s defence…

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Chelsea GK and defender ratings: Azpilicueta can (should?) do everything – The Pride of London
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Chelsea GK and defender ratings: Azpilicueta can (should?) do everything – The Pride of London

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 23: Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City scores his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium on November 23, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) Chelsea “held” Manchester City to their lowest possession percentage under Pep Guardiola. Unfortunately,…

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Barcelona defender Pique happy to see Enrique in charge of Spain – Tribal Football
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Barcelona defender Pique happy to see Enrique in charge of Spain – Tribal Football

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is happy to see Luis Enrique in charge of Spain again.Enrique’s return as head coach was confirmed yesterday.Pique told Marca: “I don’t know what happened, I haven’t spoken with my Barca’s team-mates because they played Monday against Romania. “All that I know is what I’ve read in the media and I…

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Liverpool defender Van Dijk withdraws from Netherlands squad – Vanguard
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Liverpool defender Van Dijk withdraws from Netherlands squad – Vanguard

Netherlands and Liverpool defender, Virgil Van DijkNetherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has withdrawn from the squad for Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia for personal reasons. The 28-year-old Liverpool defender played the full 90 minutes against Northern Ireland on Friday as the Oranje secured their place at next summer’s tournament, their first major finals since…

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Sporting defender Nico Hasler nets 66th cap as Liechtenstein falls to Finland – Sporting Kansas City
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Sporting defender Nico Hasler nets 66th cap as Liechtenstein falls to Finland – Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City defender Nico Hasler notched his 66th cap for Liechtenstein on Friday in a 3-0 road loss to Finland at Telia 5G Arena in Helsinki. Deployed as an advanced midfielder, Hasler played the full 90 minutes in Liechtenstein’s penultimate UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match. The result was one to celebrate for Finland, which sealed…

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Arsenal defender David Luiz names the young Gunners star with the ‘best mentality’ – Football.London

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Ex-Liverpool defender Matteo undergoes brain surgery – The Punch
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Ex-Liverpool defender Matteo undergoes brain surgery – The Punch

Former Liverpool defender Dominic Matteo has undergone surgery on a brain tumour. Matteo, 45, had the operation on Monday and is currently being treated in a Leeds hospital after coming out of intensive care. “The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Dom, his family and friends and we will be offering our support…

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Defender says he ended up at Barcelona after Chelsea move blocked by ban – Chelsea News
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Defender says he ended up at Barcelona after Chelsea move blocked by ban – Chelsea News

We will never know exactly what deals Chelsea had in the pipeline to make this summer. There were presumably some seriously big names in the mix which never ended up coming, and are now at other clubs.One who we know the club were very keen to bring in was Xavier Mbuyamba. The youngster’s agent gave…

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Spurs defender claims Sterling-Gomez bust-up ‘not a big deal’ – Football365.com
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Spurs defender claims Sterling-Gomez bust-up ‘not a big deal’ – Football365.com

Date published: Wednesday 13th November 2019 11:23 Tottenham defender Danny Rose doesn’t think the bust-up between England duo Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez is “a big deal”. Having clashed towards the end of Liverpool’s 3-1 win against fellow Premier League title challengers Manchester City on Sunday, a still simmering Sterling was involved in a fracas with Gomez…

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Tottenham defender Danny Rose comments on his future – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Danny Rose has claimed that he will see out the remainder of his Tottenham contract and dismissed speculation that there were bids for him in the summer. According to the Independent in August, Watford saw a £14million offer rejected for the England international. The defender is a senior member of the Spurs group and has…

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Why Chelsea want to hand defender new deal despite major injury issues – Chelsea News
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Why Chelsea want to hand defender new deal despite major injury issues – Chelsea News

Getting Antonio Rudiger back onto the pitch this season has proved to be a nightmare, but that hasn’t stopped Chelsea planning ahead for his return.After picking up an injury towards the end of last season, Rudiger returned against Wolves earlier this season only to pick up a new issue. He’s now missed a big chunk…

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Enyimba defender in shock over Eagles’ call up – The Nation Newspaper
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Enyimba defender in shock over Eagles’ call up – The Nation Newspaper

Tunde Liadi ENYIMBA defender Ifeanyi Anaemena says he was still reeling in shock after receiving a call from Coach Gernot Rohr to report to the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho. The 27-year-old Anaemena has been called up as a late replacement…

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