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2017 Schedule
11-5-3, 2nd in Swiss Super League
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2dStephan Uersfeld

Akanji joins BVB on contract until 2022

Borussia Dortmund have signed former Liverpool target Manuel Akanji from Basel for a reported €21.5 million fee including bonuses.

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37dESPN staff

City 'have to be careful' vs. Basel - director

Director of football Txiki Begiristain insisted Manchester City will "have to be careful" after being drawn against Basel in the Champions League.

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37dNick Ames

Last-16 draw: Neymar to haunt Real Madrid?

The draw for the Champions League round-of-16 has been made, and there's one clash that stands out as Neymar's PSG take on champions Real Madrid.

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37dESPN Staff

Each club's verdict from knockout draw

The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made, and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes.

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37dESPN staff

UCL draw: Madrid-PSG, Chelsea-Barca

Ties for the Champions League's round of 16 will be played Feb. 13, 14, 20 and 21 and March 5, 6, 12, 13.

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41dStephan Uersfeld

Basel expect Akanji bids amid BVB talk

Basel have said they expect to receive offers for defender Manuel Akanji amid speculation he is a target for Borussia Dortmund.

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Benfica 0-2 Basel: Basel seal second in Group A (1:26)
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78dAssociated Press

CSKA hit back to beat Basel

Basel missed a chance to advance by letting a lead slip and losing 2-1 at home to CSKA Moscow.

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112dESPN staff

Oberlin stars on birthday as Basel cruise

Basel's Dimitri Oberlin celebrated his 20th birthday in style with two goals and an assist to lead a 5-0 rout of Benfica in the Champions League.

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128dESPN Stats & Information

Man United make UCL return vs. Basel

Manchester United will be making their 21st appearance in the group stage of the Champions League -- the most by an English team.

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146dNick Ames

Group A: Benfica, Man United, Basel, CSKA

The draw was kind to Manchester United, but a trip to Russia and a rematch of the 1968 European Cup final await improved United, writes Nick Ames.

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323dPeter O'Rourke

Leicester to target Elyounoussi - sources

Leicester City are ready to rekindle their interest Norway winger Mohamed Elyounoussi in the summer, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.

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357dESPN staff

Villa secure Bjarnason, Bree signings

Aston Villa have completed the signings of Birkir Bjarnason from Basel and James Bree from Barnsley for undisclosed fees.

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358dESPN Staff

Elneny keen to emulate Henry at Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is eager to emulate ex-Gunner Thierry Henry and became a legend at the London club.

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407dMattias Karen

Arsenal win UCL group as Perez nets hat trick

Arsene Wenger's team selection looked like a gamble when it was announced, but it could hardly have been more successful in a big win at Basel.

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407dESPN staff

Perez hits hat trick as Arsenal top group

Lucas Perez scored a hat trick as Arsenal beat Basel 4-1 in the Champions League to top Group A ahead of Paris Saint-Germain.

RankingsSwiss Super League

Goal Difference23Tied-1st
Goals Scored392nd
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded161st