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Bayern should smash Barca, but don't count Messi out

On paper and recent form, you'd back Bayern Munich to ease into the Champions League semifinals. Yet this pressure tends to bring out Lionel Messi's best.

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Man United are keen to wrap up a deal for Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho as they're aware competition will increase. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Is Cristiano Ronaldo looking to leave Juventus?

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Nicol: Upamecano won't be at Leipzig for long

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Nicol: Thiago not a typical Liverpool midfielder

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Reasons why Ozil insists on staying at Arsenal

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens explain Mesut Ozil's desires to remain at Arsenal under Mikel Arteta.

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Jason Sudeikis' clueless soccer coach Ted Lasso gets own sitcom

Remember Ted Lasso? Jason Sudeikis' blustering soccer coach who had no knowledge about the sport? Well, he's back, this time with his own sitcom.

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Are you watching, Tom Brady? Kane pulls off impressive NFL catch

Tottenham Hotspur and England captain Harry Kane shows off his ability with a different football.

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