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Neymar to be sidelined for four weeks

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Barcelona announced on Thursday that Neymar will be out for four weeks after a bruise led to swelling on the fourth metatarsal of his left foot. • Hunter: Bale vs. Neymar • Ledwith: Eight days of misery The club also announced that J...

Colombia's Pekerman coy on Falcao recovery Video

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Colombia coach Jose Pekerman said he prefers not to hear any more speculation regarding the progress of forward Radamel Falcao as he recovers from surgery. "We are all depending on time, we aren’t going to speculate on thing or anothe...

Rodgers makes jibe over Man City wage bill

Mike Whalley | April, 17 2014

LIVERPOOL -- Brendan Rodgers has taken a tongue-in-cheek swipe at Manchester City’s wage bill by suggesting that such highly paid players might have expected to play better against Liverpool at Anfield last Sunday. • Marcotti: FFP's te...

Ex-Ukraine coach Blokhin resigns at Dynamo

Associated Press | April, 17 2014

KIEV, Ukraine -- Former Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin has resigned from his job in charge of Dynamo Kiev following a 2-0 loss to bitter rivals Shakhtar Donetsk in the domestic league. The 61-year-old former Dynamo and Soviet striker stepped down aft...

Pep 'will not stay if not wanted' Video

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Pep Guardiola has suggested he would be happy to leave Bayern Munich after just one season if the club’s hierarchy are not happy with his work. • Schaaf: Servus Berlin! Guardiola has been an instant hit in Munich, winning the Bundesl...

Wenger gets Ozil boost

Miguel Delaney | April, 17 2014

LONDON -- Mesut Ozil is set to return for Arsenal against Hull City this Sunday, with Arsene Wenger declaring it could further boost the confidence of a team who are in mentally “better shape” after the anxiety of the last few weeks. ...

Sturridge struggling in fitness race

Mike Whalley | April, 17 2014

LIVERPOOL -- Daniel Sturridge is “struggling” to return to fitness for Liverpool’s trip to Norwich on Sunday, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. • Usher: Rodgers must shuffle his pack Sturridge, 24, limped off with a h...

Mata urges United to rally round Moyes Video

Kevin Palmer | April, 17 2014

Manchester United's record signing Juan Mata has urged the club to rally around manager David Moyes, after insisting this is not the moment to "look for guilty people" as the Old Trafford club edges towards the end of a disappointing seas...

Sherwood: Bale was a bargain for Real Video

Kevin Palmer | April, 17 2014

LONDON -- Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood has claimed that Gareth Bale may turn out to be a bargain signing for Real Madrid, if he helps the Spanish club to be crowned as European champions for a tenth time next month. • Fitch: Sherwood's ...

Romeu would prefer to extend loan at Valencia

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Oriol Romeu says he would prefer to extend his loan spell at Valencia next season rather than return to Chelsea. The 22-year-old Romeu had just found a regular place in the squad when he suffered a meniscus tear in his right knee in February. Ro...

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