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Coutinho reported to complete Bayern coach Flick’s starting 11

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho is said to be Bayern coach Hansi Flick’s missing jigsaw piece for Saturday’s Champions League duel against Chelsea. The 28-year-old is most likely going to replace injured French forward Kingsley Coman along the left flank, although he has only been on …

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Villarreal closes to loan Real Madrid’s Takefusa Kubo

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Real Madrid’s Japanese international forward Takefusa Kubo is on the verge of agreeing to a one-year loan deal with Villarreal, with the agreement likely to be made official in the coming hours according to reports in the Spanish press. The 19-year-old impressed last season in …

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Manchester City signs Dutch defender Ake from Bournemouth

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  English Premier League side Manchester City announced on Wednesday that Dutch international Nathan Ake has signed a five-year deal with the club to the summer of 2025. The 25-year-old defender, departing from relegated Bournemouth, became City’s second signing of this summer after the club completed …

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Iker Casillas confirms retirement

Madrid, Spain | XINHUA | Former Spain and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas officially announced his retirement on Tuesday, after 725 games for Real Madrid, 156 for Porto and a record 167 caps for the Spanish national team. The 39-year-old confirmed in an open letter that he had hung up his …

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