Wenger would like to hand over hotseat to former player

After spending 22 years in the spotlight as Arsenal manager there is a great sense of intrigue as to what comes next for Arsene Wenger.

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Advantage Real as Bayern blunder

Real Madrid’s bid for a third straight Champions League title remained on course after a come-from-behind 2-1 win at Bayern Munich.

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Simeone on the wrong side in clash of mirror opposites?

Tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid brings together two teams and clubs who are mirror opposites in many ways — including the personalities and philosophies of managers Arsene Wenger and Diego Simeone.

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Lovren: Salah up there with Messi and Ronaldo

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren believes Mohamed Salah has elevated himself into the same bracket as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

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Morrissey fired by Oriel Park hurt

Last month’s 1-0 Premier Division defeat at Oriel Park was Cork City’s first loss to Dundalk since October 2016.

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Rodgers wants first Cross shutout

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers has already hit a few landmarks this season but he is aiming to mark his latest with a clean sheet at Turner’s Cross tomorrow night.

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Egyptian king shows he’s a credible challenger to Ronaldo and Messi

World football has been searching, for so long, for someone to challenge the dominance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi; and now, surely, after Mo Salah’s stunning performance in a Champions League semi-final the search is over.

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5-2 is a fantastic result, says Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was left with slightly mixed emotions after seeing his side race into a 5-0 lead in last night’s Champions League semi-final first goal before conceding twice in the final 10 minutes to give Roma hope of reaching next month’s decider in Kiev.

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Egyptian king shows he’s a credible challenger to Ronaldo and Messi

World football has been searching, for so long, for someone to challenge the dominance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi; and now, surely, after Mo Salah’s stunning performance in a Champions League semi-final the search is over.

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There’s no favourite, insist rival managers

Managers Zinedine Zidane and Jupp Heynckes both believe tonight’s blockbusting Champions League semi-final between holders Real Madrid and Bayern Munich is wide open.

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Rushie still singing from the Liverpool hymn sheet

It might be hard to imagine Graeme Souness, the Roy Keane of his era, taking to the pitch for even a routine assignment with anything other than his most ferocious battle face on but, as he revealed in his Sunday newspaper column at the weekend, he and his Liverpool team mates were “larking around like 12-year-olds” in the tunnel before they walked out to play Roma in the latter’s own backyard in the 1984 European Cup final.

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Klopp expects Mo rough treatment

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists their duel with Roma for a place in the Champions League final should not be seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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