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Champions League draw: Liverpool face Manchester City in quarter-finals

Manchester City have won one of the past seven Premier League games against Liverpool (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester City will face Liverpool in an all-Premier League Champions League quarter-final. Runaway leaders City suffered their only defeat in the league this season at Liverpool on 14 January, while Pep Guardiola’s side beat the Reds 5-0 at Etihad Stadium last September. The first leg will take place at Anfield on 3-4 April, with the return the following week on ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah eyes UCL final berth for Juventus


Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah says Juventus’ progression to the last 8 of the UEFA Champions League is part of a journey they hope will end in the final in Kiev later this year. Juventus came back from a goal down to score twice at Wembley against Tottenham through Gonzalo Higuian and Paulo Dybala to send to the quarter finals via a ...

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Tottenham 1-2 Juventus (3-4 agg): Dybala and Higuian dump Spurs out of Champions League


Tottenham’s Champions League dream was ended by a second-half sucker-punch from Italian champions Juventus. Spurs, leading 1-0 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate through Son Heung-min’s goal, were half an hour from reaching the quarter-finals and proving that finally they belong among Europe’s heavyweights. But two goals in three minutes from Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala floored Mauricio Pochettino’s ...

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Inter Milan make offer for Kwadwo Asamoah


Italian giants Inter Milan have reportedly offered Juventus defender Kwadwo Asamoah a three-year contract. According to Italian media outlet Tuttosport, the 29 year old Ghana international has also been offered a €2.5 million annual salary to join Luciano Spalletti’s side. Asamoah has struggled for regular playing time in his last few years at the Turin club, and has had to ...

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UCL: Spurs come back to draw 2-2 at Juventus

Harry Kane has scored seven of Tottenham's 16 Champions League goals this season (Image credit: Rex Features)

Tottenham produced a brilliant comeback to draw at Juventus after a disastrous start to their Champions League last-16 first leg in Turin. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were 2-0 down inside 10 minutes after Gonzalo Higuain followed up a sumptuous volley with a penalty, awarded for Ben Davies’ foul on Federico Bernardeschi. Harry Kane started the fightback after rounding Gianluigi Buffon following ...

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Roma, Inter join the race for Kwadwo Asamoah

Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah

Roma and Inter Milan are looking on with interest following reports that Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah will not renew his expiring deal with Juventus. After months of uncertainty regarding his future at Allianz Stadium, the 29-year-old, who joined the Old Lady from Udinese in 2012, has reportedly decided not to extend his contract, which is set to run out at ...

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Champions League last 16 draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Tottenham to take on Juventus


Chelsea were handed the toughest test in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as they were paired with five-times European champions Barcelona. Having finished second in their group behind Roma, Antonio Conte’s men were hoping for a potential tie against Besiktas but instead came out against Lionel Messi’s band of superstars. Tottenham were also handed a ...

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Gianluigi Buffon wins Serie A Best Player award as Juventus dominate star-studded ceremony in Milan

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has added to his huge silverware collection after winning the Serie A Best Player award at the Gran Gala del Calcio. The legendary Italian picked up the award for his performances during the 2016-17 season at a star-studded ceremony in Milan on Monday, organised by the Italian Football Federation. And it was another brilliant night for Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus side as they dominated the Serie A awards ceremony at the Megawatt ...

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Juventus beaten by Sampdoria after resting Buffon


Gianluigi Buffon was left on the Juventus bench in their defeat by Sampdoria, along with defender Andrea Barzagli, because “they need time to get over” Italy’s World Cup exit. Massimiliano Allegri rested the pair, who retired from Italy duty following the play-off defeat by Sweden. Sampdoria led through Duvan Zapata’s looping header, with Lucas Torreira and Gianmarco Ferrari making it 3-0. Gonzalo ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah: Juventus deny midfielder’s exit rumours

Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah

Juventus has denied reports that Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is set to join Galatasaray next summer. Reports surfaced over the weekend in which Kwadwo Asamoah was quoted to have said he was set to move to Turkey next summer. “We agreed on everything over the summer,” the 28-year old was reported to have told Turkish portal Fotomac. “After drawn-out negotiations, I ...

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