Top 5: Champions League stars of the season so far
Nov24

Top 5: Champions League stars of the season so far

The Champions League has never been tougher, with Europe’s elite strengthening over the summer, as well as underdogs such as Zenit and Benfica performing impressively in the opening four matches. A number of players have shone on club football’s biggest stage, but who have been the standout superstars so far in 2015/16? With two matches remaining, Shoot selects its five best players of the group stage……. 5. Robert...

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Top 5: Champions League stars of the season so far
Nov22

Top 5: Champions League stars of the season so far

3. Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica) Strongly linked with a move to the Premier League, Nicolas Gaitan’s value will have risen following his performances in this season’s Champions League. The Argentina international has scored in three of the four matches and also has one assist to his name. He’s been key in helping the Portuguese side collect nine points from four matches – three of which came in a brilliant 2-1 victory at 2014 finalists...

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Arsenal linked with move for Italian defender
Nov20

Arsenal linked with move for Italian defender

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Genoa centre back Armando Izzo. The 23-year-old has played 10 times in Serie A this term and has impressed since arriving in Italy’s top division in the summer of 2014. Arsene Wenger is always on the lookout for players who could potentially strengthen his squad, and with Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny now 31 and 30 respectively, the French boss is keen on given them some younger...

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Southampton launch £50,000 bid for non-league wonderkid
Nov18

Southampton launch £50,000 bid for non-league wonderkid

Southampton have reportedly made the first move in trying to sign non-league star Luke Thomas. The Premier League outfit, who currently sit seventh in the standings after their opening 12 fixtures, are understood to have launched an opening £50,000 bid for the Cheltenham Town forward. The 16-year-old, who is also drawing interest from the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and even Benfica, is yet to make his first-team debut for...

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Manchester City monitor Benfica hotshot
Oct05

Manchester City monitor Benfica hotshot

Manchester City have reportedly emerged as the favourites to sign Benfica ace Victor Andrade. The Premier League giants, who thrashed Newcastle United 6-1 on Saturday thanks to a five-goal haul from star striker Sergio Aguero, are plotting a January move for the highly-rated right winger. The 20-year-old, who has played five times for Brazil’s Under-20 squad, has only made three first-team appearances for the Portuguese outfit, but...

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Top 5: Footballers that have scored 500 career goals
Oct02

Top 5: Footballers that have scored 500 career goals

On Wednesday night, Cristiano Ronaldo netted the 500th goal of his career against Malmo in the Champions League to join an elite club. He became just the 25th player in history to net as many goals over their career, and he’s bound to add plenty more over the rest of his own. In light of Cristiano’s achievement, we put together the top five names he is joining in the 500 club....

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