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Final Rosters Announced for 2016 Copa America Centenario

The Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee, unveiled today the final 23-player rosters submitted by the 16 participating member associations for this summer's Copa America Centenario.

World stars Lionel Messi (Argentina), Michael Bradley (USA), Dani Alves (Brazil), Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez (Mexico), James Rodriguez (Colombia) and Arturo Vidal (Chile) are among the notable inclusions to the 16 National Team rosters.


Mourinho plotting sensational raid for title-winning midfield giant

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Jose Mourinho, who is understood to be on the verge of being unveiled as the new manager for Manchester United, is believed to be making plans to raid his former club Chelsea for their highly rated defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic, according to reports in The Daily Mail.

The Special One is expected to be entrusted with a massive £200m transfer kitty by the Red Devils this summer, with the Serbian giant believed to be valued upwards of £25m by the Blues.


Man United tussling with European giants for South American sensation

Manchester United are gearing themselves up to fight with La Liga champions Barcelona over the prospect of signing Paris Saint-Germain star Marquinhos, according to reports in Telefoot.

It is understood that representatives from both the aforementioned clubs are involved in talks with the Brazilian’s agents, with the Red Devils having also scouted him on a number of occasions in the recent past.


It's Official: Louis van Gaal Sacked by Manchester United

Media houses in Britain have been reporting the imminent departure of Louis van Gaal ever since the Dutch veteran lifted the FA Cup at Wembley and that news was officially confirmed today by Manchester United, who have decided to sack the 64 year old former Ajax and Barcelona Manager with one year still left on his contract with the club.

Man United are yet to announce the appointment of former Chelsea and Real Madrid Manager Jose Mourinho as Van Gaal's replacement, but most pundits believe that it is only a matter of time before the Portuguese's appointment is confirmed.


Arsenal offer £155,000-a-week to lure Spanish striker

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is understood to be contemplating offering his long term offensive target, Juventus’ Alvaro Morata, a mouth watering deal to beat the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea to his signature.

According to reports in The Sun, the Frenchman is ready to make the Spaniard his top-earning player by offering him wages of £155,000-a-week, as part of a five year deal, so as to lure him to the Emirates Stadium. Currently, Arsenal’s top earner is star playmaker Mesut Ozil, who pockets £140,000-a-week as part of his current contract.


European superstar set to become club legend’s successor at Man United

The charismatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who bid adieu to French giants Paris Saint-Germain after guiding them to victory in the finals of the French Cup, has been linked with a potential move to Manchester United for quite a while now. However, if reports in The Daily Express are to be believed, the Swedish superstar could take up the role of assistant manager to incoming boss Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford this summer.

It is also reported that the 34 year old will also ply his trade as a player at the club for one season at least, before becoming a full time management protégé to Mourinho.


USA beat Puerto Rico 3-1 in International Friendly

The U.S. Men's National Team eased to 3-1 win against Puerto Rico thanks to goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and senior team debutant Paul Arriola in its first warm-up match ahead of the upcoming Copa America Centenario.

The USA jumped out to a 2-0 lead on the strength of Ream's first international goal for the USA and Bobby Wood's fifth strike for his country, a goal that turned out to be the game winner as Puerto Rico's Luis Betancur hit a stunner just before the break to narrow the lead to 2-1.


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