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Man United hoping to pip Inter in race to sign Brazilian defender

Inter Milan have joined Manchester United in the battle to sign teenage Brazilian left-back Guilherme Arana, according to media reports.

The 19-year-old has impressed this year with his form for Brazilian Serie A side Corinthians, where he has established himself as a first-team regular. According to Uol Esporte, the Italian club is keen to secure the defender during the January transfer window.


Man United plot swoop for Chelsea fan favourite

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Manchester United are reportedly readying a 25 million pound ($31.1 million) January move for Chelsea's Brazilian attacker Willian as coach Jose Mourinho is desperate to work again with the versatile winger.

Willian was a major part of Mourinho's Chelsea title winning team of 2014-15, and was the club's player of the year last season despite the club's title defence crumbling. Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea midway last season after it became certain they won't be able to defend their title.


Europa League: Inter Milan crash out of Europa League

Italian football club Inter Milan crashed out of the Europa League after letting a two-goal lead slip away as Hapoel Be'er Sheva of Israel roared back in the second half to win 3-2.

Inter conceded three goals in the second half Be'er Sheva on Thursday, including one in the third and final minute of stoppage time, as the Italian side lost for the fourth time in five games in Group K.


FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: USA stun Mexico 2-1 to advance to semi-finals

The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team advanced to the semifinal of the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in dramatic fashion, coming from a goal down to score twice in the final 13 minutes to defeat Mexico, 2-1.

The USA will now face Group A winner Korea DPR in the first semifinal on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at Sir John Guise Stadium (1 a.m. ET on FS1 and NBC Universo). North Korea defeated Spain, 3-2 in overtime, in a wild back-and-forth match to earn its semifinal berth.


Champions League Round up: Barcelona, Atletico win groups, Arsenal held, Bayern stunned

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid clinched top spots in their Champions League groups, consigning Bayern Munich and Manchester City to the second knockout stage berths from Groups D and C, respectively.

Atletico, playing in front of their own fans at the Vicente Calderon stadium, beat PSV Eindhoven 2-0 here on Wednesday to preserve their perfect record in the 2016-17 Champions group stage.


Mourinho confirms Zlatan to stay another year!

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the club is looking to renew the contract of Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic until the end of the 2017-18 season.

"Zlatan's situation is simple," Mourinho said at a press conference on Wednesday, reports Efe. "He has a one-plus-one year at the club and we are happy with him. We are going to execute the option of a second season.


Mourinho demands time to rebuild Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that he needs more time to build a team that can emulate the dominance in English football that former manager Alex Ferguson achieved during his time at the club.

Mourinho took over from former manager Louis van Gaal last May and has seen mixed results with the former English Premier League (EPL) champions so far.


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