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Premier League: Marouane Fellaini exits Manchester United to join Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng
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Premier League: Marouane Fellaini exits Manchester United to join Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng

Marouane Fellaini, who last year signed a new and improved deal until 2020, was a key figure at Old Trafford under the previous manager Jose Mourinho

Chinese Super League top-scorer Wu Lei says 'right environment' could facilitate move from Shanghai SIPG to Wolverhampton Wanderers
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Chinese Super League top-scorer Wu Lei says 'right environment' could facilitate move from Shanghai SIPG to Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wu Lei, who has 57 caps and 12 goals for his country and another 169 goals for Shanghai SIPG, was dubbed China's Maradona by the coach who discovered him.

Italy striker Simone Zaza pleads for forgiveness after comical penalty miss earns social media ire
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Italy striker Simone Zaza pleads for forgiveness after comical penalty miss earns social media ire

Juventus striker Simone Zaza has pleaded for leniency from angry social media followers after a comical penalty miss in a Euro 2016 QF shootout with Germany

The big save: Germany beat Italy on penalties to reach Euro 2016 semis
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The big save: Germany beat Italy on penalties to reach Euro 2016 semis

Germany beat Italy 6-5 in a penalty shootout at the Euro 2016 quarter finals.

Germany vs Italy: Look out for these top ten players in the third Euro 2016 QF
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Germany vs Italy: Look out for these top ten players in the third Euro 2016 QF

Two giants of European football clash when Germany take on Italy in the Euro 2016 in Bordeaux. Here's a look at the top ten players from both teams.

Euro 2016: How Italy's regimented approach smothered Spain's bewildered galacticos
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Euro 2016: How Italy's regimented approach smothered Spain's bewildered galacticos

Antonio Conte’s regimented approach, with a role defined for every player down to the last pass, ensured yet another crucial test was passed with flying colours.

Euro 2016: Italy sweating on De Rossi injury as Thiago Motta suspension adds to Conte's headache
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Euro 2016: Italy sweating on De Rossi injury as Thiago Motta suspension adds to Conte's headache

Italy are facing a serious selection headache in midfield ahead of their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Germany after Thiago Motta incurred a suspension.

Euro 2016: Clueless Spain shown the way home by Antonio Conte's masterclass
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Euro 2016: Clueless Spain shown the way home by Antonio Conte's masterclass

Italy banished the ghosts of 2008 and 2012 exits in a thumping fashion on Monday evening. Spain's golden era started in 2008 and it might have ended at the hands of the same team against whom it began.

Euro 2016: Like it or not, Italy have made a working model out of 'paint dry' football
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Euro 2016: Like it or not, Italy have made a working model out of 'paint dry' football

Italy have made a working model out of a dull style of play, and this is double espresso football made in Turin – distasteful to some, authentic to others

Euro 2016: Eder's moment of brilliance drags pale Italy past Sweden into last 16
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Euro 2016: Eder's moment of brilliance drags pale Italy past Sweden into last 16

Brazil-born striker Eder overcame an otherwise patchy performance to hit a cracking late winner in a 1-0 victory over Sweden that sent Italy into the last 16 of Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: Open wounds of 2014 World Cup exit will keep Italy on toes, says Antonio Conte
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Euro 2016: Open wounds of 2014 World Cup exit will keep Italy on toes, says Antonio Conte

Italy's Antonio Conte says the 'open wound' of their 2014 World Cup failure should inspire the Azzurri to success at Euro 2016 after their impressive 2-0 win over Belgium.

Euro 2016: Marc Wilmots' Belgium taken apart by Italy, but the match was lost even before it began
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Euro 2016: Marc Wilmots' Belgium taken apart by Italy, but the match was lost even before it began

There were many who were calling Belgium the favourites to win the Euro 2016, but this loss has not only exposed their weaknesses in defence, but has also made everyone see Italy in a new light.

Giaccherini, Pellè score as Conte's tactical genius helps Italy outclass Belgium
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Giaccherini, Pellè score as Conte's tactical genius helps Italy outclass Belgium

Goals in either half from Emanuele Giaccherini and Graziano Pelle ensured Italy hit the ground running at Euro 2016 as the Azzurri confined highly-fancied Belgium to a 2-0 defeat.

'Have to keep our feet on the ground': Italy coach Antonio Conte plays down Euro 2016 chances
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'Have to keep our feet on the ground': Italy coach Antonio Conte plays down Euro 2016 chances

Coach Antonio Conte has played down Italy's Euro 2016 chances after ending preparations for the tournament with friendly wins against Scotland and Finland.

Italy go to Euro 2016 with familiar trope, focus on solid defence to bail out thin strike force
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Italy go to Euro 2016 with familiar trope, focus on solid defence to bail out thin strike force

If Conte's strategy works for Italy, retrospective wisdom would point to experience doing the job; if it doesn't, an ageing squad would be shown the door

Premier League roundup: Manchester City make CL with draw, Arsenal win to finish above Spurs
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Premier League roundup: Manchester City make CL with draw, Arsenal win to finish above Spurs

Despite Manchester United's final game of the Premier League season against Bournemouth on Sunday was abandoned following a security alert at Old Trafford, the other nine matches went ahead as planned.