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'It would hurt if Ronaldo left Real Madrid'

'It would hurt if Ronaldo left Real Madrid'

But Cadena COPE reports the deal is still quite far down the line with Allegri personally speaking to Ronaldo in an attempt to lure him to Turin. Barcelona , meanwhile, are now exploring the possibility of signing Hazard after missing out on Antoine Griezmann.


Vettel victorious in British belter Vettel victorious in British belter

Vettel victorious in British belter Vettel victorious in British belter

The Italian team doubled their lead over Mercedes in the constructors' championship to 20 points. But a poor start and disastrous first lap all but ended his hopes, despite Hamilton's valiant fightback to finish second. But while the Englishman could not give the home crowd a result to follow the national football team's success in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday, he praised their support and said it would continue to spur him on throughout the rest of the season.


Paul Gascoigne will fly to Moscow for World Cup semi-final

Paul Gascoigne will fly to Moscow for World Cup semi-final

Sterling celebrates with his teammates during England's win over Sweden . The 68-year-old insists it is paramount today's team do not get carried away with the prospect of worldwide football's greatest prize so close , and he has been impressed by how Southgate has managed emotions.


Mandzukic: Don't worry, I still have something in me for England

Mandzukic: Don't worry, I still have something in me for England

The Russians lost only once over 90 or 120 minutes of football and that was in their final group match against Uruguay when they had already qualified for the knockout stage. Approachable and warm... needless to say, Croatia has a die-hard fan in the Ooru lad now. It is not yet known whether Mandzukic will repeat his generous gesture but maybe we shouldn't bet against it.


Is He Staying? This man arrives at Chelsea for Pre Season

Is He Staying? This man arrives at Chelsea for Pre Season

The Chelsea players had only received word from Antonio Conte's staff this week that they would be returning for a full pre-season training camp starting on Monday. Ross Barkley, Pedro, Cesc Fabregas, Tiemoue Bakayoko Marcos Alonso and David Luiz were among the big names to have returned. Conte is also refusing to step down from his role in order to avoid giving up his own severance package should Chelsea sack him, with one year still remaining on his contract.