‘Proud to be part of the Arsenal family,’ declares Unai Emery’s website

• Website of former Paris Saint-German coach says deal is done• 46-year-old yet to be confirmed as Arsène Wenger’s successorThe man who is set to be named as the new Arsenal manager has already joined the club – according to Unai Emery’s official websi…

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Dejan Lovren: ‘The only thing similar about Liverpool to 2014 is our name’

The Croatia defender played in the meek defeats by Real Madrid under Brendan Rodgers but says the club are very different nowMemories of Dejan Lovren’s last Champions League encounter with Real Madrid and the similarities with Saturday’s final might on…

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Liverpool will be like ‘11 animals’ in the final, claims Toni Kroos

• Real Madrid braced to face ‘tough’ and ‘aggressive’ opponents• Midfielder says Jürgen Klopp sides are always difficult to beatToni Kroos says that Real Madrid will face “11 animals” in the Champions League final on Saturday and insists that Liverpool…

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Rafael Benítez: ‘Liverpool can do it but they have to manage the pressure’

Rafael Benítez reflects on his greatest night in Istanbul and says before the final against Real Madrid on Saturday that a sixth European Cup is not beyond the Anfield clubRafael Benítez has already selected the shirt he intends wearing on Saturday eve…

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Stoke City appoint Gary Rowett as their new manager on three-year contract

• Rowett leaves Derby after clubs agree compensation package• 44-year-old replaces Paul Lambert who left club last weekStoke City have appointed Gary Rowett as their new manager on a three-year contract after agreeing a compensation package with Derby …

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2017-18 in numbers – Harry’s goal-den season

Harry Kane racked up some impressive numbers in 2017-18 – performances rewarded with the England captaincy for this summer’s World Cup.

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Ivan Gazidis has won Arsenal power battle but Arteta was a gamble too far | David Hytner

Arsenal’s chief executive will add Unai Emery to his ideal management structure after carrying out a meticulous coupIvan Gazidis met the higher-ups at Real Madrid in August 2013 with the intention of signing one player – Ángel Di María. The Spanish clu…

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Graham Potter interviewed for vacant manager’s position at Swansea City

• 43-year-old has made his name at Swedish club Östersund• Frank De Boer also in running for vacancy at Liberty StadiumGraham Potter has been interviewed by Swansea City with a view to being appointed their new manager. The 43-year-old, who has enjoyed…

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Leon Balogun: Brighton sign Nigeria international on free transfer

Brighton complete the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.

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Spurs Ladies seventh after draw with Bees

Tottenham Hotspur Ladies finished a creditable seventh in their debut season in Women’s Super League 2 after a 1-1 draw against London Bees on the season’s final day.

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