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Chelsea set to seal £21.5m deal for Benfica defender David Luiz

Posted Monday, January 24, 2011 by theguardian.com384 hits

The signing of David Luiz is part of an attempt by Carlo Ancelotti to salvage Chelsea's season after a drastic dip in form. Chelsea are confident of completing the transfer of David Luiz from Benfica within the next 48 hours, with the fee of around £21.5m their biggest outlay on a player since Andriy Shevchenko's £30m arrival from Milan five years ago. The centre-half's signing is p...Full Story »

Chelsea vs Blackburn preview - Ancelotti laughs at Lampard's Scolari comparison

Posted Saturday, January 15, 2011 by PA236 hits

Carlo Ancelotti has laughed off Frank Lampard's claim the current atmosphere at Chelsea was like the final days under Luiz Felipe Scolari and revealed he had spoken to Roman Abramovich about the club's miserable run. Lampard compared the confidence of the squad at present to that during the end of Scolari's doomed reign just under two years ago. The Blues are on an even poorer run than they ...Full Story »

Hoffenheim Owner Dietmar Hopp Admits Financial Situation Caused Luiz Gustavo Sale

Posted Wednesday, January 12, 2011 by Goal.com101 hits

Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp has admitted that the club's financial situation forced him to part company with two of the club's star players in the past six months. The Sinsheim side lost Brazilian playmaker Carlos Eduardo to Rubin Kazan during the summer transfer window, while Luiz Gustavo left the club for Bayern Munich in the January transfer window. "Between 2007 and 2009, we made a los...Full Story »

Manchester City Table £21m Bid For Benfica Defender David Luiz - Report

Posted Saturday, December 25, 2010 by Goal.com170 hits

Manchester City are believed to have put forward an offer of £21 million to Benfica to acquire the services of defender David Luiz. Roberto Mancini is said to be keen to bolster his defensive ranks, having seen his City side concede at least one goal in six of their last seven games in all competitions. Reports linking the highly coveted Luiz with a move to England have been common place,...Full Story »

Palmeiras coach Scolari calls reporters ‘clowns’

Posted Friday, October 29, 2010 by YAHOO Sport42 hits

PARIS (AP)—The French soccer federation is hosting a two-day forum to explore modernizing the game’s infrastructure and economy. France’s image took a hit when players staged a strike at practice during the World Cup in South Africa. That was followed by a first-round exit under former coach Raymond Domenech. The French Football Federation calls this an opportunity “to ...Full Story »

Scolari says no offer yet to coach Brazil

Posted Friday, July 16, 2010 by YAHOO Sport117 hits

SAO PAULO (AP)—Luiz Felipe Scolari has not received an offer to coach Brazil and hinted Thursday he was likely to stay with Palmeiras at least for the next two years. Scolari led Brazil to the 2002 World Cup title and has been touted as one of the possible replacements for Dunga, who was fired as the country’s coach after the team was knocked out of the 2010 tournament in South Afri...Full Story »

World Cup 2010: Sparks Fly Between Kaka & Felipe Melo Following Crunch Tackle During Brazil Training Session - Report

Posted Tuesday, June 01, 2010 by Goal.com397 hits

Brazil's second day of training at their Randburg High School base didn't go to plan as sparks flew between Kaka and Felipe Melo following a rash challenge from the Juventus midfielder. Estado de Sao Paulo reports the Juventus man went in hard on Kaka during a training match which left the Real Madrid man furious, so much so he stormed off the pitch, despite swift apologies from his team-mate...Full Story »

Sparks Fly Between Kaka & Felipe Melo Following Crunch Tackle During Brazil Training Session

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2010 by Goal.com127 hits

Moment of tension sees Kaka storm off pitch... Brazil's second day of training at their Randburg High School base didn't go to plan as sparks flew between Kaka and Felipe Melo following a rash challenge from the Juventus midfielder. Estado de Sao Paulo reports the Juventus man went in hard on Kaka during a training match which left the Real Madrid man furious, so much so he stormed off the p...Full Story »

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