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Europa League draw LIVE: Updates as Arsenal and Celtic learn their fate

GETTY The Europa League draw starts at 12noon Arsenal cruised into the Europa League last-32 after a routine group stage performance. The Gunners are one of the top seeds for the draw, which takes place at 12noon. Celtic are also in the hat after dropping down from the Champions League. The Hoops finished third in their group, claiming just three points from games against PSG, Bayern Munich and Anderlecht. The draw starts at 12noon in Nyon, with both sides seeking an easy opponent to kick off their knockout campaigns. Follow…

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Champions League draw LIVE: Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs learn fate

Champions League draw LIVE: Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham are set to learn their fate as the draw for the last 16 is held in Nyon, Switzerland 12:25: Celtic have been drawn against Zenit Saint Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League. Fun while it lasted… OOOPS… 12:20: Wow, I thought Chelsea’s fixtures leading up to their Champions League last-16 ties were bad. Check out Tottenham’s… Spurs vs Man United (Wed 31 January) Liverpool vs Spurs (Sat 3 February) Spurs vs Arsenal (Sat 10 February) Juve…

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Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger will make major change for Europa League – Jermaine Jenas

That is according to BT Sport pundit and former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas. Wenger has rotated his Arsenal side throughout the group stage of the competition this season. The Gunners have guaranteed top-spot in Group H ahead of this evening’s clash at home to BATE Borisov. But with the likes of Atletico Madrid, Napoli and Borussia Dortmund dropping down from the Champions League, life looks tougher for Arsenal going forward in the Europa League. Jenas says Wenger will bring back his big-guns from the last-32 stage, which takes place in…

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Liverpool vs Spartak Moscow LIVE: Team news and line-ups ahead of Champions League clash

GETTY Liverpool vs Spartak Moscow LIVE: Latest Champions League scores It is tight at the top of Group E, meaning Liverpool must gain at least a point against Spartak Moscow to be sure of qualifying or win to make top spot secure. Spartak appear to be heading to the Europa League, unless they win and Sevilla drop points. Sevilla will qualify if they beat bottom-placed Maribor and could finish top if Liverpool slip up. Besiktas are assured of first place. Second-placed Porto have the head-to-head advantage over Leipzig and need…

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Real Madrid agree to pay £79m for Mauro Icardi as Florentino Perez plots overhaul – report

Icardi is on Madrid’s radar after a stunning start to the season in Italy. The Inter star, 24, has 16 goals in 15 Serie A games – a far cry from the form of the strikers in Madrid. Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have six La Liga goals between them. And Real Madrid are struggling in fourth, eight points behind league leaders Barcelona. Florentino Perez is scrambling around to bring in a superstar signing to overhaul his front line. He missed out on Kylian Mbappe in the summer…

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Back pain agony cure: One-off 10minute treatment helps cure lower back pain

Scientists have devised a one-off procedure which they claim provides long-term relief long-term relief for sufferers.  The procedure can take as little as 10 minutes and is painless.  Last night the team behind the study said they were extremely excited by the results.  In tests the majority of patients were pain-free after receiving the “image-guided pulsed radio frequency treatment” for their lower back pain and sciatica.  Study lead investigator Dr Alessandro Napoli, a radiologist at Sapienza University in Italy, said: “The nerve root is a sensitive structure that when pinched…

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FC Barcelona: Ernesto Valverde has four strikers on list to replace Luis Suarez

Suarez is stuck in a rut at Barcelona having managed to find the net just five times from 17 appearances across all competitions. Talk has been rife that manager Valverde is fed up with the Uruguayan’s performances, and wants to trade him in for a younger model at the end of the season. And Spanish website Don Balon say Barcelona have now drawn up a four-man shortlist to replace the former Liverpool hitman. Top of it is Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann, who is being tipped to leave the La Liga…

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Champions League roundup: Cristiano Ronaldo sets record in Real romp

Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record as the holders Real Madrid sealed their place in the knockout stages with a 6-0 win at Apoel Nicosia. Zinedine Zidane’s team had the match won by half-time with goals from Luka Modric, Nacho and a Karim Benzema double. Ronaldo got his goals early in the second half, and his two strikes saw him reach 18 goals in the competition in 2017 – more than any single player in a calendar year. Madrid, who have lifted the trophy in each of the past…

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Sevilla 0-3 Liverpool LIVE: Champions League latest scores including Tottenham & Man City

REUTERS Sevilla vs Liverpool LIVE: Latest Champions League scores, goals and updates Sevilla vs Liverpool LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest team news, scores and updates from the Champions League 42: Naughty Pizarro. The midfielder flies in with a two-footed challenge but avoids a booking because he missed. Shortly after, Mane’s cross is gathered by Rico with Salah lurking at the back post. 39: Almost four. Sevilla are a shambles at the back. Philippe Coutinho plays a delightful ball with the outside of his right boot to Salah, but…

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Tottenham 1-0 Real Madrid LIVE: Champions League latest scores including Liverpool & City

REUTERS Tottenham vs Real Madrid LIVE: Latest team news, updates and analysis from Wembley Tottenham vs Real Madrid LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest team news, updates and analysis from Wembley 40: Oh Harry! Trippier bundles through two challenges before cutting it back to Sissoko, who completely mis-hits it. The ball falls kindly for Kane, but he’s scuffed it. 38: Danger! Winks tugs Casemiro’s shirt and the midfielder hits the deck like he’s been shot. 10/10 for effort. Toni Kroos dinks it nicely over to the onrushing Sergio Ramos, who…

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