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LIVE Transfer Talk: Pogba's Madrid move tied to Bale exit

Real would love to see Paul Pogba arrive in Madrid, but that move can't happen until Gareth Bale leaves. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Robson: Gareth Bale is 'frightened' to leave Real Madrid

Stewart Robson explains why he thinks Gareth Bale is afraid to leave Real Madrid, even if it means being stuck on the bench or left out of the squad entirely.


football in the future

Bold/wild predictions: Pep to leave City, Ronaldo to become Juve's burden

Who can really see into the future? ESPN FC, that's who. So we bring you 20 things that will absolutely, positively happen in the next three years.

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The Toe Poke

Kid has beach kickabout with Messi. Best. Vacation. Ever.

Lionel Messi made every football-mad kid's dream come true for one 11-year-old when he joined him for a kickabout on the beach.

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Manchester United


Inside United's tour: Solskjaer gets tough, Pogba 'life and soul'

Manchester United's 2018 summer tour was an ominous omen. This year things have begun better, with fitness a priority and Mason Greenwood a standout.

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Why Man United need to give De Gea the contract he deserves

With David De Gea reportedly close to a new Manchester United deal, the FC crew discuss his merits for a big contract and a shot at the captaincy.


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