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Once an afterthought, Solskjaer has Man United focused on Europa League glory

A competition that initially wasn't a priority, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is nearing a Europa League crown and his first trophy as boss at Old Trafford.

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Fjortoft: Dortmund serious about keeping Sancho

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Europa League the key in Arsenal-Auba talks

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Juventus hiring Pirlo is latest in line of shock manager appointments

When it comes to shock coaching hires, like Andrea Pirlo's rapid ascent to the top job at Juventus, there are many misses as well as the odd hit.

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Burley: It's a good time for Bayern to play Barcelona

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Man United penalty vs. Copenhagen 'on the soft side'

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Burley: Hard to criticise Lukaku's play at Inter

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Marcotti: Ronaldo influenced Pirlo appointment

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti believes Cristiano Ronaldo had a big say in Juventus' decision to appoint Andrea Pirlo.

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