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Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

Erling Haaland asked for autograph by ‘childish’ assistant referee in tunnel after Borussia Dortmund defeat to Man City in Champions League

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Erling Haaland was asked for his autograph by assistant referee Octavian Sovre after Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on Tuesday night. The Dortmund striker, who set up Marco Reus’ away goal before Phil Foden’s last-gasp winner for City, was filmed signing the linesman’s flag in the tunnel after the game. BT Sport The incident could land the assistant in hot water Describing the incident on BT Sport, former Premier League stars Owen Hargreaves and Joleon Lescott slammed the official’s behaviour. Former Manchester United midfielder Hargreaves said: “They had a difficult first-half and they got a lot of things wrong in that first-half. “You can be a fan, but you can’t do that in front of the other players, it just doesn’t look right.” ...
Pep Guardiola says Borussia Dortmund ‘pay a lot of money’ to agents ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League clash with German club

Pep Guardiola says Borussia Dortmund ‘pay a lot of money’ to agents ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League clash with German club

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Pep Guardiola has suggested Borussia Dortmund sign some of the most talented youngsters in the game by making big payments to agents. The Manchester City boss praised the quality of the Dortmund squad but made a pointed remark about the way the German club secure their players. Getty Images - Getty Guardiola is a fan of Dortmund’s squad and made an interesting comment about how they recruit their players before City’s clash with the German club Dortmund have landed many of Europe’s most sought-after prospects in recent times, including Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho, who came through City’s academy. Speaking ahead of the Champions League quarter-final first leg clash with Dortmund at the Etihad on Tuesday, Guardiola said: “If any one pe...

Champions League reaction: Liverpool breeze past RB Leipzig and into quarter-finals, Messi scores thunderbolt but misses penalty as PSG dump Barcelona out

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest football news, action and expert opinion. Liverpool 2 RB Leipzig 0 (Agg 4-0) – Liverpool FINALLY end six-match losing streak at home with comfortable win… but Anfield hoodoo remains Paris Saint Germain 1 Barcelona 1 (Agg 5-2) – Messi nets ‘one of his best’ goals but fails […] talkSPORT

Champions League live: Haaland hits landmark and celebrates in goalkeeper’s face after VAR drama, Ronaldo fights to keep Juventus alive in extra-time

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest football news, gossip and expert opinion on a busy night of Champions League action. HEADLINES Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp rules himself OUT of contention to become Germany manager this summer as search for Joachim Low’s replacement begins Edinson Cavani’s father says striker will quit Manchester United for […] talkSPORT