Injury scares, Ed Woodward’s negotiating skills and another FIFA scandal lead the major soccer news today. It’s a busy May 24th ahead of the Champions League final and Euros prep. Read all about it here.
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FIFA's corruption troubles continue as their acting general secretary Markus Kattner "...has been sacked after being accused of paying himself bonuses worth millions of pounds," reports the BBC. The irony is Kattner replaced the disgraced Jerome Valcke, who was suspended for peddling World Cup tickets.
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Italy's Euro 2016 squad selection raised some eyebrows as Antonio Conte conspired to omit the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco, and Mario Balotelli from the provisional 30 man team.
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Manchester United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward is meeting today with Jose Mourinho's agent and all around football power broker Jorge Mendes to finalize the manager's contract. Mourinho replaces Louis van Gaal, who was officially 'released' late yesterday.
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Former Swansea and Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was officially unveiled as Celtic's new manager, and he has high hopes to "fill Celtic Park" once again after several seasons adrift.
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Real Madrid star and all around second best footballer in the world Cristiano Ronaldo picked up an injury in training, but Zinedine Zidane says he should be okay for the Champions League final this Saturday oh god please please please.