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Pep Guardiola: Man City boss bans unfit players from training

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Pep Guardiola won 14 trophies in four years as Barcelona coach, before winning the Bundesliga every season in his three years as Bayern Munich boss



Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has exiled some of his players from first-team training until they meet certain weight targets.

Defender Gael Clichy says the Spaniard has told his squad to avoid pizza, some juice and certain "heavy food".

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FA Cup: Fourth substitute to be allowed in latter stages of competition

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Teams in the quarters, semis and final will be allowed to use a fourth substitute in extra time



Clubs will be allowed to use a fourth substitute during extra time in the latter stages of this season's FA Cup.

The format, subject to approval from the International Football Association Board, was trialled in the Copa America this summer.

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Barcelona sign Andre Gomes from Valencia and give Javier Mascherano new deal

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Barcelona have signed midfielder Andre Gomes from Valencia for an initial 35m euros (£29.3m), and given Javier Mascherano a new three-year contract.

Gomes, 22, joins after helping Portugal win Euro 2016, and could cost a further 20m euros (£16.7m) in add-on fees.

Read more: Barcelona sign Andre Gomes from Valencia and give Javier Mascherano new deal

International Champions Cup 2016 : Bayern Munich 3-3 AC Milan (3-5 on penalties) - Bonaventura seals win

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A penalty shoot-out was required to seperate AC Milan and Bayern Munich as the former won their International Champions Cup opener.



AC Milan sealed a win in their pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich as Giacomo Bonaventura scored the winning penalty in a shoot-out.

Bayern forced the shoot-out from the jaws of defeat in a spirited affair against Milan, with Franck Ribery converting a late penalty to level the scores at 3-3 at full-time.

Read more: International Champions Cup 2016 : Bayern Munich 3-3 AC Milan (3-5 on penalties) - Bonaventura...

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino 'to be approached by Argentina'

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Mauricio Pochettino led Spurs to third place in the Premier League last season



Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino is to be approached about the vacant Argentina coach's position, according to reports in the country.

National football association (AFA) chief Armando Perez is to fly to Spain to speak to Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone and Sevilla's Jorge Sampaoli.

Read more: Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino 'to be approached by Argentina'


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