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FC Talking Points: Guardiola move, Mou to United, Neymar leaving Barca

Football always inspires debate, and this weekend was no exception. Here are five burning questions on the ESPN FC radar.

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The biggest news on transfer deadline day involved a manager, not a player. Manchester City announced they'd reached a deal for Pep Guardiola to take over for Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad at the end of this season.

Will Guardiola be a success with Man City?

Across town in Manchester, the reports that United were closing on a deal to bring Jose Mourinho in as a replacement for Louis van Gaal picked up steam. ESPN FC sources confirmed that the Portuguese was "confident" that he'd be the next manager at Old Trafford, while the Dutch boss rubbished the rumours.

Would Jose Mourinho be a fit at Manchester United?

The Leicester City fairy tale kept ticking along on Saturday as the Foxes knocked off Man City 3-1 to maintain their place at the top of the Premier League table. Tottenham beat Watford 1-0 to take over second place.

Can Leicester actually see this out?

The transfer window may be shut, but the rumours keep on coming. One of the bigger bombshells of the week came from Neymar's father, who said Manchester United made a huge offer to his son in the summer of 2015. Later in the week, reports in the UK surfaced suggesting Neymar Jr. would like to play for Pep Guardiola.

Will Neymar ever leave Barcelona?

Juventus and Napoli were both winners over the weekend, setting up a pivotal Serie A clash between the two teams next weekend with pole position for the Scudetto on the line.

Who will win Serie A?

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