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Real Madrid, Manchester United battle for Athletic Bilbao's Aymeric Laporte

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti explains the reported move of Gabriel Paulista to Arsenal, where the 24-year-old defender would prove to be a valuable additional to the Gunners' defence.

The winter window is now open, and that means the LIVE transfer blog swings back into action. Find out the latest news, gossip and deals here.

TOP STORY: Real, United to battle for Bilbao's Laporte

Manchester United have been linked with young Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane due to his struggles for first-team football at the Bernabeu. Even though Real Madrid have one defender struggling to find time, the Daily Mail reports that this will not stop Los Blancos rivalling Manchester...

South Korea's remarkable renaissance under former Madrid star Uli Stielike

South Korea coach Uli Stielike and captain Ki Sung Yueng react after reaching the Asian Cup final with a 2-0 win against Iraq in Sydney.

The Taeguk Warriors became the first team to claim a spot in Saturday's AFC Asian Cup final with a 2-0 win over Iraq in Sydney on Monday night, having now gone 480 minutes without conceding a goal in the tournament.

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With five consecutive clean sheets to show, the South Koreans will head into the decider supremely confident they can make it six games without conceding. If they do, it will go a long way to claiming Asian Football's greatest prize.

It's been a remarkable renaissance for a football...

Lucas Silva's arrival at Real Madrid could lead to changes in the midfield

Real Madrid's latest signing, Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva, is unveiled by the Spanish club at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

Sir Alex Ferguson once said that to stay at the top in football, "you can't stand still."

Further explaining his point, he added, "There was a lot of thinking about being a step ahead, looking forward."

Ferguson's comments came after Chelsea clinched the Premier League title in 2010 and perhaps ring true with regard to Real Madrid's latest signing: Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva.

The 21-year-old arrives at the Santiago Bernabeu having been a key cog in Cruzeiro's back-to-back Brazilian championships....

 By Tom Marshall

New-look Club Tijuana are making an impression - Power Rankings

Ricardo Da Silva helped lead Club Tijuana to an impressive 2-1 win over last year's Liga MX finalists Tigres.

Club Tijuana is the primary mover up in the Liga MX Power Rankings and claims the top spot after three rounds of matches, having dispatched last season's runners-up Tigres 2-1 in the Estadio Universitario on Saturday.

The result came off the back of Week 2's 1-0 win against champion Club America, meaning Xolos have recorded back-to-back victories against two of the Liga MX's best.

It will hand coach Daniel Guzman's players a huge boost of confidence after a shaky couple of seasons in which the club...

 By Nick Ames

Equatorial Guinea rise to occasion in African Nations Cup big Sunday

Equatorial Guinea's 2-0 shock win versus Gabon put the hosts improbably into the quarterfinals.

BATA, Equatorial Guinea -- Burkina Faso's band of travelling supporters has been a reassuringly constant presence around the Hotel Federaciones, in the grounds of Bata's stadium, during the first eight days of this African Nations Cup. Whatever might happen on the pitch, they outstayed their team: coach Paul Put was appalled that his players were lodged here, among fans and a constantly revolving door of journalists and sundry others, at the start of the competition and after likening conditions...

 By Mark Worrall

Chelsea's cup tie with Liverpool a chance to rebound from Bradford woe

Jose Mourinho wants Chelsea's FA Cup exit to Bradford to spark a positive reaction in the second leg of their Capital One Cup semifinal with Liverpool on Tuesday.

A week is a long time in football. Having thrashed Swansea City 5-0 at the Liberty Stadium, Premier League table toppers Chelsea rocked up at Anfield last Tuesday for a Capital One Cup semifinal first leg tie with Liverpool and came away with a creditable 1-1 draw. Advantage Jose Mourinho. All smiles at Stamford Bridge -- beat Bradford City in the FA Cup, beat the Reds in the second leg and keep the champagne on ice, Chelsea are off to Wembley twice.

If only life was that simple.

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