​Tottenham head coach José Mourinho will earn an extraordinary £2m bonus if he is able to secure his side a place in next season’s Champions League, such is the importance for Spurs to maintain their status competing in Europe’s elite competition.  When Mourinho succeeded Mauricio Pochettino in November, Spurs were 11 points off the top 

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​With Christian Eriksen seemingly on his way to Inter – having been sitting in a cab to Stansted for half a year now anyway – all but one of their summer signings used with the money from Gareth Bale’s sale to Real Madrid will remain at Tottenham. Arise, Erik Lamela, the most expensive of the 

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Rafa Casal Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane has been an integral part in one of the most successful eras in the club’s history, yet he still recognises that he can learn from others. His head coach, Zinedine Zidane, is one such person, with the defender heaping praise on him. “Zizou is a great example to 

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Real Madrid Better average than the Slovenian CHEMA REY Thibaut Courtois departed Atletico Madrid in 2014 with two Zamora Trophies in his suitcase, while this season he is competing with Jan Oblak for the award. The Zamora Trophy is given to the LaLiga Santander goalkeeper who has kept the most clean sheets after playing a minimum 

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Real Madrid A valuable experience Casemiro is one of Real Madrid‘s most important players these days, but he recognises how important his spell with Castilla was as a young player. The Brazilian midfielder saw the not-so-glamorous side of life as a player at Castilla, which he regards as an important time in his career. “I always 

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Barcelona Discussed his time at Barcelona Miguel RuizMARCA Ronaldinho is still revered by many Barcelona fans at the Camp Nou, but his departure from the club allowed Lionel Messi to flourish and establish himself as the Blaugrana‘s new star. The Brazilian famously took the Argentine under his wing once Messi first came into the Barcelona first 

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