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Seven players that started their careers at random clubs

Not all careers start at the best clubs in the world. We take a look at seven players who, before reaching the top, played in random clubs across the globe. Check out the list below...

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Premier League

Manchester City eye shock move for Crystal Palace defender

According to 'The Sun', Pep Guardiola wants to bring Crystal Palace left-back Patrick van Aanholt to Manchester City as cover for the injured Benjamin Mendy.

Atlético Real Madrid
La Liga

The stat from the Madrid derby that highlights Ronaldo's physical decline

Cristiano Ronaldo remains one of world football's top stars, but age catches up with everyone eventually and it appears that the Real Madrid star is starting to suffer the sort of physical decline that all players succumb to sooner or later.

Premier League

Ibrahimovic 'very honoured and very proud' to return for United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he was "honoured" to make his first Manchester United appearance after seven months on the sidelines.

Serie A

Buffon brings up 22 years in Serie A by being benched for a defeat

Way back on November 19 1995, Giranluigi Buffon made his Serie A debut for Parma in a 0-0 draw with AC Milan, 20 years later and he watched from the bench as Juventus fell to a 3-2 defeat to Sampdoria.

La Liga

Ramos provides positive injury update

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos claims he will be 'back in no time' after he broke his nose in the Madrid derby on Saturday.

La Liga

Barcelona to appeal yellow cards

Barcelona announced on Sunday they will appeal yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez in Saturday's 3-0 win at Leganes.

Premier League

United ready £40m offer for Tottenham star

According to the 'Sunday Mirror', Manchester United are determined to land Tottenham defender Danny Rose and will offer £40m for his services in January.

Premier League

Spanish star begs club to let him talk to Man United

Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler has reportedly pleaded with the club to discuss a deal with Manchester United after the 'Red Devils' enquired as to his availability.

Premier League

Stylish Watford breeze past West Ham

Watford beat West Ham 2-0 thanks to goals from Will Hughes and Richarlison in David Moyes’ first game in charge of the Hammers.

La Liga

Record-breaking Valencia keep up pressure on leaders Barca

Valencia maintained their pursuit of Barcelona to remain four points off the La Liga leaders thanks to second-half goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia and Santi Mina to beat a luckless Espanyol 2-0 on Sunday.

Serie A

Only three European teams can keep up with Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde's Barcelona has got off to a whirlwind start to the season, taking everyone by surprise. In the big European leagues, only PSG, Napoli and Manchester City are at a similar level.

Ligue 1

'I talk a lot with Coutinho a lot, I hope he will work with us'

Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva says that he is in regular contact with Brazil team-mate Philippe Coutinho and hopes that the club can put together a deal that will see the Liverpool man join him in Paris.

Premier League

'If I didn't believe we could win, I would stop playing'

Paul Pogba returned from injury to inspire Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford and the midfielder stated after the match that the Red Devils can still win the Premier League.

Serie A

Sampdoria shock Juve in five-goal thriller

Sampdoria ran riot as Serie A champions Juventus lost their both their cool and ground on leaders Napoli in the Italian title race on Sunday suffering a 3-2 setback in Genoa.

Premier League

Five Premier League stars out of England's World Cup squad

England head coach Gareth Southgate has not yet decided who will make the 23-man shortlist for the World Cup in Russia, but he has begun to determine the players who will not be part of the squad next summer. Here are the first five victims of the process of elimination.

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