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5-1-0, 1st in Brazilian Campeonato Gaucho
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108dAssociated Press

Gremio want River's Copa semi win overturned

CONMEBOL said on Wednesday it will look into coach Marcelo Gallardo's actions during River Plate's Copa Libertadores win against Gremio.

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109dTim Vickery

Copa Libertadores semis going down to the wire

In tight, home and away knockout clashes, the fireworks are often reserved for the second match -- and that is the way it looks in the Copa Lib.

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117dTim Vickery

Libertadores down to battle of the giants

While Real Madrid wobble and tremble, South America is in the process of crowning a champion who will travel in confidence to the Club World Cup.

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213dSamuel Marsden, Barcelona correspondent

Neymar helped convince Arthur to pick Barca

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar helped convince Arthur Melo to join Barcelona this summer, the former Gremio player has revealed.

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286dTim Vickery

Renato proving to be a gifted manager

Don't let Renato Portaluppi's laid-back demeanour fool you. He is one of Brazil's most gifted up-and-coming managers.

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289dSam Marsden

Barcelona reassure Arthur over transfer

Arthur Melo says Barcelona have phoned to reassure him his move to Camp Nou is still on after reports claimed they may pull out of the deal.

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342dSam Marsden

Barcelona agree €30m deal to sign Arthur

As part of the agreement, Barca say they have the right to sign Arthur in July for an upfront fee of €30m plus an additional €9m in potential add-ons.

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344dTim Vickery

Is Arthur Barca's next Iniesta?

As full-time inches closer to the illustrious career of Andres Iniesta, Barcelona are on the verge of signing his heir apparent in Gremio's Arthur.

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347dSam Marsden

Arthur nervous amid Barca-Gremio talks

Representatives of Brazilian club Gremio flew to Barcelona on Monday with the aim of finalising a deal for 21-year-old.

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359dBen Gladwell

Costa: Gremio played to 'avoid winning'

Douglas Costa revealed that he and his Gremio teammates felt compelled to throw a game against Flamengo in 2009 out of fear for their lives.

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359dAssociated Press

Gremio triumph in Recopa Sudamericana

Brazilian side Gremio have defeated Argentina's Independiente 5-4 in a penalty shootout.

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361dESPN staff

Barca agree deal for Arthur, 21 - sources

Barcelona have reached an agreement with Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur in a deal which could reach €40 million, sources tell ESPN Deportes.

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427dTim Vickery

Global football's chasm in quality is clear

Real Madrid defeated Gremio 1-0 to lift the Club World Cup and illustrate just how far ahead European clubs are compared to the rest of the world.

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427dDermot Corrigan

Clutch Ronaldo delivers Madrid another trophy

Real Madrid were pushed by determined Gremio in the Club World Cup final, but Cristiano Ronaldo again made the big moment his, writes Dermot Corrigan.