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“Ajax has a very clear way of playing football. Barca, Juve and


Atletico have it too. Real Madrid does not. Their football is based


on the talent in their squad. Their style is decided by their wallet”


EUROPE


Cypriot champions APOEL, who have
averaged a new coach every six months
for the last four years, replaced Paolo
Tramezzani with THOMAS DOLL, who
left Hanover at the end of last season.

CONCACAF


Previously director of football at Dutch
club Groningen, RON JANS was named
coach of MLS side Cincinnati. Dismissed
by Houston Dynamo, WILMER
CABRERA replaced Remi Garde at
Montreal Impact, while ROBIN FRASER
took charge of Colorado Rapids.

AFRICA


VAHID HALILHODZIC quit Nantes
two weeks before
the start of the new
Ligue 1 season to
coach Morocco.

Serbian
coach MILUTIN
SREDOJEVIC took
charge of Egypt’s
Zamalek after
leaving South
African side
Orlando Pirates.

Maguire becomes world’s
most expensive defender

England centre-back HARRY MAGUIRE joined Manchester
United from Leicester City for £80million to set a new world
record fee for a defender.
Manchester United’s ROMELU LUKAKU moved to
Internazionale for €80m and became the third-most
expensive signing of all time in Serie A.
Arsenal made NICOLAS PEPE their record signing, paying
Lille £72m for the Ivorian winger. Zenit paid a joint-record
Russian fee of €40m to sign Barcelona winger MALCOM.
Monaco signed a trio of strikers in ISLAM SLIMANI
(Leicester City, loan), WISSAM BEN YEDDER (Sevilla)
and HENRY ONYEKURU (Everton). Portugal international
RENATO SANCHES moved to Lille from Bayern Munich.
Bayern signed season-long loan deals for PHILIPPE
COUTINHO (Barcelona) and IVAN PERISIC (Internazionale).
In Italy, Fiorentina signed FRANCK RIBERY, MARIO
BALOTELLI joined Brescia and HIRVING LOZANO moved
from PSV to Napoli.

Atletico coach Diego Simeone criticises his Madrid rivals

LUIS GONCALVES took charge of
Mozambique, Lesotho appointed THABO
SENONG, while FRANCIS KIMANZI
replaced Sebastien Migne as boss of
Kenya. JOEY ANTIPAS was named
caretaker of Zimbabwe until the end
of the year and Liberia employed
Englishman PETER BUTLER. Botswana
and Tunisia appointed ADEL AMROUCHE
and MONDHER KEBAIER respectively.

OCEANIA


DANNY HAY replaced Fritz Schmid,
becoming only the second player to both
captain and coach New Zealand.

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE


THE WORLD THIS MONTH


Next...Thomas Doll

Choice...Vahid
Halilhodzic

Record...Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire

MLS job...
Ron Jans

Disappointing...
Hernan Dario
Gomez