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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

La Liga side Sporting Gijón appointed JOAN FRANCESC FERRER , who is also known as " RUBI ," as its new head coach following the departure of ABELARDO FERNANDEZ . The club announced the arrival of the former Valladolid and Levante boss on its official Twitter account on Wednesday ( PA,...

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Arsenal midfielder MESUT ÖZIL said that "he wants to know the long-term future" of Manager ARSÈNE WENGER  before committing to a new contract at the club. The Germany int'l, who has 18 months remaining on his contract, "is in talks with the Gunners about a new deal but has been l ...

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Bundesliga side Hamburg has appointed JENS TODT as its new sporting director. The 47-year-old sporting director and former Germany int’l, who joined from second division side Karlsruher SC, "penned a two-year deal," which will keep him in Hamburg until Jan. '19 ( GLOBAL TIMES, 1/7 ). ... ...

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Arsenal Owner STAN KROENKE  has "purchased a prestigious French vineyard that has been family-run for two centuries, in a move that has stunned the close-knit Burgundy wine world." American billionaire Kroenke "bought a majority share" in Bonneau du Martray ( London TELEGRAPH, 1/5 ). ... For ...

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