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BTP Premium: Tournament Clashes and Transfers
In this segment Anto and Phil are joined by Gab Marcotti to take a look at the quarterfinal field in advance of the big clash between Germany-Italy as well as weighing in on a couple of big transfer targets that signal a huge turn for Manchester United as Jose Mourinho has secured Zlatan Ibrahimovic and apparently Henrikh Mkhitaryan. We also examine how many of the strikers who have performed for their clubs have failed to show up in EURO2016 to date, how fear might be tempering some managers as we progress through the knockout rounds and why this tournament has been more successful for taking on more teams and adding intrigue into what surely is a more competitive field beyond the few favorites left to challenge for the title. In closing we examine the changing fortunes for Milanese football where questions do remain regarding the AC Milan takeover, yet seem more grounded for Inter and its new partner from the Far East, to determine if this is a point from which these two Serie A giants can now modernize and develop with new cash from wealthy Chinese companies and business interests.

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