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Evening Ticker: Vidic, Coppa Italia, Modric and more

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While updates on injuries and signing announcements made waves across Europe, a historic upset occurred in the Coppa Italia.

Italian third-tier club Alessandria advanced to the Coppa Italia semifinals, where it will meet AC Milan after defeating Spezia, 2-1, on Monday.

Inter Milan and 34-year-old Nemanja Vidic have come to a mutual agreement to terminate the defender’s contract. (REPORT)

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, 30, says he would like to end his career at Real Madrid, but also said “time will tell what the future holds.” (REPORT)

Welsh international Gareth Bale is reportedly expected to be sidelined for three weeks, meaning he will miss Real Madrid’s games against Real Betis, Espanyol and Granada. (REPORT)

Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Chelsea are all attempting to sign 23-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka. (REPORT)

Watford finalized the transfer of 28-year-old Dutch attacker Nordin Amrabat from Spanish club Malaga. (REPORT)

Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, 27, signed a long-term deal with Liverpool. (REPORT)

Wilfried Bony will not leave Manchester City during the January transfer window according to his agent, Francis Kacou. (REPORT)

Here are the results from Monday’s top leagues and competitions:

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

  • Swansea City 1 – 0 Watford

SPANISH LA LIGA

  • Eibar 5 – 1 Granada

ENGLISH FA CUP

  • Newport County 1 – 2 Blackburn Rovers

ITALIAN COPPA ITALIA

  • Spezia 1 – 2 Alessandria

Think Alessandria can progress to the Coppa Italia final? See Nemanja Vidic retiring or will he sign elsewhere?

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