Afternoon Report: April 19

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Manchester United have been named by Forbes magazine as the world's richest football club for the fifth consecutive year, with the club worth an estimated $1.4bn.

Real Madrid were ranked second in the list, worth around £1.17bn, while current European champions Barcelona were third, valued at $1.07bn.

Joe Hart has said that Manchester City squad still believe they can win the title, with Roberto Mancini's side five points behind rivals Manchester United.

Stuart Pearce has confirmed David Beckham is on the latest shortlist for the Team GB London 2012 football team, along with Gareth Bale and Steven Fletcher.


Manchester City are reported to be closing in on the signing of long term Tottenham target Fernando Llorente - who is valued at £30m. (The Sun)

Victor Moses is ready to leave Wigan the summer according to his agent, with Liverpool and Tottenham targeting the Nigerian winger. (talkSPORT)

And finally, Joe Cole has admitted he would like to stay at Lille, but says any decision about his future rests with Liverpool. (Sky Sports)


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