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32-Year-Old Defender     Real Madrid  La Liga      Full Name: Képler Laveran Lima Ferreira


Birthdate:  February 26, 1983    Birthplace:  Maceió, Brazil    Nationality:  Portugal    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  179 lbs    

April 22, 2015    Pepe News

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Pepe had a clean sheet Wednesday as Real beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the Champions League.

Pepe had a quiet night in defense with the opposition struggling for chances. He formed a solid centre-back pairing with Raphael Varane and also had one effort on goal.

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April 19, 2015

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Pepe regained his starting berth Saturday as Real Madrid defeated Malaga 3-1.

Pepe has seen little league action of late due to a thigh strain but in Raphael Varane's absence returned to the starting line-up against Malaga. It wasn't the busiest of games although he was part of a lacklustre defense that gifted Malaga's Juanmi a free header to score.

April 11, 2015

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Pepe returned from a thigh injury and came on as a 63rd minute substitute as Real Madrid beat Eibar 3-0 Saturday.

Pepe had been sidelined for a few games with a minor thigh injury but was fit enough to replace Sergio Ramos in defense just after the hour. It was an easy game to come back in to, he only needed to make one interception and 17 passes.

April 9, 2015

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Pepe (thigh) returned to training Thursday ahead of the clash with Eibar on Saturday, reports

Pepe may not be fit in time for Saturday's game but the fact that he's back in full training is a great sign. The defender took part in various exercises although the players that started at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday did not train.

April 3, 2015

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Pepe's thigh injury sustained in the clash at Barcelona has been more accurately diagnosed to be in the vastus internus muscle, reports.

After undergoing extensive testing, the Sanitas La Moraleja hospital has pinpointed the precise nature of the defender's injury in his right thigh. A return date however still remains unclear.

March 16, 2015

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Pepe got a clean sheet as Real Madrid beat Levante 2-0 Sunday.

It wasn't the most difficult of games for Pepe who looked comfortbale throughout and was never threatened by the opposition's frontline. He was a big presence in defense, making three interceptions and six clearances.

March 8, 2015

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Pepe conceded Saturday as Real Madrid fell to a 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao.

Pepe lost his clean sheet early on after Aritz Aduriz's unstoppable 26th minute header gave Bilbao the advantage. Pepe didn't look strong defensively throughout, he was often too easily beaten in the air and bullied by the opponent's frontline.

February 17, 2015

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Pepe (ribs) is in the squad for Real Madrid's Champions League match against Schalke on Wednesday.

Pepe has been sidelined since mid-January after suffering the injury against Atletico Madrid in a Copa del Rey match, but his return will be a huge boost, with Sergio Ramos out with a hamstring injury. Despite his availability, Pepe is not guaranteed to start the match, which would obviously limit his fantasy potential.