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Georges-Kevin N’Koudou set for Spurs medical today

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Marseille forward Georges-Kevin N'Koudou will undergo a medical at Tottenham Hotspur today ahead of a £10.8m transfer, according to Sky Sports....

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Man Utd linked with £22m deal for Fabinho

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Manchester United are plotting a £22m deal for Monaco right-back Fabinho, according to The Sun on Sunday. United are reportedly happy to stump up a...

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Man Utd to pay £14m to offload midfielder

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Manchester United will have to pay £14m to get midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger off their books this summer, according to The Sun. The Germany...

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EURO 2016

Will Grigg Ties With Paul Pogba In UEFA Short-List Of Best Players in Europe

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Demonstrating once again that all football polls should be rendered mootby their very existence, the short-list for the 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award has been announced today.

It's been cobbled together by journalists from all 55 UEFA member associations, who were asked to provide a list of their five best players the first receiving five points, the second four points, and so on.

Portugal Tourism Board Invite ‘Distraught France Fan’ And ‘Little Portuguese Lad’ To Come And Visit

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The Portuguese tourism board have gone out of their way to rewardtwo of Euro 2016's most prevalent starsfor their exemplary conduct in the aftermath of the final.

We are of course talking about the utterly devastated France fan and the little Portugal-supporting lad who wandered over to console himin the Paris fanzone after the final whistle.

Portugal 1-0 France (aet) – Star names of the Euro 2016 final

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The dust has now settled on France 2016, and UEFA's European Championships will be mothballed until 2020. Eder was the final's unlikely hero, his injury time piledriver handing Portugal their first...

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Video: The winners and losers of Euro 2016

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Euro 2016 is all wrapped up and it is time to reflect on the tournament and assess the efforts of those involved. The video above explores some of...

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Euro 2016: Scratch That, Antoine Griezmann Is Your Official UEFA Player Of The Tournament

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Remember what we said about Dimitri Payet being named Player of the Tournament at Euro 2016? Well, you can go ahead and forget it.

Turns out Pies, like several other sites, got all confuzzled by the same press statement emitted by UEFA in which they appeared to ordain Payet as their player of the tournament by way of finishing on top of their special 'performance barometer'.

Dimtri Payet, Liverpool and Arsenal stars make Euro 2016 team of the tournament

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OFFICIEL: Le XI type de l'#EURO2016!Logique? pic.twitter.com/EPcirU5EFq UEFA EURO 2016 (@EURO2016) July 11, 2016 Wales midfielders Joe...

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Video: Olivier Giroud knocks Patrice Evra to the ground in France warm-up

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It wasn't to be France's night on Sunday evening at the Stade De France. The Euro 2016 hosts unexpectedly lost the final to Portugal....

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Euro 2016: Dimitri Payet Named Player Of The Tournament After Finishing Top Of UEFA’s Stat Barometer

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Dimitri Payet has been named as the best player at Euro 2016 after finishing the tournament on top ofUEFA's 'player barometer', i.e, the aggregator they've usedto process performance statistics since day one.

Payet got off to a flying start be scoringthe winning goal for France in the opening match against Romania, scoring twice more in Les Bleus' run to the final.

Les Miserablues

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I wasn't intending to come to the Final, but since I returned home two weeks ago I had kept an eye on the UEFA ticketing website and had been able to get tickets for every game played in the knockout stage whilst I was back at work.

I mentioned this at work, and explained that if I got a ticket I would be late for work on Monday.

The BIG Question: Was Euro 2016 Really That Good?

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It's done. Euro 2016 is finished, over and done with, done and finished with, finished and over with. Done. Now we can talk about it.

Did you actually enjoy it? Pies can't quite convince ourselves either way. Wales and Iceland aside, the group stages were generally passable with odd moments of genuine drama.

Ozil reaches out to Bronze Boot winning Arsenal team-mate

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Mesut Ozil sent out a heartfelt tweet to club team-mates Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud, who were part of the losing French team last night. France were beaten by Portugal in extra time, thanks to a fantastic long-distance strike by Eder, and will have to find a way to put the pain of that behind [.

Euro 2016: Adorable Scenes As Young Portuguese Fan Consoles Weeping France Supporter (Video)

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Watching Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal lift the European Championship trophy in Paris last night proved too much for one particular France fan, who struggled valiantly but ultimately failed to stave off the waterworkswhile watching on in the Fan Zone.

However, as the France supporter blubbed away in his own little private bubbleof pain, it was quickly pricked by the actions of a young Portuguese samiratan, who wandered over to the bloke and extended a consolatoryhand of friendship.

Video: Portugal win Euro 2016 – the internet reacts

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Not many people saw Portugal winning Euro 2016 at the start of last night's final against hosts France, let alone at the start of the...

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Portugal wins Euro 2016 behind Eder's extra-time finish

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In a match where Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to exit due to injury and France dominated the majority of the game's chances, Eder proved to be the difference for Portugal in Sunday's final.

Portugal captured its first major tournament title at Euro 2016, knocking off hosts France, 1-0, in extra time.

Video: Swansea flop Eder gives Portugal the lead vs France

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GOAL!!! Eder smashes the ball in for #POR to give them the lead in extra-time https://t.co/XWSHCjMs22 ITV Football (@itvfootball) July 10,...

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Photos: Banned Liverpool star visits France squad

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Petite visite pour encourager toute l'équipe avant la finale !!#FiersdetreBleus

Video: Arsenal star waves to crowd en route to Euro 2016 final

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En route pour la finale @EURO2016 au @StadeFrance #FRAPOR #FiersdetreBleus pic.twitter.com/DDSPoPlXsJ Equipe de France (@equipedefrance) July...

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Euro 2016 final: France vs. Portugal (Your Running Commentary)

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Fresh off an impressive win over Germany in the semifinals, hosts France look to hoist the European Championship for a third time on Sunday afternoon.

Les Bleuswill meet Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal at the Stade de France as the Portuguese seek their first major title in the nation's history.

Tweet: Man Utd man’s Euro 2016 final rallying cry

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Tous ensemble!

Sanches vs Manchester United's top summer target: How Portugal will set up vs France

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Portugal meet France at the Stade de France on Sunday in the Euro 2016 final.

Didier Deschamps takes charge of the favourites who have scored seven goals in their last two matches to reach the final, whilst the Portuguese have only scored eight in the whole tournament in comparison.

After a slow start to the tournament that only saw them beat Romania and Albania very late in their opening two matches, held by Switzerland in their final group game and come from behind to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1, France have exploded into life to reach the final.

Euro 2016 Final: How France will set up vs Portugal

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When hosts France will take on Portugal on Sunday in the Euro 2016 final, they will start as an overwhelming favourite. France have won their last ten matches against Portugal, there is a clear psychological advantage, but most importantly Les Blues are playing as a unit and are bubbling with confidence.

France vs Portugal Combined XI: Arsenal star, Manchester United's £100m target feature

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The final of an international tournament has rarely proved to be the most fascinating or engrossing one in the edition but Sunday’s Euro 2016 final promises to be an intriguing clash between France and Portugal, who have been very fascinating to observe, for a variety of reasons.

Despite Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo being their country’s star men, it is the team effort from both set of players that has guided them to Sunday’s final.

4-2-3-1 vs Portugal: Arsenal duo to start for France, predicted lineups, live stream

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Euro 2016 Championships

Date: Sunday, 10th July 2016

Time: 20:00 BST

Venue: The Stade de France, Paris

Live Stream: Watch France vs Portugal online

Portugal have ridden their luck en-route to the Euro 2016 final.

Newspaper reactions to France’s victory against Germany in semi-final [PHOTOS]

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Germany vs. France. The rare marquee matchup that delivered on its massive potential. How would Europe react to such an epic night and rare result? Let's take a look.

Germany's Bild forlornly shouts the name "Weini!" as one of its most accomplished players failed his country. The subheadline incredulously exclaims, "Of all people Schweinsteiger, of all people our captain!

Newspaper reactions to France’s victory against Germany in semi-final [PHOTOS]

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Germany vs. France. The rare marquee matchup that delivered on its massive potential. How would Europe react to such an epic night and rare result? Let's take a look.

Germany's Bild forlornly shouts the name "Weini!" as one of its most accomplished players failed his country. The subheadline incredulously exclaims, "Of all people Schweinsteiger, of all people our captain!

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil reacts to Germany’s Euro 2016 exit

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pic.twitter.com/mxcz3707IN Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) July 8, 2016 Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has taken to his social media accounts to react...

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Manchester United's €120m target impressed, Griezmann brace puts France in Euro 2016 Final

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Antoine Griezmann scored both goals as hosts France beat Germany 2-0 in the second semi-final at Euro 2016.

The Atlético Madrid scored in each half to set up Sunday’s final with Portugal as the world champions failed to capitalise on all the possession and territory they had throughout the game.

Arsenal stars looking to ‘write history’ in Euro final

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Arsenal's Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny helped their France side to reach the European Championship final. Les Bleus overcome a strong Germany side last night, in order to set-up a match against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal on Sunday. They did not get there with plain sailing however, after having very little of the possession in the [.

Video: Hugo Lloris, Olivier Giroud and co. celebrate with the Icelandic clap

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#ISL may be out of #EURO2016, but their celebration remains a huge part of the competition!https://t.co/8LpffHG0CK https://t.co/B5v4w0Lws4 ...

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France reaches Euro final behind Griezmann brace

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Les Bleusweren't the most convincing side when Euro 2016 kicked off in June, however, France has consistently improved with every match, and will now have a chance to earn its third European Championship.

Antoine Griezmann's brace gave France a 2-0 win against Germany on Thursday afternoon.

Chelsea

Video: Ex-Chelsea defender David Luiz scores an own goal vs West Brom

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Former Chelsea defender David Luiz rolled back the years by throwing in a hapless performance against an English defence today. The Paris...

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Video: Chelsea’s Dom Solanke scores as England U19 beat France U19

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England Under-19s got their European Under-19 Championship campaign off to a winning start by recording a 2-1 win over France in their opening game...

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Arsenal

Hayden transfer to Newcastle part of Arsenal pursuit of Sissoko?

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First of all I would just like to address the recent Arsenal transfer rumours that have been saying that the Newcastle United and France international star Mamadou Sissoko would reject a move to north London with either Arsenal or our local rivals Tottenham in favour of a move to Anfield to play for Jurken Klopp's [.

Why Euro 2016 could help Arsenal seal Varane transfer from Real Madrid

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Arsenal are one of the many clubs in the Premier League and around Europe that have been linked with the possible signing of the Real Madrid and France international star Raphael Varane, but with the young centre back regularly being talked about as one of the most talented and promising young players in the world [.

Ozil to appreciate Arsenal striker Giroud more after Euro 2016?

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The chances of the Arsenal and France international star Olivier Giroud finishing the summer as the top scorer from Euro 2016 look to be gone after his international team mate Antoine Griezmann scored twice against Germany in the semi-final to put him three ahead of Giroud on six goals. The tournament has been good for [.

Photos: Contrasting emotions for Arsenal players after France 2-0 Germany

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pic.twitter.com/dxPq1C6IuU Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 7, 2016 France's Arsenal contingent, defender Laurent Koscielny and striker...

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The Rest

Materazzi: I spoke about Zidane's sister, not his mother

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Former Italian defender Marco Materazzi has undisclosed what he said to his opponent Zidedine Zindane which caused the infamous headbutt incident in the 2006 World Cup final.

In the 110th minute of the mega International finale, France midfielder Zidane produced one of the most controversial moments in the history of the game as he was sent off for headbutting Materazzi after the duo confronted each other during a heated encounter.