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Will Manchester United lose world-class winger if they don’t finish in top 4?

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Will Manchester United lose world-class winger if they don't finish in top 4? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Some big changes took place at Manchester United this summer. Twelve months after Sir Alex Ferguson had stepped down after 26 years in charge at Old Trafford, the club's image as a footballing giant had diminished somewhat.

Confirmed: Origi will not return to Liverpool in January

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Confirmed: Origi will not return to Liverpool in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

LOSC Lille manager Rene Girard has confirmed that Liverpool striker Divock Origi will remain on loan at the French club till in the end of the season. There was speculation earlier this week about whether the Belgian would return to Anfield in Januaryto alleviatethe Reds' crisis up front.

Chelsea and Arsenal’s ‘fraud’ transfers investigated

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The transfers of Samir Nasri and Didier Drogba to Arsenal and Chelsea respectively are being investigated by the French police on the suspected grounds of fraud. French football is currently facing a credibility crisis with several allegations of match-fixing and fraud, French magazine Le 10 reports.

Angel Di Maria: I would have loved to join PSG

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In a shocking revelation, Manchester United star Angel Di Maria says he would have loved to join Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the summer.

The Argentine international helped Real Madrid win the Champions League as they defeated Atletico Madrid in the finals.

FROM FRANCE: Highly-Rated Arsenal Target Could Make Move In January

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French side Lyon will have to accept sooner or later that letting talented midfielder Clement Grenier go is inevitable. Since losing the leagueto Bordeaux in the 2008-09 season, the club have never been able to replicate their previous success, which saw them win seven consecutive Ligue 1 titles.

Arsenal and Liverpool need to move for PSG’s Yohan Cabaye

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Arsenal and Liverpool need to move for PSG's Yohan Cabaye - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports in France – since picked up in the English press – claim that PSG and France midfielder Yohan Cabaye will be up for sale in January.

Liverpool and Arsenal are said to be circling, whilst there has been token mention of former employers Newcastle United.

French Moneybags To Beat Arsenal To In-Demand Juventus Star?

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French Moneybags To Beat Arsenal To In-Demand Juventus Star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Paris Saint-Germain are looking to derail Arsenal's bid to sign Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. According to Forza Italian Football, the French champions have had the Swiss international as a target for a long time now, and are looking to sign him in January.

Buy first, develop players later

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17.2% is the rather paltry percentage of homegrown players in Europe's top leagues according to a new survey.

The Centre International d'Etude du Sport (CIES) in Switzerland found the average has fallen from 20.2% four years ago. They took 'homegrown' as a player who had spent at least three years in a club's academy between the ages of 15 and 21.

Change In Champions League Seeding Big Blow For Premier League And La Liga Teams

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UEFA has announced that the seeding for the Champions League will change next season, a decision that will have potentially a huge impact on the fortunes in Europe of English and Spanish sides.

The existing UEFA format means that seeding is based on the results of clubs competing in the five previous seasons of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

All-Time Top Goalscorers In Europe and International Football

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All-Time Top Goalscorers In Europe and International Football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Here is a look at the all-time top goalscorers from the biggest leagues in the World, as well as the UEFA Champions League, FIFA World Cup and European Championships.

English Premier League

Starting with the English Premier League top scorers that dates back to 1992 when the league pulled away from the Football League.

Champions League Returns This Week

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The best club tournament in the world returns this week, as Real Madrid will begin defence of their Champions League trophy on Tuesday.

The competition kicks off with an array of enticing fixtures, including Arsenal's trip to Borussia Dortmund, the first of three showdowns between the Premier League and Bundesliga, as Manchester City also play Bayern Munich and Chelsea meet Schalke.

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Bastia Striker Brandao Given One-Month Jail Sentence For Headbutting PSG’s Thiago Motta

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By Chris Wright

Already serving a six-month ban from football metered out by the LFP for the same offence, Bastia striker Brandao has today been served with a one-month jail sentence for head-butting PSG midfielder Thiago Motta in the Parc des Princes tunnelafter the fixture between the two sides on 16th August.

Edinson Cavani Sent Off For ‘Sniper’ Goal Celebration After Scoring Penalty Against RC Lens (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Already plagued by injuries, PSG will now have a suspension to deal with over the course of the next few weeks after Edinson Cavani was one of three players sent off during their feisty 1-3 victory over RC Lens at theStade de France on Friday evening.

Lens hadbothJean-Philippe Gbamin andJerome Le Moigne dismissed over the course of the evening, with the former picking up asecond yellow in the 54th minute for shovingCavani in the penalty area.

Bastia Striker Brandao Banned For Six Months For Headbutting PSG Midfielder Thiago Motta In Tunnel

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By Chris Wright

Bastia striker Brandao has been banned for six months by theLigue de Football Professionnel(LFP) for head-butting PSG midfielder Thiago Motta during a confrontation in the tunnel after the fixture between the two sides on 16th August.

Tunnel-cam footage of the incident circulated almost immediately which clearly showedBrandao was guilty of two things: 1) head-butting Motta and then, 2) running away like a massive wimp.

Videos

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tasked With Picking His ‘Dream XI’, Semi-Serious Blasphemy Ensues (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Tasked by PSG's in-house Youtube channel to select a "Dream XI" of the best players he's ever played alongside over the course of his long and distinguished career, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets about selecting a formidable side including the likes of Gigi Buffon, Fabio Cannavaro, Xavi, Pavel Nedved and Lionel Messi.

Breaking Down Barriers: Monaco Test Maarten Stekelenburg’s Reflexes With Ingenius New Goalkeeper Training Drill (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In a bid to help Maarten Stekelenburgcope with his reflexes vis-a-vis late divots and bobbles, Monaco's goalkeeping coaches have devised a fiendishly clever drill using nowt but a ball and a securitybarrier tipped on its side...

Well, we're impressed anyway small things please small minds, after all.

Edinson Cavani Scores Late Winner For PSG, Alters ‘Rifle’ Celebration So As Not To Cause Offence (Video & GIF)

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By Chris Wright

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Having been sent-off against Toulouseat the weekend after the referee took offence at his "sniper" goal celebration, PSG striker Edinson Cavani was treading on eggshells after he spun neatly and popped away the 87th-minute winner against APOEL in the Champions League last night.

‘Thank You For Everything!’ – Toulouse Send Special Birthday Message And Gift Hamper To Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Partly as a gesture of their appreciation for the increasing the profile ofFrench football and partly, one suspects, because dropping his name into conversation is always good for precious, precious HITZ, Toulouse have sent a special, social media-friendly birthday message to Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the anniversaryof his 33rd year here on Earth.

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Video Metz vs PSG 2-3 Highlights 2014 Maiga Goals Pastore Lavezzi

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PSG vs Marseille 2014 Highlights 2-0 Goals Lucas Cavani Red Card Imbula Video

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Lens vs PSG 1-3 Highlights 2014 Cabaye Maxwell Goal Three Red Cards Video

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Video PSG vs Monaco 2014 Highlights 1-1 Martial Goals Lucas

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PSG vs Lyon 2014 Goals 1-1 Cavani Umtiti Highlights Video

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Rennes vs PSG 1-1 Highlights 2014 Camara Ntep Goals Video

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New Olympique Marseille 2014-15 Fourth Kit

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French club Olympique Marseille has unveiled their New Sky Blue Adidas Olympique Marseille 2014-15 Fourth kit on Friday after having several teasers about the 2014-15 fourth kit on social media sites.

Marcelo Bielsa Coffee Video- Marseille coach sits on a hot cup of Coffee!

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Bielsa’s Marseille setting the pace, yet a Physical Burnout is Inevitable

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Paris St Germain have won the French Ligue One in each of the last two years. Backed by Qatar Sports Investments' financial prowess the Parisians have been a class apart from the other sides in the league.

Champagne Football for Bielsa’s Marseille!

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Marseille continued to pick up pace under their firebrand coach Marcelo Bielsa with another convincing win in Ligue 1, this time, away at Reims.

After a stuttering start and behind the scenes squabbles, Marseille have now won their last 5 games scoring 16 goals and conceding just 1 sending them top of the Ligue 1 standings.

Ligue 1 Recap Of Round 6

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Everything you need to know about football in France last weekend.

The game of the week-end: Toulouse-Caen

Ligue 1 is not known for its crazy number of goals per games, and the words you hear from players and coaches who discover French football are typically "strong", "defensive", "tight lines".

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6 Olympique Lyonnais Players To Watch Out For

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On Sunday night,October 19,Olympique Lyonnaisthrashed Montpellier 5-1. Yoann Gourcuff netted a brace with Nabil Fékir, Alexandre Lacazette and Steed Malbranque scoring the other goals. Oddly enough this match was a far tenser affair than Lyon's 3-0 triumph over Lille.

In the early stages Montpellier looked lively and wasted a golden chance to take the lead, when Lucas Barrios failed to convert a one-on-one opportunity when racing towards Anthony Lopes' goal.

Recount Of The Lyon Matchday Fan Experience

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Date: October 5th 2014

Location: Lyon, France

Match: Olympique Lyonnais vs. Lille OSC

It's not every day that I get to attend a Ligue 1 game. It's certainly not every day that I prepare to attend a Ligue 1 clash by watching live Premier League action as part of a program Match of Ze Day (yep that's what it's called).

Managers

Happy Meal For One: Marseille Coach Marcelo Bielsa Spotted On His Lonesome In McDonald’s (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

"Happy Meal and a Smarties McFlurry please"

Shortly after Marseille had registered their eighth win on the bounce against Toulouse on Saturday to go seven points clear at the top of Ligue 1, coach Marcelo Bielsa was spotted celebrating in the only way he knows how vigorously poring over his side's Prozone stats on his own at a McDonald's just down the road.

Football Vine & GIF: Marseille Boss Marcelo Bielsa Unwittingly Sits On Cup of Coffee, Reacts In Classic ‘El Loco’ Fashion

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By Alan Duffy

Argentinian tactician and all-round look Marcelo Bielsa has done a superb job with Marseille this season in Ligue 1. However, during his side's clash with Toulouse, the unpredictable 59-year-old made a rather bad decision when choosing a place to rest his weary bones.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Sing Hosanna And Rejoice For There May Be A Zlatan Ibrahimovic Movie In The Works!

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By Chris Wright

"HOLY WATER, CLEANSE MY SINS! MAKE ME PURE AGAIN!"

Coming on the back of the runaway success of his autobiography, "I Am Zlatan", it's being reported in Sweden that a follow-up Zlatan Ibrahimovic movie may well be in the works.

Ibra Misses Showdown With Barcelona

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The marque matchup on Champions League match day two is Barcelona's trip to the Parc des Princes to play French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Barca's trip will be a little easier with the news that PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Tuesday's match due to a nagging heel problem.

"As the different tests carried out this morning on the problem with his left heel were not satisfactory, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out of the match against Barcelona," said a statement released by PSG on Monday.

The Rest

Football Vine: PSG Playmaker Javier Pastore Pulls Off Cheeky Rainbow Flick Vs Metz

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By Alan Duffy

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A player who is much improved in 14/15 after last season's inconsistency, PSG's Javier Pastore showed off a fine bit of skill in his side's 3-2 win against Metz on Friday night.

The Argentinian midfielder also scored in a game which saw Metz fight back to lecvel the game at 2-2, courtesy of two penalties from ex-West Ham United manModibo Maiga.

Video- Puskas Award 2014 Nominees- Top ten best goals of 2014- Stephanie Roche Goal Kasami Ibrahimovic Cahill Van Persie

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Catastrophique: Montpellier HSC’s Stadium Completely Devastated By Freak Floods (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Ligue 1 side Montpellier HSC are reeling today after their stadium was absolutelydevastated by freak floods on Monday evening.

According to RFI, the city in the south of France was hit by a torrential downpour on Monday night which flooded the city and forced thousands of people to sleepin railway stations, airports and schools.

Barca Beaten While Man City Struggle Again In Europe

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Barcelona suffered a rare group stage defeat at Paris Saint-Germain while Manchester City once again struggled at home in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The match-up in Paris between PSG and Barcelona brought up the stars with Jay-Z, Beyonce and David Beckham all taking in the game. And they saw Barca concede for the firs time this season as the Lique 1 champions won 3-2.

Former Liverpool Striker David N’Gog May (Or May Not) Have Gone Missing In France

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According to today's L'Equipe, former Liverpool, Swansea and Bolton striker David N'Gog has reportedlygone missing after disappearing from his hotel room in France.

N'Gog,who has played just 65 minutes of football since joining Ligue 1 side Stade de Reims over the summer, pulled out oflast weekend's game against Lorient with a stomach bug.