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“That’s 19 million over the top” – Arsenal fans react to breaking Olivier Giroud news

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Arsenal favourites to sign £60m striker

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Monaco: Kylian Mbappe Unwittingly Reignites Long Dormant Feud Between Nicolas Anelka And Raymond Domenech

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Kylian Mbappe, Monaco's wunderkind du jour,sent yet another record tumbling at the weekendby scoring what proved to be the winning goal against Lyon.

As a result, Mbappe became the youngest player this century (18 years, 124 days) to reach 14 league goals in one of Europe's so-called 'top five' leagues, thus breakingWayne Rooney's record.

Champions League 2016/17, Semi final Draw: Real Madrid handed tough opposition

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Real Madrid, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Monaco made their way into this season’s Champions League semi-finals after some sensational performances in the last round.

The semi-final draw was completed in Nyon earlier today, following the completion of the quarter-final ties on Wednesday.

Croatia and Brazil only countries represented in all Champions League semi-final teams

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For an incredibly small nation, a nation with a population of 4.2 million, Croatia is demonstrating its increasing influence on European and World football.

Croatia is represented in all four of teams which have made the semi-finals of this year’s Champions League, Juventus, Real Madrid, Monaco and Atletico Madrid.

FIFA condemn Dortmund attack, club chief says players are in a state of shock right now

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The Champions League Quarter-finals match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco was postponed last night after an explosion near the Dortmund team coach.

According to reports, there were three separate explosions near the coach.

Benjamin Mendy Politely Reminds TV Pundit About Promise To ‘Eat A Rat’ If Monaco Defender Ever Received France Call-Up

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TwoFrench pundits are facing a less than appetising prospect after making a foolhardy wager about the international prospectsof Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy.

Almost three years ago, RMC Sport analysts Eric di Meco and Daniel Riolodeclared that they'dgladly "eat a rat" if the then-19-year-old, who had struggled in his debut season at Marseille, ever found his way into the France squad.

Ligue 1: Monaco Midfielder Joao Moutinho Scores Exquisite First-Time Chip Against Bordeaux (Video)

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Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho scored one of the goals o the season in Ligue 1 on Saturday, with the Monaco star perfectly executing a first-time long-range chip.

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The goal came on 74 minutes, with league-leaders Monaco already 1-0 up.

Receiving a pass from fellow countryman Bernardo Silva well outside the Bordeaux box, Moutinhoconnected beautifully with the ball, directing an exquisite chipped effort which sailed into the top corner of the net.

English Premier League

Sunday European Rewind: Messi lifts Barcelona over Real Madrid, Arsenal advance to FA Cup final, and more

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Following a midweek Champions League exit to Juventus, Barcelona bounced back in the biggest way possible on Sunday.

A 92nd-minute winner from Lionel Messi lifted Luis Enrique's side past 10-man Real Madrid in a 3-2 El Clasico win. Most importantly, the victory propelled Barcelona to the top spot in the La Liga table, holding an edge on Los Blancos due to goal-difference.

Saturday European Rewind: Chelsea ousts Tottenham in FA Cup, Dortmund fights back, and more

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Premier League leaders Chelsea booked theirplace into the FA Cup final with a 4-2 thumping of London rivals Tottenham at Wembley Stadium.

Antonio Conte's side used two second-half goals to pull away from their rivals, who had previously pegged them back twice. Willian's fourth-minute free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead as the Brazilian beat Hugo Lloris to the bottom-right corner.

European Weekend Preview: El Clasico in Madrid, FA Cup Semifinals, and more

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Sunday's El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeucouldhave huge implications on this year's La Liga title race.

League-leaders Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday which sees the two sides separated by three points in the table. Zinedine Zidane's side booked their place in the UEFA Champions League semifinals after an impressive second-leg victory over Bayern Munich earlier this week.

Europa League 2016/17, Semi final Draw: Manchester United handed tricky draw

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Manchester United, Ajax, Celta Vigo and Lyon made their way into this season’s Europa League semi-finals after some sensational performances in the last round.

The semi-final draw was completed in Nyon earlier today, following the completion of the quarter-final ties on Thursday.

Premier League giants Manchester United will be hoping to secure their place in next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League this season.

Controversial star agrees to join Man Utd this summer, 24-yr-old has given his word to Mourinho

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Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier is expected to join Manchester United at the end of this season.

According to reports from the Ivory Coast media, the Ivory Coast full-back has apparently agreed on a deal with the Red Devils and has given his word to Jose Mourinho regarding a summer move.

World class Barcelona star makes surprise admission: This is who i want to play for one day

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Barcelona winger Neymar has finally opened up about which club he wants to play for in future.

The Brazilian international has been linked with PSG and Manchester United over the last few months, but it seems that Neymar is more interested in a return to his homeland.

The 25-year-old winger revealed that he wishes to play for the Brazilian club Flamengo in the Copa Libertadores.

Sunday European Rewind: Man United beats Chelsea, Firmino lifts Liverpool over WBA, and more

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One of the English Premier League's bigrivalries saw another chapter take place on Sunday as Manchester United edged league-leaders Chelsea, 2-0, at Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho's Red Devils earned an important victory against his former side in their chase for a top-four finish. Marcus Rashford gave the hosts an early 1-0 lead asthe 19-year-old forward netted his fifth goal of the season in the seventh minute.

Saturday European Rewind: Draw in Milan Derby, Real Madrid earns late win, and more

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With a slew of European action taking place on Saturday, it was the Milan Derby which took center-stage in Italy. It was a tale of two halves from the Giuseppe Meazza as AC Milan battled back to earn a point against rivals Inter in a 2-2 draw.

Inter Milan opened the scoring in the 36th-minute as Antonio Candreva's right-footed finish made it 1-0.

European Weekend Preview: Chelsea visits Manchester United, Inter faces AC Milan, and more

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Following an entertaining first round of UEFA Champions League quarterfinal matches earlier this week, domestic action resumes across Europe's top five leagues.

The headlining match across Europe this weekend seesPremier League leaders Chelsea travelto Manchester United on Sunday. Chelsea holds a seven-point lead at the top of the EPL and would like to add to that margin.

Sunday European Rewind: Napoli edges Lazio, Lukaku lifts Everton past Leicester, and more

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Napoli showed a shortmemory on Sunday, defeating Lazio at the Olimpico Stadium, 3-0, in a top-four Serie A showdown.

Maurizio Sarri's side were ousted from the Coppa Italia semifinals earlier this week, but cruised against a top side in league play. Jose Callejon's 25th-minute opener had the visitors up 1-0, a lead which they would take into halftime.

Euro Rewind: Barca falls to Malaga, fails to capitalize in Madrid Derby draw; Bayern routs Dortmund; and more

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MALAGA, SPAIN APRIL 08: Neymar Jr. of FC Barcelona reacts during the La Liga match between Malaga CF and FC Barcelona at La Rosaleda stadium on April 8, 2017 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Real Madrid was just five minutes away from a precious derby day victory, and three points to maintain its lead on Barcelona atop the La Liga standings, but Antoine Griezmann had other plans.

European Weekend Preview: Real Madrid hosts Atletico, Dortmund travels to Bayern, and more

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Following midweek domestic action across Europe's top leagues, weekend coverage rolls on as some mouth-watering fixtures take centerstage.

In Spain, the Madrid Derby is the premier showdown of the weekend with Real Madrid hosting Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Zinedine Zidane's squad remain atop La Liga and are 10 points ahead of their local rivals in the standings.

Wednesday European Rewind: Chelsea tops Man City, Juventus beats Napoli and more

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Several of Europe's heavy-hitters took the field on Tuesday, providing plenty of action across the top leagues.

In the must-watch match of the day, Chelsea defeated Manchester City, 2-1, at Stamford Bridge. Following their home defeat to Crystal Palace last Saturday, Chelsea got back on track against fourth-place Manchester City.

Sunday European Rewind: Arsenal and Man City share points, Napoli ties Juventus, and more

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Arsenal showed some fight in battling back from a pair of deficits on Sunday, but the hard-earned draw against Manchester City doesn't do much for the Gunners hopes of climbing back into the English Premier League's top four.

Leroy Sane's fifth-minute goal gave Manchester City an early 1-0 advantageafter the winger rounded David Ospina and tapped into an empty net.

Saturday European Rewind: Liverpool cruises past Everton, Chelsea falls to Crystal Palace, and more

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With the return of European domestic action this weekend, a lot of top matches were on display Saturday across the top-five leagues.

Liverpool cruised to a 3-1 victory over rivals Everton in Saturday's Merseyside Derby at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's side defeated their local rivals for the second time this season thanks to a comfortable home victory.

European Weekend Preview: Arsenal host Man City, Juventus travel to Napoli, and more

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Following World Cup Qualifiers the past two weeks, European domestic action resumes this weekend with some mouth-watering fixtures across the top five leagues.

Arsenal host Manchester City on Saturday in London as both sides look to keep a grasp on the top-four. Arsene Wenger's side are coming off back-to-back league defeats against Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion respectively, which has put the French manager on the hot seat.

Conte ready to offer this top class Chelsea star in a swap deal for his South American target

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa is being linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge at the end of this season.

Apparently, the Blues are plotting a swap deal involving Costa and Javier Pastore.

The Chelsea striker recently hinted that he would consider a move to PSG in future and Conte remains a long-term admirer of Pastore.

Transfer blow for Mourinho; Top class Man Utd target agrees terms with Chelsea, deal all but done

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Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has agreed to personal terms with Premier League giants Chelsea ahead of a summer move.

The highly talented French midfielder has been linked with Manchester United as well but it seems that Mourinho’s former club have a significant edge now.

Sunday European Rewind: Man City draw with Liverpool, Atletico defeat Sevilla, and more.

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In themouth-watering match of the day across Europe, Manchester City fought back for a 1-1 draw against visiting Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola's side receiveda 69th-minute equalizer from Sergio Aguero to earn a point at the Etihad Stadium against Jurgen Klopp's Reds. After a fast and exciting opening half, Liverpool opened the scoring as former Manchester City midfielder James Milner scored a 51st-minute penalty kick.

Saturday European Rewind: West Brom shock Arsenal, Real Madrid win at Bilbao, and more.

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In the final weekend of domestic action before the upcoming international break, plenty of high-quality matchestook place across Europe's top five leagues.

In England, Tony Pulis' West Bromwich Albion earned a huge 3-1 home win against struggling Arsenal in the opening game of the weekend in England.

European Weekend Preview: Man City host Liverpool, Sevilla visit Atletico, and more

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In the final European domestic action for two weeks, there are some teasing matchescoming up this weekend across the top five leagues.

Manchester City host Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday as both sides try to inch closer to the fop-four. Pep Guardiola's side are coming off a Champions League exit midweek in Monaco, while Liverpool are coming off a 2-1 home league win against Burnley last Sunday.

Chelsea confident of landing 20-goal Man Utd target, Blues offered £57m for star last summer

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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has informed the club that he does not intend to sign a new deal with them.

The Belgian was in talks with the Merseyside outfit regarding a new deal which would have made him their highest ever earner.

Daily Mirror are reporting that Lukaku wants to play Champions League football next season and would welcome a transfer in the summer.

European Weekend Rewind: Deportivo upsets Barcelona, Juventus tops Milan and more

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Barcelona overcame all odds to secure a historic Champions League result midweek, but the Spanish giant couldn't quite muster enough energy to role that momentum into league play.

Deportivo earned the result of the weekend witha 2-1 home win overleague-leaders Barcelona. Alex Bergantino's 74th minute header put Deportivo in front for good after the visitors had leveled the score early in the second half.

European Weekend Preview: Dortmund faces Hertha Berlin, FA Cup continues and more

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After a thrilling week of UEFA Champions action, domestic leagues and cup fixtures look to continue the excitement this weekend across Europe.

The Bundesliga's top fixture this weekend sees third-place Borussia Dortmund traveling to fifth-place Hertha Berlin on Saturday. Six points separate the sides, as both look to advance their way up the table.

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham defeat Everton, Udinese hold Juventus, and more.

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Tottenham pulled to within seven points English Premier League leaders Chelsea after a 3-2 home win against Everton on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino's side got a brace from leading scorer Harry Kane as well as a late goal from Dele Alli, which proved to be the difference. Kane's long-range effort had Spurs up 1-0 at halftime, before doubling his tally in the 56th minute.

Saturday European Rewind: Liverpool drops Arsenal, Napoli beats Roma, and more

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Arsenal and Liverpool entered Saturday's Premier League clash in need of a spark and, when all was said and done, it was the latter that found it in the form of a much-needed win.

Liverpool toppled the Gunners, 3-1, on Saturday to temporarily move up into third place in the Premier League standings.

European Weekend Preview: Liverpool hosts Arsenal, Napoli travels to Roma, and more

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Withcup fixtures taking center stage across Europe midweek, the domestic leagues resume this weekend with some intriguing fixtures to keep an eye on.

In England, Liverpool welcome Arsenal to Anfieldon Saturday, as Jurgen Klopp's men look to bounce back from a disappointing performance at Leicester City on Monday.

27 goals in 31 games: Wenger wants this £60m Liverpool target to replace Emirates favourite

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Arsenal are yet to reach an agreement with Alexis Sanchez regarding his contract extension.

The Chilean is unhappy with Arsenal’s offer of £180,000-a-week and is holding out for wages of £250,000-a-week. Daily Mirror are reporting that the Gunners are aware of the prospect of losing their best player at the end of this season and therefore they have already started looking for a replacement.


OGC Nice: Mario Balotelli Celebrates Scoring Twice Against Lille By Knee-Sliding Through Airport Security (Video)

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Surprise package Nice kept the pressure on Monaco at the top of the Ligue 1 pile with a 2-1 away victory at Lille on Friday evening.

Both of Les Aiglons' goals came courtesy of one Mario Balotelli, with the once-waywardItalian striker notching his 14th and 15th of the season so far in the space of 24 appearances.

Sunday League Special: Lucas Moura Denied By Muddy Goalmouth As PSG Just About Overcome Niort In French Cup (Video)

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PSG's second string recorded a fairly straightforward 2-0 win over Ligue 2 outfit Niort in last night's quarter-final of the Coupe de France.

Ittook a late goal apiece from second-half substitutes Javier Pastore and Edinson Cavani to shore up the result on a damp old night at theStade René Gaillard.

The Rest

West Ham: Dimitri Payet Reveals He Forced An Exit Because He Was ‘Bored’ Of Playing For Hammers

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Further endearing himself to the fans he left behind, Dimitri Payet has claimed he was desperate to leave West Ham because he was "bored" of playing for them.

In an interview with L'Equipe, Payet discussed the questionable manner in which he forced through a move to Marseille in January.

Theway of approaching matches, the defensive system put in place, did not please me.

4-3-3 v PSG: Luis Enrique without these 2 Barcelona players for must win game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Barcelona vs PSG Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Champions League fixture.

Barcelona vs PSG
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
8th March, 19:45 pm BST
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs PSG live on BT Sport 2

Barcelona Team News & Preview

Barcelona host PSG in the second leg of the Champions League knockouts on Tuesday night.