Ligue 1

English Premier League

Roundup: Mourinho a fan of Chelsea target, Man Utd have crucial agreement for star

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Manchester United have been linked with the Monaco winger Bernardo Silva this season.

The 22-year-old Portuguese winger is having an outstanding season and the Red Devils are thought to be monitoring his progress.

Man Utd eyeing €35m South American midfielder, Star has a weakness for Man City

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Brazilian midfielder Fabinho has been linked with a move to the Premier League.

The Monaco star is thought to be a target for both Manchester clubs and the player’s father has now added to the speculations with his comments.

As reported by L’Equipe, the player’s father has admitted to liking Manchester United and especially what Jose Mourinho has done at the club.

Another blow for out of favour Man Utd player, Mourinho won't start him against St-Etienne

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dropped a strong hint that he does not intend to bring Luke Shaw into the starting lineup against SaintEtienne in the Europa League.

4-2-3-1 v St Etienne: Mourinho without these 2 Man Utd players for vital Europa clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne
UEFA Europa League 2016/17
16th February, 20:05 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne live on BT Sport 2

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United host French outfit St Etienne in the Europa League this week and Jose Mourinho’s men will be looking to pick up a comfortable home win.

Belgian star says he is a 'big fan' of Man Utd, 25-yr-old open to joining them in future

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Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier has revealed his admiration for Manchester United in a recent interview.

The 25-year-old Belgian right-back joined PSG from Club Brugge for a fee of £5m in the summer of 2016.

Arsenal linked with move for Monaco ace

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Report calls for zero tolerance approach towards homophobia in sports

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Zero tolerance approach needed towards homophobia in sports, especially football, arguably the most hostile towards athlete with that sexual orientation.

The parliamentary select committee for culture, media and sport claims that football has a particularly hostile culture of homophobia, as compared with other sports.

European heavyweights are struggling this season because of this Man Utd transfer

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is certainly one of the world’s best footballing icons. Despite being 35 years old, he is continuing to dominate the Premier League this season. In his first season for the Red Devils, he has racked up an impressive 15 goals so far this season in the league.

Ever since the legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson retired from coaching, Manchester United has been in a transition period.

Sunday European Rewind: Atletico Madrid pulls off late rally, Leicester City's woes continue, and more

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Atletico Madrid may not be in the title picture in Spain at this point in the season, but a loss on Sunday could have begun putting Diego Simeone's squad in danger of losing its grip on a UEFA Champions League place.

That looked like it would happen as Celta Vigo held a late 2-1 lead at the Vicente Calderon, but Atleti rallied late, scoring goals in the 86th and 89th minute to pull out a dramatic 3-2 victory.

Saturday European Rewind: Arsenal squeak by Hull, Barcelona thump Alaves, and more.

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After back-to-back league losses, Arsenal bounced back with a much-needed 2-0 win over Hull City at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger's side were aiming to stay in the Premier League title race, and also head into this week's Champions League tie at Bayern Munich on a positive note.

French midfielder says he dreams of joining Man Utd; Liverpool wanted to sign him earlier

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Highly talented French midfielder Soualiho Meite has been linked with a move away from Lille recently.

The 22-year-old is being monitored by European clubs like Monaco, Leverkusen, Schalke, Dortmund, Sunderland and Crystal Palace. A few months ago Daily Mirror reported that Liverpool and Everton wanted to sign the player.

Arsenal target confirms desire to leave in the summer

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PHOTO: Man Utd deal agreed, midfielder poses in club shirt with new number; Debut possible this week

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has finally completed his move to Lyon earlier today.

The Dutch international was frustrated with the lack of first-team opportunities at Old Trafford and has decided to join the Ligue 1 side in order to kick-start his stagnating career.

PHOTO: Man Utd agree fee for attacker; Player poses with club official after arriving, medical today

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay is close to completing a permanent move away from Old Trafford. The Dutch international has struggled to establish himself as a regular starter under Jose Mourinho and will move to Lyon in search of first team football.

Man Utd Transfers: Second bid submitted for wide forward, personal terms close to being agreed

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has been linked with a move away from the club this month.

Manchester United signed Depay from PSV for a fee of £25m in 2015 and the player went on to make 45 appearances under Louis van Gaal, scoring 7 times in the process.

Ligue 1 star confirms desire to move to the Premier League

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Arsenal's long-standing target Edinson Cavani has finally responded to the transfer rumours,...

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Man Utd Transfer News: Bid confirmed for attacker, Red Devils ready to complete January deal

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford over the last few weeks.

The Dutch international was expected to link up with Morgan Schneiderlin at Everton, but the Toffees are unwilling to sign Depay permanently just yet.

Liverpool in talks for midfielder; Massive bid expected, Klopp ready to offer star £130k-a-week

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Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is a man in demand.

The Brazilian has established himself as Liverpool’s best player and one of the best in the Premier League. The likes of Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with the former Inter Milan midfielder in the past.

Arsenal make “concrete offer” to hijack Chelsea deal for Ligue 1 star

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Man Utd Roundup: Mourinho makes Chelsea target top priority, ready to pay £40m; Midfielder's contract extended

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has identified Tiemoue Bakayoko as a priority target for the summer transfer window.

The Monaco midfielder has been in sensational form for the Ligue 1 side and is a target for Chelsea as well.

CIES predictions: These four PL clubs will finish in top 4; Real Madrid will be La Liga champions

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CIES Football Observatory has presented a predictive analysis of the final rankings of the top five European leagues. The research group has made the prediction based on a multivariate statistical model taking into account the offensive and defensive performances of big-5 league teams until the 31st of December 2016.

Chelsea want French duo to replace Oscar; Conte and Emenalo travelled to watch them play

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Chelsea are set to complete the £60m sale of Brazilian midfielder Oscar to Shanghai SIPG next month.

The Blues received the mega-money offer earlier this month and are already looking at replacements for the 25-year-old.

Guardian are reporting that Antonio Conte wants to use the funds from Oscar’s sale to improve his midfield and defence.

Chelsea want French duo to replace Oscar; Conte and Emenalo travelled to watch them play

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Chelsea are set to complete the £60m sale of Brazilian midfielder Oscar to Shanghai SIPG next month.

The Blues received the mega-money offer earlier this month and are already looking at replacements for the 25-year-old.

Guardian are reporting that Antonio Conte wants to use the funds from Oscar’s sale to improve his midfield and defence.

Ligue 1: Nice Striker Mario Balotelli Sees Red Against Bordeaux, Gives Shirt To Fan On Leaving Pitch (Video)

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Linked with a move back to the Premier League this week, Mario Balotelli was once again grabbing the headlines during Nice's goalless draw with Bordeaux on Wednesday evening.

The former Liverpool man picked up his second red card of the season after kicking out at an opponent late in the game.

Club director reveals Chelsea transfer was 'best option' for this top class South American star

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Brazilian defender David Luiz completed a shock return to Chelsea during the summer transfer window.

The Blues agreed to a £34m deal with French champions Paris Saint-Germain. Looking back at it now, Antonio Conte and the Chelsea fans will be very happy with the decision. Luiz has been outstanding for Chelsea so far and is one of the main reasons why Conte’s three defender formation has been a major hit.

Chelsea favourites to land Arsenal's attacking target, club source confirms bid for 'next Ibrahimovic'

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Chelsea have been linked with the highly talented AIK striker Alexander Isak and as per the latest rumours, the Premier League giants are favourites to sign him right now.

ESPN are reporting an exclusive that the Blues are ahead of Paris Saint-Germain in their pursuit of the young striker and have already submitted an offer of around 11 million Euros.

La Liga

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham advances in FA Cup, Roma Cruise Past Torino, and more

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In England, Tottenham Hotspur booked their place into the F.A. Cup quarterfinals after a 3-0 drubbing of hosts Fulham at Craven Cottage. Harry Kane put the visitors up 1-0 after 16 minutes, finishing off Christian Eriksen's assist. Six minutes into the second half, it was the same duo who added to Tottenham's lead as Kane tapped home Eriksen's helper.

European Weekend Preview: Milan-Fiorentina, English F.A. Cup, and more

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Despite no Barclays Premier League action this weekend, there is still an exciting slate of action all-across Europe.

Fifth-round English F.A. Cup action takes place this weekend with 16 teams still having hopes of advancing in this prestigious and historic competition.

4-3-3 vs PSG: Enrique without these 4 Barcelona players for vital UCL game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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PSG vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League fixture.

PSG vs Barcelona
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
14th February, 19:45 pm BST
Parc des Princes, Paris
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PSG Team News & Preview

Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona in the Champions League this week.

Title races across Europe heat up as Real Madrid, Juventus suffer defeats

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Sevilla snapped Real Madrid’s epic 40-match unbeaten run on Sunday in a last-gasp 2-1 win at the Sánchez Pizjuán. League leaders Real hadn’t lost a game since April 2016 spanning all competitions, but their third game in ten days against Jorge Sampaoli’s side proved too much to bear.

Barcelona Transfer News: Club director in touch with player's father to discuss move for world class star

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is being linked with a move away from Camp Nou once again.

This time, French champions Paris Saint-Germain are thought to be interested in his services and are looking to convince the player’s father about a future transfer.

Lyon

Good Start: L’Equipe Award Memphis Depay Solid 2/10 Match Rating On Full Lyon Debut

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Memphis Depay made his full debut for Lyon in Sunday night's Rhone derby clash against Saint-Etienne.

After coming on for the last 30 minutes of last week's defeat against Marseille, Depay made his first start in what was to prove to be another disappointing night for OL.

Saint-Etienne ended up coasting to a 2-0 victory, with Depay lasting 65 minutes before being taken off and replaced for the remainder.

‘Our Colours Will Never Be Yours’ – Saint Etienne Fans Force January Signing Anthony Mounier Out Of Club After Just Four Days

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On 27th January, Anthony Mounier (above) signed for Saint-Etienne on loan for the remainder of the season.

By31st January, he was gone, gone, gone.

The reason? The French midfielder was hounded out of Saint-Etienne by fans after just four days on account of him once playing for bitter local rivals Lyon.

Official: Memphis Depay Completes £16m Move From Man Utd To Anywhere Else (Photo)

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That's it. It's done. Memphis Depay is officially an employee of Olympique Lyonnaise.

The Dutch winger has completed his long-awaited transfer from Manchester United to anywhere elsefor an initial fee of £16million, though that will rise to around £21million should certain stipulations be met in the future.

Algerian winger in talks with Arsenal

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Videos

Ligue 1: Lyon v Metz Match Abandoned After Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes Hit By Firecracker (Video)

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The Ligue 1 clash between Metz and Lyon was abandoned on Saturday, after firecrackers were thrown at 'keeper Anthony Lopes.

The incident occurred after home side Metz had taken the lead just before the half-hour mark. A firecracker was lobbed from the stands and then, as Lopes was receiving treatment, another was thrown which exploded next to the goalkeeper.

Ligue 1: Toulouse Coach Pascal Dupraz Well And Truly Traumatised By Paper Plane Thrown From Crowd (Video)

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Given his reaction you'd be forgiven for thinking that Toulouse coach Pascal Dupraz had cheated death during Friday night's Ligue 1 tie with Rennes.

While stood in his technical area, a paper plane was thrown down from the crowd only to land perilously close to Dupraz with the sonic boom created by the jet's crash-landing causing him to spiral into delerium.

The Rest

4-2-3-1 vs Saint-Etienne: Mourinho without these 2 Man Utd stars for away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United
UEFA Europa League 2016/17
22nd February, 17:00 pm BST
Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne
Live Stream: Watch Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 3

MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Manchester United host French outfit St Etienne in the second leg of the Europa League knockouts this week and Jose Mourinho’s men will be looking to replicate their performance from the first leg.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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After chasing Monaco for the better part of the season, Paris Saint-Germain has a chance to catch up with the Ligue 1 leaders this weekend when they square off at Parc des Princes.

PSG, who has been riding on the fine form of Edinson Cavani, will have to find a way to outscore the high-octaneoffense of Monaco, which leads Ligue 1 with 64 goals through 21 matches.

Arsenal and Bayern Munich in talks to sign teen sensation

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