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Super Swede: PSG Release Superb Zlatan Ibrahimovic Best Of Compilation (Video)

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Strongly linked with a move to Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic will entertain where he goes, on and off the pitch. Following his departure from PSG, where he lead to French giants to four consecutive league titles, the club has put together a superb montage of the Swede's best moments.

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Netting a pretty impressive 156 goals in 180 games for the French giants, Ibrahimovic's mix of footballing genius, social media prowess, sense of humourand unbridled arrogance,gave PSG a limitless supply of superb memories.

Toulouse Coach Pascal Dupraz Delivers Immense Inspirational Team-Talk On Final Day Of The Season (Video)

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Going into thevery lastday of the Ligue 1 season, Toulouse knew that only a win over Angers would be enough to guarantee they'd be safe from relegation come the final reckoning.

Knowing exactly what was on the line, coach Pascal Dupraz earned his crust before the game by delivering an absolute spine-tingler of a team talk, channelling Al Pacino, Maximus Decimus Meridius, Remember The Titans, William Wallace, Invictus and the president from Independence Day as he riled his troops up into a lather.

Ligue 1: Lyon’s Crucial-ish Game Against Nice Interrupted By Mass Paper Leak (Video)

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In what must surely bethe most significant mass leak of papers in living memory, Friday night's Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Nice had to be temporarily suspended in the second half when large swathes of thepitch disappeared under a layer of debris thrown from the terraces.

With roughly 70 minutes played, the Lyon fans began hurling litter out onto the turf which was subsequently spread across the entire lower corner of the pitch by the blustery winds swirling around inside theParc Olympique.

Marseille Fans Mock Their Struggling Team By Playing ‘Yakety Sax’ Every Time They Have Possession (Video)

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Marseille fans really aren't happy at the moment, what with their team wallowing way down in 14th place in Ligue 1, a whopping 43 points behind leaders PSG and just six points above the dotted line o' doom. They haven't won a league game at home since September that's how bad things have gotten.

As such, miffed L'OM supporters used this weekend's game against Bordeaux at the Stade Velodrome to stage a mass protest, with several large goat placards (generally poor players are referred to as 'goats' in French football circles) being held aloft as well as banners pleading with the club's presidentto be spared the "humiliation of relegation".

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Attacker joining Man Utd as Mourinho's first signing after surprising offer

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Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move away from PSG over the last few months.

His contract expires later this summer and the player has decided that he will pursue a different challenge next season.

Despite offers from China and MLS, Telegraaf are reporting that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has snubbed big money moves in favour of a reunion with former manager Jose Mourinho.

EURO 2016: Travel Guide and Information on Host Cities

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Euro 2016 is upon us and if you are wondering about your travel, accommodation and require a general guide to France, here at Soccerlens we have you covered.

GoEuro, a company that aims to make travelling across Europe easier by providing people with the tools to fully benefit from Europe’s excellent rail, bus, and air travel infrastructure, have together a detailed travel guide for Euro 2016 and they also look at the host cities in depth in terms of affordability, accessibility and football spirit.

Star wants to play under Mourinho, interesting offer made for Man Utd priority target

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Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic over the last few months and it seems they have finally made their move for the PSG striker.

Ibrahimovic is out of contract this summer and has revealed that he will not renew at the French capital and wants a new adventure for next season.

2016 European season rewind

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xxxx during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

It truly has been a remarkable year in European football.

Whether it was Leicester City winning the English Premier League just two years removed from winning theChampionship title,Juventus winning a fifth straight Serie A title or Barcelona winning its final five games to clinch the title away from rival Real Madrid, there surely weren't a shortage of storylines.

Man Utd in talks with attacker, star confirms transfer desire; Deal agreed for defender

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Manchester United left back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has agreed on a new four-year contract with the Premier League giants.

The 19-year-old full-back has had an excellent debut season with the Old Trafford outfit and is seen as a key member of the first team squad going forward.

Borthwick-Jackson has done very well to fill in for the injured England international Luke Shaw.

The Stat That Shows Why Man United Need A Galáctico Like Ibra

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It's a report that will keep Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward up at night. United are losing relevance to football fans across the world.

United have become the third biggest club in the world on the back of its commercial success. But Woodward is finding out that lack of success on the pitch will impact revenues from the clubs commercial revenues.

Arsenal set sights on signing French midfielder after meeting already takes place

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Well, it hasn’t taken long, has it? The raid on newly crowned Premier League Champions Leicester City is truly under way as French media outlet France Football reports that Arsenal have set their sights on signing French midfielder N’golo Kante. The 25 year old has had a stunning season for Claudio Ranieri’s side and was a key member in Leicester’s historic Premier League triumph.

Liverpool offered encouraging signs in signing £28m Barcelona target

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According to reports from the Guardian, Liverpool have been offered encouraging signs to sign French winger Ousmane Dembele. The 18 year old teenage sensation has been in stunning form for Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes having scored 12 goals in his first season as a professional. It is believed that Liverpool are competing against their manager’s former side Borussia Dortmund in a deal that could be worth £28m.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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In any other year, a Liverpool—Chelsea matchup this late in the season would have major implications on the Premier League table. This year is different, though, as Sunderland's clash with Everton takes centerstage.

Mired in a fierce relegation battle, a Sunderland victory on Wednesday would seal the Black Cats' place in the Premier League next season.

VIDEO: Trump's immigration wall speech turned into viral Copa America advert

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Recently the American politician Donald Trump launched a scathing attack towards the Latin Americans during a speech and now an Argentine TV channel has produced a viral advert for the upcoming 2016 Copa América based on Trump’s message to the United States.

The advert perfectly synchronizes it’s visual with Trump’s comments towards the Latin Americans.

Man Utd target makes transfer decision, Mourinho loves him; Major talks planned this month

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Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally informed the club that he wants to leave this summer.

The PSG striker is wanted at Manchester United and the Old Trafford outfit are apparently putting together a big money deal to land him.

Jose Mourinho is expected to take over this summer and the Portuguese wants to be reunited with the Swedish superstar.

Chelsea in talks for playmaker; Klopp wants to hijack move, sends club official

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Liverpool are looking to make a move for highly rated Argentine playmaker Javier Pastore this summer.

Pastore has been in and out of the Paris Saint-Germain side over the last couple of season and it is believed that the 26-year-old will consider a move away this summer.

Earlier it was reported that Chelsea are interested in the Argentine attacking midfielder and now the Italian media are claiming that the Blues have already begun discussions with the player’s representatives regarding a summer transfer.

Video: Lionel Messi takes on giant robot keeper – and wins!

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The best footballer of his generation, Lionel Messi, does not miss a lot of chances.

The Argentine attacker’s skills were put to test by the Japanese who decided to put a gigantic inflatable robot in goal while the Barcelona star was taking penalties.

Although he has had his fair share of bad luck with penalties over the years, Messi was not going to be beaten in this.

Pochettino Wants PSG Job

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Mauricio Pochettino has done a brilliant job at White Hart Lane, taking the youngest team in the Premier League to within a whisper of winning the title.

His intense and physical coaching style has been a key reason for Tottenham's impressive title campaign this season – and it is clear that his stock is rising.

Chelsea Transfer: Club's 'intense' talks with Winger's camp ahead of summer transfer

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Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge all summer and it seems that French champions Paris Saint-Germain are lining up a summer move.

The Belgian has had a very poor season by his standards and has attracted severe criticism from the media and the fans this year.

Arsenal agree midfielder deal; Conte's first signing; German star hands Klopp transfer boost

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Arsenal have agreed on a professional contract with the highly talented Romanian midfielder Vlad Dragomir.

Dragomir is the captain of the Romanian U16 side and is highly rated by the coaches at the Arsenal academy. Dragomir joins a long list of young players who have recently signed a contract with Arsenal.

Liverpool boost, PL winner wants summer transfer, talks held with club chief

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Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has no plans of returning to Anfield this summer.

The news will come as a boost to the Merseyside club who are supposedly keen on getting rid of the player this summer.

Conte's first Chelsea transfer, Marina Granovskaia personally working on deal

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Chelsea are looking to sign the highly talented young goalkeeper Yehvann Diouf.

The Blues have invested a lot of money on youth players over the last few years and they are committed to strengthening their academy.

Champions League 2016: Scores, Analysis, Fixtures & Live Stream

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The second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals are upon us and the likes of Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, PSG, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will be fighting it out to make it to the last four of the competition.

Why Ibrahimovic To Man United Makes So Much Sense

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The Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United rumors have been circulating for months, but they seemed to have grown in intensity in recent weeks as it has became obvious that Louis van Gaal will be fired at the end of the season.

In his 2011 autobiography, "I am Zlatan", the Sweden international alluded to the strained relationship between the pair when he played under Ronald Koeman at Ajax and van Gaal was at the club as technical director.

Manchester City v PSG, Champions League 2016: Team News, Lineups, Live Stream

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Manchester City host French champions Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals at Etihad this week.

Gabriel Jesus: The Brazilian wonderkid on everyone’s radar

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Gabriel Jesus, following in the footsteps of Neymar and Oscar, is another Brazilian wonderkid who has put every big club in Europe on alert with his immense rise in stature.

Palmeiras’ young hot-shot Gabriel Jesus’ incredible performances both at club and international levels has sparked the interest of a host of European clubs including Arsenal, Juventus, Benfica and Roma among others.

Reported Manchester United target to extend contract with PSG

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Reported Manchester United target Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to sign a one year contract extension at Paris Saint-Germain before accepting an eye watering €50 million offer from Qatar.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the former Barcelona and Inter Milan stalwart sparked the interest of a host of European clubs, including the likes of United and Arsenal, when he decided against renewing his contract.

Premier League tops Europe’s travel income list, La Liga third

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The Premier League is not just the most popular and entertaining European football league, it also has a massive impact on the travel industry in the United Kingdom. It helps generate more revenue than any other European football league.

According to GoEuro, a company that aims to make travelling across Europe easier by providing people with the tools to fully benefit from Europe’s excellent rail, bus and air travel infrastructure, Premier League generates around £447,688,000 per year.

PSG v Manchester City, Champions League 2016: Team News, Lineups, Live Stream

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Paris Saint-Germain vs Manchester City

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French champions Paris Saint-Germain take on Manchester City in the Champions League this week.

Man Utd agree deal for £47m midfielder; PL winner heading to OT as well

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Manchester United were reportedly closing in on the signings of Jose Mourinho and Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches.

Now reports are claiming that a deal has been struck for both targets and they are heading to Old Trafford this summer.

The former Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho is expected to take over from Louis Van Gaal at the end of this season.

Liverpool £65m transfer agreement; Man Utd clear favourites to sign PL star

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After a lot of speculations, Luis Suarez’s transfer fee from Liverpool to Barcelona has finally been revealed. The La Liga champions paid Liverpool a sum of 65 million pounds for the Uruguayan striker back in 2014.

Suarez’s contract (leaked recently) also shows that Barcelona still owe Liverpool a final payment of around 13 million pounds in July 2016.


Reports: PSG To Name One Of Their Stands After Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Havingscored twice in his final game against Nantes to bow out as both PSG's record all-time and single-season goalscorer, it would appear that the club's owners are set to bestowZlatan Ibrahimovic with one of the highest honours the football world has to give.

The 34-year-old Swede is due to leave Paris when his contract expires at the end of June, though not before he gets a stand renamed after him at the Parc des Princes.

‘I Came A King, I Left A Legend’ – Zlatan Ibrahimovic Confirms PSG Exit With Typically Humble Social Media Update

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After months of speculation, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has all but confirmed that he will be leaving PSG at the end of the season.

The Swedish striker announced his decision to move on with typical humility via a pan-platform social media status update this morning in which he declared himself both a "king" and a "legend".

PSG Makes More Than Its 14 Biggest Rivals Combined

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Is there any sport, in any league, in the world where one club has the financial dominance over its rivals as we have in Lique 1 in France?

Recently released figures show that last season, Paris Saint-Germain generated more income than 14 of its rivals put together.

PSG had revenue of €484 million in 2015, according to data released by French soccer's licensing authority.

Champions League Review: Man City With Two Valuable Away Goals In Paris

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It was arguably the worst defensive showing by four center-half's in Champions League history. While PSG boss Laurent Blanc and Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini, former center-backs themselves, were left looking aghast at the performance of their defenders on Wednesday, the defensive problems created an exciting Champions League quarter-finals in Paris on Wednesday night.

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Ligue 1: Bordeaux Unveil Gaudy New Third Kit, Featuring Neon Pink Postcard Images Of Their Home City (Photo & Video)

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On the subject of gaudy new kits, Girondins de Bordeaux have partially unveiled their third strip for next season.

We'd love to tell you that it'sa demure little number in that classic French style, but it's actually a garish neon pink, purple and blue number that is made up of a collage of images of famous Bordeaux landmarks.

Newcastle And Tottenham Legend David Ginola Collapses In South Of France, Tweets He’s Okay From Hospital Bed

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Former Newcastle and Tottenham star David Ginola eased fans' fears with an upbeat Tweet after the hunky French legend collapsed from what was initially reported as a heart attack on Thursday.

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The 49-year-old had beentaking part in a celebrity golf tournament in Mandelieu when he is reported to have collapsed.

Bob Bradley's Le Havre narrowly misses promotion on final day

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Managed by former US national team manager Bob Bradley, French side Le Havre AC went into this weekend's home Ligue 2 fixture against Bourg Peronnas needing third-place Metz to lose. The team also needed to equal Metz' goal difference of seven higher than their own.

On Friday, Metz lost1-0 to RC Lens, but Bradley's team missed the third position in Ligue 2 after a 5-0 win over Bourg Peronnas.

Marseille: Perma-Crock Abou Diaby Comes Through 90 Minutes Unscathed For The First Time Since 2014

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It's a pleasure to (belatedly) announce that Abou Diaby has successfully made it through a full 90-minute football match unscathed for the first time inover two years.

After fighting back from yet another injury setback, Diaby lasted the entire distance on Wednesday night as Marseille narrowly beatsecond-tierSochaux to earn themselves a place in the Coupe de France final.

Soccer TV: Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City

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