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Transfer Roundup: Chelsea held talks with £40m star's representatives; Deal agreed for South American

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Chelsea have been linked with a Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko for a while now.

The Frenchman has been sensational this season and has guided his side to the Ligue 1 title and the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Conte is keen on signing Bakayoko as a partner for Conte and according to Daily Mail, the Blues have already held talks with the player’s representatives.

European Weekend Preview: Real Madrid pushes for title, Liverpool looks to seal UCL spot, and more

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The La Liga title race comes down to this weekend's matchups as Real Madrid and Barcelona both remain in the hunt for the trophy.

Los Blancos leaped into top spot midweek after winning, 4-1, over Celta Vigo in their game in hand. All Real Madrid needs is a point at Malaga, and they will clinch their 33rd La Liga crown.

Roundup: Liverpool confident of signing Chelsea target; £65m bid submitted for 26-goal star

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is already looking to add to his squad for the next season and the German manager has identified Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon as a priority target.

Sessegnon has been sensational for the Londoners this season and has attracted a lot of interest from several Premiership clubs.

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham edges Man United, Roma tops Juventus, and more

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Since 1899, Tottenham called White Hart Lane its homewinning their only top-flight title there in 1951. On Sunday, the Spurs played their final match there, defeating Manchester United, 2-1.

A 48th-minute finish from leading scorer Harry Kane proved to be the difference between the two sides.

European Weekend Preview: Tottenham hosts Man United, Juventus travel to Roma, and more

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Even with a few weeks remaining across Europe's top domestic leagues, that doesn't see the mouth-watering fixtures come to an end.

In England, Tottenham welcomes Manchester United to White Hart Lane on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino's side isstill look for a top-two finish and would like to continue their recent dominance at home.

Arsenal Roundup: Wenger an admirer of 14-goal star; Gunners confident 23-yr-old will join them

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Arsenal are interested in signing the Monaco winger Thomas Lemar this summer.Monaco winger Thomas Lemar this summer.Thomas Lemar this summer.

Daily Mirror are reporting that Arsene Wenger is a huge admirer of the 21-year-old and wants him to join the Gunners for next season.

Chelsea confident of signing physically imposing star; Conte a fan, Mourinho interested as well

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Chelsea are confident of signing the Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer.

The Ligue 1 star has attracted the interest of Manchester United, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Juventus as well.

Sunday European Rewind: Arsenal beats Man United, Roma stomps AC Milan, and more

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Arsenal improved their hopes of a top-four finish in the English Premier League after a 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday.

Arsene Wenger's side used a pair of second-half goals to defeat the Red Devils at the Emirates Stadium. Granit Xhaka's long-range attempt after 54 minutes put the Gunners ahead, 1-0, following a scoreless first half.

Saturday European Rewind: Borussia Dortmund edges Hoffenheim, Barcelona cruises past Villarreal, and more

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The must-watch match across Europe on Saturday took place in Germany, as hosts Borussia Dortmund held off Hoffenheim 2-1 at Signal Iduna Park.

Thomas Tuchel's side knew a victory on Saturday would leapfrog them into third place over their opponents, in the race for next season's Champions League.

European Weekend Preview: Man United travels to Arsenal, Dortmund hosts Hoffenheim, and more

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As we head into the first weekend of May, means domestic action across Europe is slowly coming to end as races heat up.

In England, the top-four race continues as six teams fight for four places, and a spot in next year's UEFA Champions League. On Sunday, Arsenal welcomes Manchester United to the Emirates Stadium as both sides continue their fight for a top-four finish.

Arsenal make enquiry over £20m midfielder

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Man Utd submit massive bid for 24-goal star, Player's uncle provides transfer boost for Red Devils

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Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe is one of the hottest young talents in Europe right now.

The 18-year-old has had a sensational season so far and is already attracting the interest of European heavyweights like Manchester United.

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham beats Arsenal, Chelsea blanks Everton, and more

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Tottenham Hotspur continued their recent dominance at White Hart Lane on Sunday defeating Arsenal, 2-0, to end the latter's reign of dominance over theirLondon rivals.

Looking to keep pace with EPL leaders Chelsea, Mauricio Pochettino's side received goals from Dele Alli and Harry Kane to earn the win.

Mourinho loses patience with this Man Utd player, Red Devils ready for £80m summer swoop

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to add to his midfield this summer and the Portuguese is thought to be looking at the Ligue 1 stars Blaise Matuidi and Bernardo Silva.

Saturday European Rewind: Sunderland relegated, Bayern wins fifth straight Bundesliga title, and more

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After several recent years of last-minute survivals, Sunderland suffered relegation for the first time since 2005-06, losing, 1-0, against Bournemouth on Saturday.

David Moyes' side knew a positive result could see them outlast relegation for at least another day, but ultimately fell at the end.

Chelsea in pole position to sign top class Man Utd target, things are progressing well

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Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has been linked with a move to the Premier League over the last few months.

The talented defensive midfielder is thought to be a target for Chelsea and Manchester United. However, French outlet L’Equipe are reporting that Chelsea are leading the race to sign the Monaco midfielder.

Arsenal Roundup: Former player says Gunners will sign 24-goal star; Injured star set to return against Spurs

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Former Arsenal player Robert Pires has revealed that the Gunners will move for Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe this summer.

The Monaco winger has had a sensational season this year and is attracting the interest of several European heavyweights.

Barcelona hold talks with Chelsea target's agent, Star excited about potential summer transfer

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Barcelona are thought to be interested in signing the highly talented Italian international Marco Verratti.

The PSG midfielder is being linked with Chelsea as well but Mundo Deportivo believes that Barcelona are in the driving seat after holding talks with the player’s agent.

European Weekend Preview: Arsenal travel to Tottenham, Roma hosts Lazio, and more

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Following some important league and cup fixtures midweek, European action continues this weekend with some mouth-watering fixtures on display.

The premier fixture this weekend takes place in North London as Tottenham Hotspur host rivals Arsenal at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino's side come into the weekend four points behind league leaders Chelsea, and will hope to shorten that gap with a win paired with a Chelsea defeat at Everton.

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.


Monaco: Champions-Elect Book 50 Cent (And Possibly Bruno Mars) To Play At Title Celebration Party

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Monaco are now just a whisper away from winning their first Ligue 1 title since 2000.

Indeed, the Rouges et Blancs need to harvest a single point from their game in hand against Saint-Etienne tonight to put themselves mathematically out of reach of second-placed PSG at the summit of the table going into the final round of fixtures this coming weekend.

Real Madrid ready to pay £85m for 23-goal star, Barcelona target has been on fire this season

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Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe has attracted a lot of attention from European heavyweights with his strong performances in the Champions League this season.

According to French outlet L’Equipe, Real Madrid are very interested in signing the young forward this summer and are ready to pay top dollar for his services.

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.


‘No Thanks, I’d Rather Die’ – Andre-Pierre Gignac Coy On Rumours Linking Him With Summer Move To PSG

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Not that it was ever actually on the cards, but it looks like you can go ahead a nip any prospectof Andre-PierreGignac joining PSG in the bud right now.

Gignac is currently one goal shy of his half-century for Mexican side Tigres (in just 86 appearances), who he joined after spending five years banging them in for his hometown club, Olympique Marseille.

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

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Saturday European Rewind: Hamburg clinch safety, Napoli trounce Fiorentina, and more

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Hamburg knew a victory on Saturday over visiting Wolfsburg would see them retain their German top-flight status for another season.The hosts did just that by defeating their visitors, 2-1, at the Volksparkstadion in dramatic fashion.

A 88th-minute winner from Gian-Luca Waldschmidt earned Hamburg a massive three points which pushedthem out of relegation playoff place, and dropped Wolfsburg in.

Ligue 2: Pandemonium Erupts As Amiens Score In Injury Time To Leap From 6th To 2nd And Clinch Promotion On Goal Difference (Video)

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With things balanced on a knife edge going in, the final Ligue 2 matchday of the season proved to be a bit of a thriller.

Thetop six were separated by just three points before Friday night's games and, sure enough, it was the team down in 6th place, Amiens SC, who ended up sneaking into the automatic promotion places in the most dramatic of circumstances.

Belle Of The Ball: Memphis Depay Turns Up To French Football Awards Wearing Gold-Studded Matador Jacket (Photos & Video)

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Memphis Depay stole the show on the red carpet ahead of the UNFP Trophy gala (France's annual football awards ceremony) in Paris last night.

Indeed, the Lyon winger opted for a demure gold-studded matador's jacket for the occasion, as coupled with a little black dickie bow...

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