Ligue 1

English Premier League

West Ham want physically imposing Newcastle target, would be a quality signing

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West Ham United are interested in signing the highly rated Marseille midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa this summer.

The 22-year-old midfielder has been excellent for the French club this season and he would be a very good addition to most midtable teams in the Premier League.

According to reports, Newcastle United are keeping tabs on the player as well and they could make a move in summer.

Arsenal target’s agent fails to confirm client’s future amid transfer speculation

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Manchester United leading the race to splash the cash on former Barcelona target

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Manchester United continue to be linked with a move for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri.

United’s head of scouting, Marcel Bout, took in Nice’s game with Monaco last month, while a member of United’s scouting team watched Nice’s Europa League match against Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday.

​Arsenal and ​Tottenham face fight to sign 19-goal Brazilian forward

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Bordeaux president Stephan Martin has insisted that there is no agreement in place to allow forward Malcom leave the club in the summer.

The 20-year-old was strongly linked with both ​Arsenal and ​Tottenham Hotspur during the January transfer window, but he agreed to stay and help the club in their fight against relegation.

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur keen on nabbing Real Madrid and Barcelona target

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Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are eager to sign promising French defender Issa Diop.

The 21-year-old has already made 80 appearances for Toulouse, scoring five goals, and is considered one of the finest young talents to emerge from France in recent years.

Mundo Derportivo has claimed the two London clubs have already contacted Toulouse about signing the centre-back.

Chelsea face big battle with Paris-Saint Germain for Conte's replacement; Arsenal too?

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Chelsea face major competition from Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique.

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed the 47-year-old has been approached by intermediaries acting on behalf of both clubs with a view to appointing him this summer.

Sunday European Rewind: Newcastle edges Man United, Barcelona draws Getafe, and more

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Newcastle earned their first three points over Manchester United since 2013, thanks to a 1-0 success at St. James Park on Sunday. The sides duked it out for 60+ minutes before the hosts found the breakthrough. Scottish international Matt Ritchie's left-footed effort beat David De Gea to the bottom-right corner in the 65th-minute.

Saturday European Rewind: Tottenham edges Arsenal, Napoli routs Lazio, and more

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Harry Kane has been one of the top goalscorers throughout Europe the last few seasons, hitting double digits every season since 2014. The England international added to that trend on Saturday, scoring the winner in Spurs 1-0 North London Derby win over rivals Arsenal. After forcing Petr Cech into a single first-half save at Wembley, Spurs took control of the lead after 49 minutes.

Footy on the Telly Feb. 9 -16

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European Weekend Preview: Tottenham hosts Arsenal, Schalke travels to Bayern, and more

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Another weekend of European league action is upon us, and a cracking North London Derby kickstarts the Premier League slate on Saturday.

Tottenham faces off with rivals Arsenal at Wembley, looking to jump into the top four and further distance themselves from their rivals. Spurs drew, 2-2, with Liverpool in a thrilling match at Anfield last Sunday.

Arsenal target rejects contract extension at AS Monaco

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Done deal: World-class defender makes Premier League return

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West Ham have confirmed the signing of Patrice Evra, with the French international signing a short-term deal until the end of the season.

The world-class 36-year-old returns to the Premier League where he won five titles in an eight-year stay at Manchester United. His final season at the club saw him play under David Moyes, whom he’s now reunited with at West Ham, and will bring even more experience to an already aged backline.

Done deal: Manchester United and Manchester City snubbed as French club confirm move

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AS Monaco defender Benoît Badiashile has turned down interest from Manchester United and Manchester City to sign a professional deal with the Ligue 1 side.

Tottenham, Arsenal and Man Utd target eyeing summer move

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Malcom has admitted that he wanted to leave Bordeaux during January, but the club’s president persuaded the forward to stay until the end of the season.

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United were all linked with the 20-year-old during the transfer window and a summer tug-of-war for his services now seems certain.

Saturday European Rewind: Arsenal routs Everton, Leipzig edges Gladbach, and more

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Arsenal cruised their way to three points once already this season against Everton, rolling to a 5-2 win back in October at Goodison Park. Arsene Wenger's men used a hat trick from Aaron Ramsey to defeat the Toffees 5-1 at the Emirates on Saturday. The Welsh midfielder opened things after six minutes, finishing Henrikh Mkhitaryan's assist to the bottom-right corner.

Done deal: Arsenal confirm defender departure

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Arsenal confirmed the departure of Mathieu Debuchy, who joined French Ligue 1 side AS Saint-Etienne on a free transfer on deadline day. The 32-year-old had his contract terminated, making just 29 appearances in four years.

European Weekend Preview: Liverpool hosts Tottenham, Lyon travels to Monaco, and more

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The opening weekend of February gets underway with a bang as two of the top five teams in England face off on Merseyside. Liverpool welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield on Sunday, looking to build off Tuesday's beatdown of Huddersfield.Jurgen Klopp's men are third in the table, and three points back of Manchester United for second.

Mathieu Debuchy joins Saint-Etienne on permanent deal

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Spurs set to conclude attacker's signing today, 25-yr-old has completed his medical

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Lucas Moura has completed his medical with Tottenham and the move should be confirmed soon.

The 25-year-old arrived in London on Tuesday morning and went to Enfield later to discuss the personal terms and undergo his medical tests.

Spurs are paying £25million for the highly talented Brazilian winger.

West Ham United join the race to sign talented Ligue 1 midfielder

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West Ham United have been linked with a move for Lille midfielder Ibrahim Amadou.

The Hammers have offered a £2 million loan fee along with an option to buy for £14m.

However, L’Equipe has claimed the French club want a firm commitment from West Ham before they will sanction the move.

Photo: Spurs target arrives in London to complete his transfer, fee has been agreed

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Tottenham target Lucas Moura has arrived in England to finalise his transfer.

According to Sky Sports, the Brazilian arrived in London last night and Spurs are shelling out a sum of £25m in order to sign him.

Moura will look to continue his development with regular first-team football at Spurs now.

Tottenham agree fee for attacker, 25-yr-old set to complete his transfer soon

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Tottenham have agreed on a deal to sign the highly talented PSG winger Lucas Moura.

According to Sky Sports, the player is all set to undergo his medical and finalise his personal terms now. The Premier League outfit will pay around £25m for the Brazilian.

BREAKING: Sky sources: @SpursOfficial agree £25m deal to sign Lucas Moura from @PSG_inside subject to medical and personal terms being completed.

Monaco star tipped to join Arsenal or Liverpool this week

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Monaco winger Keita Balde could be on his way to the Premier League.

The 22-year-old only joined the club from Lazio last summer in a deal valued at £30 million, but it appears he could be set for a quick exit.

Arsenal and Liverpool are believed to be interested in Balde, while the Mirror have claimed Napoli are also in the running.

Man City and Man Utd on alert as midfielder eyes Premier League move

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The two Manchester clubs could be set to go head-to-head in the transfer market for Monaco midfielder Fabinho.

The 24-year-old has told Brazilian media outlet Lancenet that he is ready for a new challenge after spending the last four years with the Ligue 1 club.

“If a move to a new league or a club with a bigger structure and bigger expectations, I would be interested,” said Fabinho.

Spurs set to hold talks for midfielder today, hoping to sign him within 48 hours

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Tottenham are set to hold talks with PSG today over the transfer of Lucas Moura.

The Londoners are keen on signing the Brazilian winger this month and the player has already been shown around the Spurs training ground earlier this week.

Reports claim that Spurs are hoping to tie up a deal within the next 48 hours.

PSG winger’s agent in discussions with Arsenal despite agreeing £25m Tottenham deal

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Contract agreed - How Tottenaham will line up with €25million star

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If reports in the media are anything to go by then Spurs are close to signing Brazilian international Lucas Moura from French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

According to ESPN sources, talks between the two clubs have moved forward and Tottenham are on the brink of getting the deal done.

On the other hand, renowned French source RMC Sport reported that the Samba attacker has reached a contractual agreement with the north Londoners, who now have to find a fee agreement with PSG for the €25million rated star.

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Ligue 1: PSG Officially Trigger Kylian Mbappe’s Release Clause After Finally Steering Themselves Clear Of Relegation

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PSG have today been able to seal the permanent transfer of Kylian Mbappe after triggering the requisite clause in the teenage striker's loan deal.

The Parisians initially signed Mbappe on a one-year loan from Monaco, ostensibly to make sure that his vastly expensive acquisition didn't take place during the same financial year as Neymar's £200million mega-move from Barcelona.

Argentina’s Iffy World Cup Qualification Campaign Left Angel Di Maria Needing Psychological Help To Deal With Cruel Memes

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Angel Di Maria has revealed that he sought psychological help after being upset by memes mocking the Argentinian national team's struggle to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

A last-ditch victory over Ecuador on the final matchday saw the Albiceleste just about sneak themselves a spot in Russia, but that didn't stop fans from haranguing them for a largely slapdash qualification campaign.

La Liga

Sunday European Rewind: Juventus edges Torino, Dortmund defeats Gladbach, and more

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Following a tough or disappointing result, the best way for a team to show a short memory is to win. Juventus showed a short memory from Tuesday's 2-2 Champions League draw with Tottenham, by edging Serie A rivals Torino 1-0 on Sunday at the Olimpico Grande Torino. The visitors got a lone goal, scored by Brazilian international Alex Sandro after 33 minutes.

Saturday European Rewind: Bayern edges Wolfsburg, PSG rolls, and more

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Even on their off days, good teams find a way to get the job done. Bayern Munich did just that on Saturday, edging Wolfsburg 2-1 in dramatic fashion at the Volkswagen Arena. Despite seeing a second-half penalty saved, and being behind for most of the match Bayern fought their way back for three points.

Footy on the Telly Feb. 16 – 23

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All the League fixtures plus: FA Cup, Carolina Challenge Cup, Laliga Iberdrola, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa Libertadores, UEFA Champions League, Copa MX, Copa Sudamericana, UEFA Europa League.

European Weekend Preview: Gladbach hosts Dortmund, Juve travels to Torino, and more

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Round 23 of the German Bundesliga begins on Friday but the headliner will be the weekend's finale from Borussia-Park on Sunday. Borussia Monchengladbach welcomes rivals Borussia Dortmund to town for the second Borussen Derby of the season. Dortmund were 6-1 winners in the first meeting back in September, and will hope to do the same this time around.

Unai Emery Is Not Good Enough To Lead PSG To Champions League Glory

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Unai Emery, Unai Emery, Unai Emery! You will never hear that chant from PSG fans because he is simply not good enough to lead PSG to Champions League glory.

For any team to reach its full potential and win the holy grail of European football – the Champions League – you need the right man in charge.

Sunday European Rewind: Marseille draws Monaco, Barcelona rallies for home win, and more

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Two top-four sides squared off in France on Sunday, in the match of the round across Ligue 1. Marseille welcomed defending champs Monaco to the Stade Velodrome, sharing the points in a 2-2 draw. The match got off to a cracking start as the sides were level 1-1 after seven minutes. Keita opened things in the fourth-minute as he slotted home his fifth goal of the season, before Adil Rami headed Florian Thauvin's cross in three minutes later.

Saturday European Rewind: Bayern rolls past Hoffenheim, Cavani makes history for PSG, and more

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Bayern Munich continued their league dominance in the Bundesliga, cruising past Hoffenheim 5-2 at home on Saturday. The hosts erased a 2-0 first-half deficit to claim the win. Mark Uth and Serge Gnabry each found the back of the net in the first 12 minutes to give Julian Nagelsmann's side a two-goal cushion.

France

Ligue 1: Tony Chapron, Referee Who Kicked Out At Nantes Player, Suspended For Six Months

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Tony Chapron, the referee who kicked out at a player during a recent Ligue 1 match, has been suspended from active duty by the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) for six months.

Chapron tangled with Nantes defender Diego Carlos while both sprinting after PSG's Kylian Mbappe.

Ligue 1: French Special Forces Parachute Match Ball Into Stadium Ahead Of Marseille-Monaco Match (Photos & Video)

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The French special forces put on un petit show ahead of Marseille's big game against Monaco on Sunday night.

In what amounted to a significant waste of time and resources, the 13th Parachute Dragons Regiment of theArmée de Terre scrambled a helicopter to fly the match-ball in from a nearby base before parachuting it down onto the pitch before kick-off.

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Outrageous: Didier Drogba’s Teenage Son Isaac Joins Guingamp, 16 Years After His Dad Signed For The Club (Photo)

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In an attempt to make everybody feel instantly ancient, Ligue 1 club Guingamp have announced the signing of Isaac Drogba, the teenage son of Didier Drogba.

After spending several years playing in the Chelsea academy, 17-year-old Isaac has signed his first professional papers with Guingamp, some 16 years after his father made the move to the Stade de Roudourou.

On This Day in Football: Argentina sink Brazil, Bonetti hit by a plate of chicken

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On this day in 1946, Argentina lifted their eighth South American championship trophy by beating Brazil 2-0 at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires.

Colombia, Peru and Ecuador had withdrawn from the tournament leaving Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay to decide the title.