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Suits You Sir: Memphis Depay Dresses Up To The Nines In Leopard Print On Family Trip To Italy (Photos)

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Having proposed a week or two ago, Memphis Depay is currently enjoying a prolonged holiday in Italy with fiancee Lori Harvey and her entire family.

For the record, Lori is the daughter of US game-show host Steve Harvey, who is basically America's answer to Les Dennis.

Of course we know that Memphis is an absolute stone-dead, cold case of a victim when it comes to fashion, having wowed us with a wide array of haute-couture ensembles in the past from ' Dandy Matador ' right through to ' Homeless Peruvian Panpipe Virtuoso '.

PHOTO: Chelsea transfer complete, 13-goal attacker happy to join a club with great history

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Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has completed a permanent transfer to Lyon. The Ligue 1 side have confirmed the move on their official Twitter account.

Traore was on loan at Ajax last season and the Chelsea youngster managed to score 13 goals for the Eredivisie outfit. He also helped his side reach the final of the Europa League.

Chelsea transfer close, fee agreed for attacker; Club president says deal could be done this week

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Ligue 1 outfit Lyon are close to signing the Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore this summer.

The highly talented attacker was on loan at Ajax last season and he will leave the Blues permanently in search of regular first-team football at Lyon. Clearly, Traore isn’t a part of Conte’s first team plans.

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.

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.

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.

Arsenal

Former Liverpool boss hails Arsenal’s record signing

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Gerard Houllier has come out in the press to hail Arsenal's signing of Alexandre Lacazette. The former Liverpool manager is currently working as an advisor to Lyon, and has watched the French striker's progress closely over recent seasons. Lacazette has scored consistently over the past three terms, notching up 76 league goals alone, and has [.

Official: Lyon Darling Alexandre Lacazette Joins Arsenal In Club Record Transfer (Photo)

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The deed is done. Arsenal have completed the signing of Alexandre Lacazette from hometown club Lyon for a record fee.

The French striker has signed a five-year contract under Arsene Wenger's knowing gaze after the two parties agreed a £46.5million fee, rising to £52million with add-ons.

Arsenal set to confirm the capture of 37-goal star, player arrives in London for medical

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Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette is in London right now and his transfer to Arsenal should be confirmed soon. Arsenal will pay around £52m for the Lyon attacker.

The 26-year-old will become Arsenal’s record signing once the transfer is complete. According to Daily Mirror, the French international has already arrived at the club’s London Colney HQ for his medical.

Will Arsenal’s main business be completed this week?

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Arsenal are believed to be very close to agreeing two key transfers this week, but will there be more big signings? The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has claimed he is looking to bring in three big signings this summer, before playing down his own statement by insisting that Rob Holding was a big signing, albeit [.

Arsenal set to complete record signing this week, 37-goal star could help them win the title

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Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette is set to complete his transfer to Arsenal this week.

Lacazette had a sensational season in Ligue 1 last year and Arsenal will be delighted to have secured his services. The Gunners have not had a striker of his quality since the departure of Robin Van Persie.

Reports: Arsenal ‘Close’ To Completing Record-Breaking €60m Deal For Lyon Striker Alexandre Lacazette

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Arsenal are zoning inon the signing of Alexandre Lacazette with word that the deal involved will break the Gunners' transfer record.

BBC Sport's David Ornstein is reporting that the transfer is "close" as Arsenal, Lyon and Lacazette's representatives enter the final stages of negotiation.

ESPN to televise Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern, Lyon and Milan games from International Champions Cup China

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This summer’s International Champions Cup tournament in China will feature Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Lyon and Inter Milan, with all of the games televised across a myriad of ESPN networks.

The six teams will clash in four contests in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Nanjing in this July.

ESPN to televise Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern, Lyon and Milan games from International Champions Cup China

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This summer’s International Champions Cup tournament in China will feature Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Lyon and Inter Milan, with all of the games televised across a myriad of ESPN networks.

The six teams will clash in four contests in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Nanjing in this July.

‘The Rumours Are False’ – Anthony Martial Puts Emphatic Kibosh On Reports He’s Asked To Leave Man Utd

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Aftermustering just nine goals in a sullensecond season at Manchester United, word had been rife this week that Anthony Martial was preparing to up sticks in search of a fresh start elsewhere.

The Express, among others, reported that Martial was putting out the feelers over a return to France after becoming weary ofworking under Jose Mourinho, and that United wouldn't block his exit should a transfer materialise.

Arsenal will have to match Atletico’s €65m offer for Alexandre Lacazette

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Arsenal’s 2016/17 campaign ended with the club finishing outside the top 4, and a primary reason for the same was the lack of firepower upfront, with there being a significant overreliance on Alexis Sanchez.

The summer transfer window represents a good time for the club to remedy the problems of the previous season and strengthen the squad further.

Does Arsenal boss Wenger have to choose between Giroud and Lacazette?

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Arsenal are strongly linked with a move to sign Alexandre Lacazette this summer, a player who has claimed he is keen on an exit from Lyon. The French striker has consistently found the back of the net in the past three seasons in Ligue 1, and is supposedly high on the Gunners wishlist as we [...]

Lyon president offers glimmer of light in Arsenal’s pursuit of Lacazette

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Lacazette on the move! Could he choose Arsenal?

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Alexandre Lacazette has revealed that he will be leaving Lyon this summer, and will be able to choose which club he joins. The French striker has earned the right to be considered one of the most consistent goalscorers on the continent, notching up over 20 league goals in each of his last three Ligue 1 [.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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After Tuesday's triumphant Champions League quarterfinal victory against Bayern Munich, Real Madrid will remain on the center stage as they take on visiting Barcelona for El Clasico.

With only three points separating the Merengues and Barça from first place,title implications will be on the line at Santiago Bernabeu.

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.

Arsenal ready to bid £60m for Alexis Sanchez replacement

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Roundup: Liverpool lead race to sign Arsenal's 27-goal target; Reds in talks to sign South American

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Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with a move to the Premier League for a while now.

French outlet SFR Sport are reporting that Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing the player at the end of this season.

Major boost for Arsenal; 26-goal target wants summer transfer, club chief ready to do business

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Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the past.

Apparently, Arsene Wenger is thought to be looking at the Lyon attacker for quite some time and is keen on signing him this summer.

The Gunners have often been undone due to the lack of cutting edge upfront over the last seasons and Wenger is ready to address that this summer.

Arsenal target confirms desire to leave in the summer

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UEFA Europa League

Euro Rewind: Higuain brace propels Juventus over Monaco, Ajax rolls past Lyon

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Real Madrid all but booked their spot in the UEFA Champions League final with a resounding win on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Juventus took a major stepof their own.

In Wednesday's semifinal first leg, Juventus used a brace from striker Gonzalo Higuain todefeat Monaco, 2-0, at the Stade Louis II on Wednesday afternoon.

Where to find Ajax vs. Lyon Europa League semi-final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ajax vs. Lyon, you’ve come to the right place.

The first leg of the Ajax against Lyon Europa League semi-final will be played on Wednesday instead of Thursday due to National Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Regardless, this promises to be a fascinating encounter between two brilliant teams.

Where to find Ajax vs. Lyon Europa League semi-final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ajax vs. Lyon, you’ve come to the right place.

The first leg of the Ajax against Lyon Europa League semi-final will be played on Wednesday instead of Thursday due to National Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Regardless, this promises to be a fascinating encounter between two brilliant teams.

Europa League Semi-Final Draw: Man Utd To Square Off Against Celta Vigo In Final Four Showdown

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Manchester United's reward for dispatching Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals will be a final four showdown against Spanish side Celta Vigo.

Honestly Fenerbache, Zorya, Feyenoord, Saint-Etienne, Rostov, Anderlecht, Celta that's about as easy a run to the final as you're likely to get.

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.

Europa League Preview: Man United hosts Anderlecht, Lyon travels to Besiktas, and more

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The UEFA Europa League quarterfinal round concludes on Thursday as eight teams look to continue their fight for a semifinal berth.

Manchester United hosts Belgian side Anderlecht at Old Trafford, while Lyon travels to Turkey for a battle with Besiktas.

The other two matches are Schalke-Ajax and Genk-Celta Vigo.

Europa League: Lyon’s Quarter-Final Against Besiktas Delayed By 45 Minutes After Fans Spill Onto Pitch To Escape Ugly Crowd Violence (Photos & Video)

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Kick-off of Thursday night's Europa League quarter-final between Lyon and Besiktas had to be delayed by 45 minutes after crowd trouble marred the opening to proceedings.

Police were deployed as pockets of violence were reported outside the Parc OL and the trouble was limited to the concourse, as fans brawled in the tribune behind the goal as the players warmed up.

Europa League: Alexandre Lacazette Lashes Home An Absolute Screamer To Cap Lyon’s 4-2 Win Over Roma (Video)

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Lyon came from behindto beat Roma 4-2 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 fixture on Thursday evening.

Trailing 2-1 at the break, the French side rejigged and came thundering out of the traps to score three unanswered second half goals.

However, they had to wait until the 92nd minute for Alexandre Lacazette to register the goal of the night when the in-formOL striker absolutely rifleda demi-volley into the top corner from 20 yards out.

Europa League Rewind: Monchengladbach fights back vs. Fiorentina, Tottenham upset by Gent, and more

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The UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second legs continued on Thursday, with 13 matches taking place across Europe. 26 clubslooked to continue their hopes of advancing in this competition, and to joinWednesday'swinners into March's Round of 16.

On Thursday, Roma advanced over Spanish opposition Villarreal despite losing the second leg at home 1-0.

Manchester City

14 goals, 6 assists: Man City want 22-year-old midfielder - should Liverpool join the race too?

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Manchester City are reportedly keeping tabs on Lyon midfielder, Corentin Tolisso.

According to reports from ESPN, Pep Guardiola, the City manager, is drawing up a list of targets, and Tolisso is among them after impressing for Lyon over the last couple of seasons.

The 22-year-old has come through the youth ranks at the club, and has made over 150 appearances for the French club.

Morgan, Lyon edge Lloyd, Man City in UCL semifinal first leg

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In a battle between two of U.S. Women's National Team's top stars, current UEFA Champions League holders Lyon defeated Manchester City 3-1 in Saturday's semifinal first leg.

The match featured Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd, as both players are on loan from their respective NWSL clubs, and it was the former's club that emerged victorious to open the semifinal tie.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

The Rest

Chelsea striker close to exit as Lyon confirm advanced talks

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Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore could very well be on his way out of Stamford Bridge. West Ham United recently expressed interest in signing the 21 year-old. Now, Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Lyon have put their name in the hat as well. According to a report from French source L’Equipe, Traore is also interested on making this switch across the English channel.