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World class Everton target wants to join Man City, Koeman needs someone like him

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PSG striker Edinson Cavani could leave the French outfit and join Manchester City if recent reports are to be believed.

According to Don Balon, the striker is unhappy since his clash with Neymar earlier this season and the Brazilian wants his teammate sold as well.

Cavani believes that he will succeed under Guardiola at Etihad and therefore, he is considering a move to the Premier League.

On This Day in Football: Dinamo set European record, Earth welcomes Zlatan

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On this day in 1973, Romanian heavyweights Dinamo Bucharest beat Northern Irish club Crusaders FC 11-0 to set a European Cup record.

Meeting in the first round of the tournament, the Romanians won 1-0 in the first leg in Belfast thanks to a goal from midfielder Viorel Sălceanu.

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PSG fight to go six clear in France

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Paris (AFP) – A Thomas Meunier brace gave Paris Saint-Germain a hard-fought 2-1 win at Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday after the hosts thought they’d earned a late draw through Benjamin Jeannot’s stunning volley.

The result gives PSG, whose chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi is under investigation in his capacity as beIN Media chief over the sale of World Cup broadcasting rights, a six-point lead over second-placed Monaco who lost 3-2 at Lyon on Friday.

PSG fight to go six clear in France

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Paris (AFP) – A Thomas Meunier brace gave Paris Saint-Germain a hard-fought 2-1 win at Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday after the hosts thought they’d earned a late draw through Benjamin Jeannot’s stunning volley.

The result gives PSG, whose chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi is under investigation in his capacity as beIN Media chief over the sale of World Cup broadcasting rights, a six-point lead over second-placed Monaco who lost 3-2 at Lyon on Friday.

‘No impact’ on PSG from president’s probe

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain are unaffected by the World Cup corruption investigation launched against chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi, a source close to the club has told AFP.

Swiss prosecutors revealed this week they are probing Khelaifi, who heads the Qatari-owned beIN Media group, and disgraced former FIFA executive Jerome Valcke over the sale of media rights for World Cups from 2018-2030.

‘No impact’ on PSG from president’s probe

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Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain are unaffected by the World Cup corruption investigation launched against chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi, a source close to the club has told AFP.

Swiss prosecutors revealed this week they are probing Khelaifi, who heads the Qatari-owned beIN Media group, and disgraced former FIFA executive Jerome Valcke over the sale of media rights for World Cups from 2018-2030.

Monaco beaten by late Lyon thunderbolt goal

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Paris (AFP) – Nabil Fekir’s last-gasp free-kick delivered three crucial points to Lyon in Ligue 1 Friday as their captain sealed a 3-2 home win over champions Monaco.

The defeat of the second-placed southerners offers Paris Saint-Germain the chance to climb six points clear at Dijon on Saturday.

Mbappe needs more games, says Lloris

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Saint-Denis (France) (AFP) – Teenage France star Kylian Mbappe simply needs more matches under his belt to start shining on the international stage, according to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Like the rest of his team-mates, Mbappe failed to impress on Saturday in France’s crucial 1-0 win in Bulgaria that kept their World Cup destiny in their own hands.

Mbappe needs more games, says Lloris

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Saint-Denis (France) (AFP) – Teenage France star Kylian Mbappe simply needs more matches under his belt to start shining on the international stage, according to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Like the rest of his team-mates, Mbappe failed to impress on Saturday in France’s crucial 1-0 win in Bulgaria that kept their World Cup destiny in their own hands.

Uruguay kept waiting after Venezuela stalemate

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San Cristobal (Venezuela) (AFP) – Uruguay were left waiting to confirm their 2018 World Cup qualification on Thursday after being held to a 0-0 by Venezuela.

The Uruguayans could have booked their ticket to Russia with victory over a Venezuelan side who had already been eliminated from contention.

Lampe denies Brazil as Bolivia grab draw

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La Paz (AFP) – A superb performance by Bolivia goalkeeper Carlos Lampe frustrated Brazil here Thursday as the five-time World Cup winners were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in their dead rubber qualification game.

With Brazil already assured of top spot in South America’s 2018 World Cup qualification race, and Bolivia already eliminated from contention, neither side had much to play for in the thin air of La Paz.

Lampe denies Brazil as Bolivia grab draw

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La Paz (AFP) – A superb performance by Bolivia goalkeeper Carlos Lampe frustrated Brazil here Thursday as the five-time World Cup winners were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in their dead rubber qualification game.

With Brazil already assured of top spot in South America’s 2018 World Cup qualification race, and Bolivia already eliminated from contention, neither side had much to play for in the thin air of La Paz.

France lose Kurzawa for crucial qualifiers

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Paris (AFP) – France saw Layvin Kurzawa pull out of the squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday with a knee injury suffered in training, joining fellow defenders Benjamin Mendy and Laurent Koscielny on the sidelines.

The Paris Saint-Germain left-back has sprained knee ligaments, leaving France with defensive troubles for their matches in Bulgaria on Saturday and against Belarus at the Stade de France three days later.

France lose Kurzawa for crucial qualifiers

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Paris (AFP) – France saw Layvin Kurzawa pull out of the squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday with a knee injury suffered in training, joining fellow defenders Benjamin Mendy and Laurent Koscielny on the sidelines.

The Paris Saint-Germain left-back has sprained knee ligaments, leaving France with defensive troubles for their matches in Bulgaria on Saturday and against Belarus at the Stade de France three days later.

Neymar penalty spat has calmed down, says Cavani

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Caracas (AFP) – Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has played down his penalty-taking spat with Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

Cavani and Brazilian Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, reportedly fell out over penalty-taking duties for PSG in recent league matches.

The despite blew up a couple of weeks ago when Cavani, PSG’s regular penalty-taker, refused to let Neymar take a spot-kick against Lyon, only to then miss.

Neymar penalty spat has calmed down, says Cavani

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Caracas (AFP) – Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has played down his penalty-taking spat with Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

Cavani and Brazilian Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, reportedly fell out over penalty-taking duties for PSG in recent league matches.

The despite blew up a couple of weeks ago when Cavani, PSG’s regular penalty-taker, refused to let Neymar take a spot-kick against Lyon, only to then miss.

Versatile Mbappe in Deschamps’s thoughts

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Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines (France) (AFP) – France coach Didier Deschamps enthused over the attacking versatility of teenage starlet Kylian Mbappe as Les Bleus look to secure World Cup qualification this weekend.

Deschamps’s team face Bulgaria and Belarus in their final two World Cup qualifiers, knowing a pair of victories would book France’s ticket to Russia.

Ribery sidelined for up to three months – report

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich can expect to be without veteran winger Franck Ribery for up to three months with Sky reporting on Monday he has torn a knee ligament.

The 34-year-old had to be helped off in the 62nd minute of Bayern’s 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin on Sunday which left them five points adrift of leaders Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s top flight.

Ribery sidelined for up to three months – report

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich can expect to be without veteran winger Franck Ribery for up to three months with Sky reporting on Monday he has torn a knee ligament.

The 34-year-old had to be helped off in the 62nd minute of Bayern’s 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin on Sunday which left them five points adrift of leaders Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s top flight.

Verratti ruled out of Italy’s World Cup qualifier

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has been ruled out of Italy’s World Cup qualifier against Macedonia in Turin next week, the Italian football federation announced Sunday.

Coach Giampiero Ventura has called up Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella in his place for the clash on October 6 and a friendly against Albania three days later, the federation said without giving any explanation.

Bayern’s Ribery injures knee

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Berlin (AFP) – Franck Ribery suffered a suspected knee ligament injury in Bayern Munich’s 2-2 draw at Hertha Berlin, according to the German giants’ caretaker coach Willy Sagnol on Sunday.

“It’s the knee, it will be necessary to have some additional tests to know more, but we suspect a rupture of the cruciate ligament,” said Sagnol at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium.

Bayern’s Ribery injures knee

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Berlin (AFP) – Franck Ribery suffered a suspected knee ligament injury in Bayern Munich’s 2-2 draw at Hertha Berlin, according to the German giants’ caretaker coach Willy Sagnol on Sunday.

“It’s the knee, it will be necessary to have some additional tests to know more, but we suspect a rupture of the cruciate ligament,” said Sagnol at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium.

Bayern start search for Ancelotti successor

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Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Bayern Munich are putting their faith in Willy Sagnol as interim coach “for now” while seeking a replacement for the sacked Carlo Ancelotti, said the club’s sporting director Friday.

Two days before the Bundesliga champions visit Hertha Berlin, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic took Ancelotti’s place at the pre-match press conference.

Brazil’s Leonardo named new Antalyaspor manager

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Istanbul (AFP) – Ambitious Turkish top flight side Antalyaspor, which boasts a star-studded line up including Samuel Eto’o and Samir Nasri, on Thursday named Brazilian Leonardo as its new manager.

“Following talks, our club has signed a two-year agreement with Leonardo,” Antalyaspor said in a statement without giving financial details.

Brazil’s Leonardo named new Antalyaspor manager

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Istanbul (AFP) – Ambitious Turkish top flight side Antalyaspor, which boasts a star-studded line up including Samuel Eto’o and Samir Nasri, on Thursday named Brazilian Leonardo as its new manager.

“Following talks, our club has signed a two-year agreement with Leonardo,” Antalyaspor said in a statement without giving financial details.

‘FC Hollywood’ nickname back to haunt Bayern Munich

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich play Paris Saint-Germain away in a blockbuster Champions League clash on Wednesday with the old ‘FC Hollywood’ nickname having returned to haunt the Bavarian giants.

In the 1990s, Bayern earned the ‘FC Hollywood’ tag when the off-field antics of stars like Lothar Matthaeus and Jurgen Klinsmann made the headlines as much as the team’s success on the pitch.

‘FC Hollywood’ nickname back to haunt Bayern Munich

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich play Paris Saint-Germain away in a blockbuster Champions League clash on Wednesday with the old ‘FC Hollywood’ nickname having returned to haunt the Bavarian giants.

In the 1990s, Bayern earned the ‘FC Hollywood’ tag when the off-field antics of stars like Lothar Matthaeus and Jurgen Klinsmann made the headlines as much as the team’s success on the pitch.

Wenger foresees radical transfer market shake-up

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there will be a radical overhaul of the transfer market within the next year following the stratospheric spending of the close-season trading period.

Paris Saint-Germain smashed the world transfer record to sign Neymar from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($266 million), while Premier League clubs spent £1.

Red-hot Falcao stars as Monaco thrash Lille

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Paris (AFP) – Radamel Falcao scored a brace as French champions Monaco romped to a 4-0 thumping of Lille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday to pile the pressure on home coach Marcelo Bielsa.

Stevan Jovetic and Rachid Ghezzal put Monaco in control at half-time with their first goals for the club since joining from Inter Milan and Lyon respectively.

Red-hot Falcao stars as Monaco thrash Lille

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Paris (AFP) – Radamel Falcao scored a brace as French champions Monaco romped to a 4-0 thumping of Lille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday to pile the pressure on home coach Marcelo Bielsa.

Stevan Jovetic and Rachid Ghezzal put Monaco in control at half-time with their first goals for the club since joining from Inter Milan and Lyon respectively.

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game – reports

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Paris (AFP) – Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game at Montpellier on Saturday after the world’s most expensive player injured his right foot, French media report.

The Brazilian striker has made an immediate impact at his new club with four goals and four assists from his first five outings since moving to the French capital from Barcelona.

Kurzawa video footage ‘taken out of context’ – agent

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Paris (AFP) – Footage of Paris Saint-Germain and France defender Layvin Kurzawa criticising national coach Didier Deschamps - and which led to a blackmail plot against him - was “taken completely out of context”, according to his agent.

“Layvin was the victim a few weeks ago of an extortion attempt based on an extract from a video filmed with a mobile phone at his home and containing elements that were taken completely out of context,” he said in a statement to AFP.

Kurzawa video footage ‘taken out of context’ – agent

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Paris (AFP) – Footage of Paris Saint-Germain and France defender Layvin Kurzawa criticising national coach Didier Deschamps - and which led to a blackmail plot against him - was “taken completely out of context”, according to his agent.

“Layvin was the victim a few weeks ago of an extortion attempt based on an extract from a video filmed with a mobile phone at his home and containing elements that were taken completely out of context,” he said in a statement to AFP.

Mbappe makes winning Parc des Princes debut

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Paris (AFP) – Kylian Mbappe played a decisive role on his Parc des Princes debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday in a thrilling 2-0 win over Lyon with both goals accreditated to the visitors.

Lyon’s youngsters proved more than a match for PSG’s multi-millionaires who had to wait until the last quarter of an hour before Lyon defender Marcelo deflected the ball into his own goal.

Mbappe not on Messi’s level yet, says Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says new Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has plenty to prove before he can be considered on the same level as the all-time greats after Arsene Wenger said he could be the next Pele.

The Arsenal manager heaped praise on the French teenager, who joined the Paris giants from Monaco in the transfer window, linking up with Brazilian superstar Neymar to form a frightening forward line.

Mbappe not on Messi’s level yet, says Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says new Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has plenty to prove before he can be considered on the same level as the all-time greats after Arsene Wenger said he could be the next Pele.

The Arsenal manager heaped praise on the French teenager, who joined the Paris giants from Monaco in the transfer window, linking up with Brazilian superstar Neymar to form a frightening forward line.

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Where to find Dijon vs. PSG on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Dijon vs. PSG in Ligue 1, you’ve come to the right place.

After a two week international break, the stars from around the world return to club soccer action this weekend highlighted by Paris Saint-Germain traveling to Dijon in Ligue 1.

Where to find Dijon vs. PSG on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Dijon vs. PSG in Ligue 1, you’ve come to the right place.

After a two week international break, the stars from around the world return to club soccer action this weekend highlighted by Paris Saint-Germain traveling to Dijon in Ligue 1.

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Eden Hazard reacts to PSG transfer rumours

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Chelsea star Eden Hazard has ruled out a move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain. The Belgium international has long been linked with a switch to...

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Belgium international: “Manchester United is the perfect club”

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Belgium star Thomas Meunier has described Manchester United as "the perfect club" in a recent interview. The Paris Saint-Germain right-back admitted to being a fan of us and praised the team that Jose Mourinho has put together. We are currently... Continue Reading →