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PSG agree €70m deal for Inter Milan’s Hakimi
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PSG agree €70m deal for Inter Milan’s Hakimi

Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a record deal up to €70 million to sign Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan, according to ESPN. The Morocco international will sign a five-year deal in Paris after an impressive debut season in Italy where he won the Serie A. PSG and Hakimi struck an agreement a month ago, and the deal is set to make the 22-year-old the most expensive full-back in the world.
Hakimi: Chelsea & PSG target is ‘irreplaceable’ at Inter Milan – Altobelli
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Hakimi: Chelsea & PSG target is ‘irreplaceable’ at Inter Milan – Altobelli

The Morocco international has become a hot target for European giants after string of impressive performances last season Former Inter Milan striker Alessandro Altobelli said it will be difficult to replace wing-back, Achraf Hakimi, if he leaves the club amid interest from Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain. In his debut season in Italy, Hakimi played a crucial role in the Nerazzurri's victorious Serie A campaign with his defensive and attacking contributions from the flanks. He provided eight assists and scored seven goals in 37 league appearances
‘It’s impossible not to smile back’ – Pele ‘rooting’ for emotional Neymar to break his Brazilian goal record
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‘It’s impossible not to smile back’ – Pele ‘rooting’ for emotional Neymar to break his Brazilian goal record

The PSG forward is now just nine behind the Selecao's all-time top scorer after netting against Peru on Thursday in the Copa America Pele says that he is rooting for the "always smiling" Neymar to break his all-time Brazilian goal record of 77 after the Paris Saint-Germain forward took his tally to 68 by scoring against Peru. Neymar was in tears after scoring for the Selecao in a 4-0 win over Peru in the Copa America, explaining how it had been a difficult few years for his nation and that he just wants to make his people proud. And Pele, widely considered one of the greatest players ever, commented that it was "impossible not to smile back" when watching Neymar express himself on a football pitch.
‘What comes will be for the best’ – Ronaldo silent on Man Utd and PSG links amid speculation over Juventus future
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‘What comes will be for the best’ – Ronaldo silent on Man Utd and PSG links amid speculation over Juventus future

The Portugal forward was asked about his next move as the national side prepare to take on Hungary in their first group game of Euro 2020 Cristiano Ronaldo has said whatever happens this summer will be "for the best" amid reports linking him with a move away from Juventus. After a difficult season with the Serie A side the Portugal international has been linked with a transfer, with Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United both touted as potential destinations. The 36-year-old refused to commit his future to the Italian side as he prepares to face Hungary in Portugal’s opening game at Euro 2020.
Kimpembe addresses Pogba to PSG rumours as Man Utd star sees return to France mooted
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Kimpembe addresses Pogba to PSG rumours as Man Utd star sees return to France mooted

The World Cup winner is approaching the final year of his contract at Old Trafford, with transfer talk continuing to rage as a result Paul Pogba is the kind of player that "any club would be happy to welcome", admits Presnel Kimpembe, with the current Paris Saint-Germain star reacting to talk that the Manchester United midfielder could join him at Parc des Princes. Speculation around France's World Cup-winning midfielder is nothing new, with another transfer window set to bring with it fresh rounds of rumours. Pogba is entering the final year of his contract at Old Trafford, which is fuelling the exit talk, and a return to his homeland for the 28-year-old France international has been mooted.
Caio Henrique: It’s a pleasure to be linked with PSG and Barcelona
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Caio Henrique: It’s a pleasure to be linked with PSG and Barcelona

The Brazilian has addressed the ongoing speculation surrounding his future after attracting attention from two of Europe's biggest clubs Monaco left-back Caio Henrique has admitted "it is a great pleasure" for him to be linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona. Henrique completed a move to Monaco from Spanish giants Atletico Madrid last August, penning a five-year contract at Stade Louis II, and has since established himself as a mainstay in Niko Kovac's starting XI. The 23-year-old played an important role in the French outfit's third-place finish in the 2020-21 Ligue 1 standings, attracting the attention of two of Europe's biggest clubs in the process.
Aurelien Tchouameni: The Monaco midfield ‘monster’ being linked with Chelsea
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Aurelien Tchouameni: The Monaco midfield ‘monster’ being linked with Chelsea

The France Under-21 star has been a standout performer for the Coupe de France finalists and has seen his value rocket over the past 18 months There has been much to admire about Monaco’s season, which leads them into the final week of the campaign with an outside chance of winning Ligue 1 when it concludes on Sunday, but with a realistic chance of claiming Coupe de France glory against Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday’s final. After all, Niko Kovac’s side have already defeated PSG twice this season. There was the brilliant come-from-behind success last November, in which they trailed 2-0, before an impressive victory at Parc des Princes in February. It is the first truly coherent term that Monaco have put together since winning Ligue 1 during 2016-17, guided smartly by former B...
Chelsea plan move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi
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Chelsea plan move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi

Chelsea are planning a move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi. The Sun says the Blues are planning a summer raid for Malinovskyi, according to reports. The £20million-rated Ukraine international playmaker has had an outstanding season for his unfancied Italian club. Malinovskyi has scored nine goals in 41 games, and set up a dozen more, to inspire Atalanta to second in Serie A. The Bergamo outfit have also reached the Coppa Italia final, where they will face Juventus on Wednesday. Malinovskyi is also understood to be a target for newly-crowned Serie A champions Inter Milan as well as Paris Saint-Germain. However Chelsea's Russian ownership would offer the 33-cap Ukraine ace extra temptation to move to Stamford Bridge
Fernandes sees ‘dream come true’ in Man Utd defeat to Liverpool & promises improvement
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Fernandes sees ‘dream come true’ in Man Utd defeat to Liverpool & promises improvement

  The Portuguese playmaker was handed the captain's armband for a crunch clash with arch-rivals after seeing Harry Maguire ruled out Bruno Fernandes saw a "dream come true" in Manchester United's 4-2 defeat to Liverpool, with the Portuguese midfielder captaining the Red Devils for the first time in a Premier League fixture. With Harry Maguire ruled out through injury, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer passed the armband to a talismanic presence further up the field. Fernandes was unable to inspire United to victory over their arch-rivals at Old Trafford but, having already led the side in a Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the season, was delighted to take on added responsibility.  
Ferdinand offers Marquinhos advice to Manchester United amid centre-half search
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Ferdinand offers Marquinhos advice to Manchester United amid centre-half search

The former Red Devils defender believes the proven performer at Paris Saint-Germain is the only option top clubs should be considering Manchester United have been linked with signing another centre-half ahead of the summer transfer window, and Rio Ferdinand has said Paris Saint-Germain star Marquinhos is "the only place" to go. The former Red Devils defender believes any side looking to reinforce their back four at the next opportunity should move for the Brazilian. Marquinhos would not come cheap as an established part of PSG's plans, but the Brazil international would tick plenty of boxes for those - such as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and United - looking to land a reliable performer.
‘I want to play with Ronaldo’ – Neymar eager to link up with Juventus star amid PSG rumours
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‘I want to play with Ronaldo’ – Neymar eager to link up with Juventus star amid PSG rumours

The Brazilian says he would like to add the Portuguese star to his list of illustrious team-mates at some point in the future Neymar has revealed that he wants to play with Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been strongly linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain in recent months. PSG paid a world-record fee of €222 million (£190m/$269m) to sign Neymar in 2017 from Barcelona, where he had established himself among the best players of his generation. The Brazilian shone alongside the likes of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez at Camp Nou, and has also thrived in a world-class squad at Parc des Princes, but still harbours ambitions to play alongside a five-time Ballon d'Or winner currently plying his trade in Italy with Juventus.
Pochettino addresses Ramos to PSG transfer rumours, saying: We want to improve in all positions
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Pochettino addresses Ramos to PSG transfer rumours, saying: We want to improve in all positions

The Argentine has not ruled out a swoop for the Real Madrid defender in the summer window Mauricio Pochettino has addressed the rumours linking Sergio Ramos with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, admitting "we want to improve in all positions". Ramos' future is the subject of much debate heading into the summer transfer window, with his current contract at Real Madrid set to expire at the end of June. The Blancos have yet to reach an agreement with their club captain over an extension, and PSG are one of several clubs reportedly keeping a close eye on the situation.
Neymar’s best years are behind him
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Neymar’s best years are behind him

The former Parc des Princes favourite has suggested that the world's most expensive player is now past his prime Neymar's "best years are behind him" according to David Ginola, who says the Brazilian's new deal will be meaningless unless Paris Saint-Germain can also tie Kylian Mbappe down to fresh terms. Neymar put an end to speculation over his future at Parc des Princes by signing a new four-season contract last week, which includes the option of an extra year. Ginola was pleased to see the 29-year-old commit to a long-term stay but thinks it's far more important for PSG to sort out an extension for Mbappe, who he believes still has a lot more potential to unlock.
UCL: Cole names club to win Champions League trophy between Chelsea, Man City
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UCL: Cole names club to win Champions League trophy between Chelsea, Man City

Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole, has predicted the club that will win this season’s UEFA Champions League, UCL, between Manchester City and Thomas Tuchel’s side. Chelsea will, on May 29, tackle Man City in the Champions League final at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey. The Blues had eliminated Real Madrid from the Champions League semi-final stages a few days ago, while Pep Guardiola’s men knocked Paris Saint-Germain out of the competition. Providing his prediction, Cole told the All To Play For podcast by Coral bookmakers and Joe Media, “I thought watching the way Chelsea played against Real Madrid in their second leg at Stamford Bridge, they are all wrong for Manchester City. “They will cause them serious problems in the [Champions League] final. The whole team l...
PSG announce collaboration to commemorate music icon Prince
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PSG announce collaboration to commemorate music icon Prince

The Ligue 1 champions have confirmed a partnership with the estate of the late rock star which will include an exclusive vinyl and clothing Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have announced a new partnership with the estate of the late American rock star Prince. The Parisian club will release a new vinyl containing some of the singer's music, as well as a range of clothing. The deal, which was announced in a YouTube video from PSG, will see the French club celebrate the life of Prince - who passed away in 2016 - with the artist having previously lived in Paris and performed a concert at Parc des Princes, the club's home stadium.    
Mourinho is a breath of fresh air’ – Florenzi happy with new Roma coach but unsure of future amid Inter links
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Mourinho is a breath of fresh air’ – Florenzi happy with new Roma coach but unsure of future amid Inter links

  The full back - on loan at PSG - is pleased with his parent club's new choice of manager, but does not know if he will play under him next season Alessandro Florenzi thinks Roma can win the Serie A title under new manager Jose Mourinho - but is not sure whether he will play under the coach next season. Mourinho was the surprise choice to succeed Paulo Fonseca at the Serie A club next season, and will have a decision to make over Florenzi, who has spent this season on loan at Paris Saint-Germain. The Italian full-back is pleased that Mourinho has moved to Rome, and feels that he will be a success, despite the Portuguese manager's most recent spell at Tottenham ending in his sacking with no trophies won.
We deserved better’ – Pochettino says PSG ‘dominated’ Manchester City despite Champions League semi-final defeat
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We deserved better’ – Pochettino says PSG ‘dominated’ Manchester City despite Champions League semi-final defeat

Mauricio Pochettino has said Paris Saint-Germain "deserved better" than their Champions League semi-final exit on Tuesday, insisting his players did enough across two legs to advance. Even though Manchester City finished with a 4-1 aggregate advantage after their 2-0 second leg win, the manager claimed that PSG "dominated a very difficult team to control". The Citizens held Pochettino's group without a shot on target in the second leg, however, and pulled away behind a Riyad Mahrez brace with PSG eventually going down to 10 men when Angel Di Maria was dismissed in the second half.
Oshoala’s Barcelona reach second Champions League final after PSG triumph
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Oshoala’s Barcelona reach second Champions League final after PSG triumph

A second European final beckons for the Nigerian following the Calatans' semi-final victory over the French giants Asisat Oshoala was in action for Barcelona as they progressed to the final of the Uefa Women's Champions League, following a 2-1 semi-final, second leg triumph over Paris Saint Germain on Sunday. The Nigeria international had featured in the 1-1 first-leg draw against the French giants a week ago, following her return from a month-long period on the sidelines due to a foot injury. In Paris, Jenni Hermoso gave the visitors a 13th minute away lead but Marie-Antoinette Katoto levelled matters moments later to force a first leg stalemate at Stade Municipal Georges Lefevre.
Raiola explains controversial ‘PSG play in the worst league’ comments
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Raiola explains controversial ‘PSG play in the worst league’ comments

Mino Raiola has explained his controversial comments claiming that Paris Saint-Germain play in "the worst league of the big clubs", insisting they are still "one of the elite teams of European football". Raiola recently gave an interview to Spanish publication AS during which he addressed the ongoing speculation surrounding Erling Haaland's future at Borussia Dortmund. The so-called 'super-agent' listed a number of possible destinations that might hold great appeal to the Norwegian striker, including PSG, but also questioned whether Ligue 1 is a competitive enough environment.
Neymar: I will do anything to beat Man City, even if I have to die on the pitch
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Neymar: I will do anything to beat Man City, even if I have to die on the pitch

Neymar says he will do anything to help Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester City, even if it means that he has to "die on the pitch". PSG suffered a 2-1 defeat to City at Parc des Princes in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, which leaves them with a mountain to climb in the second leg at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. Neymar is still optimistic that the French champions can reach their second successive final, however, and has promised to lead from the front in Manchester as Mauricio Pochettino's side seek to complete an unlikely turnaround.
‘It Wasn’t Just About The Money’- How PSG Beat Real Madrid To Sign Mbappe
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‘It Wasn’t Just About The Money’- How PSG Beat Real Madrid To Sign Mbappe

 The World Cup-winning striker could have moved to Spain in 2017, but Luis Ferrer explains how he was convinced to stay in his home country Luis Ferrer spent over 10 years as part of Paris Saint-Germain's recruitment team, working tirelessly alongside the likes of Antero Henrique and Leonardo to sign the best talent possible and transform the club into a European powerhouse. He has since left to pursue his own business, LF360, but not before playing his part in the signing of Kylian Mbappe - a transfer that looked impossible in the wake of the club already having spent a world-record fee to sign Neymar from Barcelona. Ferrer and PSG pulled it off, however, and became good friends with the striker's family in the process. Speaking exclusively to Goal, the recruitment expert reveals...
Cavani’s Father Confirms Striker Wants to Leave Man Utd
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Cavani’s Father Confirms Striker Wants to Leave Man Utd

Edinson Cavani’s father, Luis, has admitted the striker “does not feel comfortable” in England and wants to leave Manchester United for Boca Juniors, when his contract expires at the end of the season. The 34-year-old joined United last summer on a free transfer, after seven years at Paris Saint-Germain. Cavani has gone on to prove himself at Old Trafford, scoring seven goals in 25 appearances in all competitions. While United are open to the idea of extending his stay beyond this summer, his father has come out to say his son’s future lies in South America. “My son does not feel comfortable in England and wants to be close to the family again. “Edinson is going to end up playing in South America. “I want Edinson to play in a team that fights for something important. ...
‘Neymar has matured a lot since Barcelona days’ – Brazil forward has ‘increased his arsenal’ at PSG, says Tite
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‘Neymar has matured a lot since Barcelona days’ – Brazil forward has ‘increased his arsenal’ at PSG, says Tite

The Selecao head coach has praised the world's most expensive player for how he has developed his all-round game since moving to France Neymar "has matured a lot" since his days at Barcelona, according to Tite, who thinks the Brazil forward has "increased his arsenal" at Paris Saint-Germain. PSG paid a world-record fee of €222 million (£192m/$266m) to sign Neymar in 2017 from Barcelona, where he had firmly established himself among the best players in Europe. The 29-year-old has solidified that reputation at Parc des Princes over the past four years, in spite of a series of injuries and disciplinary issues, and Tite believes he has also become more of a team player since leaving Camp Nou.
Barcelona vs PSG: Joe Cole Blasts Messi, Warns Guardiola over Signing Argentine
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Barcelona vs PSG: Joe Cole Blasts Messi, Warns Guardiola over Signing Argentine

Former Chelsea midfielder, Joe Cole has slammed Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, following the Blaugrana’s Champions League last 16, first-leg, 4-1 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night at Camp Nou. He also warned Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, over signing Messi. Cole believes Messi was not “emotionally engaged” and was “disinterested” during Barcelona’s tie with PSG, adding that it would be a “gamble” for Guardiola to sign him if he continues to play like that. Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick gave Mauricio Pochettino’s side a first-leg advantage over Barcelona ahead of the second leg next month. Speaking after the game, Cole told BT Sport: “Disinterested is the word. They (Barcelona) had no power, no togetherness. “Messi looked disinterested. It’s real...
Champions League: Dembele Names Favourite Club to Win Trophy this Year
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Champions League: Dembele Names Favourite Club to Win Trophy this Year

  Barcelona forward, Ousmane Dembele, has named Paris Saint-Germain as one of the favourite clubs to win the UEFA Champions League this year. The France international said this ahead of Barcelona’s Champions League round of 16 clash with PSG on Tuesday night. Last year, PSG were runner-up after losing 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. “There will be revenge in the air due to the media trying to spice up things. However, we don’t talk about it in the squad because we know it’ll be a difficult game,” Dembele was quoted by Barcelona’s official website as saying. “We know Paris, they are the current Champions League runners-up. They are amongst the favourites to win the trophy [this year].” The kick-off time for Barcelona vs PSG is 9 pm....
Thiago Silva Takes Decision on Chelsea Future
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Thiago Silva Takes Decision on Chelsea Future

Thiago Silva is keen to remain at Chelsea for one more season, according to the UK Telegraph. The 36-year-old joined the Blues as a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain last summer. Silva has become one of Chelsea’s most consistent performers this season. The Brazil defender signed a one-year deal last August with the option to extend for another 12 months. It is understood Silva wants to activate that option and Chelsea are expected to keep the experienced defender for another campaign. The report claims that Silva has established himself as a “popular figure” within the dressing home and has had a big influence on younger players in the squad. He is currently sidelined with a thigh injury, but he’s aiming to return for their Premier League clash against Sout...
To have Messi at PSG would be magnificent, admits Verratti
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To have Messi at PSG would be magnificent, admits Verratti

The Ligue 1 champions are considered to be favourites to sign the Barcelona star, and another of their players has said he would be welcome Marco Verratti admits that he is excited by the prospect of Lionel Messi signing for Paris Saint-Germain. Messi’s deal with Barcelona is up at the end of the season, and with Barca in financial strife, the prospects of them retaining the Argentine look to be slim. Manchester City are linked with the six-time Ballon d’Or winner, yet it is PSG who seem to have the edge in the race to capture the all-time great.
‘I will never stop partying!’ – Neymar dismisses ‘immature’ tag and insists he’s well aware of PSG responsibilities
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‘I will never stop partying!’ – Neymar dismisses ‘immature’ tag and insists he’s well aware of PSG responsibilities

The Brazilian says he would "end up exploding" if he focused all of his energy on football 100 per cent of the time Neymar has dismissed his "immature" tag and insisted he is well aware of his responsibilities at Paris Saint-Germain, but has also vowed to "never stop" partying. PSG broke the world transfer record by spending €220 million (£194m/$265m) to bring Neymar to Parc des Princes from Barcelona in the summer of 2017. The Brazilian has since scored 83 goals in 100 games for the French club, getting his hands on nine trophies in the process, but he has also made plenty of headlines for his antics away from the pitch.
PSG boss Leonardo responds to Neymar’s Messi plea
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PSG boss Leonardo responds to Neymar’s Messi plea

The Brazilian has made his desire for a reunion clear, but it seems the Ligue 1 giants are not pursuing a deal for now Sporting director Leonardo has played down speculation linking Paris Saint-Germain with a sensational move for Lionel Messi. The 32-year-old’s future is the subject of intense scrutiny as it looks increasingly likely he will move on from Barcelona in the summer. Messi is into the final year of his contract at Camp Nou and, having expressed his desire to leave earlier this year, it seems a new deal is unlikely, meaning he would be able to leave on a free transfer.
‘Fred would never play for me again!’ – Solskjaer urged to axe ‘pathetic’ Man Utd midfielder after PSG defeat
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‘Fred would never play for me again!’ – Solskjaer urged to axe ‘pathetic’ Man Utd midfielder after PSG defeat

A former Red Devil has slammed the Brazilian for needlessly putting his team at risk, while also criticising his manager for failing to bring him off Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been urged to axe "pathetic" Fred after Manchester United's defeat to Paris Saint-Germain, with Michael Owen claiming the midfielder "would never play for me again". United missed the chance to book their place in the Champions League knockout stages after suffering a 3-1 defeat to PSG at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. Neymar volleyed the visitors into a sixth-minute lead in Manchester, and they almost added to their tally moments later when Alessandro Florenzi's fierce shot was parried away by David de Gea.
‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win
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‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win

The former Borussia Dortmund boss hailed the efforts of the Spaniard while he also picked out Angel Di Maria for his ability to respond to adversity Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has given special praise to midfielder Ander Herrera after Saturday’s 3-0 win over Rennes. The Ligue 1 champions were depleted for their match against the side that lay third in the league, with Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marco Verratti just some of the players out due to injury. Herrera, though, stepped forward and created a goal for Angel Di Maria, who was widely hailed as the man of the match after finding the net twice. For Tuchel, however, the former Manchester United central midfielder merited singling out.
Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash
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Istanbul Basaksehir bench Ba and Ponck for PSG clash

The Africans did not make the Turkish outfit’s starting XI for Wednesday’s Champions League game against the Parisians Istanbul Basaksehir take on Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Senegal’s Demba Ba and Cape Verde’s Carlos Ponck excluded from the starting XI. The reigning Turkish Super Lig kings would be hoping to make a winning home debut in the competition against the French team who finished as 2019-20 runners-up. To achieve this, manager Okan Buruk has decided to start the duo as a substitute, while Nigeria’s Okechukwu Azubuike is ruled out due to injury.
Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Dijon: Kean off the mark with first-half double
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Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Dijon: Kean off the mark with first-half double

PSG were not always convincing against Dijon but coasted to victory with braces from Moise Kean and substitute Kylian Mbappe. Moise Kean scored his first Paris Saint-Germain goals as the Ligue 1 champions bounced back from their Champions League disappointment by beating lowly Dijon 4-0 at the Parc des Princes. PSG, finalists in Europe last season, started the new continental campaign with a surprise home defeat to Manchester United on Tuesday. Perhaps with one eye on their next Champions League assignment at Istanbul Basaksehir, Thomas Tuchel started with Kylian Mbappe on the bench against Dijon but there was never any serious prospect of a second straight loss on Saturday.
Tuanzebe may be the centre-back Man Utd needed & Solskjaer deserves credit for PSG tactics, says Berbatov
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Tuanzebe may be the centre-back Man Utd needed & Solskjaer deserves credit for PSG tactics, says Berbatov

An ex-Old Trafford favourite was impressed by the returning defender's display in Europe and delighted to see the Red Devils boss outfox Thomas Tuchel Axel Tuanzebe may be the centre-back Manchester United needed and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves credit for his tactics against Paris Saint-Germain, says Dimitar Berbatov. United built on a confidence-boosting 4-1 victory against Newcastle in the Premier League last weekend by beating PSG at Parc des Princes in the Champions League. Goals from Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils get off to the best possible start in Group H, with Solskjaer opting to start with a back three in the absence of club captain Harry Maguire.
Liverpool and Manchester United trying to blackmail Bayern Munich over Thiago, claims Hoeness
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Liverpool and Manchester United trying to blackmail Bayern Munich over Thiago, claims Hoeness

The veteran director has suggested that there is increasingly a pattern of underhand dealing in the transfer market Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has hit out at Liverpool and Manchester United, claiming that they are trying to “blackmail” the German side into selling midfielder Thiago Alcantara. The former Barcelona player has been a cornerstone of Bayern’s success in recent years, which culminated in August as they won the Champions League with a 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon. The 29-year-old Spain international has been closely linked with a switch to Liverpool in recent weeks, but Hoeness has suggested that there has been some foul play at work.
Fulham sign Areola on loan from PSG after Real Madrid spell
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Fulham sign Areola on loan from PSG after Real Madrid spell

The 27-year-old made nine total appearances while serving as the back-up to Thibaut Courtois last term Fulham have announced the signing of France goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on loan from Paris Saint-Germain. The 27-year-old will spend the 2020-21 season with the newly promoted side, who will hold an option to make the move permanent at the end of the season. Areola joins the Cottagers after spending last season on loan with Real Madrid, where he made nine total appearances while serving as the back-up to Thibaut Courtois.
Man City boss Guardiola ‘likes’ Lyon star Aouar, claims Juninho
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Man City boss Guardiola ‘likes’ Lyon star Aouar, claims Juninho

The Brazilian was asked about the Ligue 1 team's star midfielder and claimed the Spanish coach was interested Lyon sporting director Juninho said Pep Guardiola "likes" Houssem Aouar amid links to Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Aouar has reportedly emerged as a target for Guardiola's Premier League giants City and Ligue 1 champions PSG following his exploits for Lyon. The 22-year-old French midfielder – also linked to the likes of Barcelona, Chelsea and Arsenal – played a key role in Lyon's memorable run to the Champions League semi-finals in 2019-20.  
Chelsea defender Tomori considering Everton move as Toffees eye season-long loan
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Chelsea defender Tomori considering Everton move as Toffees eye season-long loan

The defender started the last season well but his progress ground to a halt later in the year, leading to a possible loan move away Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is considering a move to Everton, who are looking at a season-long loan deal for the 22-year-old. The centre-back has further dropped down the pecking order at Chelsea following the signing of Thiago Silva from Paris Saint-Germain. Tomori had a breakthrough season at Stamford Bridge last season under Frank Lampard, but ultimately lost his place towards the end of the campaign and did not play in a competitive match after February.
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Mbappe: PSG have to buy players to fulfil Champions League ambition

The 21-year-old is determined to seal the European title with the club but says they need to sign the right players to make it happen Kylian Mbappe says Paris Saint-Germain must make smart decisions in the transfer market if they are to achieve their dream of winning the Champions League. After sealing a treble of trophies in France, Thomas Tuchel's men reached the Champions League final for the first time last season, but were bested by Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, with PSG youth academy product Kingsley Coman netting the decisive goal. The Ligue 1 champions have seen the likes of Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva, Eric Choupo-Moting and Thomas Meunier leave this summer, while their only signings have been striker Mauro Icardi and goalkeeper Sergio Rico, who joined on permanent...
PSG Want Ligue 1 Match Postponed For Second Time
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PSG Want Ligue 1 Match Postponed For Second Time

Paris Saint Germain have asked the French League to once more postpone what would be their first match of the French season, a source told AFP on Monday. Ligue 1 started last Friday, but PSG’s opening game against Metz was postponed because the French champions were in Lisbon where they played their first Champions League final on Sunday. They lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich and flew back to Paris on Monday. They have also reportedly asked for their next game, at promoted Lens on Saturday, to be postponed. If it is, PSG would not play their first league game of the season until September 13, after the two-week international break. They would then face Metz on September 16 and visit Metz on September 19.
Neymar Mistakenly Congratulates Bayer Leverkusen As Champions League Winners
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Neymar Mistakenly Congratulates Bayer Leverkusen As Champions League Winners

It's no longer news that Bayern Munich have won the Champions League after seeing off Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Even though Neymar was in tears, the Brazilian insists losing is part of the game. In fact, he wanted to congratulate the German side after their victory but made a huge error in doing so as he left out the "n". This means he hailed Bayer Leverkusen instead. In a Tweet which was in Portuguese, the Brazilian explained, “Losing is part of the sport, we try everything, we fight until the end. Thank you for the support and affection of each one of you and CONGRATULATIONS to BAYER.” However, Leverkusen responded to the tweet on time via their official Twitter account, which reads: "Obrigado @neymarjr. I’m not sure why you congratulate me if I'm on vacation playing FIFA,&nb...
Atletico Madrid launching bid for Everton target Allan
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Atletico Madrid launching bid for Everton target Allan

Atletico Madrid are launching a bid for Napoli midfielder Allan. Marca says Atletico Madrid are prepared to fork out 40 million euros to secure the services of Napoli midfielder Allan. The 29-year-old Brazilian, who has been with Napoli since 2015, is also subject to interest from Everton and Paris Saint-Germain. Everton are even understood to have tabled an offer exceeding 40m euros, with current Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti an admirer having managed Allan during his recent stint in Naples. Allan has seen his pitch time dwindle in Naples of late, with Gennaro Gattuso preferring other options in the middle of the park.
Juventus must be patient with Rabiot but he will reach the top, says Blanc
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Juventus must be patient with Rabiot but he will reach the top, says Blanc

A man who worked with the French playmaker at Paris Saint-Germain wants to see him fulfil his potential at the Allianz Stadium Juventus must be "patient" with Adrien Rabiot, according to Laurent Blanc, who has described the midfielder as a "great talent". Rabiot completed a free transfer to Juve last summer after an acrimonious departure from Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old was ostracised at Parc des Princes after refusing to sign a new deal, and ultimately decided to continue his development in Italy after months of speculation over his future.
Schalke sporting director Schneider hopeful of Stambouli contract renewal
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Schalke sporting director Schneider hopeful of Stambouli contract renewal

The Franco-Algerian's contract at the Veltins-Arena ends on June 30, 2020 Schalke 04 sporting director Jochen Schneider is hopeful Benjamin Stambouli will renew his contract with the club as his current deal runs out at the end of June. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder has been on the books of the Royal Blues since 2016 after joining from Paris Saint-Germain and has 106 appearances, scoring no goals and providing four assists. He has been limited to just nine Bundesliga outings this season because of a foot injury which has kept him out since October 2019.
Aubameyang Blames Arsenal Board For Stalling Contract Talks
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Aubameyang Blames Arsenal Board For Stalling Contract Talks

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has laid the blame of his contract situation at the feet of the club’s board, asking them to “do their job” to ensure he remains in north London. The attacker, who has 17 goals and a single assist in 26 Premier League appearances this season, is out of contract next June, meaning he will be free to start discussing terms with other clubs at the turn of the year. A likelier scenario is that Arsenal are forced to sell him this summer if they cannot agree a new contract for him, with Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain two of the clubs credited with an interest in the 30-year-old. Aubameyang, meanwhile, says that there has been little progress towards signing fresh terms with the Emirates side – and he has pinned the blame firmly on the clu...
Cavani And Thiago Silva To Leave PSG In August
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Cavani And Thiago Silva To Leave PSG In August

The pair have made more than 600 combined appearances for the club, winning countless domestic trophies during their time in Paris Edinson Cavani and club captain Thiago Silva will both leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer, director of football Leonardo has confirmed. The pair are both out of contract at the end of June but will remain with the club until the season is fully completed with the Champions League, Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue all still to be resolved. Between them, they have made more than 600 combined appearances for PSG in all competitions. "The idea is to continue playing with them until the end of August. "It was a very difficult decision to make; these are players who have marked the history of the club. “Their stories were so beautiful. B...
Cavani and Thiago Silva to leave PSG this summer, Leonardo confirms
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Cavani and Thiago Silva to leave PSG this summer, Leonardo confirms

The pair have made more than 600 combined appearances for the club, winning countless domestic trophies during their time in Paris Edinson Cavani and club captain Thiago Silva will both leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer, director of football Leonardo has confirmed. The pair are both out of contract at the end of June but will remain with the club until the season is fully completed with the Champions League, Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue all still to be resolved. Between them, they have made more than 600 combined appearances for PSG in all competitions.
’80 per cent’ of rumours are false – Real Madrid star Kroos plays down transfer reports
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’80 per cent’ of rumours are false – Real Madrid star Kroos plays down transfer reports

The Germany international midfielder has been around long enough, and seen enough names linked with his team, to take gossip with a pinch of salt Toni Kroos is reading little into the speculation suggesting that Kylian Mbappe, Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz are transfer targets for Real Madrid, claiming “80 per cent” of rumours prove to be false. The Blancos are expected to bolster their ranks again when the next window opens. Zinedine Zidane will be given more money to spend, with the very best talent on the market always of interest to La Liga giants. Raids on Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen have been mooted for a trio of exciting young performers with plenty of potential. Kroos is aware of the gossip but, as a seasoned professional, is t...
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Van Dijk rejects PSG to sign record-breaking Liverpool deal

  Virgil van Dijk has rebuffed interest from Paris Saint-Germain in order to stay at Liverpool, claims the Sun. The defender will be rewarded for his loyalty with a new five-year deal worth £220,000-a-week, making him the Reds highest-paid player in club history.
No big deal if Onana sits on the bench at Barcelona or PSG – Mboma
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No big deal if Onana sits on the bench at Barcelona or PSG – Mboma

The Indomitable Lions legend has added his voice concerning the reported interest in the 24-year-old goalkeeper Former Cameroon striker Patrick Mboma believes it would be worth it for Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana to sign for Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain even if it means limited game time. Onana has been linked with a big move away from the Dutch giants in the next transfer window with La Liga giants Barca, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain reportedly keen to take him on board. If he picks Barcelona, he would be returning to the Catalonia side where he attended La Masia for five years before joining Ajax in 2015.

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