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Video: Kylian Mbappe Impresses With Neat Finish On PSG Debut

Life at PSG has gotten off to the perfect start for Kylian Mbappe, with the forward scoring on his debut in a 5-1 win away to Metz on Friday night. The young forward has joined the club on an initial season-long loan deal before joining Unai Emery’s side permanently next summer for a fee in the region of £165 million. PSG took …

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Done Deal: Tottenham Sign PSG Right-Back Serge Aurier

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 27: Serge Aurier of PSG during the French Cup final (Coupe de France) between Paris Saint-Germain and SCO Angers at Stade de France on May 27, 2017 in Saint-Denis near Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing of right-back Serge Aurier from PSG.  The north London club are said to have paid £23 million for the 24-year-old’s services on a five-year deal. We are delighted to announce the signing of @Serge_aurier from Paris Saint-Germain. ✍️ #WelcomeAurier pic.twitter.com/VUwvROyUK4 — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 31, 2017 Serge Aurier in @SpursOfficial – £23m fee, …

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PSG Close In On The Signing Of Kylian Mbappe [Report]

Paris Saint Germain are closing in on their second £100M+ deal of the summer – as they look to secure the signature of Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe. The French club, who signed Neymar from Barcelona in a record-breaking deal just weeks ago, are now set to add the 18-year old France international to their ranks in their second sensational coup of the …

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Video: Neymar Opens Up On Living In Messi’s Shadow At Barcelona

MIAMI, FL - JULY 29: Neymar #11 of Barcelona walks past Lionel Messi #10 of Barcelona during the International Champions Cup El Clásico match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Hard Rock Stadium on July 29, 2017 in Miami, FL. FC Barcelona won the match with a score of 3 to 2. FC Barcelona was the International Champions Cup winners. (Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images)

While each individual attacker in recent years at Barcelona has been recognised for their unique ability, there is no doubt that Lionel Messi, has been, currently is and perhaps always will be the standard bearer for any striker who plays for the club.  And even a player as exceptionally talented as Neymar has had to move on in order to …

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Monaco’s Vice-President Insists Thomas Lemar Will Not Be Joining Arsenal

Thomas Lemar will not be joining Arsenal in this transfer window, according to Monaco’s Vice-President Vadim Vasilyev. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been chasing the French midfielder for some time. It was reported earlier this month that personal terms had been agreed, despite Monaco rejecting at least two transfer offers. It has been reported recently by several media outlets, including …

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Monaco Set To Report Two Clubs To FIFA For Tapping Up Kylian Mbappe

France's forward Kylian Mbappe reacts prior to the friendly football match France versus Paraguay on June 2, 2017 at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes. France defeated Paraguay 5-0. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kylian Mbappe lit up European football last season with some sensational showings for Monaco during both their Ligue 1 success and Champions League run. The Frenchman bagged 15 goals as his side claimed their first title since 2000 and chipped in with six in Europe as Leonardo Jardim’s side reached the semi-finals of the continent’s premier club competition. It’s then …

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Four Possible Destinations For Cristiano Ronaldo This Summer

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrate scoring during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Latvia and Portugal in Riga, on June 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Janek SKARZYNSKI (Photo credit should read JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

The most shocking transfer saga of the summer looks set to unfold, as superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is set to leave Real Madrid, with reports indicating he no longer wants to play in Spain following an ongoing investigation into his tax affairs. With one of the greatest players in the world set to be on the move, we look at four …

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France’s Ligue 2: All The Permutations Ahead Of The Tightest Title Run-In In Europe

Blayac Jeremy celebrates his score 2-0 goal during Racing Strasbourg v Le Havre - Ligue2 match in Strasbourg, France, on 28 April 2017. (Photo by Elyxandro Cegarra/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

What. A. Run-in. The Premier League is so often touted as ‘the best league in the world’ or ‘the most exciting league in the world’, thanks to Sky Sports’ saturation of football on these isles. While it is fantastic, due to its unpredictability and for the anyone-can-beat-anyone-on-a-given-day factor, the past three seasons or so have been damp squibs in terms of …

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Mbappe Shines As Monaco Wrap Up Ligue 1 For First Time In 17 Years

MONACO, MONACO - MAY 17: Kylian Mbappe of Monaco celebrates his goal during the French Ligue 1 match between AS Monaco and AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) at Stade Louis II on May 17, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Everybody’s new second team secured the French title with a 2-0 victory over Saint-Etienne on Wednesday evening. Leonardo Jardim’s charges only needed a point to wrap up the league on Wednesday but sealed the title in emphatic fashion. Goals from hot property Kylian Mbappe and Valere Germain secured the principality club’s elevnth straight win. The victory opened up an unassailable …

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Stat Concerning Manchester United Target Mbappe Perfectly Sums Up The Potential He Has

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 09: Kylian Mbappe of AS Monaco runs back to the half way line after scoring his sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Juventus and AS Monaco at Juventus Stadium on May 9, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester United are currently well stocked in the striker department with Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (albeit injured) all available to fill the striker role.  That said, each of these players has a question mark over their ability to have the desired impact next season. For Rashford and Martial it is inexperience which most will point …

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Balotelli Teases PSG Players Before Being Unceremoniously Taken Out

Now playing his football in France’s top tier, Mario Balotelli is slightly further from the spotlight when it comes to European football, however on Sunday night versus PSG the Nice frontman made the spotlight come to him with perhaps the most Balotelli-esque moment imaginable.  At the beginning of his career the Italian was often targeted by defenders as they aimed …

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Marc Bartra Gives Positive Update On His Condition After Dortmund Explosions

Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has taken to social media to provide fans with a positive update on his condition following Tuesday night’s explosions near the team’s bus. Bartra required surgery after sustaining a broken radial bone in his arm and also had debris lodged in his arm. The Spain international has since posted updates on his condition on Instagram and …

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