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Liverpool & PSG Discuss Transfer Of France Defender To Anfield

Liverpool are reported to have held talks with PSG concerning talented left-back Lucas Digne.  The French international, according to the Daily Mail, has previously been reported as ‘desperately’ wanting to leave the French club, although PSG manager Laurent Blanc wants to hold on to the young defender, telling L’Équipe, “He is with us, he is very professional, he trains very well and …

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Agent Of Manchester United Target Claims His Client Is ‘Happy At PSG’

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Manchester United transfer target Edinson Cavani is set to stay at PSG this summer, according to the player’s agent.  With United thin on the ground in forward areas at present, this may come as a blow with the Old Trafford outfit only having Wayne Rooney and inexperienced James Wilson as traditional strikers. For the management however, not signing another striker will not …

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Manchester United’s Fellaini Has Claimed Di Maria ‘Would Be A Good Signing For PSG’

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini has provided a hint as to where Angel Di Maria could be headed this summer.  Speculation has been rife in recent weeks linking the Argentinian with a move to the French capital but Fellaini’s comments have now just added to the furore surrounding Di Maria. Fellaini has been quoted as saying to French TV station Téléfoot that, …

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Barca’s Treble Dream Continues: Continental Europe Cup Final Roundup

David Cullinane reviews all the action from Europe’s continental cup finals, including Barcelona’s win over Athletic Bilbao.    DFB-Pokal (Germany) Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Wolfsburg Not a classic in many ways but it did throw up some fascinating talking points. Jurgen Klopp leaves Dortmund without that fairytale ending but there were magical scenes for Wolfsburg, who won their first ever DFB-Pokal. Potentially …

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Liverpool Loanee Named In Ligue 1’s Worst Team Of The Season

It’s not only Liverpool strikers based on Merseyside who are coming in for criticism this year, it’s also those on loan, as Divock Origi’s recent inclusion in Ligue 1’s worst team of the season has proved.  It really is just adding salt to the wound for a club which has just lost their last league game of the season 1-6 away …

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Video: Ibrahimovic Shouts ‘Vive La France’ At PSG Trophy Ceremony

The PSG frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic was in a good mood as his side officially lifted the Ligue 1 title yesterday.  Previously embroiled in controversy after his comments about a referee and subsequently calling France a “shit country,” Ibrahimovic  was heavily criticised for his outburst after a game against Bordeaux back in March. He did apologise after the incident, and his comments at PSG’s …

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Video: PSG Score Scintillating Team Goal In 6-0 Win

PSG absolutely tore apart their opponents Guingamp last night, winning 6-0 in the end.  The Paris club are now six points clear of Lyon at the summit, albeit with their nearest challengers to the title having a game in hand. The maximum points Lyon can now obtain is 80 whilst PSG – currently on 77 points – need just another four in …

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Ibrahimovic On Red Card: ‘I Felt Like I Had 11 Babies Around Me’

Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League last night to PSG in Stamford Bridge amid a controversial sending off of the French side’s top marksman.  Here Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives his views on the sending off as well as the reaction of the Chelsea players in the immediate aftermath of his tackle on Oscar, describing their actions after the tackle as …

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The January Transfer Window’s Hidden Gems

As the January transfer window draws to a close with some of the usual big names being thrown around, Eoin Lyons discusses some of the young, hidden gems that the big clubs may have regrettably overlooked this January. Florian Thauvin (Marseille) Although the 22-year-old French attacking midfielder has had a tough start to 2015, with many possibly recognising the name for …

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FC Saarbrücken In 1948: A German Club Team in France

In the aftermath of the Second World War, Europe and European football was in disarray. Nations had fallen, nations had been created and regions had been annexed. Today we look at the story of the Saarland, a German region, annexed by France following WWII. This is the story of FC Saarbrücken, who briefly played in the French Second Division. Rather than …

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Michel Platini – No.10 Maestro

With World Cup fever grabbing a hold of the footballing world, one character will most definitely be cast upon millions of TV sets around the world during this year’s installment. The man in question is the European face of football, Michel Platini. Platini is the head of UEFA, and it is hard for some to see him in any role …

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