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Massive Steffon Armitage News Reported In France

Wasps are interested in signing Steffon Armitage. When Midi Olympique first reported that Wasps had made contact with Toulon with the intention of signing Steffon Armitage, many dismissed the news as pure rumour and speculation. According to @midi_olympique Wasps “have made contact” with Steffon Armitage with a view to signing the flanker — gavin mortimer (@gavinmortimer7) May 9, 2016 Indeed, after The Telegraph …

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Quade Cooper Set To Be Released By Toulon

Quade Cooper’s short stay at Toulon maybe coming to an end. When Toulon announced the signing of François Trinh-Duc late last year, we reported on the the initial rumours suggesting Quade Cooper was set to be released by the French giants after only one season. The playmaker’s inconsistent form, allied to the uncertainty surrounding Toulon’s adherence to the Top 14’s new salary …

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Watch: Sebastien Chabal’s Ten Biggest Hits

MARSEILLES , FRANCE - NOVEMBER 08: Sebastien Chabal of France in action during the International Friendly between France and Argentina at Stade Velodrome on November 8, 2008 in Marseilles, France. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Sébastien Chabal is regarded as one of the most physical players to ever grace the game of rugby football. The French giant played at number 8 throughout a glittered career, and be it for Bourgoin, Sale Sharks, Racing Metro, Lyon or France, he always brought the pain. He is renowned for those big hits he used to put in around …

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The Danny Cipriani Transfer Saga Has Finally Come To An End

Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs - Aviva Premiership

Danny Cipriani had been linked with a number of Top 14 and Premiership clubs. After it became apparent that Danny Cipriani had a clause in his contract allowing him leave Sale one year before it was due to expire, there had been much speculation over the future of the mercurial flyhalf. Although Harlequins had registered an early interest in Cipriani, it was …

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Has Joe Marler Confirmed Danny Cipriani’s Transfer?

France v England - International Match

Danny Cipriani’s future has been the subject of much speculation. As a result of having a clause in his contract allowing him leave Sale one year before it is due to expire, Danny Cipriani is currently one of the most in demand players in the game. Since the turn of the year, the fly half has seen himself linked with a …

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Danny Cipriani Linked With Shock Move To Rival Premiership Club

Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs - Aviva Premiership

It had been rumoured that Danny Cipriani was on his way to France. Throughout the last number of weeks, rumours linking Danny Cipriani with a move to France have been ever present across the channel. First it was ambitious Pro D2 club Lyon who were said to be interested in the talented play maker, then it was the turn of Toulon. Indeed, despite …

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Danny Cipriani To Decide On International Future In The Coming Week

Rumours have circulated as to the future intentions of Danny Cipriani. Late last month we reported on the news that both Lyon and Toulon are interested in signing Danny Cipriani this summer. Although it was also said that Harlequins remain in the hunt to sign the mercurial fly half, it would appear that both French clubs are increasingly confident that they can …

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Danny Cipriani Ready To Quit England

Sale Sharks v Wasps - Aviva Premiership

Danny Cipriani may be about to turn his back on England. Although many fans and commentators argued that Danny Cipriani should have been selected in England’s Six Nations squad, Eddie Jones left the playmaker out. While Jones’ decision did not raise many eyebrows, given the conservative nature of his squad, some continue to advocate for Cipriani’s future inclusion. Indeed as some …

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This French Player Went Looking For His Teeth After A Dangerous Hit

Jérémy Gondrand lost four teeth during the game between Lyon and Dax. At all levels of rugby, coaches demand that players wear good quality gum shields in order to avoid ugly injury. However this lesson may have been lost on Lyon’s Jérémy Gondran, during his sides clash with Dax in France’s Pro D2. As the game ticked toward half time, Gondrand was at the …

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Lead Arsenal Striking Target Attacks Current Club & Manager

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Arsenal fans will be very interested by the situation that is currently developing at Lyon after Alexandre Lacazette recently spoke out against the club’s president and manager. In a fascinating interview with L’Equipe, Lacazette spoke extremely frankly about how upset and angry he is with the actions of Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas and manager Hubert Fournier. The Frenchman was the …

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Manchester United Players Unhappy After Manager’s Treatment Of Rafael Da Silva [The Telegraph]

Exclusive reports in The Telegraph today have claimed that a number of Manchester United players have been angered by Louis van Gaal’s treatment of former right back Rafael Da Silva.  Reports in The Times yesterday evening broke news that a group of senior players at Old Trafford recently announced their discontent with Louis van Gaal’s rigid training routines. Today, more …

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Man Utd, Arsenal & Liverpool Target Signs With Lyon Until 2019

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Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool target Alexandre Lacazette has committed his future to Ligue 1 side Lyon, by signing a one-year extension until 2019. .@JM_Aulas “Je suis très heureux que @LacazetteAlex prolonge d’un an soit jusqu’en 2019 !” #teamOL — Olympique Lyonnais (@OL) August 8, 2015 The Premier League trio will be disappointed that their reported ventures for one of …

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Tottenham Will Have To Pay £20M For Future Star

Le Parisien report Tottenham will have to pay at the very least £20m to secure the services of one of Europe’s brightest talents. Lyon forward Clinton N’Jie is only 21 but is highly sought after by some of Europe’s biggest clubs after a tremendous breakthrough Ligue 1 season with the runners-up. Njie, a native of Cameroon, has scored six goals in eleven …

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Liverpool Need To Capitalise On Lacazette’s Contract Breakdown With Lyon

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Liverpool will reignite their interest in Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette after the 24-year-old’s contract negotiations with the club broke down earlier this week. Lacazette was the leading goalscorer in Ligue 1 last season with an impressive 27 goals in 31 games for Lyon and Liverpool are one of the favourites to land the highly talented Frenchman with reports surfacing from …

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Berbatov and Juninho: Brilliance Intertwined

These two languid geniuses share something more than brilliant abilities on the pitch. Today, Juninho Pernambucano turns 39 while Dimitar Berbatov hits 34.  Juninho Retired since this time last year, Brazilian Juninho is far from forgotten. Remembered mainly for his ridiculous free kick taking ability, the midfielder is still considered by many to have been the greatest set piece specialist …

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