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Patrick Vieira Leaves New York City FC To Manage Ligue 1 Side

The French legend has returned to his homeland after departing MLS side New York City. The news that he would leave to take over at Ligue 1 side Nice was strangely announced on Manchester City’s website, before being taken down. The statement from Patrick Vieira read: “I would like to thank City Football Group and New York City FC for …

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Mario Ballotelli Gets First Italian Call-Up In Four Years

Former-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has been called up to the Italian international side for the first time in four years. Few players could match the confidence, swagger and undeniable talent of Mario Balotelli when he was on his game but after a period of several years at the very top, the former City and Liverpool star has found himself …

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Europa League Group Stage Seedings Have Been Confirmed

Europa League

Arsenal and Everton will now have a reasonable idea of the standard they will face in Friday’s Europa League group stage draw. Ronald Koeman’s side came through a playoff against Hajduk Split on Thursday to join Arsenal in the draw, with only two English sides participating due to the extra Champions League place. In theory, Arsenal should get the easier …

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Liverpool Register Interest In €40m Naby Keita Alternative

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - AUGUST 02: Jean Michael Seri of OGC Nice during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round match between Ajax and OSC Nice at Amsterdam Arena on August 2, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

With just over two weeks remaining of this summer’s transfer window, Liverpool aren’t quite done in the market just yet. Jurgen Klopp confirmed as much last week, and irrespective of Philippe Coutinho leaving Anfield or not, the Reds boss outlined intentions to at least bring in a new midfielder. With Naby Keita very much closed off to them (for now …

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Liverpool And Celtic Discover Champions League Playoff Opponents

Liverpool Celtic

Liverpool and Celtic are a two-legged tie from returning to the Champions League group stages. The draw for the playoff round took place on Friday morning and despite the fact that both British sides were seeded, there were still a few potentially awkward opponents to be navigated past. Both sides were, however, seeded in the draw, which meant that that …

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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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Watch: Mario Balotelli Sent Off For Kicking Bordeaux Defender

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - DECEMBER 21: Mario Balotelli of Nice is shown a red card during the french Ligue 1 match between Bordeaux and Nice at Stade Matmut Atlantique on December 21, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Romain Perrocheau/Getty Images)

Mario Balotelli received his second red card of the season as Nice were held to a draw in Bordeaux. The eccentric striker has been in fine form for the Ligue 1 club since joining on a free transfer in the summer, scoring eight goals as Lucien Favre’s side have embarked on an unlikely title challenge (and currently sit at the …

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Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp ‘Is A Piece Of S**t’ According To Mario Balotelli’s Agent, Mino Raiola

Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool nightmare came to an end this week when a last-minute deal saw the Italian finally leave Anfield for pastures new in the south of France, at Ligue 1 side Nice. 26-year-old Balotelli has endured a stunning fall from grace since his hell-raising days at Manchester City, where negative front page press featured as frequently as his on-field …

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Done Deals: Two Leave Liverpool With One More Set To Follow

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Mario Balotelli of Liverpool warms up prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on February 22, 2015 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

It’s official – Mario Balotelli is no longer a Liverpool player. The 26-year-old is France’s problem now as he has completed a permanent move from Anfield to Ligue 1 OGC Nice, as confirmed by Liverpool Echo reporter James Pearce. Mario Balotelli has completed his move from #LFC to Nice on a free transfer. Permanent deal, not a loan. — James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) …

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Southampton Confirm The Appointment Of Their New Manager

Claude Puel Southampton

Southampton’s search for a successor to manager Ronald Koeman has come to an end. The Premier League side have today confirmed that former Lyon and Nice manager Claude Puel has agreed a three year deal with the club, and will be in charge for when the players return for pre-season training on July 1st. ✒️? We’re delighted to confirm the appointment …

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Jurgen Klopp Reaffirms His Status As Football’s Nicest Guy With Comments After Liverpool Vs Aston Villa

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Jurgen Klopp is unveiled as the new manager of Liverpool FC during a press conference at Anfield on October 9, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have been struggling for form so far in 2016. The Reds recorded their first win since January 23 yesterday as they pounded Aston Villa 6-0 away. The Villans are hurtling towards the Championship, and Remi Garde’s side lacked heart and ambition yesterday afternoon. Although there were a host of positives for Klopp to draw from the …

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