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‘Neymar shouldn’t even have to ask!’ – Balotelli takes Brazilian’s side in Cavani penalty drama

Mario Balotelli has defended “crack” Neymar for trying to impose himself on set pieces at new club Paris Saint-Germain. During Sunday’s win over Lyon, the €222 million summer signing and Edinson Cavani argued over set pieces, with both rowing over the penalty that the Uruguay striker subsequently failed to score. PSG …

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Arrogant Neymar needs to treat Cavani & his PSG team-mates with respect

“It’s my ball and you’re not getting it,” Dani Alves seemed to say as he pushed team-mate Edinson Cavani away from a free kick at the edge of the Lyon box before sliding it around his body to allow international team-mate Neymar to try his luck.  The subsequent effort was …

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PSG sign ‘one of the best’ FIFA players in the world

PSG have signed one of the best players in the world… of FIFA! With eSports, otherwise known as competitive gaming, continuing to grow in popularity, numerous clubs are putting together teams comprised of the finest FIFA players on the planet. The release of FIFA 18 draws ever nearer – those …

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Neymar: I am not obsessed with the Ballon d’Or

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar insists team trophies are more important to him than winning a first Ballon d’Or. The Brazil international joined from Barcelona in a world-record €222million transfer last month, in a move that many considered to be motivated by a desire to escape the shadow of Lionel Messi and …

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UEFA will not investigate Man City or PSG following La Liga complaint

UEFA will not take any action against Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain as a result of La Liga’s complaint regarding state-backed sponsorships, Goal understands. Spanish league president Javier Tebas had called for European football’s governing body to more strictly enforce its own Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations and open an investigation into City, as …

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Mbappe has ‘a lot to prove’ at PSG in deal worth €180m

Kylian Mbappe admits he still has “a lot to learn” after joining Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco on a season-long loan. The striker’s move from Monaco was officially confirmed on transfer deadline day, with PSG initially getting the teenager on a season-long loan with the option to buy for a reported …

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‘Nothing is impossible’ – Marseille president opens door to Diego Costa move

Olympique de Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud has refused to rule out the possibility of his side making a move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.  Costa is currently in exile in Brazil, having been told by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte he is not in the club’s plans for 2017-18.  Marseille 9/2 on …

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Who is the next Mbappe? Ligue 1’s young stars to watch out for in 2017-18

COMMENT Kylian Mbappe’s explosive start to life in Ligue 1 means that he has established himself as the rising star of world football. Although the teenage Monaco striker has caught the spotlight like no other player in the history of France’s top flight, Le Championnat has earned the reputation as …

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Neymar completes frightening PSG attack alongside Cavani and Di Maria, says Alex

Neymar can be part of another celebrated forward trident at Paris Saint-Germain according to former Brazil defender Alex. The 25-year-old left Barcelona in a world-record €222million deal last week, bringing an end to his alliance with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. Neymar top Champions League scorer at 12/1 PSG travel …

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Monaco bolster attack with Ghezzal

Ligue 1 champions Monaco have signed Algeria international Rachid Ghezzal on a four-year contract. The 25-year-old was released in June by Lyon, where he progressed through the youth ranks and scored 11 goals in 86 Ligue 1 appearances from 2012. As reported by Goal last Friday, Ghezzal spurned interest from the likes of …

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‘I would have gone too’ – Brazil legend Cafu defends Neymar’s PSG switch

Legendary Brazilian full-back Cafu has backed Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain, saying he would have done the same in his position.  Neymar evens to win Ballon d’Or by 2020 Neymar was finally presented as a PSG player on Friday after weeks of rumour and speculation over his …

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VIDEO: EA Sports reveals Neymar’s FIFA 18 Ones To Watch card

EA Sports have dropped more Neymar news, with the video game maker officially revealing that the new Paris Saint-Germain superstar will be among the Ones To Watch in FIFA 18.  While the ratings on the card are not final, the slick video shared by EA shows one of the former Barcelona …

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Dani Alves credits those who talked him away from Man City and towards PSG

Dani Alves has revealed that a Brazilian contingent now bolstered by Neymar convinced him to join Paris Saint-Germain rather than Manchester City. The 34-year-old was expected to head for the Etihad Stadium this summer after negotiating his release by Italian champions Juventus. Neymar to win Ballon d’Or 2018 – 9/2 …

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VIDEO: Neymar arrives at Paris hotel after completing move from Barcelona

Neymar has arrived!  The 25-year-old Brazilian is in Paris and has arrived at his hotel, where a throng of fans were waiting to cheer for their new €222 million star.  PSG 1/5 to win Ligue 1 After completing his move from Barcelona to PSG, the former Barcelona star was greeted by chanting …

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Milan CEO won’t rule out moving for Falcao or Ibrahimovic

Former Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Monaco striker Radamel Falcao are being considered by AC Milan, according to CEO Marco Fassone. Ibrahimovic is a free agent and recovering from a serious knee injury after he was released by United and the 35-year-old has been linked with a return to …

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Emery lauds PSG after Trophee des Champions triumph

The PSG boss was happy with his side’s calmness in their come-from-behind victory over Monaco in the Trophee des Champions on Saturday Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery praised the composure of his team after the French giants came from behind to beat Monaco 2-1 in the Trophee des Champions. …

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Barca star Neymar confirms China tour after apparent U-turn

The PSG target used Chinese social media platform Weibo to announce his imminent arrival, after the tour was initially thought to be cancelled Barcelona forward Neymar will travel to China after the trip was initially thought to have been cancelled due to “transfer issues” as he continues to be linked …

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Prince Albert II doubts Mbappe will leave Monaco amid Madrid interest

The royal figure has warned the 18-year-old France international against joining a club like Real Madrid where he won’t be assured playing time Prince Albert II dismissed the idea of Kylian Mbappe leaving Monaco, instead talking up the prospect of a new contract with the Ligue 1 champions. Mbappe is …

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Perez: Difficult to find a place for Mbappe at Real Madrid

The Champions League winners are monitoring the 18-year-old, but the president says his age means he will not be guaranteed a place in the team Florentino Perez says Zinedine Zidane is interested in Kylian Mbappe, but admits it would be difficult to find a place for him at Real Madrid. …

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