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Pastore not considering PSG exit to help World Cup chances

Javier Pastore is not contemplating leaving Paris Saint-Germain in January despite acknowledging that he needs to play more regularly if he is to get into Argentina’s World Cup squad. The playmaker joined PSG from Palermo ahead of the 2011-12 Ligue 1 season and was one of the first big signings …

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Ronaldo, Messi, Drogba and Gerrard make Liverpool striker Sturridge’s Ultimate XI

Daniel Sturridge has pieced together an iconic Ultimate XI made up of star turns from past and present, although he admits his team would “probably lose”. Over the course of his career, the 28-year-old has been fortunate to play with and against some of the finest talent in world football, …

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Bayern target PSG’s Draxler in hunt for Ribery replacement

Bayern Munich are on the hunt for a replacement for veteran winger Franck Ribery, with Paris Saint-Germain’s Julian Draxler touted as a standout candidate. According to France Football, Bayern are considering signing the Germany winger next summer, when Ribery’s contract expires. Bayern 15/2 to win CL with dabblebet There were rumours …

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Outcast at Chelsea but Traore open to Mourinho reunion at Man Utd

Bertrand Traore left Chelsea as a frustrated figure but has refused to rule out a possible return to England at Manchester United. The Burkina Faso international striker spent four years on the books at Stamford Bridge, having previously snubbed the option of heading for Old Trafford. United 12/1 to win …

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Neymar becomes the Joker and Mbappe gets his own castle – Ligue 1 goes social

Neymar has shown that he’s not only capable of taking things to another level on the field – he can do it at Halloween, too. The Brazilian was present as Paris Saint-Germain dismantled Anderlecht 5-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday, and then celebrated by going out to a party dressed as the Joker …

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Keita Balde on target in Monaco’s big win over Guingamp

Keita Balde was on target in Monaco’s 6-0 thrashing of Guingamp in Saturday’s French Ligue Un game. Guido Carrillo opened the scoring for hosts in the 10th minute and Adama Traore doubled the lead 17 minutes later. The Senegal international added a third for his side in the 36th minute. …

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Mbappe tops Lewandowski and Belotti for former Monaco team-mate Glik

Kamil Glik admits Kylian Mbappe is the best player he has worked with, placing him above the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Andrea Belotti. The teenage forward spent just one season working with Glik at Monaco, but it proved to be a memorable campaign as the Ligue 1 title was …

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‘PSG continue to cheat’ – La Liga chief Tebas hits out at Man City and Ligue 1 heavyweights

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City have been accused of cheating by Javier Tebas, with the La Liga president seeking Champions League expulsion if Financial Fair Play rules have been breached. The Ligue 1 and Premier League heavyweights continue to benefit from the presence of billionaire backers, with PSG bankrolled by …

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Mbappe: Neymar like a big brother to me at PSG

Kylian Mbappe is enjoying playing alongside Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain as the Brazil star is “like a big brother” with the teenage striker. Mbappe joined the Parc des Princes side from Monaco in a deal that will cost around €160 million shortly after Neymar made the switch to the French …

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Jardim claims Monaco deserved draw against Lyon

Leonardo Jardim said a draw would have been a fair result for Monaco after the Ligue 1 champions suffered a last-gasp loss to Lyon. Monaco were beaten 3-2 on Friday after Nabil Fekir scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as hosts Lyon triumphed in a pulsating encounter. Fekir struck in the …

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Monaco Beaten By Late Lyon Thunderbolt

Lyon’s players celebrate after thier teammate French forward Nabil Fekir (unseen) scored a goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Monaco, on October 13, 2017 at the Groupama stadium.  JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP Nabil Fekir’s last-gasp free-kick delivered three crucial points to Lyon in Ligue 1 Friday …

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‘Cristiano takes the penalties’ – Ramos and Ronaldo will avoid Neymar-Cavani incident

Sergio Ramos is confident Real Madrid can avoid a Neymar-Edinson Cavani penalty spat as he and Cristiano Ronaldo have spot-kick rights. If the Blancos have their talismanic Portuguese forward on the field, then he will step up from 12 yards when required. Madrid -1 v Getafe – 4/6 with dabblebet …

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Ballon d’Or 2017: Neymar, Messi & Griezmann among nominees

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lead an illustrious list of 30 players nominated for the 2017 Ballon d’Or award. The full list of top footballers was revealed across Monday by organisers France Football, with Champions League and La Liga winners Real Madrid dominating with seven nominees. Following unprecedented back-to-back Champions League wins, Real Madrid …

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Manchester United lead the latest crop of winners from Soccerway’s betting guide

With so much information available to the online bettor, it can be tough to narrow the array of detail to identify what makes a worthwhile selection. That’s where Soccerway’s betting guide comes in. Their team of experts use the stats-based site and it’s various tools, together with the latest Opta …

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Red-Hot Falcao Stars As Monaco Thrash Lille

Monaco’s Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille OSC (LOSC) and Monaco on September 22, 2017 at the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium. DENIS CHARLET / AFP Radamel Falcao scored a brace as French champions Monaco romped to a 4-0 thumping of Lille …

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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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