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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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First Stop: Merseyside – Everton legend takes UEFA Europa League Trophy on Tour

Not everyone will be able to get their hands on the famous UEFA Europa League trophy this season. But competition sponsors Enterprise Rent-A-Car are ensuring it will be seen by more than just the victors, after electing to take the trophy on a journey across the continent ahead of the …

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WATCH: Fan carrying child gets involved in Everton-Lyon players’ brawl

A fight broke out among several Everton and Lyon players during their Europa League game on Thursday after Ashley Williams pushed Anthony Lopes. The Toffees went down 2-1 to the French side at Goodison Park, a result which puts manager Ronald Koeman’s job in further doubt as their poor start …

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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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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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Paris Saint-Germain 2 Lyon 0: Own goal double maintains 100 per cent start for Emery’s men

Paris Saint-Germain needed two big slices of fortune to see off a determined Lyon side and continue their perfect start. Two late own goals helped Paris Saint-Germain maintain their 100 per cent record in Ligue 1 with a hard fought 2-0 win over Lyon at the Parc des Princes.  The …

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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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Depay started season frustrated at Man Utd but ends on the highest of highs

The Netherlands international forward enjoyed a return to form after leaving Old Trafford for Lyon and is now engaged to girlfriend Lori Harvey It has been quite some 12 months for Memphis Depay, with his struggles at Manchester United countered by a move to Lyon and getting engaged. The Netherlands …

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AC Milan in talks to sign Rodriguez, agent reveals

A representative of the Switzerland international has confirmed that the left-back is in discussions to complete a move from Wolfsburg to San Siro AC Milan are interested in signing Ricardo Rodriguez and talks between the Serie A club and Wolfsburg are developing, according to the player’s representative. Rodriguez’s agent Fabio Parisi …

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WATCH: Memphis Depay’s outrageous goal from halfway line wins Ligue 1 Goal of the Season

Marginalised at Old Trafford and forced to set up shop at Lyon, the Dutchman continues to make headlines for the right reasons It’s fair to say Memphis Depay has hit the ground running since joining Lyon from Manchester United, but there was no running required in his effort which eventually …

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Ajax 4 Lyon 1: Traore at the double for awesome Amsterdammers

On-loan Chelsea youngster Bertrand Traore scored a goal in each half as Ajax ran amok in their Europa League semi-final with Lyon. Ajax took a huge step towards securing a place in the Europa League final with a magnificent 4-1 win over Lyon at the Johan Cruyff ArenA. Bertrand Traore, Kasper …

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