Tag Archives: France Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe tested for coronavirus because PSG hotshot suffers from severe angina

By | 10th March 2020

KYLIAN MBAPPE has been tested for coronavirus with the Paris Saint-Germain star suffering from a bout of angina. The World Cup winner, 21, is now a doubt for his side’s Champions League last-16 second-leg clash with Borussia Dortmund. PSG trail 2-1 from the first-leg thanks to two goals from Erling Haaland. Mbappe has missed training […]

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Man Utd line up £60m transfer bid for Moussa Dembele with scouts impressed by Lyon striker

By | 10th March 2020

MANCHESTER UNITED are lining up a fresh £60million move for Moussa Dembele this summer. The Lyon striker has impressed Red Devils scouts over the past few weeks, following a solid goalscoring run. He was wanted by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in January, but the French giants were reluctant to sell. Now, United are keen to land […]

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Man Utd joined by PSG in transfer race for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and will ‘go all-out’ to seal £87m transfer

By | 9th March 2020

PSG could hijack Manchester United’s £87million pursuit of Lazio star man Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Amid interest from Chelsea, Real Madrid and Juventus, the French champions are reportedly ready to make the first serious move for the Serbia midfielder. The 25-year-old.s contract runs until 2024 so Serie A title challengers Lazio can hold out for their asking […]

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Furious ex-Chelsea boss Villas-Boas held back by assistant as he gets sent off for confronting ref after Marseille draw

By | 7th March 2020

ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS had to be restrained by his assistant after he was sent off for confronting the referee after Marseille were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Amiens. The former Chelsea manager saw his side drop points for the second time in three games following a late comeback from their relegation-threatened opponents. Second-placed […]

Man Utd hampered with highest wage bill in the Premier League – but they’re miles off European leaders Barcelona

By | 6th March 2020

MANCHESTER UNITED’s staggering wage bill was the Premier League’s highest for 2018/19. The Red Devils paid out a whopping £332million in salaries for the period but that is still more than £100m less than LaLiga giants Barcelona. According to accounts filed to Companies House, bitter rivals Man City are close behind United having paid out […]

Saint-Etienne fans swarm pitch as they reach first French Cup final in 38 years – days after violent clash at Lyon

By | 6th March 2020

SAINT-ETIENNE fans swarmed the pitch after a dramatic 2-1 win over Rennes saw them reach their first French Cup final in 38 years. Ryad Boudebouz emerged from the bench to score in injury time as Claude Puel’s side came from behind to set a date with Paris Saint-Germain in what will be a repeat of […]

Monaco star Gelson Martins banned for SIX MONTHS for pushing referee following red card

By | 6th March 2020

MONACO star Gelson Martins has been banned from football for SIX MONTHS for pushing a referee during the 3-1 defeat against Nimes last month. The Portuguese international was shown a straight red card for shoving official Mikael Lesage twice after being left enraged by the decision to send team-mate Tiemoue Bakayoko off moments prior. Former […]

PSG willing to sell anyone in their squad, including Neymar, in order to keep Real Madrid transfer target Kylian Mbappe

By | 5th March 2020

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are reportedly willing to sell anyone in their squad, including Neymar, in order to keep Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe. Spanish outlet AS claim that the Ligue 1 champions are prepared to break their own club wage record to secure the Frenchman’s future. PSG see Mbappe as their crown jewel and are ready […]

PSG to deny Neymar and Kylian Mbappe permission to play in Tokyo 2020 Olympics after writing to French FA

By | 3rd March 2020

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN will not allow star forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to represent their countries at the Olympics this summer, according to reports. Brazil and France respectively are desperate to have their poster boys available in Japan, but the Ligue 1 giants are playing hardball. As the Olympics do not fall under Fifa’s jurisdiction, PSG […]

Shock as fan, 39, dies in stands during Marseille clash at Nimes after suspected heart attack

By | 2nd March 2020

A FOOTBALL fan reportedly died during Nimes and Marseille’s clash at the weekend. French media claim a Nimes supporter suffered a heart attack just before half-time on Friday evening. He has been named as 39-year-old Cedric Deubel, who was attending the match with his son. It’s said he went to use the toilet but collapsed […]