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Soccer – Ligue 1 news: Kylian Mbappe workload a concern for PSG boss Tuchel

Soccer – Ligue 1 news: Kylian Mbappe workload a concern for PSG boss Tuchel

The Frenchman has excelled in the absence of Neymar and Edinson Cavani but the Les Parisiens manager is wary over the star forward’s workload Thomas Tuchel will make a late call on Kylian Mbappe’s fitness when Paris Saint-Germain travel to Montpellier on Wednesday. Mbappe volleyed a superb winner – his 19th goal in 18 Ligue 1…

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Soccer – PSG news: Kylian Mbappe only behind Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo and can be ‘the next genuine superstar in football’, says Bixente Lizarazu

Soccer – PSG news: Kylian Mbappe only behind Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo and can be ‘the next genuine superstar in football’, says Bixente Lizarazu

A World Cup winner from France’s past has hailed one of the present, with Paris Saint-Germain’s star forward being tipped to become a modern day icon Kylian Mbappe only sits behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the global pecking order, says Bixente Lizarazu, with the Paris Saint-Germain forward boasting the potential to be “the…

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Soccer – ‘I played it instinctively’ – Kylian Mbappe pleased with stunning winner for PSG

Soccer – ‘I played it instinctively’ – Kylian Mbappe pleased with stunning winner for PSG

The forward netted a stunning first-time winner for his side on Sunday and says that his perseverance paid off in the long run Kylian Mbappe was back scoring stunners on Sunday, netting a first-time volley from a ball over his head to hand Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne.   Both sides seemed to lack the…

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Soccer – Jose Mourinho news: ‘I can imagine myself in Ligue 1’ – Mourinho sparks speculation of French connection amid PSG links

Soccer – Jose Mourinho news: ‘I can imagine myself in Ligue 1’ – Mourinho sparks speculation of French connection amid PSG links

The Portuguese manager has teased that he may make a return to coaching in France’s top flight in the wake of his exit from Manchester United Jose Mourinho has suggested that he could make a return to managerial work in Ligue 1 after attending Lille’s home game against Montpellier. The Portuguese, who has worked as…

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Soccer – Champions League news: Impossible for Neymar to face Man Utd, says PSG star’s father

Soccer – Champions League news: Impossible for Neymar to face Man Utd, says PSG star’s father

The Brazilian will not be making a miracle recovery from injury in time to feature against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team in the Champions League Neymar will not recover from his metatarsal injury in time to feature in Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League return clash with Manchester United, according to his father, who indicated that the forward…

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Soccer – Saint-Etienne vs PSG: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

Soccer – Saint-Etienne vs PSG: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

After their midweek heroics against Manchester United at Old Trafford, Thomas Tuchel’s side face another difficult away trip Paris Saint-Germain will aim to continue their recent run of success when they visit Saint-Etienne’s Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Ligue 1 duty on Sunday. Heading into round 25 of action in France’s top flight, PSG command a 10-point…

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Soccer – Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City striker mourned at funeral in Argentina

Soccer – Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City striker mourned at funeral in Argentina

The former Nantes star’s death has been described as “like a hard punch” as friends and family gathered for the Argentine’s funeral Mourners have paid their final respects to Emiliano Sala at a funeral for the late Cardiff City striker in his native Argentina. A special memorial was held at a sports hall in the…

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Soccer – Lille news: Leao dismisses Mbappe comparisons – ‘I still have everything to prove’

Soccer – Lille news: Leao dismisses Mbappe comparisons – ‘I still have everything to prove’

Despite being dubbed the ‘Portuguese Mbappe’ by Lille fans, Rafael Leao insists he has not finished developing as a player Lille forward Rafael Leao has enjoyed an excellent start to life in Ligue 1 but has dismissed comparisons with France World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe, saying: “I still have everything to prove.” Leao joined Christophe Galtier’s…

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Soccer – Saint-Etienne v PSG: Tuchel sweating on Neymar and Cavani as injuries mount

Soccer – Saint-Etienne v PSG: Tuchel sweating on Neymar and Cavani as injuries mount

The German is struggling with a growing injury list as the champions prepare to face Saint-Etienne Thomas Tuchel offered no update on the condition of Neymar or Edinson Cavani ahead of Paris Saint-Germain’s clash with Saint-Etienne but confirmed Thomas Meunier and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting would miss the game amid mounting injury problems. Right-back Meunier missed…

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Soccer – Emiliano Sala funeral: Service for Cardiff City striker to take place in Argentina

Soccer – Emiliano Sala funeral: Service for Cardiff City striker to take place in Argentina

The ceremony will take place in the Cardiff City striker’s hometown of Progreso in the Santa Fe province at 10:00 GMT (07:00 local time) Emiliano Sala’s funeral will take place in Argentina on Saturday in a private ceremony in his hometown of Progreso. The Cardiff City striker’s body was found in the wreckage of the plane…

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Soccer – ‘Life is for warriors’ – Neymar defiant on social media as injury recovery continues

Soccer – ‘Life is for warriors’ – Neymar defiant on social media as injury recovery continues

The Brazilian is out injured, but that has not stopped the Paris Saint-Germain star taking to social media to post a message of defiance Neymar has used social media to share a defiant message as he continues his recovery from a metatarsal injury. Paris Saint-Germain’s star man has been out of action since sustaining the injury…

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Soccer – Man City transfer target Tanguy Ndombele can be new Paul Pogba, says Lyon boss Bruno Genesio

Soccer – Man City transfer target Tanguy Ndombele can be new Paul Pogba, says Lyon boss Bruno Genesio

The 22-year-old midfielder has caught the eye of several Premier League teams and has been linked to Juventus and his current coach understands why Tanguy Ndombele “can be a new Paul Pogba” according to Lyon coach Bruno Genesio, who is unsurprised that the France midfielder has been linked with Juventus. Ndombele has thrived since arriving…

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Soccer – Premier League transfer news: Gueye still wants to make ‘last great step’ to PSG after Everton snub January bids

Soccer – Premier League transfer news: Gueye still wants to make ‘last great step’ to PSG after Everton snub January bids

The midfielder hopes he has not missed a “golden opportunity” by being denied a move to the French champions in the January window Idrissa Gueye has not given up hope of joining Paris Saint-Germain after Everton rejected two bids for him in January. Toffees manager Marco Silva confirmed late in the transfer window that the…

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Soccer – Celtic news: Charlie Nicholas compares USMNT star to former Arsenal & Real Madrid forward Nicolas Anelka and expects PSG to face future fight

Soccer – Celtic news: Charlie Nicholas compares USMNT star to former Arsenal & Real Madrid forward Nicolas Anelka and expects PSG to face future fight

Charlie Nicholas has been impressed by the United States forward during his short time in Scotland and believes he will attract interest this summer Celtic loanee Timothy Weah has been compared to former Arsenal and Real Madrid forward Nicolas Anelka by Charlie Nicholas. At 18 years of age, the United States international has been forced…

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Soccer – French Connection: Meet Walter Benitez, ‘The Wall’ of Ligue 1

Soccer – French Connection: Meet Walter Benitez, ‘The Wall’ of Ligue 1

The Argentinian goalkeeper is leading Europe’s Top Five leagues in the stats and making quite an impression in Le Championnat – the League of Talents It is with some justification that Nice goalkeeper Walter Benitez has steadily become known as ‘The Wall’ this season. The Argentine started the season as Patrick Vieira’s second choice between…

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Soccer – Champions League news: PSG boss Tuchel suprised by Di Maria’s hostile Old Trafford reception

Soccer – Champions League news: PSG boss Tuchel suprised by Di Maria’s hostile Old Trafford reception

The Paris Saint Germain boss waxed lyrical over the Argentine’s performance on his return to the Theatre of Dreams Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel admits he was surprised by the boos Angel Di Maria received during the first leg last-16 win over Manchester United. The Argentina winger was regularly jeered by the home fans at Old Trafford, who…

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Soccer – Martins and Leao make their mark but Kanga is the star – the Ligue 1 Performance Index

Soccer – Martins and Leao make their mark but Kanga is the star – the Ligue 1 Performance Index

The Angers forward was Le Championnat’s outstanding player, gaining a better score than the rising starts from Monaco and Lille Angers striker Wilfried Kanga bounced back from disappointment in the most impressive way possible at the weekend, scoring twice as he led his side to a stunning 2-1 success away to in-form Strasbourg. He silenced…

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Soccer – Emiliano Sala plane crash: Cardiff City signing’s death caused by head and trunk injuries, coroner confirms

Soccer – Emiliano Sala plane crash: Cardiff City signing’s death caused by head and trunk injuries, coroner confirms

The plane carrying the new Cardiff City player and his pilot David Ibbotson disappeared over the English Channel on January 21 Emiliano Sala’s death was caused by injuries to his head and trunk, it has been confirmed. Argentine striker Sala was on board a Piper Malibu aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel last month…

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Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: Lille’s Rafael Leao better than Juventus star as a youth, says former coach

Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: Lille’s Rafael Leao better than Juventus star as a youth, says former coach

The 19-year-old is in sensational form as his club fight for second place in Ligue 1, but it is no surprise for his former youth trainer Lille star Rafael Leao was “better than Cristiano Ronaldo” when he was a youth academy star, his former coach says. The 19-year-old left Sporting CP after 10 years with the…

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Soccer – Manchester United v PSG: Cavani a major doubt – Tuchel

Soccer – Manchester United v PSG: Cavani a major doubt – Tuchel

The Uruguayan threatens to add to PSG’s injury woes after suffering an apparent thigh problem on Saturday after scoring against Bordeaux Thomas Tuchel acknowledged he could be without Marco Verratti and Edinson Cavani for Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League trip to Manchester United on Tuesday. Cavani scored the only goal of the game from the spot…

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