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Neymar Junior on the PSG exit ramp following Kylian Mbappe deal

Following one of the most drawn out transfer sagas in some time, Kylian Mbappe’s renewal may give birth to another long-running story at the start of the summer. Money is not a problem for Paris Saint-Germain and that is reflected in Mbappe’s new contract, but everything has its limit. The murky world of Financial Fair Play hasn’t been an issue for PSG lately, yet that too may come into play following Mbappe’s new deal. As a result, the Parisians are …

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Frederic Hermel claims Kylian Mbappe had said yes to Real Madrid

Perhaps no contract in history, certainly football history, has been subject to as much scrutiny as Kylian Mbappe’s new one with Paris Saint-Germain. The French forward’s contract was due to expire at the end of June and every twist and turn was told in detail over the course of months. Real Madrid remained calm throughout the process, briefing that they were confident Mbappe would end up in Madrid by the end of the summer. According to French journalist Frederic Hermel, …

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Real Betis set to bring in Brazilian central defender on a free

The number of quality footballers without a contract this summer is at an unprecedented level. Many players are deciding to run down in the contract in the knowledge that they will be able to benefit financially from the lack of a transfer fee. Lazio defender Luiz Felipe is also looking to take advantage of that. The Brazilian centre-back has been linked with a move to Spain for several months and after a 3-3 draw with Verona, Felipe appeared to say …

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Xavi tells Lenglet he’s not part of his Barca plans – report

Clement Lenglet has reportedly become the latest Barcelona player to be told he’s surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou by coach Xavi. The Barca boss has already admitted he’s spoken to Oscar Mingueza, Riqui Puig, Samuel Umtiti and Martin Braithwaite and it seems Lenglet’s also had some bad news. Diario AS are reporting Xavi told Lenglet “he is not part of the plans for next season” and thanked the Frenchman for his professionalism. The imminent arrival of Andreas Christensen …

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UEFA may have played role in Kylian Mbappe renewal decision

Since it was announced that Kylian Mbappe would be renewing his contract with Paris Saint-Germain, there has been a race to work out the key motives for his rejection of Real Madrid in Spain. The enormous salary obviously plays a part, while Ander Herrera pointed out that Mbappe has the opportunity to become the greatest player in PSG history. Yet Siro Lopez has pointed out another potential factor in Sport. A recent court ruling has reversed an initial decision which …

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Pedri intercambió autógrafos con Bottas y Guanyu en el Mundial de F1

Pedri González cambió este domingo el fútbol por el motor. El centrocampista azulgrana asistió al Mundial de España. Allí, visitó a los Alfa Romeo, donde compartió firmas con sus dos pilotos, Valtteri Bottas y Guanyu Zhou. El equipo italiano subió en sus redes sociales un vídeo donde Bottas y Zhou intercambiaron camisetas con Pedri. El 16 azulgrana fue protagonista en el circuito de Montmeló tras su visita con su hermano. La eliminación del Barça en los cuartos de final de la Europa League no …

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Philippe Coutinho opens up on Barcelona experience

The transfer of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona has become one of the most controversial of all time. The most expensive signing the Catalans have ever made and dubbed the replacement for Andres Iniesta, the former Liverpool star flattered to deceive during his time at Barcelona. Liverpool had remained steadfast about keeping Coutinho initially but after it became clear that Coutinho wanted to leave and in addition that there would be €135m on the table, they granted his wish. Or as …

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Ander Herrera gives inside account of Kylian Mbappe’s PSG renewal

When the news broke that Kylian Mbappe would be renewing at Paris Saint-Germain, the footballing news cycle went into overdrive. The first wind of confirmation came from Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio early on Saturday afternoon as the clocks ticked onwards, those reports gathered steam. By the time PSG’s squad was preparing for their match against FC Metz, the news was everywhere. For the players though, it was just the same as everyone else according to Ander Herrera. “After the …

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El Bayern insiste: Lewandowski cumplirá su contrato

Hassan Salihamidzic, director deportivo del Bayern de Múnich, concedió una entrevista al canal Sport1. El ejecutivo alemán, responsable de la planificación deportiva del club alemán, se expresó sobre el interés de Robert Lewandowski en no renovar y salir este mismo verano del Allianz Arena, pese a tener un alo más de contrato, en la misma línea que hasta ahora. Es decir, asegurando que el polaco cumplirá su contrato hasta el 30 de junio de 2023 pese a su voluntad de …

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Al-Khelaïfi se pone al frente de la 'operación Dembélé'

Consumada la renovación de Kilyan Mbappé hasta 2025, para indignación del Real Madrid, el PSG focalizará ahora sus esfuerzos en el fichaje de Ousmane Dembélé, un jugador al que tienen en el radar desde el mercado invernal y al que ya tantearon, con el Barça conocedor de todos los movimientos. En Francia avisan que la nueva ofensiva para repatriar al extremo arrancará enseguida y mantendrá los mismos parámetros. La participación clave del presidente Nasser Al-Khelaïfi en los contactos finales con Dembélé …

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