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PSG prepared to play remaining UCL games overseas

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to play their remaining UEFA Champions League games overseas if it's not possible to do so in France, club president Nasser Al-Khelafi has said. It was announced on Tuesday that the top two tiers of French domestic football would not be resuming after French prime minister Edouard Philippe confirmed the ban on all sporting events, including those that hold without fans until at least September due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Ligue 1 leaders were 12 points clear at the top of the table with 11 games left. They were in pursuit of their seventh Ligue 1 title in 8 years. However, it remains to be seen if the title will be awarded or if relegations and promotions will be allowed. The Ligue de Football Professional (LFP) is expected to meet next month to ma...
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Dortmund CEO teases PSG after UCL round of 16 first-leg victory

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has teased Paris Saint-Germain and saying that their world will be falling apart due to the possibility of another early elimination in the UEFA Champions League. Dortmund beat PSG 2:1 in the first leg of their round of 16 encounters at the Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday, the same stage they've failed to progress from in the last three seasons of the competition. Watzke claimed that this gives Dortmund a huge psychological advantage going into the second-leg at the Parc des Princes in three weeks. READ: Barca set to complete deal for Martin Braithwaite "We are the deserved winners," Watzke told Sky Sports after the match. "There is maximum pressure on Paris now. "We have good chances to progress in the second leg. For Paris a world wil...
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Marquinhos signs new four-and-a-half year deal with PSG

Brazilian defender Marquinhos has signed a new four-and-a-half-year deal with Paris-Saint Germain. Therefore, his commitment to the Ligue 1 giants is till 2024, an extension of his current deal by two years. Marquinhos is PSG's vice-captain behind fellow Brazilian Thiago Silva. It can be recalled that he joined the French outfit from Roma in July 2013 and has played his part in five domestic league triumphs for the side. The new deal was confirmed by the club on Monday as they called him "one of the most successful players in the history of Paris Saint-Germain". Marquinhos added: "Paris and PSG have every argument for me to stay here and extend my contract. "It's an ambitious club that still wants to do great things, making football and club history. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL ...
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PSG make Emre Can number one transfer target in January

Paris Saint-Germain are keen on signing Juventus midfielder Emre Can in the January transfer window, reports suggest. The German international chose to remain with the Old Ladies after being linked with a departure from Turin in the course of the summer transfer window after the arrival of Maurizio Sarri. READ: Pique – We offered to change our contracts to bring Neymar back Rumors of a potential departure for Can heightened after he was dropped from the Old Ladies' UEFA Champions League squad. Meanwhile, PSG who reportedly unsuccessfully tried to sign the German in the summer are ready to make another move for him in January as he is their number one target in the winter transfer window. Emre Can joined Juventus from Liverpool in 2018 for free after his contract with the Reds e...
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Juve join Inter and PSG in race to sign Ivan Rakitic

According to a report from Calciomercato, Serie A giants Juventus have entered the race to sign Barcelona midfielder and Croatia international Ivan Rakitc. Rakitic has been linked with a move away from Barcelona in the January transfer window after seeing his playing time reduced due to the arrival of Frankie De Jong from Ajax in the summer in a deal worth €75 million. READ: Lampard showing he’s Chelsea’s ideal boss with results on the pitch The Croatian has previously attracted interest from the likes of Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and Premier League club Manchester United. However, recent reports suggest that the Old Ladies have now entered the race to sign the midfielder in January. Ivan Rakitic, 31, has been with Barcelona since the summer of 2014 and has 175 league a...
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Cavani could be available for free; Juventus sounded out

Edinson Cavani may soon be available for free as negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over an extension continues to stall with both parties yet to agree. Therefore, his representatives are beginning to consider other possibilities. According to sources from Calciomercato, his reps have several meetings scheduled, and one of such is a meeting with Serie A giants Juventus. The Uruguay striker has attracted interest from the Old Ladies in the past. READ: Sterling calls out Bulgaria coach after racial abuse from home fans Edinson Cavani's contract expires this summer and the next move will be a free transfer. Meanwhile, Juventus' plan for attacking reinforcements don't include a gargantuan investment, so everything appears to be cold for now until further evaluation is done. PSG ...
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UCL – Di Maria on brace song as PSG thrash Madrid 3 nil

Angel Di Maria was on hand to haunt Real Madrid as Paris Saint-Germain appeared not to miss key men like Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in their 3 nil thrashing of Real Madrid at the Parc des Princes in the UEFA Champions League group stage encounter on Wednesday. The former Real Madrid man scored a brace on the night and stole the show. His goals were nothing short of sensational as he began by bursting into the box and firing past Thibaut Courtois at the near post in the opening minutes of the game. READ: Pochettino fumes after Olympiacos draw – Spurs didn’t respect plan The second was top notch as he took one touch to position himself right and thump a beauty of a curler past Courtois from 22 yards. After this, Real Madrid had a Gareth Bale goal disallowed for an initial handball in ...
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Dani Alves announces departure from PSG

Dani Alves has announced his departure from Paris Saint-Germain after spending two seasons at the Parc des Princes. He made this known in an Instagram post where he explained that he was closing another chapter of his career. Excerpts from his lengthy statement read: "Today I close another cycle in my life, a cycle of victory, learning and experiences". "I would like to thank the PSG family for the opportunity to together build a page in the history of this club. "I would like to thank all the staff for their affection, respect, and complicity from day one ... you make this club a little more special." READ: Madrid legend Raul to take charge of Castilla The 36-year-old Brazilian joined PSG from Juventus in 2017 and won two Ligue 1 titles with them. However, he fell short ...
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PSG eye £60m bid for Da Gea and will meet wage demands

According to reports, Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are preparing a £60m bid for Manchester United shot-stopper David de Gea as his contract renewal talks with the Old Trafford outfit continues to linger. PSG are reportedly prepared to meet the goalie's demand of £350,000-a-week in order to entice him to the Parc des Princes. David de Gea currently has just 1 year left in his current United deal and could opt for adventures elsewhere, thereby forcing the club to cash in on him rather than let him go for free when his contract expires. CHECK OUT TODAY'S LATEST SURE FOOTBALL BETTING TIPS It's no more news that the Spain international has struggled this season, and more so since new gaffer, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as United boss. Regardless, Da Gea has not cover...
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Ajax star De Jong set to make Barcelona move

Reports are rife that Ajax starlet Frenkie de Jong could be set to complete a move to Barcelona, thus ending months of speculations about his future. According to Catalunya Radio, Frenkie de Jong prefers a move to the Camp Nou despite concrete interest from Ligue 1 giants Paris-Saint Germain. The player's agent has reportedly informed other interested parties in the likes of Manchester City, PSG, and Juventus, that his client prefers a move to Barcelona. READ: Milan set to complete Piatek deal today Barcelona are eager to finalize the deal and will proceed by sending club delegates to Amsterdam on Wednesday to ensure that the player's signature is secured ahead of the proposed move. Frenkie de Jong will cost the Catalans a whopping £66 million, with the club intent on making...