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De Laurentiis to negotiate with PSG for Allan

According to Calciomercato, a trip for bonding purposes between Napoli Chief Aurelio De Laurentiis and his family to Paris could also be an avenue for negotiation between Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain for midfielder Allan. Allan is reportedly a priority for the Ligue 1 giants with contacts between the two clubs being said to have intensified in the past days. PSG boss Tuchel reportedly requested more bodies in midfield with Allan receiving the most priority. READ: Aubameyang urges Emery to keep playing two strikers Therefore, Nasser Al Khelaifi reached out to De Laurentiis last week, hoping to hasten the negotiations for the midfielder. Reports suggest that Napoli have slapped a €100 million price tag on the midfielder while PSG are willing to spend less than the aforementione...
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Arthur praying for Neymar’s return to Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo is hoping that Neymar makes a return to the Camp Nou less than 18 months after he left the Catalan club to join Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal. The Brazil international has gone on to score 44 goals in 49 games for PSG. However, there are speculations that Neymar may not be happy at the Parc des Princes and is interested in a return to Barcelona. In a report by Xinhua news agency, Arthur said: “Personally, I’m praying that he comes because he is a great player.” CLICK HERE FOR TODAY'S LATEST FREE FOOTBALL BETTING TIPS “That’s unquestionable. The more top qualify players we have, the better [for Barcelona]. But only he knows. I don’t how if there are negotiations and possibilities of him coming back. He is a personal fr...
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Buffon – Others would’ve left Juve if not for Ronaldo

Gianluigi Buffon has revealed that he was stressed out at the end of his Juventus career and claims that other players would have called it quits at the club if Cristiano Ronaldo hadn's arrived. Buffon left Juventus in the summer for PSG on a free transfer after a 17-year career with the Serie A giants. He also added that some incidents, most notably, the lashing out against referee Michael Oliver affected him. In a chat with Tiki Taka, Buffon said: “I think, speaking in a friendly way with the President after such a long and stressful period because being a Juventus player and captain weighs on you a little, even if it’s an honour, the time had come for us to go our separate ways." READ: Controversy after Women’s ballon d’Or winner was asked to twerk “I considered retiring or ...
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Klopp – The referee made us look like butchers

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has slammed the referee that officiated the UCL game against PSG at the Pac des Princes on Wednesday. Liverpool suffered a 2:1 defeat which put their chances of qualifying to the round of 16 in doubt. Neymar scored the second goal on the day to ensure that Liverpool suffered their third away defeat in the group. Juan Bernat opened the scoring for the French champions in the 13th minute before Neymar added the second. However, Liverpool had a chance to get back into the game when they were awarded a penalty after Sadio Mane was fouled. James Milner scored the resultant penalty for the Reds, but it was not enough. Klopp's men were unable to mount a significant threat in the second half in what was an average performance and they were second best all throu...
Buffon very close to PSG move, details revealed!
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Buffon very close to PSG move, details revealed!

Gigi Buffon is edging closer to a move to PSG after leaving Juventus. He left the Serie A giants following the expiration of his contract. He wants to continue playing and found the offer from PSG too attractive to decline. According to Corriere dello Sport, Buffon will be signed on a two-year deal that will see him earn €8 million per year. He will also be the first choice goalie as he seeks to end his career on a high after yet another disappointment in the Champions League with Juventus last season. The player has been criticized for being attracted to the Ligue 1 giants for money, with one former Juventus player claiming that money was the motivation for Buffon ahead of the move and not the Champions League. Former Juventus keeper Tacconi talked to Itasportpress and said: “...
Ceferin – FFP sanctions not intended to kill anyone
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Ceferin – FFP sanctions not intended to kill anyone

  UEFA President Alexander Ceferin has given assurance that Financial Fair Play sanctions are not intended to kill anyone. This is coming after Milan's voluntary agreement was rejected late last year, while PSG could also be suspect, after allegedly inflating the value of sponsorship deals. When asked about the two clubs during an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, Ceferin responded: “We’re speaking in general, we don’t want to kill anyone or say ‘do this or you’re out’ “We’ll do everything we can to help everyone, we’re not the police, but there are also rules to be respected. It’s an independent judiciary.” READ: Rangers flop Pena causes uproar for buying beer after training Ceferin also responded to questions about potential changes to the legislation, and the moot...
PSG chief blames poor officiating for PSG’s loss to Madrid
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PSG chief blames poor officiating for PSG’s loss to Madrid

  PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelafi has blamed Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi for his supposedly poor decisions that went against PSG in the course of their 3:1 defeat to Real Madrid in the first leg of their round of 16 tie at the Bernabeu. The opener on the night was scored by France international Adrien Rabiot, although Cristiano Ronaldo responded with a brace before Marcelo added the third to give the Madrid outfit some cushion before the second leg encounter in France. Whilst speaking with beIN Sports in an interview after the game, Al-Khelafi expressed his dissatisfaction whilst pointing out last year's loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou. "We can also speak about the referee," Al-Khelaifi said. "Two yellow cards, which were not, and an offside against Kylian [Mbappe] th...
Lucas Moura attracting loan interest from Tottenham
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Lucas Moura attracting loan interest from Tottenham

  Tottenham Hotspur have enquired on the availability of PSG winger Lucas Moura, expressing their interest to acquire him on a loan deal Lucas Moura has struggled to get games to his belt this season and is keen to leave PSG in January. Reports from Le 10 Sport suggests that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has no intention of stri8king a permanent deal for the Brazilian this January, but has informed PSG of his readiness to stri8ke a deal if the player is made available on loan. READ: Man United to battle Man City for Alexis Sanchez According to Le Parisien earlier this week, PSG are holding out for 40 million Euros for Lucas Moura, as the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool are also interested in the player. Lucas Moura was the most sought-after Brazilian player in 201...
PSG looking to cash in on Guedes in the January transfer window
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PSG looking to cash in on Guedes in the January transfer window

  Reports suggest that Ligue 1 giants PSG are ready to cash in on Goncalo Guedes who is currently on a loan stint with Valencia in the La Liga, in the January transfer window. The Portuguese international has been impressive since he made the loan move to Valencia for a season from PSG last summer, with his performance enabling Valencia to find a place in the top 3 on the log READ: Talking points from the first round of the 2017/18 season According to Marca, PSG needs to raise quick funds to better their position with UEFA's financial fair play after their summer moves for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe The Ligue 1 outfit believes that the sale of the Portuguese can generate 35 million euros. Meanwhile, Valencia are also reportedly desperate to secure Guedes on a permanent de...
Iniesta – It would annoy me a bit if Neymar joins Madrid
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Iniesta – It would annoy me a bit if Neymar joins Madrid

  Andreas Iniesta has revealed that he would be annoyed if former Barcelona star man Neymar leaves PSG to join La Liga rivals Real Madrid. Reports suggested that Madrid president Florentino Perez attempted to acquire Neymar's signature before he joined Barcelona in 2013, and also opined that Neymar would stand a decent chance of winning the Ballon D'Or if he made a move to the Santiago Bernabeu. READ: Modric criticizes VAR goal line technology after CWC fixture Luis Suarez had recently said that Neymar had huge admiration for Barcelona and would not move to Real Madrid, although Iniesta was quick to point out that there was a possibility as he had seen strange things happen in the past. When asked if he could see Real Madrid side parading Neymar in the future when Ronal...