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Neymar-Cavani penalty spat a ‘war of egos’

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | AFP | Brazil’s media on Monday dubbed the spat between Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Edinson Cavani over who should take a penalty kick during their victory against Lyon “a war of egos.” Newspapers in Brazil, always hungry for Neymar news, dived into the tussle in …

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Mbappe nets debut strike as PSG thrash Metz

Paris, France | AFP | Kylian Mbappe scored on his debut as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 5-1 away thumping of 10-man Metz in Ligue 1 on Friday. Neymar’s pin-point through ball created the opening goal for Edinson Cavani in the 31st minute, only for Emmanuel Riviere to head in an equaliser …

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La Liga chief says PSG make mockery of system

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Qatari-owned French side Paris Saint-Germain are “laughing” at the financial fair play (FPP) system, a combative Javier Tebas, president of Spain’s La Liga, said on Wednesday. The 55-year-old also warned that if he was not satisfied with UEFA’s response to La Liga’s concerns regarding …

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UEFA probes PSG after Neymar, Mbappe deals

Paris, France | AFP | UEFA opened a formal investigation into Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after the French club broke the world transfer record to sign Neymar. European football’s governing body said it would look at whether PSG had violated its Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. “The investigation will focus …

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UEFA probes PSG after Neymar, Mbappe deals

Paris, France | AFP | UEFA opened a “formal investigation” into Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after the French club broke the world transfer record to sign Neymar. European football’s governing body said it would look at whether PSG had violated its Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. “The investigation will focus …

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PSG secure Mbappe in mega Monaco deal

Paris, France | AFP |  French teen sensation Kylian Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco on a season-long loan Thursday in a deal that will make him the second most expensive footballer in history. “Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to announce the immediate arrival of Kylian Mbappe,” the club wrote on …

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Mbappe on verge of joining PSG from Monaco

Paris, France | AFP | Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a deal to sign teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe from Monaco, French media reported on Sunday. Radio stations France Info and RMC reported that PSG had agreed to pay 180 million euros ($215 million) including bonuses for the French international striker. That …

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Brilliant Neymar dazzles again in PSG romp

Paris, France | AFP | Neymar starred from beginning to end on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring twice in a 6-2 thumping of Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday. The Brazilian superstar had a hand in everything else his new side did at the Parc des Princes as they …

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Mbappe was dropped to ‘protect’ him – Monaco coach

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment. The 18-year-old sensation reportedly wants away from the French champions, with Paris Saint-Germain his favoured destination but Real …

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