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Nantes´ Carlos sent off after being kicked by ref against PSG

Referee Tony Chapron bizarrely made himself the centre of attention in Paris Saint-Germain’s 1-0 win at Nantes by kicking out at home defender Diego Carlos before sending him off. Ligue 1 leaders PSG led early on through Angel Di Maria but became embroiled in a tightly contested encounter in Neymar’s injury absence. Nantes were already aggrieved […]
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United being ´punished´ with Christmas fixtures, says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his team are being “punished” with their fixtures during the Christmas period. United have a trip to Leicester City in the Premier League Saturday to begin what is a hectic period of five games in 14 days. Mourinho feels his team are among several being hurt by the fixtures, which […]
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Ronaldo: Being better than Messi is my motivation

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo says he is driven to be the best player in the world by the fear of being surpassed by the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar. The 32-year-old Portugal international, who won the Ballon d’Or in January, is a firm favourite to be crowned the world’s finest footballer for the […]
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Ibrahimovic interested in being the next James Bond

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been heavily linked with swapping Manchester United for Los Angeles Galaxy, and it seems a move to Hollywood is on his mind. However, Ibrahimovic may well be more interested in following in United icon Eric Cantona’s footsteps by swapping football for acting, rather than moving to MLS. The 35-year-old lightheartedly suggested he […]
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He is being talked about everywhere – Lloris impressed by Mbappe

France captain Hugo Lloris has been impressed by teenager Kylian Mbappe, but insists the striker is staying grounded. Mbappe, 18, has scored 19 goals in all competitions for Monaco this season, leading to speculation he could be set for a move elsewhere. With the teenager set for his international debut, Lloris said the way Mbappe […]
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Scary and exciting – Manchester City´s Caballero on being a Guardiola goalkeeper

Building attacks from the back at Manchester City makes goalkeeper Willy Caballero feel alive. Former Malaga keeper Caballero has predominantly served as back-up during his two-and-a-half seasons at the Etihad Stadium, but won the nod over Claudio Bravo for the 4-0 win at West Ham at the start of the month and retained the number […]
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´No chance´ of Schmeichel being sold – Ranieri

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri insists there is no chance the club will sell Kasper Schmeichel, despite the goalkeeper being linked to Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp’s side, sitting second in the Premier League, have been linked with a move for a shot-stopper in January, with Joe Hart reportedly among their targets. Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius […]
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