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Sala transfer saga takes violent twist

The bitter fall-out of the abortive transfer of Emiliano Sala has taken a fresh and nasty twist. With much of the spotlight since Sala, who died en route to Cardiff from Nantes in a small single engine plane chartered by one of the agents involved in the deal, much of the attention has shifted to the rule that the agent ...

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Everton linked with PSG right-back

Everton have been linked with a summer move for PSG right-back Thomas Meunier. That is according to The Sun who reports that the Belgian international could be open for a move to Goodison Park if it offers him the opportunity to play first-team football more regularly. Meunier finds himself competing for a spot with Brazilian veteran Dani Alves in Paris, ...

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PSG ready to join Hudson-Odoi chase

Paris St. Germain are ready to join Bayern Munich in their pursuit of Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. Bayern tried to capture the 18-year old in January with a series of offers, and Hudson-Odoi even handed in a transfer request to try to force a move to the Bundesliga side. However, Chelsea turned down the offers and told him to stay, ...

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Lilian Thuram son being monitored by Liverpool and Chelsea

Khephren, the son of former France international and Juventus and Barcelona defender Lilian Thuram is being watched by both Liverpool and Chelsea. The 17-year old midfielder, who is also being monitored by Juventus, is one of the most valued players in the Monaco academy. However, the 17-year old has yet to commit to signing a professional contract with the Monegasque ...

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Cardiff threaten to sue agent over Sala transfer

Emiliano Sala’s funeral was held in Argentina over the weekend. However, no sooner has the unfortunate man been laid to rest than bitter arguments and recriminations over his transfer from French side Nantes have broken out. First comes news that Cardiff are seeking clarification as to whether they need to pay his £15 million transfer fee in full, arguing that ...

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PSG plotting summer move for N’Golo Kanté.

French champions PSG are ready to make a summer bid for Chelsea and French World-Cup winning midfielder N’Golo Kanté. That is following reports of a falling out between Kanté and his manager Maurizio Sarri over the Italian’s decision to deploy the 2016 – 2017 Premier League player of the year in an attacking position on the right side of midfield ...

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Nantes demand fee for missing Cardiff striker

French club Nantes have demanded that Cardiff pay the first instalment for missing striker Emiliano Sala. The 28-year old Argentine signed for Cardiff in January for £15 million but, tragically, en route to join the Welsh side, the small plane he was carrying disappeared over the English Channel. His transfer was structured into three staged payments, and now, according to ...

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Cardiff City considering legal action over Sala plane disaster

Cardiff City are considering a legal action for negligence after the plane carrying their record signing Emiliano Sala disappeared over the English channel on Monday night. The club had paid Nantes a record £15 million for the Argentine striker when the plane disappeared off radar near Alderney in the Channel Islands. An intensive air and sea rescue effort has so ...

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Arsenal linked with surprise move for French midfielder

Reports in France suggest that Arsenal are in talks to sign PSG midfielder Christopher Nkunku on loan, with an option to buy the 21 year old at the end of the season. That is according to L’Equippe who report that the player is already known to Arsenal manager Unai Emery when he was in charge at PSG last season, and ...

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Thierry Henry set for Monaco sack

Thierry Henry’s brief tenure as Monaco manager looks set to be brought to an end, with the former Arsenal player set to be sacked, after winning just 4 of his first 20 matches in charge of the Ligue 1 side. Henry was appointed to his first managerial job on October 13, following the dismissal of previous coach Leonardo Jadim after ...

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