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Benitez linked with PSG and Marseille

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been linked with a move to both PSG and Marseille in the summer. The 59-year old has yet to sign a new contract with the Magpies, with talks over a new deal having stalled in recent weeks, with Benitez looking for assurances about the club’s ambitions and willingness to back him in the transfer market. ...

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Wolves ready to smash transfer record- again

Marseille want to hang on to Sanson but may be forced to sell him and some of their other stars because of Financial Fair Play restrictions.  He is currently under contract in the South of France unit, 2022. Two weeks after paying £30 million to seal the permanent transfer of Rául Jiménez from Benfica, Wolves are preparing to smash their ...

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French pair ready to battle for Danny Rose

This week could be a pivotal one for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose. The England left-back is out of favour at Spurs and has not figured at all under Mauricio Pochittino this season.  Persistently linked with a move to Manchester United throughout the second part of last season, no firm offers were made for him during the summer, and now he ...

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Celtic braced for Moussa Dembele bid

It has been a bad week for Celtic. Beaten away at Hearts on Sunday, they then crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday night, going down to Greek side AEK Athens, a result which saw both manager Brendan Rogers and his Board come under fire over the club’s transfer policy. Now comes worse news after reports emerged from France ...

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Marseille linked with move for Arsenal midfielder

French side Marseille have been linked with a move for Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny. The Egyptian international only signed a new long-term deal at The Emirates back in March. However, with the signing of Uruguay World Cup star Lucas Torreira at the club as well as the arrival of promising French teenager Mattéo Guendouzi, Elneny finds himself under pressure for ...

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Patrice Evra completes short-term switch to West Ham

As reported by ESPN, former Manchester United star Patrice Evra has joined West Ham on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Evra, who is a free agent, has been without a club since he was sacked by Marseille in November, after he kicked out at a fan who he claimed was abusing him before their Europa league ...

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5 former European champion clubs that have fallen way behind

Nottingham Forest Forest won two successive European Cups, in 1979 and 1980. And still remain the only side in history to have won more European Cups than their top flight domestic title – they became champions of England in 1978. It is testament to the managerial abilities of Brian Clough who took a provincial, nondescript side to the top of ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Raymond Goethals

  Goethals started his football career as a goalkeeper for Daring Brussels, rising through the youth ranks of the Belgian outfit, he remained at the club until 1947. He then moved to Racing Club Brussels and played for two more clubs – Hannutois and Renaisienne – before hanging his playing boots. His first big managerial role came with the Belgium ...

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