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Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Lille owner confirms Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer

Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.

Lille splash out $35 million to seal deal for Victor Osimhen’s replacement

French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe was forced off after a clumsy tackle by Saint-Etienne defender Loic Perrin in the first half of Friday’s French Cup final with an ankle injury.

PSG star goes on crutches as Champions League looms

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe was forced off after a clumsy tackle by Saint-Etienne defender Loic Perrin in the first half of Friday’s French Cup final with an ankle injury.
Watford have taken the remarkable decision to sack Nigel Pearson with just two games of the Premier League season to go.

Nigel Pearson overwhelmed by fan support after Watford sacking

Nigel Pearson says he was overwhelmed by the support he received from Watford fans after being sacked by the club on Sunday with two games of the Premier League season remaining.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is uncertain if Wilfred Ndidi will be available for their Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday.

Wilfred Ndidi: Brendan Rodgers has made me a better player

Wilfred Ndidi says he has improved remarkably as a player under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City.
Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French players called to go on strike if Ligue 1 not expanded to 22...

Former PSG and Toulouse manager Antoine Kombouare has called on players to go on strike next season if Ligue 1 is not expanded to 22 clubs.
Monaco star Cesc Fabregas feels the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season may have been cancelled too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cesc Fabregas: Ligue 1 ended too soon amid coronavirus crisis

Paris Saint-Germain were declared champions and Amiens and Toulouse were relegated after the season was called off last month, with most teams still having 10 games remaining.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen emerges fourth best scorer in Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen has emerged as the fourth highest goalscorer in the French Ligue 1 this season.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

20 highest paid managers in world football

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Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho made 100th appearances as he started for Leicester against Norwich but was pulled out by for Demarai Gray after just 39 minutes following a tactical move from Brendan Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers fears Manchester City’s buy-back clause on Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, admits he is unsure whether Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho’s future lies with Manchester City or the Foxes, after reports about his contract came up for discussion in a press briefing where the Irishman gave an update on the club’s transfer direction.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho vows to work harder

The former Manchester City striker has had to play second fiddle, perhaps unsurprisingly, to Jamie Vardy, who has shone since Brendan Rodgers replaced Claude Puel last season.
Saint-Etienne’s supporters light flares during the French L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France, on December 15, 2019. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Saint-Etienne hit with fan ban after PSG fireworks display

Saint-Etienne has been provisionally ordered to play their Ligue 1 matches behind closed doors after supporters set off a barrage of fireworks in Sunday’s thumping by Paris Saint-Germain, the French football league (LFP) announced on Monday.
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho marked his first Premier League start of the season with a goal and an assist as Leicester City thrashed home side Aston Villa 4-1 at Villa Park on Sunday.

Brendan Rodgers: Kelechi Iheanacho going nowhere, will stay at Leicester beyond January

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has hinted no Leicester City player, including the resurgent Nigeria forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, will leave the King Power Stadium in January next year.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Nantes (FCN) at the Parc des Princes in Paris, on December 4, 2019.

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe on target as PSG sink Nantes

A superb Kylian Mbappe goal and a Neymar penalty helped Paris St Germain restore a five-point lead atop the Ligue 1 standings with a 2-0 home win over Nantes on Wednesday.
Brendan Rodgers believes his high-flying Leicester City side can get even better as they mount an increasingly impressive challenge for a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Leicester City can get even better – Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers believes his high-flying Leicester City side can get even better as they mount an increasingly impressive challenge for a top-four finish in the Premier League.
Paris Saint-Germain’s French forward Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on October 27, 2019. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Doubles for Icardi, Mbappe as PSG outclass old rivals Marseille

Mauro Icardi and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain demolished their old rivals Marseille 4-0 on Sunday in a game that further laid bare the gulf that exists between the sides and allowed the reigning champions to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1.

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