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Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Mario Balotelli has left Marseille – club president

Mario Balotelli has left Marseille following the expiration of his contract, club president Jacques-Henri Eyraud confirmed.
Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Frosinone and Juventus Turin on September 23, 2018 at the Benito-Stirpe Stadium in Frosinone. - AFP PHOTO - Filippo MONTEFORTE

Five things we learned in Italian Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo shook off his Champions League red card by scoring the opener and setting up Federico Bernardeschi for the second as Juventus kept their 100 percent record in Serie A with a 2-0 win at promoted Frosinone.
Mario Balotelli

Marseille coach: Mario Balotelli signing was never a priority

Marseille coach Rudi Garcia has said signing Mario Balotelli was never one of his priorities this summer and he got the man he wanted in Kevin Strootman.
Roma's Kevin Strootman

Marseille confirm Kevin Strootman deal with Fortnite video

Kevin Strootman's five-year stint at Roma has come to an end on Tuesday with the Dutchman joining Olympique de Marseille in a deal worth €25 million.
Roma's Kevin Strootman

Roma’s Kevin Strootman in talks with Marseille – coach

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco has confirmed that Kevin Strootman is discussing terms with Marseille and could move to the Ligue 1 club this week.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry rejects Bordeaux coaching job

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has rebuffed the offer of a coaching job with French club Bordeaux, multiple sources said.
Kevin Strootman

Roma coach confirms Kevin Strootman talks with Marseille

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco confirmed on Sunday that “negotiations are in progress” with Ligue 1 club Marseille for Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman.

Ronald Koeman name provisional Netherlands squad for Wesley Sneijder swansong

Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has been included in Netherlands' provisional 34-man squad for September's matches against Peru and France.

Gareth Bale shines as Madrid ends US tour

Gareth Bale has served notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday.

Roma counting on Edin Dzeko-inspired miracle against Liverpool

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco said Tuesday he is counting on another Edin Dzeko-inspired miracle against Liverpool to reach the Champions League final.

Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome

Liverpool return to the scene of two of their most famous European triumphs amid tight security ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, second leg clash in Rome.

Liverpool score five but late goals give Roma glimmer of hope

Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.

Kevin Strootman: Roma have special tactics to deal with Mo Salah nightmare

Kevin Strootman admits that Mohamed Salah has the potential to be a “nightmare” for Roma, but has warned Liverpool’s star turn that he will face “special tactics” in their Champions League semi-final.

Roma warm up for Liverpool clash with 3-0 win over SPAL

Roma warmed up for next week’s Champions League clash with Liverpool by easing past SPAL 3-0 on Saturday to keep their push for elite European football next season on track.

Mauro Icardi double as Inter, Lazio close in on ‘distracted’ Roma

Mauro Icardi scored a brace in a 3-0 Serie A win over Verona as Inter Milan closed in on third-placed Roma who were held 1-1 by Bologna on Saturday ahead of their Champions League clash against Barcelona.

Juventus face AC Milan test before Real Madrid blockbuster

Napoli can stake a claim to the Serie A title against strugglers Sassuolo this weekend, with champions Juventus facing a stiff test against AC Milan before next week's Champions League clash with Real Madrid.

Gonzalo Higuain hits second-half hat-trick as Juventus score seven

Gonzalo Higuain hit a rapid hat-trick and Sami Khedira two in three minutes as champions Juventus piled the pressure on Napoli in the Serie A title chase with a 7-0 win over Sassuolo on Sunday.

Van Persie return to Netherlands squad cut short by knee injury

Robin van Persie pulled out of the Netherlands squad on Friday after picking up an injury in the 4-0 loss to France.

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