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Eden Hazard: Maurizio Sarri suits me more than Jose Mourinho

Eden Hazard says he is more suited to the philosophy of Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri than former boss Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Eden Hazard backs under-fire Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has hailed the work done by Blues manager Maurizio Sarri amid increasing speculation regarding the former Napoli boss' future.
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas takes part in a training session on January 14, 2018 in La Turbie, near Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Cesc Fabregas braced for home bow as PSG return from the sun

Cesc Fabregas is set for his home debut as a Monaco player, while Paris Saint-Germain look for revenge against their recent Cup conquerors Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Monaco’s French coach Thierry Henry gestures during the French League Cup quarter final football match between AS Monaco and Stade Rennais Football Club at the “Louis II” stadium in Monaco on January 9, 2019. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira set for reunion as Monaco host Nice

Thierry Henry renews acquaintances with former France and Arsenal team-mate Patrick Vieira on Wednesday when Monaco face Nice as part of a rearranged batch of midweek fixtures in Ligue 1.
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas gives a thumbs up during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and AS Monaco on January 13, 2019, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France. (Photo by Christophe SIMON / AFP)

Cesc Fabregas smooth in debut as Monaco battle to Marseille draw

Cesc Fabregas got off to a positive start in his debut for struggling Ligue 1 side Monaco after his side gained a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Marseille at a tumultuous Stade Velodrome on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (C) is substituted by Paris Saint-Germain's Cameroonian forward Eric Choupo-Moting (R) during the French L1 football match Bordeaux vs Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on December 2, 2018 in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (Photo by ROMAIN PERROCHEAU / AFP)

Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Paris Saint-Germain is again sweating on Neymar's fitness on Sunday after the superstar attacker left the field at Bordeaux clutching his groin before Andreas Cornelius' late header ended the French champions perfect start to the Ligue 1 season.
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Rudi Garcia extends contract as Marseille coach

Marseille coach Rudi Garcia has extended his contract until 2021, the French giants announced on Saturday in a boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with great rivals Paris Saint-Germain.
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Rampant Arsenal face Lisbon test, Chelsea sweat on Eden Hazard

Amid a packed schedule, Arsenal take a 10-match winning streak to Sporting Lisbon as their quest to win the Europa League continues Thursday, when city rivals Chelsea, possibly without the influential Eden Hazard, host BATE Borisov of Belarus.
Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea go to Greece, AC Milan visit Dudelange as Europa League begins

The Europa League group stage begins on Thursday, with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, AC Milan and Sevilla among the leading sides hoping to negotiate a marathon competition all the way to the final in Baku in May.
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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.
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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.
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.
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Dimitri Payet double, VAR give Marseille opening win

Mercurial star Dimitri Payet scored twice, including a penalty courtesy of VAR, as Marseille opened the new French Ligue 1 season with a 4-0 demolition of Toulouse on Friday.

Mino Raiola: Mario Balotelli would fit in at Marseille

Mario Balotelli would be well suited to a move to Marseille according to agent Mino Raiola, who said the Italian striker can "marry well with the Marseillais mentality".

Jacques-Henri Eyraud: Marseille would ignore €80m Florian Thauvin bid

Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud claims he would ignore an €80 million ($94m) offer for Florian Thauvin.

Dimitri Payet starts, Angel Correa in Atletico team for Europa League final

Dimitri Payet starts for Marseille in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Atletico Madrid in Lyon after recovering from a minor muscle problem.

Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid target European glory against Marseille

Antoine Griezmann is hoping to get his hands on a first major trophy with Atletico Madrid as the Spanish club prepare to take on Marseille in Wednesday's Europa League final.

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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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