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The Shame of Marseille

Marseille are one of the best supported and successful clubs in French football, In 1993 they were flying high. Under charismatic chairman Bernard Tapie, a businessman, politician, occasional actor and singer, and TV host they had won the French Championship for the past four seasons and were favourites to do so again, And, for the second time in three years ...

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Monaco reject United bid for defender

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Ligue 1 side Monaco have turned down a bid from Manchester United for defender Benôit Badiashile. United are looking to add a centre=back with pace to their squad to compensate for Harry Maguire’s lack of mobility and identified the 19-year old Frenchman as a possible candidate. Negotiations between the two clubs began, and the Premier League side tabled a bid ...

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Chelsea drop Bakayoko asking price

Chelsea have dropped the asking price of Tiemoué Bakayoko, who has been told that he has no future at Stamford Bridge. The 25-year old French international moved to West London in a £40 million deal from Monaco three years ago when Antonio Conte was still manager at the club. However, he struggled to cope with the intensity and pace of ...

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Monaco once again linked with Aurier

Monaco are once again being linked with a move for Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier. The Ivory Coast international was strongly rumoured to be moving back to France with the Ligue 1 side at the end of last season but, in the end, decided to stay and fight for his place in North London. And he was rewarded by becoming an ...

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West Ham want Bakayoko

West Ham are interested in taking Chelsea flop Tiemoué Bakayoko on a season-long loan. The 25 year old midfielder was signed by the Stamford Bridge outfit for £40 million from Monaco in 2017, but endured a difficult time in London, and was derided by the club’s fans for a series of below par performances and high profile errors. After just ...

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Spurs interested in Leicester striker

Tottenham have been linked with a move for Leicester City striker Islam Slimani as they seek cover for the injured Harry Kane. The 31 year old Algerian international is currently on loan with Monaco, with Aston Villa also interested in bringing him back to the Premier League. Jose Mourinho is desperate to boost the scoring prowess of a team that ...

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United close to key appointment

Manchester United are close to finally appointing a Director of Football, with Luis Campos being lined up for the position. The 55 year old Portuguese is currently working at French club Lille. He previously worked at Monaco and is widely credited with having developed the likes of Kylian Mbappé, Fabinho, Bernardo Silva, and Anthony Martial at the Monegasque club, and ...

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Bakayoko set for Monaco return

Tiemoué Bakayoko is set for a return to former club Monaco. The 25-year old only joined Chelsea from the Ligue 1 side two years ago, but endured a torrid time in his first season at Stamford Bridge, and was sent on Serie A side AC Milan. He made 42 appearances for Milan last season but the Rossoneri decided not to ...

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Bakayoko set for Monaco return

Tiemoué Bakayoko is set for a return to former club Monaco. The 25-year old only joined Chelsea from the Ligue 1 side two years ago, but endured a torride time in his first season at Stamford Bridge, and was sent on Serie A side AC Milan. He made 42 appearances for Milan last season but the Rossoneri decided not to ...

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United agree deal with Monaco for teenager

Manchester United have struck an agreement with Monaco to sign highly-rated teenager Hannibal Mejbri. The French under-16 international midfielder has been on United’s radar since the January window, when they opened initial talks with Monaco over Mejbri, with Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Bayern Munich also said to be tracking his progress. Now, with the player’s relationship with Monaco having soured, ...

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