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  • UEFA lifts Man City, PSG sanctions after clubs curb spending

    European soccer's governing body lifted key Financial Fair Play sanctions against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after both clubs met spending limits imposed last year. The decision lets both clubs spend more on player transfers and wages, UEFA said. Both clubs also avoided…

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  • Manchester City and PSG ready to spend after sanctions lifted

    UEFA lifted sanctions against both Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain on Friday and both sides now freed of their financial shackles will launch into the transfer market. Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne, presently at German Bundesliga runners-up VfL Wolfsburg, Juventus' French midfielder Paul…

    AFP
  • Monaco bank on Carrillo

    Argentine striker Guido Carrillo signed for Ligue 1 side Monaco on Friday the same day they loaned Colombian marksman Radamel Falcao to English champions Chelsea. Carrillo, 24, signed a five-year contract with Monaco, who paid Argentine club Estudiantes $10million (8.9million euros) for his…

    AFP
  • Lyon confirm signing of Guingamp star Beauvue

    Claudio Beauvue whose 17 goals in Ligue 1 last season for Guingamp equalled the club record set by Didier Drogba in 2003 signed a four year deal with Ligue 1 giants Lyon on Thursday for an initial 4.5 million euros ($5million). Last year's Ligue 1 runners-up will pay Guingamp 4.5 million euros up…

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  • Marseille complete signings of Rekik, Ocampos

    Marseille have completed the signings of Dutch international defender Karim Rekik and Argentinian winger Lucas Ocampos, the Ligue 1 club announced on Thursday. Rekik moves to the south of France from Manchester City after spending last season on loan at Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven while Ocampos…

    AFP
  • UEFA lift Fair Play sanctions on PSG - L'Equipe

    Paris (AFP) - UEFA has decided to lift the sanctions imposed on Paris Saint-Germain under the Financial Fair Play rule, meaning the French champions can spend more on new players after proving they will be debt-free by the end of next season, according to French newspaper L'Equipe.

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  • Marseille agree deal to sign Dutch defender Rekik

    Paris (AFP) - Marseille have reached a deal with Manchester City that will see Dutch international defender Karim Rekik move to the Stade Velodrome, the Ligue 1 side announced on Tuesday.

    AFP
  • Monaco sign Lyon starlet Bahlouli

    Monaco (AFP) - Monaco have signed France under-20 international Fares Bahlouli from Ligue 1 rivals Lyon on a five-year deal, the principality club announced on Tuesday.

    AFP
  • Power rankings: Top 10 summer transfers in Europe ... so far

    Petr Cech's switch from Chelsea to Arsenal could end the Gunners' Premier League title drought, but it wasn't the No. 1 move.

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  • Lyon agree deal to sign Beauvue

    Lyon have agreed a deal to sign forward Claudio Beauvue from Guingamp on a four-year contract, the Ligue 1 club announced on Saturday. The 27-year-old Beauvue, who had been closely watched by clubs in the English Premier League, was also wanted by Marseille and had been offered a lucrative…

    AFP
  • West Ham complete signing of France's Payet

    West Ham United have completed the signing of France international playmaker Dimitri Payet from Marseille on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The East London outfit said they had paid "an undisclosed eight-figure fee" for Payet, but reports in France have said…

    AFP
  • Duo to sign for Ligue 1 club Lille

    Ligue 1 club Lille announced their first two signings of the summer on Thursday with winger Eric Bautheac and defender Renato Civelli on their way to northern France. Bautheac has agreed to join from Ligue 1 rivals Nice on a three-year contract and will undergo a medical on Friday, Lille said. …

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  • Belgian court suspends UEFA FFP measure

    A court in Brussels has suspended European football governing body UEFA's plans to continue it's imposition of financial fair play (FFP) measures, the two sides revealed Tuesday. The Court of first instance in Brussels upheld a claim by various parties to suspend UEFA's plan to reduce the…

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  • Kondogbia completes Inter switch

    French international Geoffrey Kondogbia has completed his "dream" move from Monaco to Inter Milan, signing a five-year deal with the Serie A club after snubbing city rivals AC Milan at the 11th hour. The 22-year-old Frenchman, who spent two seasons at Monaco after joining the Ligue 1 club from…

    AFP
  • Nigeria to probe Keshi link to Ivory Coast job

    Nigeria football chiefs have said they will look into reports that Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi could be in the running for the vacant Ivory Coast manager's job. Let's wait and see," said Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick. Keshi, 53, signed a two-year deal as Nigeria coach…

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  • Marseille stalwart Anigo joins Tunisians Esperance

    Jose Anigo ended a 26-year association with Marseille on Sunday by agreeing to become the new coach of Esperance, the Tunisians' club official Zied Tlemcani told AFP. Since 2001, the 54-year-old had worked as coach, sports director and a supervisor in Africa for the French Ligue 1 giants. Since…

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  • AC Milan announce Lyon friendly, China dates

    AC Milan will play French Ligue 1 side Lyon in a pre-season friendly on July 18 at the Stade Gerland, the Serie A club announced Saturday. Seven-time European champions Milan have just endured one of their worst seasons to date, finishing in mid-table and missing out on European competition…

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