This time around, Italian Nice striker Mario Balotelli was the target of monkey noises emanating from the Bastia fans in their Ligue 1 game on Friday. It wasn’t the first occasion on which Balotelli became the target of racial abuse. Balotelli reacted on Instagram.
Paris Saint-Germain is prepared to make a bid of 20 million euros for Santos defensive midfielder Thiago Maia in the January transfer window, according to Yahoo Brazil’s Jorge Nicola. The 19-year-old Maia, a member of Brazil’s gold-medal winning team at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has been linked with Chelsea
MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- Giovanni Ciccolunghi has replaced Vincent Labrune as president of Marseille.