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  • PSG forward Lavezzi close to China move

    Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi looks set to become the latest footballer to swap Europe for China after the French champions said talks with Hebei China Fortune were progressing. "The talks are going very well, but nothing will be finalised for a few days," said PSG, while French…

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  • Blanc extends PSG contract until 2018

    Paris St-Germain said Thursday that coach Laurent Blanc has extended his contract until 2018, giving him a free rein for the tough Champions League campaign ahead. Blanc's current deal runs out at the end of the season and the club's wealthy Qatari owners moved to tie in the 50-year-old to a new…

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  • Ibrahimovic sends PSG into French Cup quarters

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as holders Paris Saint-Germain eased past Lyon 3-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the French Cup on Wednesday, extending the capital club's winning run to 16 matches. Ibrahimovic bundled in the opening goal just past the hour at the Parc des Princes, and the Swede…

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  • Ibrahimovic scores 2 as PSG beats Lyon 3-0 in French Cup

    Paris Saint-Germain beat Lyon 3-0 to reach the French Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday and remain on course to repeat its domestic treble of last season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored two second-half goals, will be out of contract at the end of the season and was waiting on a new deal despite…

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  • Chelsea, PSG owners eye Beckham MLS buy-in: report

    Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, Paris Saint Germain's Qatari owners and a Chinese group are among investors looking at purchasing a majority stake in David Beckham's Major League Soccer team, the Miami Herald reported. Citing an unnamed source close to the negotiations, the newspaper said Beckham…

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  • Sochaux dump Monaco out of French Cup

    Paris (AFP) - French second-division strugglers Sochaux stunned Monaco 2-1 in the last 16 of the French Cup on Tuesday, while Gazelec Ajaccio avoided an upset at amateurs Saint-Malo.

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  • Racially abused commuter to attend PSG vs Chelsea match

    The commuter who was prevented by a group of Chelsea fans from boarding a metro train last year because he is black has accepted an invitation from Paris Saint-Germain to attend the French team's next Champions League game against the London club. Souleymane Sylla's lawyer told The Associated…

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  • Nice star Ben Arfa sidelined for a month

    Nice (France) (AFP) - Nice forward Hatem Ben Arfa was on Tuesday ruled out for around a month with a hamstring injury, the Ligue 1 side announced.

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  • Di Maria fires unbeaten PSG past Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain defeated bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to extend their record unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 34 matches as the hosts remained unable to solve their home woes. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his league-leading 21st goal of the season to give PSG the lead inside two minutes at the…

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  • Ibrahimovic scores as unbeaten PSG wins 2-1 at Marseille

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the first goal and set up the winner for Angel di Maria as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-1 away at bitter rival Marseille on Sunday, extending its record unbeaten league run to 34 matches and maintaining its massive 24-point lead. Ibrahimovic pounced in the second minute with…

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  • Lavezzi out of PSG squad as China beckons

    Paris Saint Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi will not be in the squad for the trip to Marseille on Sunday as he continues to be chased by Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. Shenhua seem determined to join in the recent spending spree in China, and they may offer Argentina international…

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  • Blanc says 'no conditions' in PSG new contract talks

    Paris (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League.

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  • PSG bid to extend unbeaten French Ligue 1 run at Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to extend their Ligue 1 unbeaten streak at bitter rivals Marseille on Sunday as the hosts bid to end their own record winless run at home. Laurent Blanc's champions stretched their unbeaten run to a record 33 matches with a 3-1 win over Lorient midweek and next…

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  • PSG sets French league record with 33rd game unbeaten

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored again as Paris Saint-Germain beat Lorient 3-1 to set a new French league record of 33 consecutive games unbeaten on Wednesday. After creating the opening goal for strike partner Edinson Cavani early in the first half, Ibrahimovic grabbed his league-leading 20th of the…

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  • PSG set new French league unbeaten record

    Paris Saint-Germain established a new Ligue 1 record on Wednesday as they stretched their unbeaten streak to 33 matches by easing past Lorient 3-1 at the Parc des Princes. Edinson Cavani was given a rare start by Laurent Blanc and justified his manager's decision by opening the scoring in only the…

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  • Lacazette fires Lyon past Bordeaux

    Paris (AFP) - Alexandre Lacazette struck twice as Lyon secured a welcome 3-0 win over Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Wednesday for just their second victory in 11 matches.

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  • Jackson Martinez joins Evergrande in record China deal

    Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande smashed China's transfer fee record Wednesday when they announced a deal to secure Atletico Madrid's unsettled Colombian striker Jackson Martinez for 42 million euros ($46 million). Martinez, 29, is the latest Europe-based player to move to the cashed-up…

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