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  • 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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  • Financial-stricken Bastia could face relegation from Ligue 1

    Ligue 1 side Bastia could face relegation from France's top flight due to financial irregularities. The Corsican-based side have a budget deficit of 1.3 million euros and could be denied their place in the top tier next season, according to the National Directorate of Management Control (DNCG) -…

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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.

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  • 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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  • Tunisia and coach Leekens part ways

    Johannesburg (AFP) - Tunisia and Belgian coach George Leekens have parted ways, the national football federation (FTF) confirmed Sunday.

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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…

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  • 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…

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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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  • Goalkeeper Pele signs for Marseille

    Marseille (AFP) - Marseille have signed goalkeeper Yohann Pele, the Ligue 1 club confirmed on Saturday.

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  • France's Gignac seals surprise move to Mexico

    French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac sealed a shock move to Mexican club Tigres of Monterrey, shrugging off interest from major European clubs to seek trophies in Latin America. The former Marseille striker "is now part of our incomparable family," the Mexican club said on its official Twitter…

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  • French striker Gignac in Mexico for shock move

    French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac received a hero's welcome in northern Mexico on Thursday as he neared a surprise move to Tigres of Monterrey after five seasons with Ligue 1 giants Marseille. "I can't promise a certain number of goals but I'm here to work," said Gignac, who scored 21 Ligue 1…

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  • PSG's Areola loaned to Villarreal

    Madrid (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola will spend next season on loan at Spanish side Villarreal, the two clubs announced on Thursday.

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  • Ibrahimovic to launch his own fragrance

    Swedish and Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will soon launch his own eponymous fragrance, he announced Tuesday on Twitter, illustrating his message with the new scent's logo. Something I'm very proud of," the PSG striker wrote above a picture of the logo for "Zlatan Ibrahimovic…

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  • Lille forced to pay compensation to Genk over Origi transfer

    Lausanne (AFP) - French side Lille must pay compensation of 300,000 euros ($336,000, 217,000 pounds) to Belgian club Genk in relation to the signing of Divock Origi, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday.

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