• Neymar slams Barcelona; Mbappe kicked out of Monaco training
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    Neymar slams Barcelona; Mbappe kicked out of Monaco training

    Fresh from dazzling on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday Neymar — he scored twice, had two assists and generally pulled of some ridiculous skill, especially for his second goal — has launched a scathing attack on those in charge of Barcelona. Speaking to reporters after the game the Brazilian superstar, who joined PSG from Barca in a world-record $262 million 10 days ago, revealed that many of his former teammates are not happy with the way the Catalan club is being run. “I spent four beautiful years there and parted happy But with them [the board], no. For me, they are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca.

  • German Soccer Star Considers Suing Breitbart After It Mistook Him for a Migrant on a Jet-Ski
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    German Soccer Star Considers Suing Breitbart After It Mistook Him for a Migrant on a Jet-Ski

    Lukas Podolski is considering legal action against Breitbart after it printed a photo of the German soccer player in an article about illegal immigration, according to reports. Breitbart apologized to Podolski and amended the article with a note from the editor, saying: “There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.

  • Diego Costa continues war of words with 'disrespectful' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
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    Diego Costa continues war of words with 'disrespectful' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

    Diego Costa has described Antonio Conte's decision to inform him by text he was not part of Chelsea's plans as a "moment of madness" and called the Chelsea boss "disrespectful". The Spain international striker is absent without leave in Brazil, the country of his birth, and wants to join former club Atletico Madrid after the Italian's message at the end of last season. Conte burst out laughing ahead of Chelsea's Premier League victory over Tottenham last week when it was put to him that Costa felt the Blues have treated him like "a criminal".