Dimitri Payet joins probably most unlikely club ever -- not Saudi Arabia
As reported by Fabrizio Romano, former captain of Olympique Marseille, Dimitri Payet has signed a contract with Brazil club Vasco da Gama. Romano tweeted: "Dimitri Payet to Vasco da Gama, here we go! French star has just signed contract valid until June 2025.
David Raya 'getting closer' to Arsenal & 2 more latest under-radar stories today
Russo reached World Cup quarter-finalsAlessia Russo has made Arsenal Women proud by qualifying for the World Cup quarter-final beating Nigeria in a thrilling penalty shootout. Russo got close to scoring twice but was denied on both occasions.
Ligue 1 team forget their striker after defeat, bus leaves stadium without him
Ajaccio had a night to forget away at Lens as they lost 3-0 to the team that will finish second in Ligue 1 this season.Speaking of forgetting, their young striker Ben Hamed Toure was missing from the team bus after the game.
Mbappe: 'I always said I want to make history in France. There's still a lot to be done'
"I play to make history and I have always said I wanted to make history in France, in the capital of my country, in my city, and I am doing that. It's magnificent, but there is still a lot to be done," Kylian Mbappe told the media after Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes on Saturday.
'What a duo': Neymar scores brilliant free kick for PSG, Messi contributes with tricky move
You don't see this every day!In the Trophee des Champions [the French Super Cup] clash against Nantes, Neymar scored a picture-perfect free-kick goal – and it was Leo Messi to go for a fake run moments before the shot.Neymar goal at 6:56The two players seem to be linking very well with each other under the Parisians' new head coach, Christophe Galtier.
New PSG boss shouts at Messi three times to urge him to press opponent – what happened next
Paris Saint-Germain's new head coach Christophe Galtier shows he has no favourites.In one of the episodes of their French Super Cup clash against Nantes, the 55-year-old called out to Leo Messi three times to force the Argentine to press his opponent.
Lionel Messi closes in on Dani Alves' record after winning 41st career trophy
Lionel Messi helped PSG start their season perfectly with a 4-0 win over FC Nantes in the Trophee des Champions game on Sunday.In doing so, he won the 41st trophy of his career and moved closer to being the most decorated player in the history of football.
Messi wins 41st career trophy, one step closer to Dani Alves record
Leo Messi has won his 41st career trophy after Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes in the Trophees des Champions, the French Super Cup.The former Barcelona captain did his part in the win, delivering a great overall performance and scoring the opener.
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Messi can win 41st trophy of his career this week - here's when he could smash Alves world record
Lionel Messi could win his 41st career this week when PSG faces Nantes in the Trophee des Champions on Sunday. The Trophee des Champions is more like the local Super Cup in France contested between the Ligue 1 winners and the French Cup Champions.
'Should be illegal': ex-Red pays big compliment to Trent on social media
"Your right foot should be illegal," former Liverpool midfielder Pedro Chirivella wrote in the comments to Trent Alexander-Arnold's latest Instagram post.Trent has a fantastic assist record, with 18 assists across all competitions this season alone.
Messi makes headlines with gorgeous assist for Neymar vs Nantes
Leo Messi broke the news with his splendid assist for Neymar and Paris Saint-Germain lost to Nantes 3-1.As usual, the Argentine showed how perfect his vision is, creating a clear goalscoring opportunity right from the attacking midfield.
Barca identify 5 goalkeeper targets who could compete with Ter Stegen next season (reliability: 3 stars)
Barcelona are keeping an eye on the market for a goalkeeper who could fight for the starting spot with Marc-Andre ter Steren next season, Mundo Deportivo report. The Catalans currently have five names on their shortlist: Illan Meslier (Leeds United), Bartlomiej Dragowski (Fiorentina), Yassine Bounou (Sevilla), Maarten Vandevoordt (Genk) and Alban Lafont (Nantes).
'He just wants two things': Atletico fan comes up with theory of why Messi's 'shi*s himself' in Ligue 1
"PSG are pi**ed at Messi because he's been missing a lot of games due to injury, yet he's playing for Argentina," Atletico Madrid fan Yuri tweets."I think Messi is sh**ting himself in Ligue 1 because he only cares about the Champions League and the national team now," he adds.
Fabio gives two examples of why United job was 'too big' for Moyes
"He came from Everton and I think he came with an expectation that he was going to see perfection in every training session," former United player Fabio Da Silva told the Mirror about David Moyes' time at Old Trafford."For him to come into the club and tell us what the standard was supposed to be was just one sign that the job was too big for him.
How much money thieves stole from Di Maria and Marquinhos during PSG game – revealed by French reporters
Angel di Maria was subbed off against Nantes after manager Mauricio Pochettino was informed by PSG's sporting director Leonardo that the winger's house had been robbed during the game.According to RMC, the thieves broke into Di Maria's house via the basement gym.
Raymond Domenech: 'I would've liked to sign Maradona for Nantes but he is dead'
When asked about his thoughts on missing out on the chance to sign Lyon midfielder Jean Lucas on loan for Nantes, Raymond Domenech said: “I didn’t follow the ups and down of the deal but he’s now in Brest and that’s how it is.“I would like to have signed Maradona, but he’s dead.
'When Rafael saw the draw against Man United, he cried': Fabio da Silva
In an interview with the MEN, Fabio da Silva said: "To watch my brother and see him playing against United again, to see the way he played, it was fantastic. "He wanted to show something as well, in the end the way my brother left United was a bit rash, he really had a problem with [Louis] van Gaal, but he showed for himself that he could be there still.
'Welcome home, you'll never walk alone': Nantes confirm Pedro Chirivella's transfer
FC Nantes have confirmed the signing of Pedro Chirivella from Liverpool on a free transfer.The Spaniard's deal with the Reds expires in June and he has already been introduced as a Nantes player on the Ligue 1 outfit's official website.
'He is still very young, strong and very good striker, a born goal poacher': Chelsea-linked Victor Osimhen tipped to join big club in future
Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen's Nigeria teammate, feels that the Lille frontman will soon overgrow Lille and will join a bigger club."We all know that Victor is a good player.