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Transfer news and football gossip LIVE: PSG to punish Neymar, Pogba ‘clashes’ with Man United team-mate, Leicester confirm £40m deal

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]TOP STORIES Neymar set to be punished by PSG after failing to report for pre-season training Paul Pogba appears to clash with Jesse Lingard amid exit speculation Leicester sign Youri Tielemans from Monaco for club-record £40m Marko Arnautovic completes £23million move from West Ham to Shanghai SIPG Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus […] talkSPORT
Manchester City 1-0 Leicester: Vincent Kompany scores spectacular winner

Manchester City 1-0 Leicester: Vincent Kompany scores spectacular winner

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Manchester City know they will retain their Premier League title if they win on the final day of the season after Vincent Kompany's wonder strike saw off a spirited Leicester side.With 20 minutes remaining, the score goalless and nerves jangling at Etihad Stadium, the defending champions needed inspiration in a game where only victory would maintain their initiative at the top of the table.They got it from an unlikely source in their long-serving captain, who strode forward and let fly from 25 yards with a strike that arrowed into the top corner of the net. City's victory means they move back above Liverpool and hold a one-point lead as they go into the last round of fixtures on Sunday, when ...
Brendan Rodgers: Celtic boss set to join Leicester after permission for talks

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic boss set to join Leicester after permission for talks

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Brendan Rodgers is expected to become Leicester City's manager after Celtic gave him permission to speak to the Premier League club.The Foxes are keen to install a successor to the sacked Claude Puel as soon as possible.First-team coach John Kennedy is set to take charge of Celtic for Wednesday's Scottish Premiership trip to Hearts. "Brendan has indicated that this is an opportunity he wishes to investigate further," Celtic said in a statement.Former Liverpool boss Rodgers cut short a BBC interview when asked about the Leicester vacancy after the champions' win over Motherwell on Sunday. They are eight points clear of nearest rivals Rangers in the league as they chase an eighth successive ti...
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: Harry Maguire cancels out Sadio Mane goal

Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: Harry Maguire cancels out Sadio Mane goal

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes snow on the Anfield pitch contributed to a frustrating night for his Premier League leaders as they were held to a draw by mid-table Leicester City.Liverpool extended their advantage over nearest rivals Manchester City to five points yet failed to build on Sadio Mane's early goal on a pitch that Klopp believes made quick passing more difficult."You saw that the ball didn't roll really," said the German, whose side were denied a second-half penalty when Naby Keita was fouled by Ricardo Pereira. "If you then have the ball pretty much for 70 to 80% of the time it makes life really uncomfortable. "The only problem is if it stays on the pitch and that was ac...
Leicester City helicopter crash: Wreckage removal begins

Leicester City helicopter crash: Wreckage removal begins

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Work to remove the wreckage of the helicopter which crashed near to Leicester City's stadium is under way. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died along with two members of his staff, the pilot and a passenger when the aircraft came down just after taking off from the King Power Stadium.Mr Vichai's funeral is to begin in Thailand on Saturday.The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it would begin examining parts of the wreckage. An AAIB spokesman said "the recovery operation is under way", adding that the helicopter would be inspected in detail at its specialist facilities in Farnborough "by the weekend". ...