OFFICIAL: Blaise Matuidi leaves Juventus

Juventus have confirmed that Blaise Matuidi’s contract with the club has been terminated by mutual consent, with immediate effect.

The French midfielder had been expected to join Inter Miami, having undergone medicals in Paris earlier this week, and the club have now confirmed he will be leaving Turin.

A statement on the clubs official site confirmed the news:

The French midfielder leaves Juventus after three years and five trophies won at the club

With our colours on his back, he fought and played his heart out in every single game; placing constant pressure on the opponents, tearing apart the run of play and ever so eloquently relaunching the ball into action.

After three years and five titles won (three Scudetti, one Coppa Italia and one Italian Super Cup), Blaise Matuidi and Juventus say goodbye with the consensual termination of the player’s contract.

A 2018 World Cup winner with France in

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Barcelona confirm squad heading to Lisbon ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Barcelona have announced the squad that has made the trip to Lisbon ahead of their Champions League quarter-final showdown against Bayern Munich on Friday night.

After seeing off Napoli last week, the Catalan giants will hope to continue their run in Europe but face a hugely difficult task against the reigning Bundesliga champions.

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It promises to be a fascinating battle between two giants of European football, and Barcelona coach Quique Setien will hope to have as close to a fully-fit squad at his disposal as possible.

As seen in the club’s tweet below, they’ve named a 26-man squad list that has travelled to Lisbon for the meeting with the Bavarian giants, and notably Ousmane Dembele has been included.

However, Mundo Deportivo note that the Frenchman hasn’t been given the all clear by the medical staff … Read the rest

Liverpool ‘disrespected’ Norwich and left a ‘sour taste’ after Jamal Lewis chase, according to Inside Story

There is a long and rather interesting story in the Eastern Daily Press that slams Liverpool for our conduct during the Jamal Lewis chase.

Journalist Paddy Davitt has branded the Premier League champions ‘disrespectful’ and has claimed the relationship between ourselves and Norwich has been damaged following the Jamal Lewis mini-saga.

To be honest, we’re baffled by his opinion. Liverpool had a valuation for Lewis of around £10-12m. Norwich wanted at least double that.

When the offer was submitted and immediately rejected, Liverpool signed a left-back for £11m in Kostas Tsimikas who was valued at what we wanted to spend on him.

Davitt’s argument that Liverpool have now potentially unsettled Lewis is a little silly. It’s the summer transfer window. Clubs make bids for players they want the entire time. Liverpool did not pursue the deal for months, only to pull out at the last minute and leave Lewis despondent, … Read the rest

Liverpool ‘frontrunners’ for Sarr – £50m bankroll from player sales could fund deal for Sadio Mane’s mate

A reliable source has indicated that Liverpool are indeed in the race for Ismaila Sarr, Watford’s 22-year-old winger.

David Lynch of the Standard has penned a piece with Watford expert Simon Collings that states Liverpool are the ‘frontrunners’ for Sarr, but Watford want £40m for his services…

The winger would prefer an Anfield switch, says Lynch, who also states the fee for his services could be funded by the sales of Xherdan Shaqiri, Harry Wilson and Marko Grujic – who could fetch over £50m combined.

We don’t mind Sarr as a player, but for that kind of money, we’d like someone a little closer to the levels of Mo Salah and Sadio Mane.

After all, Sarr scored five goals in his debut Premier League season, two less than Wilson, who is already on our books and is not in Jurgen Klopp’s plans.

Sarr ripped us apart at Vicarage Road, but … Read the rest

Gallery: Man United stars put through their paces ahead of Sevilla

Manchester United’s players appear to be working hard ahead of their clash with Sevilla as pictures from training were posted online.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will take on the Spanish side in the semi-final of the Europa League with it being the last chance for any silverware this season.

United reached the Carabao Cup semi-final where they fell to Manchester City and in the FA Cup they fell to Chelsea.

Solskjaer managed to lead his men to a third-place finish in the league but there’s no trophy for that and he’s keen to get his players into a winning mentality.

Winning the Europa League will put the Red Devils in good stead for the next season if they are to challenge for the title.

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Best Soccer Groups 2020

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International Soccer League

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