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Monaco's Keita Balde helping homeless seasonal workers in Catalonia

Monaco’s Keita Balde helping homeless seasonal workers in Catalonia

Keita Balde has played in Spain, Italy and now France. Monaco’s Keita Balde has said he will pay rent for 200 seasonal workers who have been sleeping rough in the city of Lleida, claiming racism has seen local hotels refuse to help. Balde, 25, was born in Catalonia but plays for Senegal, the country of …

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Man United face Sancho competition from Bayern, Guardiola slapped on head, Barca stars' horses

Man United face Sancho competition from Bayern, Guardiola slapped on head, Barca stars’ horses

Welcome to ESPN’s Insider Notebook, featuring contributions from our reporters across the top leagues around the world.  In this edition, Manchester United face a battle to land their top target, Pep Guardiola was slapped on his head during training, and Monaco face a big sale. PLUS: Barcelona stars have been winning … on the horses. …

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Man United's Lindelof doubts, Manchester hits back at Di Maria's wife, Pedro's Chelsea future

Man United’s Lindelof doubts, Manchester hits back at Di Maria’s wife, Pedro’s Chelsea future

Welcome to ESPN’s Insider Notebook, featuring contributions from our reporters across the continent. In this edition, there’s transfer talk involving Manchester United and Chelsea, as well as a feisty response to comments by Angel Di Maria’s wife about the “weird” women of Manchester. PLUS: Barcelona have a player banished from training. Jump to: Di Maria’s wife gets …

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Kylian Mbappe gets French league top scorer award ahead of Ben Yedder

Kylian Mbappe gets French league top scorer award ahead of Ben Yedder

It seems written in the stars for Kylian Mbappe to play for Real Madrid, but when will PSG let him go? Julien Laurens dives into Kylian Mbappe’s contract situation at Paris Saint-Germain. Gab Marcotti believes awarding PSG their third consecutive Ligue 1 title is the correct decision. Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has been declared …

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PSG want Leicester’s Ndidi; Partey, Bakayoko also options – sources

Gab Marcotti believes awarding PSG their third consecutive Ligue 1 title is the correct decision. Erling Haaland opens up about Dortmund’s UCL loss and explains how PSG players helped to spread his message. Julien Laurens expiains the regulations in Ligue 1 that explain how PSG have been named champions. Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing …

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Monaco midfielder Fabregas’ 95-year-old great-grandmother beats coronavirus

Footballers from the past and present join forces to pay tribute to workers striving to combat the coronavirus. Barcelona’s players and supporters come together to show their support in the fight against coronavirus. Portuguese football stars encourage their fan base to stay strong amidst the coronavirus pandemic. AS Monaco star Cesc Fabregas has announced that his …

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Fabregas to take coronavirus pay cut, cover staff wages – sources

By Julien Laurens and Jonathan Johnson Julien Laurens gives the latest news on the Premier League’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Emmanuel Adebayor responds to questions over why he hasn’t donated money to Togo’s coronavirus battle. Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Mesut Ozil’s decision to refuse a pay cut in the coronavirus crisis. Cesc …

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Monaco’s Gelson Martins suspended six-months for pushing referee

Gelson Martins pushed referee Mikael Lesage after one of his teammates was sent off. Monaco’s Gelson Martins has been slapped with a six-month suspension for pushing a referee during a 3-1 Ligue 1 loss at Nimes last month. The 24-year-old Portugal international shoved referee Mikael Lesage after teammate Tiemoue Bakayoko was dismissed for a dangerous …

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Slimani header gives Monaco 1-0 win over Montpellier

5:11 PM ET Monaco celebrated their third successive Ligue 1 win after a second-half header by Islam Slimani gave them a 1-0 home victory over Montpellier in an entertaining clash on Friday. The result lifted Monaco two places to fifth on 38 points, three points off the Champions League qualifying places, while Montpellier, who have …

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