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Roma Consider Legal Action Over Barcelona’s Malcom Hijack

Barcelona's new Brazilian forward Malcom gives thumbs up at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on July 24, 2018. - Spanish champions Barcelona announced they have signed Brazilian winger Malcom from French side Bordeaux on a five-year deal for 41 million euros ($48 million). (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

Roma are said to be considering legal action after Brazilian winger Malcom was dramatically snatched from right under their noses earlier this week. The Serie A side announced that a deal had been struck with Bordeaux to sign the 21-year-old on Monday afternoon, only for Barcelona to swoop in with a higher offer when their attempts to sign Chelsea’s Willian hit …

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Barcelona Sign Malcom From Bordeaux After Roma Drama

Spanish champions Barcelona announced on Tuesday they have signed Brazilian winger Malcom from French side Bordeaux on a five-year deal for 41 million euros ($48 million). The signing comes after Bordeaux blocked the transfer of the 21-year-old to Italian giants Roma following a last-minute bid from the Catalan side on Monday. “FC Barcelona and Girondins de Bordeaux have reached an agreement for …

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Mesut Ozil’s Agent Issues Fiery Response In Row With Bayern’s Uli Hoeness

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks on prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

The agent of Mesut Ozil has given a strong response to Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness’ scathing reaction to his client’s international retirement. The Arsenal playmaker called time on his Germany career in a strongly-worded statement at the weekend – citing, in particular, a racist undercurrent towards him in the guise of actual criticism of his performances. Hoeness, however, believes …

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Alisson, Neymar And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

Liverpool broke the bank last week to make Brazilian international Alisson Becker the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. The former Roma man made the switch to Anfield in a deal that could be worth up to £65m, surpassing the record that Gianluigi Buffon had held for 17 years. Indeed, the deal also represents the second position for which Liverpool …

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AC Milan’s European Ban Overturned After Successful Appeal

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 16: Fans enjoy the atmosphere in the stadium during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Brescia at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 16, 2004 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by New Press/Getty Images)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA’s financial fair play rules, calling the punishment “not proportionate.” UEFA had originally banned Milan from playing in next season’s Europa League  – as part of a ruling stating that they were banned from entering European competition in one of the next …

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PSG’s Neymar Responds To Real Madrid Transfer Speculation

Brazil's forward Neymar leaves his team's hotel in Kazan on July 7, 2018, a day after the five-time champions crashed out of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament after a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium. (Photo by Benjamin CREMEL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BENJAMIN CREMEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazilian superstar Neymar on Thursday sought to quash speculation about his future, insisting he planned to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain. “I’m staying, I’m staying in Paris, I have a contract,” Neymar told reporters at an auction to raise money for his charitable foundation in Sao Paulo. Neymar, who became the world’s most expensive footballer last year after moving …

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Roma Defend Decision To Sell €75m Alisson Becker To Liverpool

ROME, ITALY - APRIL 10: Alisson Becker of AS Roma during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on April 10, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Roma have explained their rationale for agreeing to sell goalkeeper Alisson Becker to Liverpool – and have insisted that it does not show a lack of ambition. The Brazilian international is all set to seal a £67m move to Anfield in the coming hours – a world-record fee for a player in his position – and, naturally, some Giallorossi fans …

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