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Neymar scores twice on home debut for PSG

Neymar scores twice on home debut for PSG

International News
Neymar scored twice on his home debut as PSG netted four of their six goals with only 10 men to thrash Toulouse and go top of Ligue 1. Max Gradel volleyed home before £200m world record signing Neymar equalized. Adrien Rabiot fired in and Edinson Cavani made it 3-1 from the spot moments after Marco Verratti saw red. Christopher Jullien's header made it 3-2, but stunning strikes from Javier Pastore and Layvin Kurzawa settled matters before Neymar's late effort. The result moved PSG to the top of the table on goal difference, with Monaco and Saint-Etienne also maintaining their 100% winning records this weekend. Neymar dazzled inside Parc de Princes on his PSG home debut It was a fantastic display by last season's runners-up, who will be expected to regain the French ti
Neymar: PSG sign Barcelona forward for record fee

Neymar: PSG sign Barcelona forward for record fee

International News
Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona. The deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year - 865,000 euros (£782,000) a week - before tax from the initial five-year deal, a total outlay of £400m. Neymar said he has joined "one of the most ambitious clubs in Europe". "Paris St-Germain's ambition attracted me to the club, along with the passion and the energy this brings," he added. "I feel ready to take the challenge. From today, I will do everything I can to help my new team-mates." The French side have arranged a news conference for 12:30 BST on Friday. Neymar will the
Mohamed Sissoko set to join Essien in the Indonesia

Mohamed Sissoko set to join Essien in the Indonesia

African Sports
Three-time Indonesian champions Mitra Kukar have announced that a deal is in place to sign former Mali, Liverpool, PSG and Valencia midfielder Mohamed Sissoko on a one-year contract. The 32-year-old, who has previously played in China and India, is expected to join once he passes his medical and could be eligible for Mitra's second league game of the season against PSM at home next weekend. He becomes the fourth former English Premier League star to move to Indonesia after Michael Essien, Carlton Cole and Peter Odemwingie. Mitra will become Sissoko's third club in less than six months after he parted ways with Indian side Pune City in December and then had his contract with Italian second -tier side Ternana terminated after only three weeks due to negative attitude. Sissoko p
Ghana Black Stars striker Majeed Warris suffer injury

Ghana Black Stars striker Majeed Warris suffer injury

Local News
Ghana Black Stars have been hit with a blow as striker Majeed Waris, suffers fresh injury in Lorient's game against PSG. The Ghana forward was replaced by Jimmy Cabot just before the end of first half on Wednesday night after starting the game on a high note. But the inform striker was forced to pull out on a sour note after he picked an injury in their 5-0 lost to PSG at the Parc de Princes in Paris. The Ghana forward was substituted on the 42nd minutes as the visitors trailed by one goal. Majeed Warris has been in though form for Lorient in the ligue 1 scoring in all of their last four games. Coach Avram Grant will be hoping his injury will not prevent him from representing the black stars in the impending AFCON slated for Gabon.