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Di Maria injury worry for PSG

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Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria could be sidelined for several weeks after injuring his left thigh during Argentina’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela on Tuesday.

Di Maria was replaced in the 25th minute of the 1-1 draw in Buenos Aires with a muscle injury, according to the Argentine national team’s medical staff.

Sports daily Ole claimed Di Maria had torn a muscle in his left thigh which could rule the 29-year-old out for at least three weeks.

Di Maria, who joined PSG from Manchester United in August 2015, has seen his future in Paris clouded by the arrival of French teen sensation Kylian Mbappe from defending champions Monaco.

He was offered to Barcelona shortly before the transfer window closed last week, but no deal was done.

PSG return to domestic action against Metz on Friday before travelling to Celtic on September 12 for their opening game of this season’s Champions League group stage.

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Inter-Milan back for long-term target Godfred Donsah

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Inter-Milan have revived their interest in Ghana international Godfred Donsah.

The Italian giants are ready to trigger the release clause of the midfielder in the January transfer window.

Bologna refused to release the 21-year-old in the summer transfer window but could be tempted to allow the player make a switch following the persistent interest from the Nerazzurri.

AS Roma and Juventus are also in pursuit for the former Ghana U20 ace but Inter looks the most favorite to land a deal with the talent.

Joined Bologna on a four-year deal from fellow Serie A Club Cagliari in 2015, the player has since grown to become an important figure in the Bologna team.

Inter-Milan will be expected not to pay less than £4.5m before luring the midfielder from Bologna.

Talks between the two sides (Inter-Milan and Bologna) is said to be in progress hence a deal could be struck in the coming weeks.

By Frank Darkwah

 

Source: www.ghanasportsonline.com

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Robinho sentenced to 9 years in jail for sexually assaulting Albanian girl

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– Robinho will likely spend nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl in 2013

– The Brazilian allegedly committed the offence during his time at AC Milan

– Five others were also found guilty of the offence alongside Robinho

Brazilian footballer Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he and five others were found guilty of sexually assaulting an Albanian girl in a Milan nightclub on January 22, 2013.

According to The Sun, Robinho committed the offence during his time at AC Milan.

However, the 33-year-old, who now plies his trade in his homeland with Atletico Mineiro will have an opportunity to appeal the judgment.

Robinho sentenced to 9 years in jail for sexually assaulting Albanian girl

Robinho in Man City’s jersey. He played for The Citizens from 2008-2010. Photo: @ManCity

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This comes on the heels of reports that the Italian law system gives room for several levels of appeal before enforcing a sentence.

But should Robinho lose his appeal, he would have to serve jail time in Italy.

Robinho played for teams in Europe like Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan before deciding to return home and play for Atletico Mineiro.

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In 2009, he was accused of sexual assault after he joined Man City for a then British transfer record of £32million.

He was however cleared of the charges later.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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Messi-Higuain-Dybala, the picture became viral

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The three compatriots were all smiles after the draw between Juventus and Barça.

Exhilarating by its content, the draw between Juventus Turin and Barca seems to have made only happy. The Catalans have indeed validated their qualification for the knockout stages and the Old Lady is still in favorable bidding before moving on the lawn of Olympiakos on behalf of the last day of the group stage.

Turin and Barcelona were in any case counting to meet. Evidenced by the sweet words of Jordi Alba or Ivan Rakitic on the eve of the match and the happy faces posted by the Argentineans Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain

If the five-fold Ballon d’Or has been stuck on the bench, a first for four years, he has not shunned his pleasure to meet his compatriots. The three men were surprised in the halls of Juventus Stadium while smiling. A cliché obviously immortalized the scene and ignited the social networks, especially in Argentina, already all turned towards the next World Cup. The photo has indeed been « liked » not less than 600,000 times on the Facebook page of Lionel Messi.

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