• I wanted to leave Paris Saint-Germain but am not unhappy at the club – Matuidi

    I wanted to leave Paris Saint-Germain but am not unhappy at the club – Matuidi

    Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi has admitted that he wanted to quit the club this summer, but says he has to accept the club’s decision not to sell him.

    Matuidi was “very disappointed” by the Ligue 1 champions’ refusal to let him leave for a move to Juventus according to the France international’s agent, Mino Raiola.

    And the player himself revealed that a move was blocked.

    “Yes, I wanted to leave but the club decided otherwise and I had to accept it,” he […]

  • Balotelli: I’m not a gamble

    Balotelli: I’m not a gamble

    The controversial Italian has bit back after Jamie Carragher claimed Nice were “still paying over the odds” despite signing the striker on a free transfer from Liverpool.

    Mario Balotelli insists Nice have not taken a gamble by signing him on a free transfer from Liverpool.

    The 26-year-old joined the Ligue 1 club to end an underwhelming two-year stint with the Reds, where he scored just four goals in 28 appearances after being signed by Brendan Rodgers in a £16m deal.

    Balotelli also scored […]