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  • Free-spending Paris St Germain demonstrated their prowess with a 5-0 thumping of Celtic in their Champions League opener at Parkhead. The world's most expensive frontline did the damage in the first-half as Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring in the 19th minute before 18-year-old French sensation Kylian Mbappe added a second in the 34th minute with Edinson Cavani scoring with a penalty before the break.A fan from among the home supporters revealed his frustration when he came on to the pitch to aim a fresh-air kick at Mbappe before being escorted away by stewards and there was more distress after the break.Brendan Rodgers' side performed better in the second-half but in the latter stages Celtic defender Mikael Lustig put through his own goal before Cavani grabbed his second with a clever header to hand the home side their record home defeat in Europe.It was always going to be a tough task for Celtic who had striker Leigh Griffith back after recovering from a calf pro..

    Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani all on target as five-star PSG thrash Celtic

    Free-spending Paris St Germain demonstrated their prowess with a 5-0 thumping of Celtic in their Champions League opener at Parkhead. The world's most expensive frontline did the damage in the first-half as Brazilian star Neymar opened the scoring in the 19th minute before 18-year-old French sensation Kylian Mbappe added a second in the 34th minute with Edinson Cavani scoring with a penalty before the break.A fan from among the home supporters revealed his frustration when he came on to the pitch to aim a fresh-air kick at Mbappe before being escorted away by stewards and there was more distress after the break.Brendan Rodgers' side performed better in the second-half but in the latter stages Celtic defender Mikael Lustig put through his own goal before Cavani grabbed his second with a clever header to hand the home side their record home defeat in Europe.It was always going to be a tough task for Celtic who had striker Leigh Griffith back after recovering from a calf pro..
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  • Callum McGregor insists Celtic are ready to take the fight to Paris St Germain when they open their Champions League campaign against the French giants next week. Big-spending PSG will bring their star-studded line-up to Parkhead next Tuesday and McGregor admits he will have to pinch himself before going up against the likes of £200.6million man Neymar. But the midfielder insists Brendan Rodgers' team have no intention of letting the Parisians simply roll over them.He said: "I'm really looking forward to it. It's a massive game and the start of the Champions League proper. There will be a lot of big teams coming to Celtic Park and a lot of big nights. "You look at PSG's squad and there is a mountain of talent - and big price tags, too."So it's a great for us to test ourselves at this level. "It's tough facing someone like Neymar, everybody knows he's a top player. He can go inside or outside and it can be hard for defenders to read what he&#039..

    Callum McGregor eager to face down Neymar’s PSG at Celtic Park

    Callum McGregor insists Celtic are ready to take the fight to Paris St Germain when they open their Champions League campaign against the French giants next week. Big-spending PSG will bring their star-studded line-up to Parkhead next Tuesday and McGregor admits he will have to pinch himself before going up against the likes of £200.6million man Neymar. But the midfielder insists Brendan Rodgers' team have no intention of letting the Parisians simply roll over them.He said: "I'm really looking forward to it. It's a massive game and the start of the Champions League proper. There will be a lot of big teams coming to Celtic Park and a lot of big nights. "You look at PSG's squad and there is a mountain of talent - and big price tags, too."So it's a great for us to test ourselves at this level. "It's tough facing someone like Neymar, everybody knows he's a top player. He can go inside or outside and it can be hard for defenders to read what he&#039..
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  • Neymar is to fight a claim by Barcelona for compensation following his move to Paris St Germain and has also promised to battle his old club for part of his 2016 contract renewal premium which he claims has not be paid.The Brazil forward left the Nou Camp this month for a world-record £200.6million, joining PSG in a move that more than doubled the previous highest fee.The Spanish club said on Tuesday they were pursuing damages from Neymar for what they allege to be a "breach of contract".Neymar's response is the latest move in an increasingly bitter war of words following his move to France.Neymar and his lawyers released a joint statement, quoted in the Spanish media, which read: "We inform everyone that Neymar and his lawyers are aware of the news released today regarding the legal actions filed by FC Barcelona before the courts of Barcelona."Following official notification and after full review of the club's claim, the player's formal defence will be filed in due..

    Neymar to fight Barcelona compensation claim and chase bonus payment

    Neymar is to fight a claim by Barcelona for compensation following his move to Paris St Germain and has also promised to battle his old club for part of his 2016 contract renewal premium which he claims has not be paid.The Brazil forward left the Nou Camp this month for a world-record £200.6million, joining PSG in a move that more than doubled the previous highest fee.The Spanish club said on Tuesday they were pursuing damages from Neymar for what they allege to be a "breach of contract".Neymar's response is the latest move in an increasingly bitter war of words following his move to France.Neymar and his lawyers released a joint statement, quoted in the Spanish media, which read: "We inform everyone that Neymar and his lawyers are aware of the news released today regarding the legal actions filed by FC Barcelona before the courts of Barcelona."Following official notification and after full review of the club's claim, the player's formal defence will be filed in due..
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  • Barcelona are pursuing damages from Neymar for what they allege to be a "breach of contract".The Brazil forward left the Nou Camp this month for a world-record £200.6million, joining Paris St Germain in a move that more than doubled the previous highest fee.Life as a PSG player has started well for the 25-year-old, who scored on his debut and then added two more along with three assists in a stunning show against Toulouse on Sunday.Relations with his former employers have turned sour, though.On Monday Neymar said Barcelona deserved "much more" than the current board of directors and added that it made him "very sad".On Tuesday, the Catalan club said they were chasing 8.5 million euros (£7.8million) in damages with a 10 per cent addition and, that if Neymar could not pay, PSG should.The demand appears to relate to a payment made to Neymar when, in 2016, he renewed his contract with Barcelona through to 2021. It was sent to the Spanish football federation on August 11 with a wish f..

    Barcelona taking action against Neymar over world-record move to PSG

    Barcelona are pursuing damages from Neymar for what they allege to be a "breach of contract".The Brazil forward left the Nou Camp this month for a world-record £200.6million, joining Paris St Germain in a move that more than doubled the previous highest fee.Life as a PSG player has started well for the 25-year-old, who scored on his debut and then added two more along with three assists in a stunning show against Toulouse on Sunday.Relations with his former employers have turned sour, though.On Monday Neymar said Barcelona deserved "much more" than the current board of directors and added that it made him "very sad".On Tuesday, the Catalan club said they were chasing 8.5 million euros (£7.8million) in damages with a 10 per cent addition and, that if Neymar could not pay, PSG should.The demand appears to relate to a payment made to Neymar when, in 2016, he renewed his contract with Barcelona through to 2021. It was sent to the Spanish football federation on August 11 with a wish f..
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