Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti said he and his teammates did not notice anything unusual during the Champions League victory over Red Star Belgrade earlier this month that is now under investigation for potential match-fixing.
L'Equipe reported that a Red Star official was suspected of betting €5 million, via accomplices, on the team to lose by five goals, resulting in France's National Financial Prosecutor's office (PNF) opening an investigation.
Thierry Henry is the new manager of Monaco, sources have told ESPN FC.
The 2016-17 Ligue 1 champions sacked Leonardo Jardim earlier this week, with Henry, 41, tipped as the frontrunner to replace him. And sources confirmed on Friday that the former Arsenal and Barcelona star has signed a three-year deal with the principality club.
The move is set to be made official on Sunday, with Henry, who is already working on his staff, presented the following day, the sources indicate. He is expected...