Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere has closed the door on a return for Hatem Ben Arfa after his struggles at Paris Saint-Germain.
Ben Arfa, 30, scored 17 goals in 34 Ligue 1 appearances for Nice in 2015-16 campaign but managed only one assist in 23 outings for PSG.
The France international, who has been told he can leave the Parc des Princes, was left out of coach Unai Emery's International Champions Cup squad.
He has been linked with a return to Nice but Rivere told RMC Sport: "I have been talking...
This article originally appeared on ESPN FC on June 23, 2017.
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You may be familiar with the concept of "eating humble pie," but the mayor of a town in France was recently forced to dine on an altogether less appetizing dish as the result of a botched wager.
After watching PSG hammer Barcelona 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League encounter last season (in the round of 16), Charles Dayot, mayor of Mont-de-Marsan, declared that he would gladly "eat a rat" if the Parisians didn't end up making the quarterfinals.
Of course, Barca went on to record an...
Paris Saint-Germain left back Yuri Berchiche has denied that he hit a referee during the early days of his career.
Berchiche, 27, who joined PSG from Real Sociedad earlier this summer, addressed a claim that he had hit the official as he was beginning his career with Athletic Bilbao.
He told Le Parisien it was untrue and added: "The truth is that, after a heated period with a lot of challenges, I threatened the referee.
"I never hit him. I have never hit anybody in my life, not on the pitch nor...