PARIS -- Legendary former Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon's proposed move to Paris Saint-Germain has moved closer after his agent and lawyer arrived in the French capital on Monday, a source close to the Ligue 1 giants has told ESPN FC.
It was revealed last week that PSG have offered a two-year contract to the 40-year-old shot-stopper and things are moving quickly with Buffon's agent Silvano Martina and lawyer Luca Miranda now in Paris after Les Parisiens firmed up their interest.
Arsenal are close to announcing Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor as manager, with sources telling ESPN FC that the former Paris Saint-Germain coach could be unveiled as early as Wednesday by the Premier League club.
Manchester City first-team coach Mikel Arteta had been a front-runner to replace Wenger, with City boss Pep Guardiola giving the former Arsenal captain his blessing to pursue a career in management at the Emirates.
Despite being impressed by Arteta, senior figures among the Arsenal...
PARIS -- New Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has declared that he is unafraid of coaching stars like Neymar and Kylian Mbappe after being officially unveiled as Unai Emery's successor at Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Emery oversaw a goalless draw in Caen on Saturday in his final game in charge of PSG and his replacement Tuchel was quick to stress that he is not daunted by the prospect of taking control of a dressing room filled with top talent but characters to match.
Paris Saint-Germain finished the Ligue 1 season with a dour 0-0 draw away at Caen on Saturday, where the only positive was the use of a high concentration of youth academy graduates at Stade Michel d'Ornano.
Aside from the first competitive start handed to Timothy Weah and Yacine Adli's substitute appearance, there was nothing even remotely positive on display in Normandy.
There were flaws across the park, but once again they were all rendered trivial by the fact that PSG had...
Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has taken a swipe at anybody who feels that they are bigger than the club, following a 0-0 draw against Caen to end the Ligue 1 season.
In a season that has seen the club beset by transfer rumours and other stories surrounding record-signing Neymar as well as a number of his other teammates who have had their commitment questioned in recent weeks, the Qatari said that PSG always comes first.
Al-Khelaifi told L'Equipe: "Nothing and no single...