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PSG superstar Neymar could be banned for Champions League final due to UEFA rule

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Paris Saint-Germain megastar Neymar could be forced to watch the Champions League final from isolation.

Neymar put in a heroic performance to help Paris Saint-Germain reach the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history, but he could end up being banned for the big game. The Sun reports that he could face a mandatory one-game ban after breaching UEFA rules regarding Covid-19 protocol.

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Neymar had a match to remember on Tuesday night against RB Leipzig, despite squandering an early chance.

The Brazilian created numerous chances for his team-mates, and set up Angel Di Maria’s goal to make it 1-0.

He had a chance to kill off the game when the score was already 3-0, but fell while controlling a pass from Kylian Mbappe.

After the game, however, he might have committed his biggest error of the night.

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PSG superstar Neymar could be banned for Champions League final due to UEFA rule
After celebrating with his team-mates, BT Sport cameras picked up footage of him swapping shirts with Marcel Halstenberg of RB Leipzig.

According to UEFA Covid-19 guidelines, players are prohibited from swapping shirts in order to limit the risk of the virus spreading.

The UEFA ‘Return to Football’ guidelines state that any player swapping shirts could end up being banned for a game.

Reports also suggest the player in question would end up being placed in a mandatory 12 day isolation period.

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Pep speaks on being unheaten for the past 20 matches

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Guardiola responds as Man City go 20 matches unbeaten Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola, has said their 20 straight wins altogether, might be the best thing they have at any point accomplished.

Ruben Dias and John Stones scored either side of a Michail Antonio finish to give City a 2-1 triumph over West Ham yesterday.

It was their fourteenth in succession in the association and leaves them 13 points clear at the highest point of the table, having played a game more than Leicester and Manchester United. In any case, having been discounted for the title toward the beginning of December, Guardiola’s side have been destroying since.

“In this period, in this era, with this situation, to be able to do 20, maybe it is one of the greatest achievements we have done in our careers, for sure.

“That doesn’t mean a title win, of course, but this period in time, the toughest period in England, the winter time, [to have] no one week of rest for three or four months, every three days a game, with the COVID-19 situation, injury situations. To be on this kind of run – winning, winning, winning – means mental strength,” Guardiola said.

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Guardiola names favourites to win champions league

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Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, has named Bayern Munich as the top picks to win the Champions League in front of them.

Guardiola’s men are on course to advance into the quarter-finals, following their 2-0 triumph over Borussia Monchengladbach, on Wednesday night.

Goals from Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus got the success for City, who have now won their last 19 games altogether.

Be that as it may, notwithstanding his side’s great structure, Guardiola feels Bayern Munich, who pounded Lazio 4-1 in their keep going 16 first leg on Tuesday, are better positioned to win the Champions League this term.

He disclosed to BT Sport: “When I see Bayern Munich I don’t think we are favourites.

My target is West Ham in three days.“If people say we are favourites, we have to accept it, but a team who, in their whole history, has been to a semi-final once? OK, they say it, we have to accept it.”

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Nagelsmann to replace mourinho if sacked

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Tottenham Hotspur have chosen Julian Nagelsmann as the one who will replace Jose Mourinho as their supervisor if the Portuguese is sacked, the UK Telegraph reports.

Mourinho is using up all his time to save his work in North London. Spurs have gone from the highest point of the association to 10th spot within few months.

They are at present, nine points off Champions League placement, while they likewise left the FA Cup because of Everton.

Mourinho presently faces an unequivocal 12-day time span in which Spurs play four games against Wolfsberger in the Europa League, at that point Burnley, Fulham and Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

A loss in any of those matches could spell the end for Mourinho, with nine points the minimum requirement, albeit the previous Chelsea and Manchester United coach does in any case hold the help of Daniel Levy for the time being.

Nagelsmann, 33, who beat Spurs and Mourinho out of the Champions League 4-0 on total last season, is viewed as quite possibly the most energizing youthful coach in Europe.

Chelsea moved toward the German prior to going to Thomas Tuchel when they fired Frank Lampard, yet he would not like to leave Leipzig mid season.

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