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Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m

Obertan targets regular Manchester United spot

Manchester United new-boy Gabriel Obertan has given himself a year to become an Old Trafford regular.

Obertan in action for Manchester United

Manchester United new-boy Gabriel Obertan will make his long-awaited appearance in Red Devils colours at Hyde tonight.

James Lawton: Chelsea must pay for believing they are rich enough to make up their own rules

It was as certain as the dawn on Fulham Road yesterday that a small army of international sports lawyers, including one who sits on the Court of Arbitration for Sport, would line up to tell us that Chelsea will be spared the full weight of Fifa's decision to ban them from the transfer market until January, 2011.

Bordeaux block West Ham's Chamakh bid

Marouane Chamakh is resigned to staying at Bordeaux for the coming season, despite claiming he has recently been approached by West Ham United. The striker has wanted to leave Les Girondins since the end of last term, with the Premier League his preferred destination, but the French club are believed to have stood in the way of potential moves to Sunderland and Arsenal.

West Ham show interest in Chamakh

Marouane Chamakh is resigned to staying at Bordeaux for the coming season, despite claiming he has recently been approached by West Ham.

Kamara denies Fulham exit rumours

Diomansy Kamara insists he will remain with Fulham despite being linked with a move to French champions Bordeaux.

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Sunderland warned off Chamakh

Bordeaux coach Laurent Blanc has again ruled out the departure of Marouane Chamakh to Sunderland by insisting he will only let the wantaway striker join a "big club".

United take Blanc advice on Obertan

Bordeaux manager and former United defender points Ferguson to £3m France winger

James Lawton: Owen is the right man at the right price to satisfy Ferguson's gambling instinct

The idea that Sir Alex Ferguson's investment in Michael Owen is the desperate throw of a football man looking into the skull's head of a bleak and hopeless future is absurd.

Ferguson gambles on Owen revival

United manager hopes former England golden boy can replace Ronaldo's goals

Magath drives Wolfsburg bid for record

Barcelona and Internazionale look to have the La Liga and Serie A titles sewn up with six and 10-point leads respectively, and six matches remaining, but in Germany and France the championships remain very much alive.

Yoann Gourcuff: The new Zidane?

With a pirouette and a thunderbolt goal, a footballing star is born on the French stage. John Lichfield reports from Paris on the heir apparent to a legend

Lampard off as Chelsea waste chance to qualify

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