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Mendy ready to leave Leicester City January

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Nampalys Mendy has set his sights on leaving Leicester City in the January transfer window after falling out of Brendan Rodgers’ Premier League plans, speaking to Senegalese publication APS.

In truth, the writing has been on the wall for a while as far as Mendy’s Leicester future is concerned.

Heading into this season, the long-serving 29-year-old found himself stuck behind Wilfred Ndidi and Hamza Choudhury in Rodgers’ pecking order.

The last thing he needed, then, was to see another ‘number six’ arrive in the shape of Boubakary Soumare, a £17 million acquisition from Ligue 1 champions Lille.

And that’s without mentioning the rise of Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.

It should come as no real surprise, then, to learn Mendy hasn’t played a minute of Premier League football this season – a niggling groin injury not helping his prospects – with the midfielder’s only action coming in the EFL Cup fourth-round victory over Brighton and Hove Albion.

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“It’s normal, it’s logical. I would like to leave,” said Mendy, who was excluded from Leicester’s Europa League squad before the group stages kicked off in September.

“I hope it will happen – but I have to be patient.”

In the final few days of the summer transfer window, Mendy’s agent admitted the former Monaco scrapper had agreed a move to Turkish giants Galatasaray.

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Ligue 1: Marseille stunned by in-form Brest

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Marseille missed the chance to cement their grip on second place in the Ligue 1 table on Saturday as Jorge Sampaoli’s side threw away the lead to lose 2-1 at home to a Brest team on a record winning run.

Brazilian international Gerson gave Marseille a first-half lead at the Velodrome with his second goal in as many games after playing a one-two with captain Dimitri Payet.

However, Brest drew level early in the second half as Romain Faivre scored a penalty awarded for a handball by Boubacar Kamara.

Franck Honorat then crashed a superb winner in off the underside of the crossbar as the side from Brittany made it six successive league wins, the best run in their history in the top flight.

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They are up to sixth, while Marseille remain second, 12 points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain who are in action later on Saturday at Lens.

Kylian Mbappe could be rested for a PSG side already missing the injured Neymar, but Lionel Messi — who won the Ballon d’Or for the seventh time on Monday — should start.

Marseille could drop down the table depending on results elsewhere this weekend, with Rennes and Nice both sitting within two points of the former Champions League winners.

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Bernardo stars again as Man City move to top of EPL with Watford win

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Bernardo Silva continued his scintillating form as Manchester City surged to the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-1 victory at struggling Watford.

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring with a simple header on four minutes as the visitors threatened to run riot against the home side’s porous defence.

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Jack Grealish had several chances to double the advantage before the in-form Bernardo fizzed in a rebound from a narrow angle just past the half hour.

 

City continued to pose all of the questions following the restart and Bernardo grabbed his seventh goal of the season with a wonderful curler that flew into the top corner on 63 minutes.

For long spells it looked like a case of how many for the visitors but Watford did give the home support some cheer when substitute Cucho Hernandez acrobatically volleyed in a rebound 16 minutes from time.

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The result means City take advantage of former leaders Chelsea’s defeat at West Ham earlier in the day to move a point clear of second-placed Liverpool at the summit. Watford remain three points above the drop zone in 17th spot.

Pep Guardiola’s men will now turn their focus to Tuesday’s Champions League clash at RB Leipzig having already guaranteed top spot in Group A before hosting Wolves in the Premier League on Saturday. Watford travel to Brentford on Friday evening.

 

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