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Marseilles boss remembers the '99 Juventus lesson


21 April 1999, Stadio Del Alpi, Turin, Champions League Semi Final, second leg –  The man who will be trying to mastermind a Marseilles defeat over Manchester United at the Velodrome on Wednesday night was an influential  member of the Juventus side in that unforgettable match. Midfielder and France World Cup winning captain Didier Deschamps admitted “United played superbly. We did well in the first 20 minutes but after that we really suffered and they deserved to win. We should have won the away leg but at 2-0 up we should have done the hardest part.” Deschamps won everything as a player and has so far had a hugely successful start to his career as manager. He gave Sun Sport’s European Football Correspondent Antony Kastrinakis an exclusive interview at Marseille’s training ground ahead of the French champs’ clash with Manchester United in the Champions League.

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‘I’m sick of Manchester’ reveals United star


“I love United but I’m sick of Manchester” one first team player confessed last week. Respected journalist Andy Mitten has revealed in FourFourTwo magazine that “Like Gabriel Heinze before him, he fancies Real Madrid.” There have been plenty of talk in the last few months linking former France defender Patrice Evra to the Spanish giants and despite his continuous denials, the old saying of where there’s smoke there’s fire immediately comes to mind. Mitten has had a long, sometimes close association with Manchester United footballers for many years and pulls no punches when remembering that “Heinze must be the most disappointing player I’ve ever interviewed”

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'I'm sick of Manchester' reveals United star


“I love United but I’m sick of Manchester” one first team player confessed last week. Respected journalist Andy Mitten has revealed in FourFourTwo magazine that “Like Gabriel Heinze before him, he fancies Real Madrid.” There have been plenty of talk in the last few months linking former France defender Patrice Evra to the Spanish giants and despite his continuous denials, the old saying of where there’s smoke there’s fire immediately comes to mind. Mitten has had a long, sometimes close association with Manchester United footballers for many years and pulls no punches when remembering that “Heinze must be the most disappointing player I’ve ever interviewed”

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