Paris' Champs Elysee avenue will only be accessible to pedestrians on Sunday evening and wearing face masks will be mandatory, officials said before Paris Saint Germain (PSG) go against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final.
Several thousand people gathered last week to celebrate the Ligue 1 champions’ win and when they reached the final after beating RB Leipzig.
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The police will have personnel deployed around PSG's Parc des Princes stadium on Sunday night, and will hand out masks to people who would be without one, France's Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said.
"I'm calling on everyone to act responsibly to ensure (the event) can be an expression of joy and not a source of problems for Parisians," Darmanin said in televised comments.
Navas Dedicates Win to Reyes, Puerta
Jesus Navas dedicated Sevilla title victory over Inter Milan to the club’s former players-- Jose Antonio Reyes and Antonio Puerta. Reyes died in a car accident last year aged 35, and Puerta passed away after a series of cardiac arrests in 2007.
After 3-2 triumph over Inter Milan, Navas said: "To raise this cup as captain of my Sevilla means so much.
"For friends who are no longer here - for Puerta, for Reyes, and for my godfather who has died."
Reyes became a part of the Sevilla through a youth system and played 253 times for the club in two years. Puerta also made a lot of effort before he made his debut in the 2003-04 season and made as many as 88 appearances for the club.
Luis Suarez on Barca Future
Luis Suarez said Josep Maria Bartomeu should tell him directly if the club president wanted him to leave FC Barcelona.
After Ronald Koeman's appointment as coach, the side is likely to make changes in the team after they lost 8-2 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinal.
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“There is talk of some names that the president gave, of changes that can be made, but nobody told me that they want to do without me,” Suarez said in an interview with El Pais.
“If this is the desire of the club, it would be good if the person in charge speaks directly to me. I've been at Barca for six years, enough time to say what they think. It's better to tell me if I am one of the ones that they want out. It remains to be seen.
The 33-year-old has managed to score 21 goals in 36 appearances last season, even after a knee injury, and is also in the final year of his contract at Camp Nou.
Ban on PSG Shirts Revoked
A ban on wearing Paris Saint-Germain’s t-shirts in Marseille during the Champions League final on Sunday has been revoked, the city police announced.
The ban was imposed after disturbances were reported from the city, which also happens to be the home to PSG’s arch-rivals Olympique de Marseille, after PSG’s 3-0 victory over RB Leipzig.
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L’Equipe reported that Marseille Ultras took rounds of the Old Port district of the city and made threats to PSG fans and also arrested one man.
Marseille police said that a ban has been imposed to keep the PSG supporters safe but was cancelled because of the “incomprehension caused by the decree”.
Maguire Pleads Not Guilty
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleaded not guilty and was released from police custody after his arrest in Mykonos, Greece. A court date for the captain has been set for Tuesday and will be represented by his lawyer.
The charges on the English player faces are still not clear.
Maguire did not comment anything on the situation and his lawyer told Sky that the defender is a free man "right now".
The prosecutor's office in Greece said, "three foreigners" were arrested after the player allegedly assaulting police officers. The police’s file of accusations includes "violence against officials, disobedience, bodily harm, insult and attempted bribery of an official" charges.
A United statement said: "Following the appearance in court today we note the adjournment of the case to allow the legal team to consider the case file.
"Harry has pleaded not guilty to the charges. It would be inappropriate for the player or club to comment further while the legal process takes its course."
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