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Monday cannon fodder: overbuying facepalm contracts

Sporting CP v AS Monaco - Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scores and sent off - BBC Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo was an assist away from getting a Clint Dempsey Hat Trick in the first leg of the Spanish cup.

Neymar scores on PSG debut to seal 3-0 win over Guingamp | Football | The Guardian
Neymar scored on his Paris Saint-Germain debut as Unai Emery’s side breezed past Guingamp 3-0 in Ligue 1 to ensure they have taken maximum points from their two league matches.

PSG hope to sign Monaco's Fabinho as well as Kylian Mbappe - sources - ESPN FC
At this point it would probably be cheaper and more efficient for PSG just to buy the rest of Ligue 1 and declare themselves Champions For Life.

James Brogan: Streaming revolution the next big challenge for Premier League juggernaut -
And by the “next big challenge” we mean “how do we extract as much money as humanly possible from streaming providers, like we did from TV companies?”

Sky faces paying extra £1.8bn for Premier League broadcast rights | Media | The Guardian
Likely competition from Amazon could force Sky to pay £600m more each year to retain its lion’s share of football fixtures.

WATCH: Kaka sent off after bizarre VAR ruling - ESPN FC
I am a big fan of VAR. I am also keenly aware that context is important, and that the letter of the law and the spirit of the law are two separate things. VAR was used to send Kaka off, and in this instance it was wrong. That doesn’t mean VAR is bad; it means the humans need to always have a hand in things to get things as right as possible.

And finally, Bob Bradley has a new son: