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Matuidi sued over 'contract breach'

May 24, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is being taken to court by his former agent, who claims he was poached by a rival.

Jean-Pierre Bernes, 56, has brought a case for breach of contract against Matuidi, 26, who wrote to him to end their working partnership on March 16.

Bernes, whose agreement with the France international had been due to expire on June 30, is demanding €3.5 million in damages from Matuidi and a further €5 million from rival agent Mino Raiola, ...

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