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Football/Transfer: Monaco is still “looking for a midfielder”

"We continue looking for a midfielder", says Monaco's vice-president Oleg Petrov during the recruits presentation. Wissam Ben Yedder says he would like to play with Radamel Falcao, "an extraordinary player".

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