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Monaco 'forced' into big-money signings

June 21, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Monaco have claimed that they were "forced" into big-money signings, such as the estimated €60 million purchase of Radamel Falcao, and believe there is a witch-hunt against them as they battle to maintain their financial privileges.

The newly-promoted Ligue 1 side and the French Football League (LFP) clashed in France's highest court for administrative issues, the Conseil d'Etat, for some two hours on Thursday.

The principality club argued their case against the LFP's decision ...

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