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Marseille are threatening to boycott Sunday’s match against Paris St Germain because of fears over hooliganism.

“PSG are guilty on two accounts; they are refusing to provide 500 tickets we have ordered and have sold them to their own fans who will be seated just above our own supporters,” Marseille chairman Pape Diouf told sports daily L’Equipe.

“This proximity is potentially explosive. It’s sheer madness and incompetence but we are not the puppets of PSG and we could decide not to play,” he added.

“That’s what we should have done last year when our team bus was attacked by PSG supporters who smashed his windows.”

The game, which was due to kick off at 2000 GMT, has already been brought forward four hours for security reasons.

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