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Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes claim they were BOTH told to 'f*** off' by Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers as tensions boiled over in PSG's Champions League semi-final loss to Man City after Angel Di Maria was sent off for kicking out

PSG midfielders Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes have both claimed they were told to 'f*** off' by referee Bjorn Kuipers during their Champions League semi-final defeat by Manchester City.

Tensions flared during the crucial game at the Etihad with the stakes so high, and the Ligue 1 side imploded in the second half with Angel Di Maria shown a red card for a stamp on Fernandinho, with PSG stars involved in a few stand-offs with the official.

City won 4-1 on aggregate after Mahrez scored a brace to earn a 2-0 victory on the night and sent his side through to their first ever Champions League final.