Dimitri Payet insisted he does not envy Ligue 1 powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain as the Marseille attacker said he plays for France’s “biggest club”. Marseille – third in the standings – travel to Paris for Sunday’s blockbuster Le Classique against Ligue 1 leaders PSG. PSG are set to welcome back star Neymar as the cashed-up capital
A lot of Premier League fans believe that Arsenal were the real winners of the January transfer window, and it’s easy to see why. The Gunners added both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, which helped minimise the impact of losing the talismanic Alexis Sanchez, and also convinced Mesut Ozil to stay put in North London.
Ligue 1 high-flyers Marseille have terminated the contract of experienced defender Rod Fanni, La Provence has learned. The 36-year-old made 28 league appearances last term, but he wasn’t in Rudi Garcia’s plans for the 2017/2018 campaign. Even though his deal was due to expire in June 2018, Marseille decided to release the player from his
Guido Carrillo has completed his move from Monaco to Southampton, boosting the forward options of the Premier League strugglers. Southampton are 18th in the Premier League and have found goals hard to come by this season, scoring just 24 times in 24 matches. Carrillo moves from the Ligue 1 champions after signing a contract until
2015-2016’s Premier League champions Leicester purchased a few players following their title win, but not many of those additions have really flourished at the Midlands club. Islam Slimani is one such player, and he could be set to end his short Leicester career by making a loan switch to French champions Monaco, according to the
Lyon star Nabil Fekir is better than Neymar according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas. Ligue 1 leaders PSG travel to Lyon on Sunday and the famously outspoken Aulas has again been stoking the fires of the rivalry. Neymar has scored 15 times in France’s top flight since joining for a world-record €222m from Barcelona in
Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s visit to Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday due to a thigh injury. The Brazilian is not included in Unai Emery’s squad, with PSG nine points clear of second-place Lyon going into the match. Neymar hit four goals – his first PSG hat-trick in a glittering individual performance – as
French super club PSG have made a number of big name acquisitions in the past few months, namely Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, who have turned them into one of the foremost teams in European football. It is little surprise however, given their enormous spending spree, that they are also looking to offload a few players.
Zinedine Zidane refused to stoke speculation over Real Madrid’s purported interest in Neymar as he prepares to reassemble his own all-star forward line. Neymar has been touted for a return to LaLiga with Madrid despite only leaving their bitter rivals Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain in August for a world-record fee of €222million. The Brazil
Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea really aren’t in a great spell of form currently, with three consecutive 0-0 draws preceding their nervy penalty shootout win over Norwich in midweek. The Blues have also slipped down to fourth spot in the league table, and could lose out on a Champions League place to London rivals Tottenham