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Arsene Wenger will not become PSG’s new sporting director

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has ruled out any chance of Arsene Wenger becoming their new sporting director.

PSG president is ‘2,000%’ certain Neymar & Mbappe will stay

President Nasser Al-Khelaifi is adamant that Paris Saint-Germain will not be required to sell either Neymar or Kylian Mbappe due to the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

Kylian Mbappe reminds Wenger of Pele

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed he saw Pele in Kylian Mbappe from the very moment he first set eyes on him.

PSG terminate Lassana Diarra’s contract

Paris Saint-Germain have announced that they've terminated Lassana Diarra's contract with immediate effect by mutual consent.

Ligue 1 Legends: Juninho Pernambucano

Juninho Pernambucano is a true legend of Olympique Lyon, winning seven titles during his eight-year spell in France.

Neymar returns to Brazil for treatment

Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Neymar will continue his recovery from a foot injury in his native Brazil.

Tuchel unimpressed with PSG’s 5-1 win 

Manager Thomas Tuchel was left unsatisfied with Paris Saint-Germain's 5-1 demolition of Montpellier HSC on Wednesday night.

Wenger backs Henry to have a successful managerial career

Thierry Henry has the required "qualities" to become an outstanding manager, says his former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

Neymar Sr: “Man United comeback is impossible”

Neymar's father has ruled out any chance of his son making an early return for Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Manchester United in the Champions League.

Tuchel wants PSG to maintain high standards

Paris Saint-Germain will play againsrt Saint-Etienne later tonight as the team hopes to maintain their good run.

Lille star Rafael Leao dismisses comparisons with Kylian Mbappe

19-year-old forward Rafael Leao insists he still has a very long way to go before he can become an equal of the "accomplished" Kylian Mbappe.

Tuchel worried over PSG’s injury problems

Manager Thomas Tuchel admits he will have to monitor his players more carefully ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's game against AS Saint-Etienne on Sunday.

Gueye didn’t want to fight with Everton

The Blues midfielder wanted to return to the French Ligue 1 as a Paris Saint-Germain signing, but he will have to wait.

Rafael reveals what Depay needs to match Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar

Rafael believes his Lyon team-mate Memphis Depay has the potential to reach the level of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar if he adds consistency to his game.

Marseille boss admits Balotelli needs to work on his fitness

Manager Rudi Garcia is pleased with how Mario Balotelli has settled in Marseille but accepts he must work on his fitness issues.

Top 5 best strikers in European football this season

It's time to talk about the Top 5 center-forwards in European football at the moment, we'll also talk about their closest competitors in the league. European football...

Monaco sack vice-president Vadim Vasilyev

Vadim Vasilyev has been dismissed from his role as vice-president and general manager at AS Monaco on the back of a terrible season.

Edinson Cavani a major doubt for PSG-Man United clash

Paris Saint-Germain have suffered another major injury blow in Edinson Cavani ahead of Tuesday's trip to Manchester United in the Champions League.

PSG continues good run in Ligue 1

A single goal by Edinson Cavani gave Paris Saint-Germain its 22nd consecutive win in the 2018-2019 French Ligue 1 season.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Top 5 leagues?

Do you constantly follow Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1? Then you should be able to answer the following questions about these Top 5 leagues. Good luck!

Marqinhos talks about his new position

The Brazilian Paris Saint-Germain defender has moved from the lower part of the field into the midfield.

Nantes pays homage to Emiliano Sala

The French club has retired number 9, the number Argentinean footballer Emiliano Sala used with his former team.

Mbappe wants PSG to step up Champions League challenge

Paris Saint-Germain are on the brink of Champions League glory, according to Kylian Mbappe, who urged his teammates to improve. The former Monaco forward feels...

Marco Verratti could make a surprise return for PSG

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel could be set to receive a welcome boost in the return of Marco Verratti for Sunday's Ligue 1 game against Bordeaux.

Lille boss: Nicolas Pepe is ‘just behind’ Neymar & Mbappe

Ivorian winger Nicolas Pepe is "just behind" star duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in Ligue 1, says Lille OSC manager Christophe Galtier.

Tuchel: Mbappe won’t be taking on Neymar’s role at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel has no plans on Kylian Mbappe covering for Neymar in his absence from the squad.

How PSG suffers without Neymar on their starting XI

Last Sunday it was proven that PSG goes through a lot of trouble when they don't have a player like Neymar on the starting...

Lyon’s President hoping his side can replicate PSG feat against Barca

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas believes they can match Barcelona's strength after ending Paris Saint-Germain's unbeaten run in Ligue 1. The Parisians were on a 20 game...

Mbappe unfazed by United’s challenge despite latest scalp

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe is not bothered by Sunday's loss at Lyon, which saw the club's unbeaten start to the league campaign come...

Tuchel is not happy with PSG transfer window business

For the Paris Saint-Germain manager, the signing of Leandro Paredes was not good enough to have a successful January transfer window.

Buffon reckons Neymar’s absence will be a huge miss

With Neymar set to face a lengthy spell on the sidelines, Gianluigi Buffon has revealed the Champions League will be quite difficult for Paris Saint-Germain to...

Tuchel is geared up for Lyon’s test

Thomas Tuchel claims he is bracing up for the Ligue 1 tie against rivals Lyon in the press conference on Saturday. The German manager highlighted the...

Draxler says he’s getting better thanks to his teammates

The German footballer says he's not scoring as many goals as he wants, but he's getting better thanks to his club teammates.

How Kylian Mbappé is following Zinedine Zidane’s footsteps

Take a look at the many similarities that young Kylian Mbappé has with compatriot Zinedine Zidane, the youngster seems destined for Real Madrid. The current...

Memphis Depay hits back at transfer claims: “Get your facts straight”

Dutch winger Memphis Depay has hit out against media outlets for misquoting him in saying that he's keen on a transfer to a big European...

Report: PSG to make a late bid for Willian

Paris Saint-Germain will reportedly make a late bid for Chelsea's Willian in light of Neymar's recent injury blow. The French giants suffered a major setback on...

Opinion: PSG is making a huge mistake with Neymar

Let's talk about the most important matches that Neymar is set to miss with PSG during the announced 10 weeks he will recover from...

Official: PSG confirm Neymar is out for 10 weeks

Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Neymar will be out of action for 10 weeks and will likely miss both legs of their Champions League tie...

Aulas: Depay can leave Lyon – it suits me well!

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas announced he would happily grant Memphis Depay's wish to leave for a move to a top European club. The Dutch winger has...

Julian Weigl: PSG move was a tempting option

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl confirmed Paris Saint-Germain's interest in signing him but was told he couldn't leave. The 23-year-old has struggled for regular opportunities at Dortmund this season...

Agent: Arsenal’s chances of signing PSG star Nkunku are slim

The agent of Christopher Nkunku labelled Arsenal's chances of signing him as "not looking good" ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline. The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder is being heavily linked with...

Lyon president would love to sign Olivier Giroud

Jean-Michel Aulas revealed he's been dreaming of signing Olivier Giroud for a long time now and hopes to make it a reality at the end of the...

Official: PSG beat Chelsea to sign Leandro Paredes

Paris Saint-Germain have pulled off a shock transfer coup by beating Chelsea to Leandro Paredes' signature. The Blues had hoped to sign Paredes in this month's transfer...

Bixente Lizarazu: “Neymar is fragile”

France legend Bixente Lizarazu suggested that Neymar shouldn't have provoked Strasbourg players as he's "fragile". The Brazilian forward was forced to withdraw in the 62nd-minute of Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 Coupe de...

Tuchel: It will be ‘super difficult’ for Neymar to face Man...

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel admits Neymar will likely be unavailable for their trip to Manchester United in next month's Champions League clash. The 26-year-old forward damaged the same metatarsal...

Giroud: Higuain’s arrival darkens my Chelsea future

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud revealed that Gonzalo Higuain's arrival certainly darkens his future and opened the door towards a potential return to France. The French World...

Tuchel urges PSG to hurry up with transfers: “We need players!”

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel is starting to worry over their lack of progress in the transfer window given the club's recent injury blows. The Ligue 1...

Tuchel hopes PSG can cope without Neymar and Verratti

Ahead of PSG's Ligue 1 match vs Rennes, manager Thomas Tuchel revealed that the club will try to cope without injured Neymar and Marco...

Thierry Henry suspended by Monaco

AS Monaco have announced that they've suspended Thierry Henry from his managerial duties until further notice. The Arsenal and France legend was appointed the manager of...

Report: Juventus make a move for Alessandro Russo

Juventus have reportedly made contact with the agent of Genoa goalkeeper Alessandro Russo over the past few days The 17-year-old's impressive progress at Genia has seen...

PSG release a medical update on Neymar’s ‘painful’ injury

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that Neymar has sustained a "painful recurrence" of the foot injury that ruled him out of action last season The 26-year-old was forced...

Emiliano Sala latest: Search continues for a third day

The search for Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson will continue for the third day The Argentinean striker was on board a Piper...

Report: Balotelli set for Marseille medical

Italian striker Mario Balotelli will reportedly undergo a medical today at Marseille after being granted permission to leave OGC Nice The 28-year-old had been strongly...

Emiliano Sala search prioritised on the life raft option

The search and rescue team's efforts to find the missing aircraft that contained Emiliano Sala and a pilot is now being focused on the...

Memphis Depay responds brilliantly to bullying from fans

Dutch forward Memphis Depay responded to abuse from opposing fans via his social media in elegant fashion, they mocked him for not having a...

Report: Barcelona make an improved offer for De Jong

Barcelona have reportedly made an improved offer for Frenkie de Jong in a late attempt to persuade him to join them The 21-year-old midfielder's impressive...

Neymar: “I don’t approve of Pele’s criticisms”

Neymar revealed his disapproval of fellow Brazilian Pele's recent remarks about him following his lacklustre display at the 2018 World Cup Pele, who won football's...

Cavani open to finishing his career in Uruguay

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani revealed that finishing his career back in his homeland is something that he's thinking about as the uncertainty over...

Kylian Mbappé hints at a possible Real Madrid transfer

After PSG's mauling to Guingamp, forward Kylian Mbappé spoke to the press and hinted that a move to Real Madrid might be in the...

Tuchel: Rabiot is not available for selection at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Adrien Rabiot will continue to be sidelined due to his contract dispute with the club The French midfielder...

Buffon: ‘Smart’ Neymar & Mbappe can emulate Ronaldo & Messi

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes teammates Neymar and Kylian Mbappe can go on to dominate the Ballon d'Or for the next decade in...

Monaco vice-president says new training facilities are almost ready

AS Monaco will open its Center for Sporting Excellence soon, and according to Vadim Vasilyev, it will be one of the most advanced in...

Hunter: Barcelona would take a Neymar & Coutinho swap deal

European football expert Graham Hunter believes Barcelona would be willing to do a trade deal with Paris Saint-Germain involving Neymar and Philippe Coutinho Neymar has...

Buffon: “I’d have liked to play with Ronaldo”

Gianluigi Buffon admits he regrets missing out on the chance of playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, but adds that he's at Paris Saint-Germain to help...

Report: Mario Balotelli closes in on Marseille move

Italian striker Mario Balotelli is reportedly close to signing a £1.8m deal to join Marseille until the end of this season Balotelli's stay at OGC Nice...

Di Maria: Tuchel has restored my confidence at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria has credited manager Thomas Tuchel for his strong form this season after struggling under Unai Emery The Argentina international...

Di Maria: “Mbappe will certainly win the Ballon d’Or”

The "phenomenon" Kylian Mbappe will only get better and will certainly win the Ballon d'Or during his career, says Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Angel Di...

Thierry Henry won’t like Patrick Vieira “just for a little bit”

Ahead of the Ligue 1 match between Nice and AS Monaco, Thierry Henry opened up about the friendship he has with manager Patrick Vieira. The...

Vieira is ready to face Henry for the first time

Both footballers played together for Arsenal from 1999 to 2005, and now they are managing Nice and Monaco in the French Ligue 1. Patrick Vieira...

Pereira: Mourinho would agree to join Bayern Munich & PSG

Biographer Manuel Pereira believes Jose Mourinho's time at the top of the football world isn't over as he is yet to conquer the German...

Naldo: “Money was not the reason for my Monaco move”

Brazilian defender Naldo denied suggestions that his transfer from Schalke 04 to AS Monaco was fueled by the prospect of a big pay cheque Despite...

How Cesc Fabregas can help Thierry Henry’s Monaco

After AS Monaco's draw against Olympique Marseille, we could have a glimpse of what Cesc Fabregas can do to help Thierry Henry's squad this...

Henry pleased with Fabregas’ Monaco debut

AS Monaco coach Thierry Henry was satisfied with the way debutant Cesc Fabregas evolved as the game progressed in their 1-1 draw at Marseille Youri...

The Kylian Mbappé stat that compares him to Ronaldo

After his goal vs Amiens in Ligue 1 for PSG, youngster Kylian Mbappé achieved another stat that proves he is comparable to Brazilian Ronaldo. Regardless...

Report: Fabregas’ Monaco move put on hold

Chelsea will reportedly allow Cesc Fabregas to join AS Monaco this month if they find a replacement after he agreed to join the French...

Henry: I speak to Fabregas a lot

AS Monaco coach Thierry Henry admits he regularly speaks with Cesc Fabregas and revealed he's a "player who interests all clubs" The Spanish midfielder bid...

Report: Pepe turns down Arsenal for Monaco move

Former Real Madrid defender Pepe has reportedly turned down a move to Arsenal in favour of joining AS Monaco The 35-year-old is a free agent...

Watford legend tips Abdoulaye Doucoure to leave for PSG

Tommy Smith expects Abdoulaye Doucoure to leave Watford for a big money move to Paris Saint-Germain The French midfielder has thrived at Vicarage Road following...

Report: Barcelona agree deal for Jean Clair Todibo

Toulouse centre-back Jean Clair Todibo will reportedly join Barcelona at the end of the season on a free transfer The 19-year-old has been at Toulouse...

Report: Naldo to leave Schalke for Monaco

Schalke 04 vice-captain Naldo has reportedly agreed to join AS Monaco with an announcement set to be made shortly The 36-year-old defender had only agreed...

Goodbye 2018: PSG seems destined to reign the French league again

The French Ligue 1 current champions are on top of the tournament with 47 points after 17 games, two matches less than second-place Lille The...

Buffon insists there is no competition with Areola at PSG

Gianluigi Buffon denies that there is any rivalry at Paris Saint-Germain with fellow goalkeeper Alphonse Areola this season The 40-year-old has had his minutes in...

Buffon: I didn’t join PSG for the money

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has denied suggestions that he only joined Paris Saint-Germain for one last big cheque The 40-year-old made the surprise switch to...

Mario Balotelli told to decide his future

OGC Nice manager Patrick Vieira revealed he's given Mario Balotelli extended leave in order to make a decision on his future After an impressive tally...

Report: Thierry Henry eyes a move for Tottenham’s Mousa Dembele

AS Monaco manager Thierry Henry is reportedly keen on the idea of signing Mousa Dembele from Tottenham The 31-year-old midfielder will be out of contract...

Genesio rues Lyon’s first-half performance

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio felt that his side's disappointing first-half display cost them a chance of possibly beating Montpellier away on Saturday Les Gones only...

Areola: “Buffon has always been my idol”

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola has got any concerns over splitting his playing time with "idol" Gianluigi Buffon Manager Thomas Tuchel continues to refuse naming...

Arsenal legend: “Ozil-Rabiot swap deal could happen”

Ex-Arsenal star Perry Groves wouldn't be surprised if a trade with Paris Saint-Germain involving Mesut Ozil and Adrien Rabiot goes ahead Despite Unai Emery's claims...

Genesio hopes for a strong end to 2018 for Lyon

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio hopes to start the second half of the season on the right foot by beating Montpellier in their 2018 finale Victory...

Neymar to miss PSG’s game against Nantes

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Neymar has returned to Brazil in order to continue his recovery from injury Over the past few weeks,...

Report: Henry eyes Fabregas reunion at Monaco

AS Monaco boss Thierry Henry is reportedly hoping to persuade former Arsenal team-mate Cesc Fabregas to join him in France Under new coach Maurizio Sarri,...

Thierry Henry welcomes assistant manager Franck Passi

Monaco manager Thierry Henry, summoned a press conference to welcome assistant manager Franck Passi to help him out at the club. As the Ligue 1...

Alphonse Areola signs new PSG contract until 2023

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola has signed a new four and a half year deal at the club Despite the arrival of Italian great Gianluigi...

Neymar reveals he has overcome his injury at PSG

Brazilian star Neymar, offered an interview to PSG about the current state of the club, his injury recovery process, and the Champions League rivals. Now that almost...

Tuchel understands PSG’s decision to drop Rabiot

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel understands the club's tough stance over Adrien Rabiot Earlier this week, Rabiot informed PSG that he will not be signing...

Vieira: I’m tempted to slam Balotelli against the wall

OGC Nice coach Patrick Vieira admits that managing Mario Balotelli requires a lot of constraint on his part The Italian striker has a reputation for...

Henry pleased with Monaco’s appointment of ex-distance runner

AS Monaco manager Thierry Henry has backed the club's decision to appoint Bouabdellah Tahri as a member of the medical staff The Monégasques have brought...

Two more Ligue 1 games postponed in France

The French professional football league have announced that two more matches have been postponed due the ongoing civil unrest in France This comes in light...

Aulas: Fekir has until January 1 to decide Lyon future

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas confirmed reports that Nabil Fekir has until the New Year to decide whether or not he wishes to continue at...

More matches have been postponed in France

At least three more games that were originally scheduled for this week have been postponed amid fears of violent protests The rising living costs in...

Top 5 most underrated Serie A players this season

It's time to talk about those underappreciated Serie A players this season, the ones who might not be considered top and are wildly underrated. Just...