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#Ligue 1

# ligue-1 - Friday 21 September, 2018

Mario Balotelli backed by team-mate amid overweight claims
# Support
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# Support

Mario Balotelli backed by team-mate amid overweight claims

Sep 21st 2018, 12:11 AM 5,886 Views 2 Comments

The former Manchester City striker has been supported by Pierre-Lees Melou after reports emerged that he reported for training weighing over 100kg

# ligue-1 - Monday 17 September, 2018

Dimitri Payet fired home this stunning volley last night as Marseille jumped to second in Ligue 1
# Back Of The Net
From The42
# Back Of The Net

Dimitri Payet fired home this stunning volley last night as Marseille jumped to second in Ligue 1

Sep 17th 2018, 10:02 AM 5,696 Views 1 Comment

A 4-0 win for the home side and a cracking strike from the ex-West Ham player.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Bordeaux claim Henry didn't get manager's job for 'financial reasons'
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Bordeaux claim Henry didn't get manager's job for 'financial reasons'

Sep 12th 2018, 10:02 PM 7,503 Views 11 Comments

The French club’s new owners walked away from talks after failing to agree terms with the former Gunners striker.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Furious Mbappe shown red card for pushing over opponent in wild end to PSG game
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

Furious Mbappe shown red card for pushing over opponent in wild end to PSG game

Sep 1st 2018, 6:50 PM 9,593 Views 1 Comment

Kylian Mbappe found the net before being sent off as PSG needed a late rally to see off Nimes on the road.

# ligue-1 - Friday 31 August, 2018

Moussa Dembele departs Celtic as forward agrees €20 million deal to join Lyon on five year contract
# Sold
From The42
# Sold

Moussa Dembele departs Celtic as forward agrees €20 million deal to join Lyon on five year contract

Aug 31st 2018, 10:18 PM 9,529 Views 27 Comments

Celtic have confirmed that they have agreed a deal to sell Moussa Dembele to Ligue 1 club Lyon.

Real Madrid's new signing handed number 7 shirt after €33m move from Lyon
# Big Boots To Fill
From The42
# Big Boots To Fill

Real Madrid's new signing handed number 7 shirt after €33m move from Lyon

Aug 31st 2018, 7:37 PM 21,402 Views 6 Comments

Dominican striker Mariano Diaz returns to European champions after spending last season in France.

From the Championship to the Champions League: Belgium winger joins Monaco from West Brom
# Transfer
From The42
# Transfer

From the Championship to the Champions League: Belgium winger joins Monaco from West Brom

Aug 31st 2018, 11:04 AM 4,288 Views 0 Comments

Former Tottenham player Nacer Chadli has a agreed a three-year deal with the Ligue 1 outfit.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Celtic in talks over Dembele future amid Ligue 1 interest, Rodgers confirms
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

Celtic in talks over Dembele future amid Ligue 1 interest, Rodgers confirms

Aug 29th 2018, 10:24 PM 6,355 Views 5 Comments

Marseille and Lyon have been linked with a move for the Celtic striker.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Henry will not be Bordeaux coach, says club president
# Case Closed
From The42
# Case Closed

Henry will not be Bordeaux coach, says club president

Aug 28th 2018, 8:15 PM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

Bordeaux president Stephane Martin says negotiations with Thierry Henry have ended.

# ligue-1 - Friday 24 August, 2018

'Nobody tells me what to do. I do whatever I want, with all due respect'
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

'Nobody tells me what to do. I do whatever I want, with all due respect'

Aug 24th 2018, 8:57 PM 8,428 Views 4 Comments

Staying at Nice was Mario Balotelli’s decision, with the striker claiming he turned down five offers.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Real Madrid warned they must pay Valencia star's €120 million release clause
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Real Madrid warned they must pay Valencia star's €120 million release clause

Aug 22nd 2018, 1:29 PM 11,389 Views 6 Comments

The club’s director general Mateu Alemany says any interested club will have to meet Rodrigo Moreno’s asking price.

Henry reportedly on the verge of taking first managerial job
# Ligue 1
From The42
# Ligue 1

Henry reportedly on the verge of taking first managerial job

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:46 AM 7,693 Views 3 Comments

The Arsenal legend looks set to replace Gus Poyet, who was suspended last Friday, and become Bordeaux’s head coach.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Lyon complete €13.5million signing of Belgian international from Man City
# Switch
From The42
# Switch

Lyon complete €13.5million signing of Belgian international from Man City

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 7,755 Views 3 Comments

Jason Denayer never made a competitive appearance during his time with the Premier League champions.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Patrick Vieira's managerial reign in Ligue 1 off to a dismal start
# Not So Nice
From The42
# Not So Nice

Patrick Vieira's managerial reign in Ligue 1 off to a dismal start

Aug 12th 2018, 9:54 AM 10,605 Views 1 Comment

The former New York City boss saw his Nice side suffer a 1-0 defeat to newly-promoted minnows Reims.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Fulham break their transfer record for €30 million Marseille star
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

Fulham break their transfer record for €30 million Marseille star

Aug 9th 2018, 10:04 PM 8,370 Views 2 Comments

Cameroon international Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa has completed a move to the Premier League newcomers.

# ligue-1 - Monday 30 July, 2018

Brilliant injury-time goal against Atletico Madrid gives Tuchel first win as PSG boss
# ENTERTAINING
From The42
# ENTERTAINING

Brilliant injury-time goal against Atletico Madrid gives Tuchel first win as PSG boss

Jul 30th 2018, 4:17 PM 3,554 Views 1 Comment

The French side had Virgiliu Postolachi to thank after claiming a 3-2 victory in Sinagpore.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Özil scores on Gunners return as impressive Arsenal thump PSG by four goals
# Gunners
From The42
# Gunners

Özil scores on Gunners return as impressive Arsenal thump PSG by four goals

Jul 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 9,789 Views 5 Comments

Arsenal secured a comfortable International Champions Cup win over Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, with Mesut Özil among the goals.

# ligue-1 - Friday 27 July, 2018

'He's a champion' - PSG boss Tuchel says Neymar will bounce back after World Cup
# Bounce Back
From The42
# Bounce Back

'He's a champion' - PSG boss Tuchel says Neymar will bounce back after World Cup

Jul 27th 2018, 6:55 PM 3,663 Views 5 Comments

The Brazilian striker scored 19 goals in Ligue 1 last season but endured a difficult World Cup campaign in Russia.

Monaco complete five-year deal for Russia's 22-year-old World Cup star
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Monaco complete five-year deal for Russia's 22-year-old World Cup star

Jul 27th 2018, 2:46 PM 7,904 Views 4 Comments

Aleksandr Golovin has signed a five-year deal with Monaco, the Russia international having been previously linked with a move to Chelsea.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Vice-president claims Monaco have beaten Chelsea and Juve to signature of Russian star
# Coup
From The42
# Coup

Vice-president claims Monaco have beaten Chelsea and Juve to signature of Russian star

Jul 25th 2018, 9:25 PM 7,026 Views 0 Comments

Aleksandr Golovin has been attracting interest from across Europe but Monaco claim they have won the race for his signature.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Premier League newcomers Wolves sign Portugal international with over 100 caps
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

Premier League newcomers Wolves sign Portugal international with over 100 caps

Jul 24th 2018, 7:16 PM 8,822 Views 13 Comments

Joao Moutinho has signed for a reported £5 million from Monaco.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Gattuso unsure of key defender's future amid PSG and Manchester United links
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Gattuso unsure of key defender's future amid PSG and Manchester United links

Jul 21st 2018, 12:05 PM 6,680 Views 0 Comments

Leonardo Bonucci could be set to leave Milan this summer.

# ligue-1 - Friday 20 July, 2018

Real Madrid unveil €45m Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior
# The Next Big Thing?
From The42
# The Next Big Thing?

Real Madrid unveil €45m Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior

Jul 20th 2018, 4:17 PM 11,086 Views 3 Comments

The 18-year-old forward arrives at the European champions from Flamengo.

'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak'
# Ease Up
From The42
# Ease Up

'I want to see these people in Neymar's place... Criticising is a weapon of the weak'

Jul 20th 2018, 10:57 AM 4,039 Views 6 Comments

Neymar was a regularly criticised during the World Cup, but Dani Alves feels he was unfairly treated.

'I'll stay': Neymar vows PSG return amid Real Madrid speculation
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

'I'll stay': Neymar vows PSG return amid Real Madrid speculation

Jul 20th 2018, 9:35 AM 3,043 Views 5 Comments

The star forward has no plans to leave the Ligue 1 holders following the World Cup in Russia, where Brazil lost in the quarter-finals.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Nantes sign former Manchester United full-back
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Nantes sign former Manchester United full-back

Jul 19th 2018, 8:55 AM 6,947 Views 0 Comments

The French club’s coach Miguel Cardoso has bought Fabio from Middlesbrough.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Buffon gives away a penalty as PSG beaten on Italian legend's debut
# Bad Start
From The42
# Bad Start

Buffon gives away a penalty as PSG beaten on Italian legend's debut

Jul 15th 2018, 2:21 PM 5,869 Views 0 Comments

The Ligue 1 champions endured a 4-2 loss to third-tier Chambly on Sunday.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'Negotiations have not succeeded' - Lyon announce Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool is off
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

'Negotiations have not succeeded' - Lyon announce Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool is off

Jun 9th 2018, 7:25 PM 16,126 Views 41 Comments

The Lyon playmaker seemed to be heading towards Anfield but the move is off again.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'My father doesn't make decisions for my career. I'm the one who decides'
# Daddy's Boy
From The42
# Daddy's Boy

'My father doesn't make decisions for my career. I'm the one who decides'

May 31st 2018, 8:23 AM 6,939 Views 2 Comments

PSG and Brazil star Neymar has responded to those who believe he is controlled by his father.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'He can play six, eight and two. This is cool'
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

'He can play six, eight and two. This is cool'

May 29th 2018, 11:31 AM 8,131 Views 10 Comments

Jurgen Klopp has talked up Liverpool’s latest signing, Fabinho.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

No Champions League pressure as PSG's Tuchel calls for patience
# Midas Tuch
From The42
# Midas Tuch

No Champions League pressure as PSG's Tuchel calls for patience

May 22nd 2018, 10:36 PM 6,296 Views 3 Comments

The new manager of the Ligue 1 champions believes any one of 14 teams are capable of winning the Champions League.

# ligue-1 - Monday 21 May, 2018

'He made a mistake' - Brazil legend claims Neymar will not win Ballon d'Or at PSG
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'He made a mistake' - Brazil legend claims Neymar will not win Ballon d'Or at PSG

May 21st 2018, 4:03 PM 8,472 Views 4 Comments

Despite an impressive first season with the Ligue 1 champions, the Brazil star has been criticised by his compatriot for leaving Barcelona.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Ligue 1 club to part company with Claudio Ranieri after just one season
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

Ligue 1 club to part company with Claudio Ranieri after just one season

May 17th 2018, 3:37 PM 7,705 Views 3 Comments

The Premier League-winning manager indicated last month that he would stay at Nantes for the 2018-19 campaign.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'
# World Cup Return
From The42
# World Cup Return

'Nobody is more anxious than me to go back and nobody is more afraid than me'

May 16th 2018, 10:50 AM 4,710 Views 5 Comments

Carrying Brazil’s hopes on the back of a three-month injury rehabilitation appears to be weighing heavily on Neymar.

# ligue-1 - Monday 14 May, 2018

Neymar tired of transfer talk amid Real Madrid, Man Utd talk
# Forget Paris
From The42
# Forget Paris

Neymar tired of transfer talk amid Real Madrid, Man Utd talk

May 14th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,989 Views 11 Comments

Linked with a move to Real Madrid or Manchester United, the Brazilian is focused on PSG.

# ligue-1 - Saturday 5 May, 2018

European top-five league permutations: Title races, Champions League spots and relegation battles
# End Game
From The42
# End Game

European top-five league permutations: Title races, Champions League spots and relegation battles

May 5th 2018, 12:20 PM 4,950 Views 0 Comments

As we reach crunch time in 2017-18, here is the state of play across Europe’s top five leagues.

# ligue-1 - Monday 30 April, 2018

Cavani unaware he broke Ibrahimovic's PSG goalscoring record
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Cavani unaware he broke Ibrahimovic's PSG goalscoring record

Apr 30th 2018, 8:03 AM 6,396 Views 2 Comments

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani was in a modest mood following his record-breaking performance in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'
# Sacre Bleu
From The42
# Sacre Bleu

French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'

Apr 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 12,415 Views 5 Comments

“If we think that PSG can win the Champions League with attitudes like this, we’re having a laugh.”

# ligue-1 - Monday 16 April, 2018

'A disaster scenario' - Monaco to reimburse travelling fans after PSG thrashing last night
# Money Back
From The42
# Money Back

'A disaster scenario' - Monaco to reimburse travelling fans after PSG thrashing last night

Apr 16th 2018, 11:22 AM 9,630 Views 1 Comment

Monaco surrendered the Ligue 1 title in a crushing defeat.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 15 April, 2018

PSG clinch fifth Ligue 1 title in six years by thrashing Monaco
# Champs
From The42
# Champs

PSG clinch fifth Ligue 1 title in six years by thrashing Monaco

Apr 15th 2018, 10:31 PM 6,199 Views 7 Comments

A 7-1 win over Monaco at Parc des Princes enabled Paris Saint-Germain to wrest the Ligue 1 title back from Leonardo Jardim’s men.