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Four Ligue 1 stars that Premier League clubs should target

Earlier this week, Sam Allardyce revealed that his Crystal Palace will be forced to search the continent for potential signings as inflated prices make it impossible to find value in England. Given his past utilisation of the French market at Bolton and West Ham, it would be no surprise to see new faces arrive at Selhurst Park from Ligue 1. Read More »

Zidane’s The Man

Real Madrid’s record-breaking 40-game-unbeaten run came to an abrupt end on Sunday evening when the Spanish giants found themselves losing their lead, the game and their streak to surprise title contenders Sevilla. Read More »

Draxler’s new-found romance with PSG

Julian Draxler and Paris Saint-Germain are already looking like a match made in heaven. Barely two games into his career in the French capital, the 23-year-old has thus far been phenomenal – scoring in both matches for his new team. Read More »

Six clubs who bought their way to success

In the modern game money talks. Everywhere you look be it in a stadium, on the pitch, on the television and on the player’s kits there is something money related. It can bring teams success as well as failure. Here are six teams who had money pumped into them and how it affected their stature.  Read More »

Sanchez to PSG – Will it Happen?

Paris Saint-Germain are readying a huge £60 million bid for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, and reports from The Sun claim that the Ligue 1 Champions have serious intentions of acquiring Arsenal’s top scorer this season. Read More »

Olivier Giroud, the most unappreciated striker alive!

Booooooooo!!! Goes the entire stadium as Olivier Giroud touches the ball. 20 minutes later, there comes an in-swinger, rising highest to meet it is the same Giroud – the ball is in the back of the net and the entire stadium goes ballistic! Next match, same scenario – score 20 goals or none Olivier Giroud still remains under-appreciated.   Read More »

Radamel Falcao reborn with AS Monaco after two-year exile

AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao opened the scoring in a 3-0 win away to Lorient in Friday’s French Ligue 1 clash to help send his top of the table. This excellent start to the season shows a reborn El Tigre at the top of his game – directly after failing at both Manchester United and Chelsea over recent times. Read More »

Falcao scores first UCL goal in 6 years – whatever happened to the man?

The 17th February 2010 was the last time Radamel Falcao found the back of the net in the UEFA Champions league, that was over 2400 days ago while he was still at Porto, but yesterday, the Colombian broke his duck in Europe’s elite football competition – whatever happened to El Tigre? Read More »

Have we been too harsh on Paul Pogba?

Some football fans may be feeling a little bit short-changed with Pogba’s Manchester United performances so far. The news coverage he’s received over the past four months has been nothing short of obsessive, thus creating a mystical aura around the young 23-year old, an aura he hasn’t been able to live up to.  Read More »

Mario Balotelli looks revamped in Nice

He failed to sparkle at Liverpool and left Merseyside on loan to AC Milan labeled a FLOP! But the former Inter Milan youngster has reenacted his goal-scoring form in France and is looking as sharp as ever! Read More »

Is Ligue 1 competitive again?

French football was long dominated by Paris Saint-Germain, who had won the league for the last four consecutive seasons. Although there seems to be a change in France, last campaign the French champions lost just two games all year. Yet the Parisians are seven games into this season and they’ve lost two games. Truly opening up French football, at least ... Read More »

The most significant transfers in Europe this Summer – part 2

The Premier League dominated the headlines in this summer’s transfer window, but there was also some big moves throughout Europe. We look at eight of the most important transfers in August from the top five European leagues. Read More »

Olympique Misery de Marseille

A season to forget, a time that doesn’t sit well and the hope that things will improve. It’s quite unsettling when a football club of Olympique de Marseille’s stature endure a season like last seasons. The nine-time French champions avoided relegation by an incredible nine points. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain enter a new era

There have been big changes at Paris Saint-Germain this summer: influential figures have left the club, a new manager has been appointed, and five new players have signed for the side. There are huge expectations on the French champions once again this season. Do they have what it takes to deliver? Read More »

Is this the year PSG will be toppled ?

It seems that year after year, Paris Saint-Germain are dominating the top division in France. After serious investment, the owners are starting to reap the awards on the domestic stage. A league and cup double was not enough for Laurent Blanc to keep his job as the owners wanted success in the Champions League. After his Europa League heroics, Unai ... Read More »

Could inconsistent Moussa Sissoko really be joining Real Madrid?

The French midfielder is set to quit relegated Newcastle this summer with European Champions Real Madrid emerging as favourites to sign him after failing to secure Paul Pogba’s signature. Despite impressing at Euro 2016, specifically in the semi-final against Germany and final against Portgual, Sissoko has become infamous on Tyneside for performances littered with exasperatingly inconsistent amongst rare glimpses of ... Read More »

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