Official | Recently-retired Jérémy Morel joins French fifth division side

Former Marseille, Lyon, Rennes and Lorient centre-back Jérémy Morel (38) has joined French fifth division side US Montagnarde just hours after announcing his retirement.  L’Équipe reported Morel’s retirement earlier on Tuesday. After having represented some of France’s top clubs in a career spanning two decades, the Madagascar international called time on his career. However, in a surprise turn of events, US […]

PSG’s Nuno Mendes to be sidelined for up to a month

According to L’Équipe, PSG defender Nuno Mendes is set to out for around a month after suffering an achilles injury during the Parisian side’s Champions League tie against Benfica last night.  Medical tests on Thursday confirmed that the young Portuguese defender could be on the sidelines from between three weeks up to a month.  Paris Saint Germain drew last night […]

Ronaldo: “The biggest pressure will be on Neymar”

Ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, former Brazil striker Ronaldo Nazário acknowledges that the pressure of lifting the World Cup will be on Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar. As quoted by L’Équipe, Ronaldo discussed the possibility of Brazil winning the World Cup in Qatar. Although the majority of the onus will be on Neymar’s shoulders, the team, according to […]

Javier Tebas on PSG’s FFP fines: “€10m for them is a cup of coffee.”

Speaking to L’Équipe while attending the SPORTEL convention in Monaco, La Liga president Javier Tebas continued his criticism of Paris Saint-Germain’s spending, and accused beIN Sports of not paying for their rights to broadcast La Liga abroad as a result of his comments on the Ligue 1 champions. What do you think of the reported numbers on Kylian Mbappé’s contract? We knew […]

Achraf Hakimi, Sofiane Boufal and Amine Harit lead Ligue 1 Morocco World Cup squad representatives

Six Ligue 1 players have been included in Morocco coach Walid Regragui’s final 26-man squad for the World Cup that will travel to Qatar later this month. The Atlas Lions are part of Group F along with Belgium, Canada and Croatia. Angers duo of midfielder Azzedine Ounahi and forward Sofiane Boufal both made the list while PSG’s right-back Achraf Hakimi […]

US Secretary of State thanks Emmanuel Macron for ‘keeping Kylian Mbappé in Paris’

During a diplomatic reception with Vice President Kamala Harris, the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken thanked Emmanuel Macron for ‘keeping Kylian Mbappé in Paris’ – as reported by Le Parisien. The state visit was a personal affair for Blinken, who spent several years of his childhood in France, where he became a big fan of Paris Saint-Germain. It is […]

Kylian Mbappé on bouncing back from World Cup final defeat: “I’ll never digest it.”

Speaking to the media after scoring a late penalty winner to see off Strasbourg, Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé notably discussed his recovery from the World Cup final, only ten days ago. The forward had returned to PSG training just three days after the historic performance, in which he scored a hat-trick and led Les Bleus agonisingly close to retaining […]

French Amateur Football Association calls on FFF chief Noël Le Graët to resign

The uproar caused by Noël Le Graët’s comments on Zinedine Zidane shows no sign of stopping just yet. The 81-year-old president of the French Football Federation sparked outrage Sunday evening during an interview with RMC. Le Graët stated he didn’t “give a toss” about the former midfielder’s future career plans following the extension of Didier Deschamps’ contract at the head […]

Marco Verratti absent for PSG’s test against Angers due to training injury

As announced via a communiqué from Paris Saint-Germain, Italian midfielder Marco Verratti will miss out on the Parisian’s Ligue 1 clash with Angers on Wednesday. He reportedly felt a pain in his right quadriceps during training on Tuesday morning and had to leave from the session. Medical exams are set to be carried out “within 24 hours”. Renato Sanches reportedly […]