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# Ligue 1

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# Unhappy
Lille boss takes swipe at 'classy' Mourinho
Christophe Galtier was not pleased with the Portuguese manager for taking some of his coaches to Tottenham.
# Chance
Man United have 'priority' on Lyon star
Memphis Depay endured an unhappy 18 months at Old Trafford, but the Red Devils retain a right to re-sign him.
# Ligue 1
Lyon's team bus was attacked before Payet settled ill-tempered derby for 10-man Marseille
The France international scored twice as Andre Villas-Boas got the better of Rudi Garcia in a fiery encounter.
# Super Sub
Substitute Icardi strikes late to steal win for PSG
Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from their shock loss to Dijon with a 2-1 defeat of Brest.
# Ligue 1
PSG can't cut the mustard in shock defeat to rock-bottom Dijon
Dijon pick up first win over PSG since they were first promoted to Ligue 1 in 2011.
# Wave Goodbye
Former Arsenal star dismissed by Lyon after dreadful start
The Ligue 1 club had just one win in nine matches under Sylvinho.
# top of the table
Mauro Icardi bags first goal for PSG while Neymar also on target against Angers
PSG moved five points clear heading into the international break.
# No Grudge
'Neymar did what he had to do' - No grief from PSG team-mate over attempted exit
The Brazilian seemed to want to rejoin his former club Barcelona during the summer.
# Impact
Neymar has objects thrown at him but responds by scoring winner
Paris Saint-Germain restored their three-point lead at the top of the table after a late win over Lyon.
# Unpopular
'He did not want to be here' - PSG boss understands fans' anger towards Neymar
Thomas Tuchel also reiterated there is no issue between him and the former Barcelona star.
# Unhappy
PSG ultras issue Neymar warning
The Brazil international joined PSG from Barcelona in a world-record €222million move two years ago.
# Ligue 1
French football chief tells referees not to stop matches for homophobia
Ligue 1 games were stopped in August as a result of homophobia, measures with which FFF president Noel Le Graet disagrees.
# Barca
Neymar 'did everything possible to return' to Barcelona - Suarez
Luis Suarez believes Neymar did everything he could to return to Camp Nou from Paris Saint-Germain.
# Pen to Paper
Former captain Icardi seals PSG loan after penning Inter Milan contract extension
The agreement with the French club includes an option to buy the striker.
# Kick it out
Nice's Ligue 1 fixture with Marseille paused due to homophobic banners
Referees in France have been instructed to stop matches if homophobic banners are displayed, or homophobic chanting is heard, this season.
# Big names
Problems for PSG as key men Mbappe and Cavani set for spells on the sidelines
With Neymar not featuring while his future is still up in the air, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting may be tasked with leading the line.
# Turned down
PSG reject Real Madrid's Neymar bid of €100m plus Bale, Rodriguez and Navas - report
The Brazilian superstar is hoping to return to Spain before the transfer window closes on 2 September.
# slip up
PSG fall to shock defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old playing starring role
Angolan-born Eduardo Camavinga pulled the strings for Rennes.
# Claim
Neymar 'would be a bomb inside the locker room,' warns Barca great
Hristo Stoichkov insists that it is a bad idea to recruit the Brazilian for a second spell at the club.
# Big Money
Watford secure club-record €35 million signing
Ismaila Sarr arrives from Rennes on a five-year deal.
# Staying Put
'I have no desire to leave' - Mbappe apologises to Paris Saint-Germain
The striker had hinted he may move on from PSG at an awards do at the end of last season.
# marquee
Nicolas Pepe to join Arsenal for club-record fee plus add-ons, confirms Lille president
Pepe hit 22 Ligue 1 goals last season as Lille finished second in the table behind Paris Saint-Germain.
# Gunners
Arsenal complete £27 million Saliba signing but defender loaned back to Saint-Etienne
The 18-year-old made 16 appearances for Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 last season as the club finished fourth.
# Deal Done
PSG sign highly rated €32m defender from Borussia Dortmund
After spending just one season with the Germans, Abdou Diallo has been recruited by former Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel.
# Hands Up
'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG
The Brazil international has spent almost two years with the French club but there are ongoing rumours of unhappiness.
# Goal Machine
'He is wanted by many clubs' - PSG a possibility for €65 million Liverpool target Pepe
Thomas Tuchel is a fan of Nicolas Pepe, who scored 22 goals for Lille in Ligue 1 last season.
# Friendly fire
6 of the best for Liverpool as Marseille beaten by Accrington
Rhian Brewster netted a double in a comprehensive win against Tranmere Rovers.
# fekir off
Lyon admit Liverpool target Fekir may leave club this summer
The French midfielder was close to moving to Anfield last year, and he may be allowed leave Ligue Un this time around.
Neymar's father insists PSG knew about late pre-season return
The French champions intend to punish the Brazilian for not attending pre-season duties.
# Transfer News
PSG sign teenage defender from Ajax
Mitchel Bakker has completed the switch to the Ligue 1 champions after struggling for first-team opportunities in Amsterdam.
# next step
Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'
The Scottish champions face a fight to keep the €15 million rated midfielder amid interest from Ligue 1.
# goal threat
Liverpool hold talks with Lille striker who scored 23 goals last season, confirms club president
Lille president Gerard Lopez revealed Liverpool have held talks with forward Nicolas Pepe.
# Thankful
Buffon relishing 'splendid gift' of playing with Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus
The opportunity to play alongside CR7 at Juve has Gigi Buffon excited following his return to the Old Lady.
# French connection
PSG sign Ander Herrera on free transfer following his Man United departure
The 29-year-old Spaniard has completed his expected move to Paris.
# Exit strategy
Juninho keen to keep Liverpool target Fekir at Lyon amid exit talk
The club’s director of football would like the forward to stay as Premier League clubs begin to circle.
# Tick tock
'It is the moment to decide' - Ex-Barcelona great urges Neymar to choose future now
The Brazilian has reportedly been made available for a move should PSG receive a suitable offer.
# Moving On
Free agent Alves linked with Premier League move after PSG exit
The defender announced he will leave the French champions last night.
# stuff of dreams
'They told me I'd never play football again' - €48m Real Madrid signing's incredible journey
French defender Ferland Mendy has described how a hip operation threatened to end his career before it had begun.
# Rumour Mill
'Who wouldn't want to enjoy players like Neymar?' - Suarez would welcome PSG star's return
The Brazilian is linked with a return to his former club and his old team-mate would like to have the star forward back.
# Cut it out
'I do not want to have any celebrity behaviour anymore' - PSG president issues warning to players
The Ligue 1 champions have long suffered from rumours of unrest in the playing squad.