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# Ligue 1

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# sabbatical
41-year-old Buffon considers taking year off after rejecting PSG offer
The veteran goalkeeper has revealed his reasons for turning down an ‘attractive offer’ of another 12 months in France.
# peckish
Ligue 1 orders up €32 million Uber Eats naming rights deal
It is being reported that the ball for every Ligue 1 match will be brought on the pitch by an Uber Eats delivery man.
# Going Up
Newly-promoted Villa sign Dutch winger permanently after Wembley heroics
24-year-old Anwar El Ghazi joins on a long-term contract from Lille, having spent last season on loan at the Birmingham club.
# Emotional
PSG boss on Neymar: 'He takes everything to heart'
Thomas Tuchel believes the Brazilian forward is a sensitive soul.
# Ligue 1
Andre Villas-Boas back in football after being named Marseille's new manager
The former Chelsea, Tottenham and Porto boss hasn’t managed since leaving the Chinese Super League in November 2017.
# staying on
Tuchel extends PSG stay to end departure speculation after disappointing season
He will now stay with the French giants until 2021.
# Bombshell
Real Madrid target Mbappe casts doubt over PSG future
The striker wants responsibility, ‘maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere’.
# Super Keeper
Veteran Buffon set for 25th season as PSG offer him contract extension
The French champions appear keen on keeping the 41-year-old for another year at least.
# Time to say goodbye
'There is red in my heart' - Herrera confirms Man United exit amid PSG links
The Old Trafford midfielder Ander Herrera posted an emotional video message to supporters on the club’s Twitter account.
# Unhappy
'Sad' Neymar sensitive to what is said about him, says PSG boss
The Brazilian is facing a ban after appearing to punch a fan, and Thomas Tuchel says the star’s mood is low right now.
# Next Big Thing
Lyon president wants to sell star midfielder to Juventus over Manchester clubs
‘It’s true that Juve are after Ndombele. But there’s also PSG, Manchester United and City,’ said Jean-Michel Aulas.
# Unacceptable
'You can't get into a fight with a spectator': PSG boss hits out at Neymar after fan attack
The Brazilian lashed out on Saturday after his side lost against Rennes on penalties in the French Cup final.
# promotion
History to be made in France with appointment of female referee for Ligue 1 fixture
Stephanie Frappart will take charge of the meeting of Amiens and Strasbourg this weekend.
# Champions
Mbappe stars to kick off PSG's title celebrations against Monaco
Neymar also made his first appearance since January in their 3-1 win.
# slip up
PSG fail to clinch French title for third match running after loss at Nantes
Thomas Tuchel’s side lost 3-2 this evening.
# Looking Back
'He was always yelling and screaming!' - Monaco star on Henry's failed tenure
Aleksandr Golovin says the Arsenal legend did not ‘fully transition’ into the role of a manager.
# stunned
PSG title party delayed again after French champions suffer biggest defeat in 10 years
Thomas Tuchel’s men could have wrapped up their sixth title in seven years but were humiliated by Lille.
# Lyon tamer
Mourinho in the frame for Lyon job after Genesio announces departure
The 52-year-old announced today he will leave the Ligue 1 club at the end of the season
# France
Ligue 1 match temporarily stopped due to racist chants
‘We are in the 21st century, it’s unacceptable,’ Amiens captain Prince Gouano said.
# uncertainty
Solskjaer: Herrera will give his all despite PSG rumours
The Man United manager says Herrera’s uncertain future may be contributing to his recent injury problems.
# Open Goal
PSG must wait for league crown after astonishing Choupo-Moting miss
The 30-year-old forward produced an astonishing miss as PSG fluffed their lines, drawing 2-2 with Strasbourg.
# Outburst
Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant
The former Man United defender posted a number of videos online following his old team’s Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain.
# Barca
Messi scores panenka penalty against Lyon as Barcelona book quarter-final spot
The La Liga champions ensured their place in the last eight thanks to a late rally against Lyon.
# bread and butter
No Champions League hangover as Di Maria dazzles in PSG win
Angel Di Maria starred as Paris Saint-Germain won 4-0 at Dijon in their first match since crashing out of the Champions League.
# Mistake
Barcelona youngster regrets attending Neymar's birthday party
Arthur celebrated with his fellow Brazil international in Paris at the start of February.
# retirement plan
Falcao declares ambition to emulate Jordan with career in pro baseball
The Monaco striker has a retirement plan in place.
# Frosty reception
PSG's Di Maria 'never spoke badly' about United but expected jeers upon return
Manchester United fans gave the winger a hard time at Old Trafford.
# Anomalies
Nantes have threatened legal action over Sala fee but Cardiff will be 'honourable', says chairman
Cardiff City are looking into all details of the deal to sign Emiliano Sala, which is why they have yet to pay any money to Nantes.
# clarification
'What I have is muscle, not fat' - Ex-Real Madrid and PSG star responds to physique question
Jese Rodriguez was keen to allay any concerns about his shape upon joining Real Betis.
# Support
'Neymar, don't change a thing!' PSG hit back at poll questioning Brazil star
Radio station RTL ran a survey in which 78% of football fans agreed that the Brazil star “plays a dangerous game”.
# ruled out
Neymar ruled out for 10 weeks with Brazilian to miss Man United Champions League tie
The PSG star is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a foot injury against Strasbourg.
# Frustration
Thierry Henry's successor gets off to disappointing start as Monaco suffer shoot-out heartbreak
Leonardo Jardim’s second spell in charge of the club began with a Coupe de la Ligue semi-final defeat to Guingamp.
# Potential
Henry still has what it takes despite Monaco debacle, says Fabregas
The former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder still has faith in his former manager’s ability.
# Injured
Neymar faces race to be fit in time for Man United Champions League clash
It remains unclear how long the Brazilian will be out for, with a last sixteen clash on the horizon.
# Revolving Door
Monaco replace Henry with former coach - three months after he was sacked
Leonardo Jardim is back in charge of the French club after Henry was sacked on Thursday.
# Injury
Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United
PSG take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on 12 February at Old Trafford.
# Big Money
Cardiff make €17 million Nantes striker their club-record signing
The 28-year-old Argentine forward will be tasked with saving the Bluebirds from relegation.
# Reunited
Henry says going head-to-head with Vieira on the line 'felt really weird'
The Arsenal and French legends met for the first time as coaches and Henry found it rather strange.
# doubt
PSG star hints at retirement next year
Uruguay international Edinson Cavani has just over a year left on his contract.
# new arrival
Cesc Fabregas completes move to Ligue 1 strugglers Monaco
The Spaniard made his final appearance for Chelsea during last week’s FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest.