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#Ligue 1

# 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 6,690 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 11,105 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 4,050 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 3,085 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 6,955 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 5,881 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 16,138 Views 40 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 6,949 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 8,151 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 6,309 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 8,484 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 7,734 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 4,720 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 7,997 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 4,963 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 6,422 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 12,435 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 9,646 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 6,225 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.

# ligue-1 - Friday 6 April, 2018

Debuchy's dramatic own goal gifts PSG a 92nd minute equaliser
# Ligue 1
From The42
# Ligue 1

Debuchy's dramatic own goal gifts PSG a 92nd minute equaliser

Apr 6th 2018, 10:20 PM 6,166 Views 0 Comments

The former Arsenal defender kneed it past his own goalkeeper.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure'

Apr 1st 2018, 3:15 PM 9,876 Views 1 Comment

After Monaco were left frustrated in their Coupe de la Ligue final loss to PSG, French World Cup-winner Bixente Lizarazu has offered an interesting take.

# ligue-1 - Friday 30 March, 2018

Brazil given major World Cup boost as Neymar to return in "two to three weeks"
# Raring To Go
From The42
# Raring To Go

Brazil given major World Cup boost as Neymar to return in "two to three weeks"

Mar 30th 2018, 7:07 PM 5,643 Views 1 Comment

PSG manager Unai Emery confirmed the 26-year-old would be back in action in less than a month.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Liverpool and Arsenal target Lemar issues come-and-get-me plea
# Optimistic
From The42
# Optimistic

Liverpool and Arsenal target Lemar issues come-and-get-me plea

Mar 25th 2018, 4:38 PM 8,512 Views 7 Comments

The France international missed out on a move to the Premier League last summer but he hasn’t given up hope of earning a similar switch this time around.

# ligue-1 - Friday 23 March, 2018

French referee who kicked footballer in the leg during Ligue 1 game has ban doubled
# Bookable Offence
From The42
# Bookable Offence

French referee who kicked footballer in the leg during Ligue 1 game has ban doubled

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:24 PM 6,342 Views 3 Comments

Ligue 1 referee Tony Chapron lost his appeal for kicking Diego Carlos during a match against PSG.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Neymar makes ill-judged tribute to Stephen Hawking by posting wheelchair photo
# Oh Dear
From The42
# Oh Dear

Neymar makes ill-judged tribute to Stephen Hawking by posting wheelchair photo

Mar 14th 2018, 10:33 PM 20,437 Views 31 Comments

World renowned physicist Hawking died at the age of 76 today.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Neymar has a PSG future, says father
# We'll See
From The42
# We'll See

Neymar has a PSG future, says father

Mar 13th 2018, 8:04 PM 4,543 Views 2 Comments

Neymar Sr has quashed talk of his son leaving Paris Saint-Germain, claiming could stay at the Parc des Princes.

Coutinho: Neymar's return to Barcelona 'would be awesome'
# Barca
From The42
# Barca

Coutinho: Neymar's return to Barcelona 'would be awesome'

Mar 13th 2018, 8:34 AM 7,566 Views 7 Comments

Ivan Rakitic talked up the possibility of the PSG star returning to the La Liga leaders and his fellow Brazilian has followed suit.

# ligue-1 - Monday 5 March, 2018

‘It’s the worst day of my life’ - Former Fiorentina player criticises Astori ‘scandal’ in Ligue 1
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

‘It’s the worst day of my life’ - Former Fiorentina player criticises Astori ‘scandal’ in Ligue 1

Mar 5th 2018, 8:09 PM 14,047 Views 1 Comment

Nantes goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu hit out at the “lack of respect” towards his former team-mate as there was no chance to remember him.

# ligue-1 - Friday 2 March, 2018

'He is worth €100 million, but he is a free agent, so he is a bargain'
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

'He is worth €100 million, but he is a free agent, so he is a bargain'

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:37 AM 12,240 Views 10 Comments

Agent Mino Raiola claims Mario Balotelli is ready to return to Italy, though he also acknowledged negotiating with teams in England.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'If I were to be contacted for the Italy job, I'd go to the Nantes president and ask to be released'
# Ready For This
From The42
# Ready For This

'If I were to be contacted for the Italy job, I'd go to the Nantes president and ask to be released'

Feb 21st 2018, 3:13 PM 4,504 Views 5 Comments

Claudio Ranieri joined Ligue 1 side Nantes in 2017.

# ligue-1 - Monday 12 February, 2018

Kick It Out slams 'unacceptable' booking of Balotelli for reporting racist abuse
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Kick It Out slams 'unacceptable' booking of Balotelli for reporting racist abuse

Feb 12th 2018, 5:45 PM 7,249 Views 1 Comment

Nice allege that the striker was booked for complaining to the referee over racist abuse from Dijon fans.

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history
# Excess
From The42
# Excess

Manchester City's €878 million squad the most expensive in history

Feb 12th 2018, 1:24 PM 7,008 Views 26 Comments

The latest figures from the CIES Football Observatory highlight the record-breaking transfer spending of Pep Guardiola’s side.

'I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid,' says Brazil team-mate
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

'I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid,' says Brazil team-mate

Feb 12th 2018, 11:40 AM 5,190 Views 2 Comments

Marcelo has tipped the PSG forward to eventually return to Spain.

# ligue-1 - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'He told us nothing. If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'He told us nothing. If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money'

Feb 4th 2018, 3:32 PM 15,502 Views 12 Comments

Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre has criticised Brazil superstar Neymar over the way the forward handled his move.

# ligue-1 - Friday 2 February, 2018

French referee slapped with three-month ban after kicking player and sending him off
# Lost The Plot
From The42
# Lost The Plot

French referee slapped with three-month ban after kicking player and sending him off

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:41 AM 5,139 Views 2 Comments

Tony Chapron bizarrely lashed out at Nantes’ Diego Carlos in January.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Debuchy ends Arsenal stint and joins Saint-Etienne as three young Gunners secure loans
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

Debuchy ends Arsenal stint and joins Saint-Etienne as three young Gunners secure loans

Jan 31st 2018, 8:30 PM 5,160 Views 2 Comments

Injury woes left Mathieu Debuchy out in the cold at Arsenal and the defender has moved to Saint-Etienne.

# ligue-1 - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Huddersfield and Celtic miss out as Dortmund defender joins Saint-Etienne
# Tschuss
From The42
# Tschuss

Huddersfield and Celtic miss out as Dortmund defender joins Saint-Etienne

Jan 25th 2018, 5:41 PM 6,911 Views 0 Comments

Saint-Etienne have completed the signing of Neven Subotic on a one-and-a-half-year deal from Borussia Dortmund.

# ligue-1 - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'I gave an interview that he didn't like': Thiago Silva hits out at Pastore spat claims
# Buried The Hatchet
From The42
# Buried The Hatchet

'I gave an interview that he didn't like': Thiago Silva hits out at Pastore spat claims

Jan 24th 2018, 12:38 PM 4,438 Views 1 Comment

Thiago Silva has blamed reports of a lingering feud with Javier Pastore on scrutiny by sections of the media.

# ligue-1 - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

PSG announce surprise signing of French free agent Lassana Diarra
# Back Back To Paris Paris
From The42
# Back Back To Paris Paris

PSG announce surprise signing of French free agent Lassana Diarra

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:58 PM 9,258 Views 6 Comments

Despite Unai Emery previously indicating he was happy with PSG’s midfield options, the Ligue 1 leaders have signed Lassana Diarra.

Premier League clubs on alert as PSG winger Lucas Moura told he can leave
# Surplus To Requirements
From The42
# Surplus To Requirements

Premier League clubs on alert as PSG winger Lucas Moura told he can leave

Jan 23rd 2018, 4:18 PM 5,166 Views 5 Comments

The Brazilian, who has been linked with Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal in the past, has been encouraged to find a new club by manager Unai Emery.