Generation Mbappe: PSG superstar backed as Messi & Ronaldo’s heir but Gallas questions Pogba’s ‘fight’

Kylian Mbappe is performing at a standard that only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have matched, says William Gallas, with a World Cup winner at Paris Saint-Germain considered to be taking modern football into an exciting new era. At 23 years of age, a France international that has already been a senior star across seven … Read more

France opens investigation into violent clashes at Nice-Marseille football match

Issued on: 23/08/2021 – 22:45 Local authorities in Nice on Monday opened an investigation into the ugly incidents which led to the abandonment of the weekend Ligue 1 match between the home side and Marseille, while politicians in France called for punishments to be handed out to those responsible. The public prosecutor in the southern … Read more

‘I am not at Disneyland’ – the rise and rise of new France full-back Jonathan Clauss

On Monday this week, the players called up by Didier Deschamps for France’s upcoming friendlies arrived at Clairfontaine. There’s Paul Pogba, strolling in and exclaiming what a beautiful day it was. There’s Kylian Mbappe, stopping to give the thumbs up to the waiting cameras. There’s Kingsley Coman, posing in a pair of leather trousers. And … Read more

Kai Havertz stakes Chelsea starting claim as Lille win offers up yet more Romelu Lukaku questions

A 2-0 advantage means progression to the quarter-finals is within touching distance, barring a collapse in France next month. But on a night when the holders showed more attacking verve than they have for some months now, fresh questions were raised over the future of Romelu Lukaku. Tuchel dropped the club’s £97.5million record signing and … Read more

Jurgen Klinsmann confronted Arsene Wenger after signing for Monaco on promise he’d play with George Weah, only for him to leave the next day

Jurgen Klinsmann has revealed he joined Monaco on the promise of playing with George Weah, only for the Liberian striker to leave the day after he signed. Klinsmann moved to Arsene Wenger’s Monaco in 1992, the German striker’s first season seeing them catapult to a second-place finish in Ligue 1. AFP Klinsmann was thrown an … Read more

Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 title hopes take a hit after draw at Rennes

Issued on: 10/05/2021 – 01:02 Neymar was on target the day after signing his contract extension but Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 1-1 draw at Rennes on Sunday that leaves Lille a step closer to a remarkable Ligue 1 title triumph. PSG led at half-time after Neymar converted a controversial penalty award, but they … Read more

Generation Mbappe: PSG superstar backed as Messi & Ronaldo’s heir but Gallas questions Pogba’s ‘fight’

Kylian Mbappe is performing at a standard that only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have matched, says William Gallas, with a World Cup winner at Paris Saint-Germain considered to be taking modern football into an exciting new era. At 23 years of age, a France international that has already been a senior star across seven … Read more

Matteo Guendouzi part ways at Arsenal after confirming permanent move to Marseille

‘It was the best choice I’ve made in years’: Arsenal-leaving bad boy Matteo Guendouzi joins Mikel Arte after confirming he’s ‘considering’ a move to Marseille until permanent move in 2025 Tower and Gunner break up Matteo Guendouzi joins Marseille on loan from Arsenal in summer window He scored 4 goals and provided 11 assists in … Read more