Monaco Are Ligue 1’s Answer to Portuguese Transfer Masters Porto

Ten games into the Ligue 1 campaign, AS Monaco are firmly ensconced in mid-table with 14 points from a possible 30. Les Monegasques finished third in Le Championnat on the final day of last season, earning a UEFA Champions League playoff berth, but Leonardo Jardim’s men currently find themselves seven points behind Angers SCO and[…]

David Luiz thriving as PSG’s playmaking centre-back

When David Luiz completed his £50 million move to Paris Saint-Germain from Chelsea in the summer of 2014, the default reaction in England was to scoff. The Brazilian centre-back developed a reputation as something of a liability during his three years in the Premier League, derided as too instinctive and flamboyant to play in the[…]

The History of PSG – Why in Today’s Money-Driven World, it’s Important to Cherish Their Brief but Engrossing History

A club that oozes prestige and charisma, from a city that effortlessly exudes poetic beauty, romance and illusion, Paris Saint-Germain are the modern glamour club of France. But those unaware of PSG’s history will be shocked to know that the club is only 44 years old; a baby amongst the older, experienced statesmen of French[…]

Will lack of domestic competition help or hinder PSG’s Champions Leagues prospects?

Dropping two points at home to a side in 10th position is usually a bad result for a title contender. However, while Paris Saint-Germain fans will certainly not have been too enamoured by their side’s 2-2 draw with Bordeaux at the Parc des Princes on Friday night, the scoreline will almost certainly make no difference[…]

THE REGENERATION OF LIGUE 1

Champions League fanatics will remember the times when Olympique Lyonnais became a main stay of the latter stages of the knockout rounds. A team filled with household names, a young Karim Benzema introducing himself to the world, Lisandro Lopez turning in performances that would endear him to Lyon fans forever and finally the mercurial Juninho[…]

Lucas Moura’s Intelligent movement and positioning crucial in PSG’s opening day triumph

At half-time, with the score at 0-0 in PSG’s Ligue 1 opener against Lille, Lucas Moura remained extremely confident his side could still run out victors, despite the fact Laurent Blanc’s charges were down to 10 men courtesy of Adrien Rabiot’s sending off on 28 minutes. “PSG will win the game with 10,” proclaimed the Brazilian. He was[…]