France

Lyon lose Lacazette to injury

Table-topping Lyon are sweating over the fitness of star striker Alexandre Lacazette after he limped off with an injury in their victory over Metz.

Blanc bemoans St Etienne tactics

PSG boss Laurent Blanc has blasted Saint-Etienne's tactics in the clash between the two sides on Sunday, despite his side winning 1-0.

Pastore: Europe my priority

Javier Pastore is convinced PSG will successfully defend their French Ligue 1 crown this season, but admits his main aim is to win the Champions League.

United interested in Marquinhos

Manchester United have enquired about the availability of Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos, according to the Brazilian player's agent.

Cavani: No Zlatan rift

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has dismissed reports suggesting he and strike partner Zlatan Ibrahimovic do not see eye to eye.

Man United second in rich list

Man United have reclaimed second place in the list of the world's richest football clubs, despite suffering their worst season for two decades last year.

Monaco sign Bernardo Silva

AS Monaco have completed the signing of promising Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva from Primeira Liga champions SL Benfica.

Bastia eliminated by amateurs

SC Bastia were dumped out of the Coupe de France on Tuesday in a shock loss to Championnat de France Amateur side US Quevilly.

Fournier rues 'cruel' defeat

Olympique Lyonnais were dumped out of the Coupe de France on Tuesday as Nantes came from behind to claim a memorable 3-2 win.

Cup success important to Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais are set to field a strong team for Tuesday's French Cup last-32 clash against Nantes at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

Rodgers: Origi staying at Lille

Brendan Rodgers has ended speculation regarding Liverpool's on-loan forward Divock Origi's potential move by revealing he will only join in the club in the off-season.

Bielsa: We were courageous

Marcelo Bielsa thinks Marseille played well, if not fantastically, in their 2-1 win over Guingamp, and praised the ability of his team to overcome difficulties.

Blanc: We must re-energise

Laurent Blanc admits PSG are struggling to replicate their form from last season, despite overcoming Evian 4-2 at Parc des Princes on Sunday.

Blanc expects exits at PSG

PSG manager Laurent Blanc says there will be departures from the club this month, leaving question marks over the future of truant duo Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Puel harbours Ben Arfa hope

Nice boss Claude Puel is hopeful Hatem Ben Arfa could still complete his move to the club, despite FIFA preventing the transfer.

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