France

Fournier regrets Lille loss

Lyon boss Hubert Fournier was upset with his team's performance after losing 2-1 to Lille at Stade Pierre Mauroy on Saturday.

Blanc: We deserved more

Paris Saint-Germain coach Lauren Blanc feels his side deserved better than a 0-0 draw with the way they played against Monaco in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Fekir sacks representatives

Lyon starlet Nabil Fekir has fired his representatives after they tried to force him to sign for Manchester City, according to the playmaker's father.

Blanc rules out Marquinhos exit

Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has ruled out selling centre-half Marquinhos, amidst reported interest from Manchester United.

Payet gives thanks to Imbula

Marseille midfielder Dimitri Payet has the most Ligue 1 assists so far this season, but has thanked Giannelli Imbula for assisting the assister.

Bielsa: It's down to us

Marcelo Bielsa says Marseille's chances of winning the Lique 1 title will be down to how effectively they can utilise the resources at their disposal.

Berbatov: We deserved it

Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov believes his side had more desire and took their chances well to beat Arsenal at the Emirates in the Champions League.

Van Der Wiel eyes Blues scalp

PSG defender Gregory Van De Wiel believes they can beat Chelsea and feels they should have beaten the Blues in their Champions League last 16 first leg.

Arsenal 1-3 Monaco

Dimitar Berbatov scored on his return to England as Monaco shocked the Emirates with a 3-1 win over Arsenal in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Mavuba 'not afraid' of drop

Lille captain Rio Mavuba says he has faith that the squad have enough quality to avoid being dragged into a relegation dogfight.

Jardim gunning for Arsenal upset

Leonardo Jardim says AS Monaco are confident of causing an upset when they meet an in-form Arsenal side in the Champions League last-16.

Monaco: Falcao has many suitors

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has revealed there are several inquiries for striker Radamel Falcao, who is on loan at Manchester United.

Arsenal v Monaco

Arsenal will welcome Monaco to the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 encounter.

Deschamps eyeing Lyon's Fekir

Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir is having a fine season at the Ligue 1 leaders, and has caught the gaze of Didier Deschamps, manager of the French national team.

Dropped points frustrate Bielsa

Olympique Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa saw his team lose ground in the title race with a 2-2 against Saint-Etienne at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on Sunday.

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