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Fekir to eventually join Arsenal

Nabil Fekir will be joining Arsenal when his time with Olympique Lyonnais comes to an end, according to the midfielder's father.

Lyon to avoid distractions

Lyon have a realistic chance of moving to the Ligue 1 summit, but coach Hubert Fournier said that would not distract them ahead of the match against Bordeaux on Sunday.

Blanc: We didn't do enough

Laurent Blanc said his club's 0-0 draw against Montpellier at the Parc des Princes was a strong indicator that the busy schedule was starting to take its toll on his players.

Maxwell hints at PSG stay

Paris Saint-Germain full-back Maxwell has revealed he would be happy to stay at the Parc des Princes beyond the end of his current contract.

Bielsa wants Marseille response

Manager Marcelo Bielsa insists he is 'not angry' with his Marseille side but hopes to bounce back quickly from their 1-0 loss to Monaco last weekend.

Zidane praise for Marseille

Former Real Madrid and Juventus legend Zinedine Zidane has praised Marseille on his visit to their grounds, and regrets not ever playing for his hometown club.

Lens aim for 19-point mark

RC Lens hope end the first half of the Ligue 1 season on a high when they host OG Nice at the Stade de la Licorne on Friday.

Russian tycoons lose millions

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov both lost a fair chunk of their fortunes this week due to the economic decline in Russia.

Falcao really wants United stay

On-loan Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is determined to forge a career at Old Trafford, despite featuring sparingly since his arrival from Monaco.

Ibrahimovic heaps praise on Henry

Zlatan Ibrahimovic paid tribute to former French star Thierry Henry following his retirement earlier this week.

Blanc lauds comeback win

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has lauded his team for their come from behind 3-1 win over AC Ajaccio on Wednesday night.

Lyon target cup run

Olympique Lyonnais begin their quest for Coupe de la Ligue glory on Wednesday night when they host AS Monaco at the Stade de Gerland.

Blanc wary of Mou's mind games

Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc insists he has no interest in entering a war of words with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

PSG aim to finish on a high

Paris Saint-Germain are determined to finish 2014 on a positive note by winning both of their remaining games.

Aulas: Fekir here to stay

Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas has ruled out a January departure for Nabil Fekir after the midfielder was recently linked with a move to Arsenal.

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