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AS Monaco coach Robert Moreno paid tribute to his squad, and especially his forwards, after his side made it two wins in the bounce with victory over Amiens SC on Saturday.

Ligue 1: Monaco up to fifth after frantic finish

Monaco snatched a 2-1 victory at Amiens on Saturday after Wissam Ben Yedder and Islam Slimani struck in a frantic finish to push the Principality team up to fifth in Ligue 1.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Josh Maja named in French Ligue 1 Team of the Week

Girondis Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has been named in the French Ligue 1 team of the week following his scintillating performance for the club in Tuesday night 6-0 thrashing of Nimes.
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas takes part in a training session on January 14, 2018 in La Turbie, near Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Cesc Fabregas braced for home bow as PSG return from the sun

Cesc Fabregas is set for his home debut as a Monaco player, while Paris Saint-Germain look for revenge against their recent Cup conquerors Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
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Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns recall to France squad

Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

James Tomkins: Crystal Palace more than Wilfried Zaha

The player returned early from international duty with Cote d’Ivoire after sustaining a thigh problem and is in a race against time to be fit for the Eagles’ Premier League game against Everton on Sunday.
Olympique de Marseille's French forward Dimitri Payet reacts after scoring, during their French L1 football match Olympique of Marseille (OM) versus EA Guingamp at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on September 16, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Boris HORVAT

Dimitri Payet stunner helps Marseille thrash Guingamp

Dimitri Payet scored a stunning goal as Marseille thrashed Guingamp 4-0 at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday to move second in the Ligue 1 table.
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Dimitri Payet double, VAR give Marseille opening win

Mercurial star Dimitri Payet scored twice, including a penalty courtesy of VAR, as Marseille opened the new French Ligue 1 season with a 4-0 demolition of Toulouse on Friday.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

Antoine Griezmann scores brace as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille to win Europa League

Antoine Griezmann's double put Atletico Madrid on their way in a 3-0 win against Marseille in the Europa League final in Lyon, France, on Wednesday night.

Dimitri Payet starts, Angel Correa in Atletico team for Europa League final

Dimitri Payet starts for Marseille in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Atletico Madrid in Lyon after recovering from a minor muscle problem.

Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid target European glory against Marseille

Antoine Griezmann is hoping to get his hands on a first major trophy with Atletico Madrid as the Spanish club prepare to take on Marseille in Wednesday's Europa League final.

Simeone warns of Payet threat in Europa League final

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is wary of the threat posed by Marseille’s Dimitri Payet but believes his team’s extra experience will count for something in Wednesday’s Europa League final.

Report: Paris Saint-Germain pay 9 of the top 10 player salaries in Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain pay nine of the top 10 player wages in Ligue 1, according to a study by France Football.

Dimitri Payet: Marseille a bigger club than Paris Saint-Germain

Dimitri Payet has claimed that Marseille are a bigger club than Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar gets €3 million a year and PSG pay 12 of highest Ligue 1...

Paris Saint-Germain pays 12 of the 13 largest player salaries in the French league, led by Neymar, who makes 3.07 million euros ($3.8 million) gross a month, more than twice as much as the next highest earner, sports daily L'Equipe reported on Tuesday.

Slaven Bilic never recovered from Dimitri Payet’s West Ham exit – Karren Brady

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady claims Slaven Bilic never recovered from Dimitri Payet's acrimonious departure from the club and eventually "ran out of ideas".

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns France recall

Fresh from netting the winner against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial was rewarded on Thursday with a call-up to Didier Deschamps’s France squad.

Anthony Martial-Marcus Rashford rivalry spurs on Manchester United

Neither Anthony Martial nor Marcus Rashford are happy spending time on the bench, but the competition between them is pushing both to greater heights for Manchester United this season.

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