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Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French players called to go on strike if Ligue 1 not expanded to 22...

Former PSG and Toulouse manager Antoine Kombouare has called on players to go on strike next season if Ligue 1 is not expanded to 22 clubs.
Monaco star Cesc Fabregas feels the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season may have been cancelled too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cesc Fabregas: Ligue 1 ended too soon amid coronavirus crisis

Paris Saint-Germain were declared champions and Amiens and Toulouse were relegated after the season was called off last month, with most teams still having 10 games remaining.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen emerges fourth best scorer in Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen has emerged as the fourth highest goalscorer in the French Ligue 1 this season.
Real Madrid are reportedly ready to intensify their summer pursuit of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Real Madrid ready to intensify pursuit of Eduardo Camavinga

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to intensify their summer pursuit of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.
Ligue 1 club Rennes have announced the termination of Diafra Sakho's contract, six months before its expiry.

Former West Ham striker Diafra Sakho released by Rennes

Ligue 1 club Rennes have announced the termination of Diafra Sakho's contract, six months before its expiry.
Real Madrid are reportedly tracking the progress of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Real Madrid ‘tracking progress’ of Rennes starlet

Camavinga has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign under Julien Stéphan, starting all nine Ligue 1 games thus far.
Hatem Ben Arfa

Rennes confirm Hatem Ben Arfa departure amid La Liga links

Rennes president Olivier Letang has confirmed that Hatem Ben Arfa will not be at the club next season.
Unai Emery

Europa League specialist Unai Emery seeks Rennes revenge for Arsenal

Unai Emery is not used to losing in the Europa League, but the Arsenal manager must summon a response from his team if they are to overturn a shock 3-1 defeat in the first leg of their last 16 tie with Rennes and remain in the hunt for a trophy in his first season with the Gunners.

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