Home Topics Ligue 1

Ligue 1

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.

Arsenal reluctant to meet Houssem Aouar asking price – Lyon president

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.
Neymar could be set for a spell on the sidelines after the Brazil forward limped out of the Selecao's friendly with Nigeria.

Neymar, Thiago Silva get Brazil calls as World Cup campaign starts

Neymar and Thiago Silva are included in Brazil squad selected by head coach Tite on Friday for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
Victor Osimhen is looking forward to coming up against Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the Serie A this season.

Victor Osimhen: I can’t wait to face Cristiano Ronaldo

Victor Osimhen is looking forward to coming up against Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the Serie A this season.

Gianfranco Zola hails Victor Osimhen’s ‘important qualities’ ahead Parma vs Napoli

Gianfranco Zola is in awe of Victor Osimhen’s talent, suggesting that the Nigerian attacking ace has important qualities with which he can help Napoli to succeed this new season.
Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.

Brazilian government backing Neymar in racism row

Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.
Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has back Nigerian U23 striker David Okereke to end goal drought when they face Anderlecht at Jan Breydel Stadium on Sunday.

Nigerian striker tests positive for coronavirus

Paul Onuachu of Genk and Samuel Kalu of Ligue 1 club Bordeaux also tested positive for Covid-19, but the duo have since recovered and already back in action for their respective team.
Dutch forward Memphis Depay has denied rumours linking him with a move away from Lyon to Barcelona this summer.

Barcelona agree €30 million transfer for Memphis Depay

LaLiga giants Barcelona have agreed a transfer for Olympic Lyon forward Memphis Depay.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

Anthony Okpotu wins top scorer award in Tunisian Ligue 1

Okpotu was not in action on Sunday as US Monastir ended their league campaign with a 1-1 draw against Ben Guerdane at home. They join fourth-place Etoile du Sahel as Tunisia's representatives for next season's Caf Confederation Cup.
Andre Villas-Boas took aim at Thomas Tuchel and poked fun at Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League failure after Marseille's win.

Andre Villas-Boas mocks Thomas Tuchel after Marseille win

Andre Villas-Boas took aim at Thomas Tuchel and poked fun at Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League failure after Marseille's win.
Neymar was among five players sent off as a huge brawl marred Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 defeat by Marseille.

Neymar blames racism for PSG loss to Marseille

Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille’s 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the 2020-21 season.

Kylian Mbappé wants Premier League or LaLiga move in 2021

Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the 2020/21 season.
Henry Onyekuru provided the assist which secured Monaco's 2-1 victory against Moses Simon's Nantes on Sunday.

Henry Onyekuru stars as Monaco edge Nantes

Henry Onyekuru provided the assist which secured Monaco's 2-1 victory against Moses Simon's Nantes on Sunday.
Neymar has declared himself to be “super happy” after testing negative for Covid-19 and returning to training at Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar back in PSG squad for Marseille game after virus battle

Brazilian star Neymar is back in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for Sunday’s Ligue 1 match against arch-rivals Marseille after serving a Covid-19 quarantine, PSG coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Gennaro Gattuso: Kalidou Koulibaly to remain at Napoli if asking price not met

Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso said Kalidou Koulibaly will stay if the Serie A club’s asking price is not met as Manchester City reportedly eye the star defender.
Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Alessandro Florenzi from Roma, with the defender arriving on a loan deal with an option to buy.

Paris Saint-Germain sign Alessandro Florenzi on loan from Roma

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Alessandro Florenzi from Roma, with the defender arriving on a loan deal with an option to buy.
Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has warned fans against putting pressure on the new signing, Victor Osimhen, who scored a hat-trick in their pre-season friendly in L’Aquila on Friday.

Victor Osimhen: Napoli’s Gennaro Gattuso is a real man

Victor Osimhen has described Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso a real man and has enjoyed working under the Italian so far.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

Josh Maja named Ligue 1 Player to watch in 2020/21

Super Eagles forward Josh Maja has been named by Germany-based French football podcast cavanisfriseur.de as the Ligue 1 player to watch for the 2020/21 season.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Leicester City star backs Victor Osimhen to shine at Napoli

Wilfred Ndidi believes Victor Osimhen will be a success at Serie A club Napoli.

Recent Stories

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Real Madrid boss uncertain about Eden Hazard return

Zinedine Zidane does not know when Eden Hazard will be fit to play for Real Madrid as the Belgium star’s struggles in the Spanish capital continue.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi is delighted to be back in training with his Turkish clubside Bursaspor after the weeks in the lockdown.

Shehu Abdullahi seeks fresh challenge after Bursaspor exit

Nigeria defender Shehu Abdullahi is ready for a challenge after announcing his exit from Turkish club Bursaspor.
Delta Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro, has expressed apprehension over the high level of insecurity in the Niger Delta region.

Delta deputy governor expresses worry over spate of insecurity in Niger Delta

Otuaro said, “The phenomenon of insecurity is known all over the world, and in the Niger Delta region it was more worrisome because the results were not commensurate with the efforts made by government and stakeholders as it is like a dialogue of the deaf,” adding that, “Government and relevant stakeholders in the Niger Delta project cannot afford to relax over the issue of insecurity but must continue in order to have a secured region.”

Gunmen raid Zamfara communities, abduct over 40 people

In Zamfara state, gunmen wielding dangerous weapons have raided Gobirawan Cali communities in Maru Local Government Area and forcefully led over 50 peasants to an unknown destination.

FCTA, NAPTIP sign MoU on women rehabilitation centre

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the management of FCT Women Rehabilitation Centre.