These players who, like Alexandre Lacazette at OL, returned to their training club in Ligue 1

And also… Like Alexandre Lacazette, another Lyonnais did the windshield wiper: Steed Malbranque, left as his younger brother for the Premier League in 2001 (Fulham, Tottenham, Sunderland), and returned to OL in 2012 after a brief stint with the rival from Saint-Etienne. The former international midfielder Espoirs (42 years old today, 7 selections), still played … Read more

PSG: Messi lucid and confident after his first season

Disappointing for his first season with Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi remains confident. The Argentinian striker thinks he knows the reasons for his difficulties. And considers himself capable of reversing the situation during the next exercise. Lionel Messi thinks to improve his performance next season. With 11 goals and 14 assists in all competitions, many would … Read more

Jean-Marc Furlan (Auxerre) after the first leg against Saint-Étienne: “A slight hope”

Jean-Marc Furlan (Auxerre coach after the draw against Saint-Etienne 1-1): “It’s not a great result because we will have to play at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium and it will be difficult. The players struggled to adapt to a Ligue 1 rhythm. After twenty minutes, it settled down and then, in the second half, much more significantly. … Read more

Bernard Serin (Metz) in full reflection on the future of Frédéric Antonetti

” I told my trainer (Frederic Antonetti) that I needed a few days to reflect, because the situation is complex”, said Bernard Serin, the president of FC Metz, this Wednesday, at the Saint-Symphorien stadium. He was faced with a handful of journalists who had asked him to take stock of the past season, completely failed … Read more

Mercato: Real’s favorite to forget Mbapp

After the failure of Kylian Mbapp, Real Madrid will react on the transfer market by recruiting at least one world-class striker this summer. And in the list drawn up by the Madrid board, one file seems to be a priority: Rafael Leo. Champion with Milan, Leo was voted best player of the season in Serie … Read more

France team: Giroud sends a Deschamps message

Not summoned for the next matches of the French team, Olivier Giroud has not given up on the Blues. With his title of Italian champion, the AC Milan striker reminded Didier Deschamps of his unfailing motivation. Giroud has not forgotten the France team. Olivier Giroud (35) is experiencing a paradoxical end to the season. Thrilled … Read more

“He is the locomotive of our Championship”: the L1 reacts to Mbappé’s extension to PSG

Antoine Kombouaré, coach of Nantes: “It’s a lot of joy, a lot of joy for our Championship. I would have been very disappointed to see him go. That he is in the French Championship is superb. It would have been a big blow for us if he had left, for the Championship I mean. It’s … Read more

PSG: behind the scenes of Mbapp’s extension

Kylian Mbapp has therefore decided to extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain until June 2025. Back to the last hours of a soap opera that kept the whole football world in suspense. Al-Khelafi and Mbapp have formalized the extension at the Park The endless soap opera ended this Saturday. After months of suspense and rumours, … Read more

For Mattéo Guendouzi, the place in the Champions League was obtained “thanks to Sampaoli”

Winner of Strasbourg, Marseille recovered their second place thanks to Monaco’s draw at Lens. A direct qualification in the Champions League welcomed by the players after the match. ” We deserve this 2nd place, we have occupied it for a very long time this season, Mattéo Guendouzi believes. I think it’s the best memory you … Read more

Leonardo dismissed, the Campos track evoked

A few hours after the announcement of Kylian Mbappé’s extension (2025) on Saturday, “Leo” was told the end of his mission as sports director. The change is now. Shortly after the last game of the season, a 5-0 card against Metz on Saturday, at the Parc des Princes, Leonardo was told the end of his … Read more