Monaco 1-4 PSG: Mbappe nets brace against former side as VAR steals show

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Kylian Mbappe netted a well-taken brace, Neymar slotted home a penalty while substitute Pablo Sarabia scored with just his second touch of the evening as PSG flexed their strength in depth with a comprehensive 4-1 away win over Monaco – just three days after their frenetic 3-3 draw against them at the Parc des Princes. Continue reading

Thierry Henry named Montreal Impact head coach: A necessary means to progress

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Thierry Henry has been appointed head coach of Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact on a two-year deal. The legendary former France and Arsenal striker will look to emulate compatriot Patrick Vieira’s US success after being sacked following a brief, tumultuous spell with Monaco back in January. Continue reading

5 Ligue 1 youngsters destined for big future transfers

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Ligue 1 is a division regularly criticised for its lack of competitiveness at the top, given just how easily Paris Saint-Germain appear to dominate on a yearly basis. However, it’s one that produces a wide variety of talented youngsters across the world who shine for their respective clubs, countries and earn exposure to Europe’s top sides – where they’re regularly snapped up.

Thomas Lemar, Alban Lafont, Issa Diop, Joris Gnagnon and Odsonne Edouard are just a handful of talented youngsters who have left France’s top tier for European transfer moves this past summer, but who are the next batch of players coming through? Continue reading

Players to Watch in 2018 – Scout report: Youri Tielemans – Monaco’s new star in the making

Having burst onto the scene as a fresh-faced teenager learning his trade in Belgium, Tielemans quickly became one of Europe’s most coveted youngsters. The 20-year-old made a brave and calculated decision to ignore interest from Europe’s elite, instead opting to continue his development in France with the Ligue 1 champions – having secured a £20m move in the summer.

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