AS Monaco played their part in a bit of Champions League history earlier this evening, becoming RB Leipzig’s first ever opponents in Europe’s premier club competition.
Leipzig were effectively founded back in 2009 and 3039 days later, made their European bow. A crowd of over 40,000 was present at the Red Bull Arena for the club’s first ever European night, and Monaco, still smarting from a 4-0 loss away at Nice over the weekend, were the visitors. Continue reading
Paris Saint-Germain have already produced a statement of intent with their summer signings, and the two biggest of them, Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappe, starred in this 5-0 demolition of Celtic in Glasgow. Celtic are not an easy side to beat at home in the Champions League, Continue reading
Young Schalke midfielder Amine Harit, capped by France at various youth levels (U18, U19, U20 and U21), has officially decided to pledge his international future to Morocco.
Harit, 20, revealed his decision via social media. Born in Pontoise, the medio came through the ranks at Nantes before transferring to the Royal Blues earlier this summer for 8 million euros. Continue reading
Who is the highest earning French player in Italy’s Serie A?
That seems to be Blaise Matuidi, who earns 3.5 million euros after tax at Juventus. Matuidi though is on less than half of what the highest paid player at Juve (Higuain) is. Six Juve players- Higuain, Dybala, Douglas Costa, Buffon, Pjanic and Khedira, earn more than Matuidi.
At Roma, Maxime Gonalons earns 2 million euros after tax. His Giallorossi team-mate Gregoire Defrel, takes home 1.8 million euros a year. The trio are the highest earning French players in Serie A. Continue reading
AS Monaco have completed the signing of Stevan Jovetic from Inter Milan. The 27 year old has put pen to paper a four year deal that will keep him at Stade Louis II till 2021.
Monaco will reportedly pay Inter somewhere close to 11 million euros for the former Man City forward’s services.
Jovetic is expected to take the No.10 jersey at ASM, Continue reading
There will be five teams from France in the group stages of the Champions League and Europa League respectively. PSG seem to have a favourable CL group, drawn alongside Bayern, Anderlecht and Celtic in Group A. Monaco are in a slightly tougher group, but they will fancy their chances too. Continue reading