French Ligue 1 League News

    The following are the latest stories from French Ligue 1

    Lyon chief: Arsenal far from Aouar's value

    Arsenal are "too far away" from Houssem Aouar's value, says Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas.

    Messi scores in Barca win, Suarez hits debut double

    Lionel Messi was back in scoring business for Barcelona on Sunday, leading them to a resounding 4-0 win at home against Villarreal in a near-perfect La Liga...

    Ramos seals Real's first win of season

    Sergio Ramos' late Panenka penalty helped secure Real Madrid a 3-2 victory at Real Betis, who finished the La Liga match with 10 men.

    West Ham end Fofana pursuit after rejected £33m bid

    West Ham are looking at alternative targets after Saint Etienne rejected the club's '33m bid for defender Wesley Fofana.

    Chelsea sign goalkeeper Mendy from Rennes

    Chelsea have signed goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from Rennes for '22m on a five-year deal.

    West Ham set Friday deadline for Fofana deal

    West Ham have given Saint-Etienne until Friday to accept their take-it-or-leave-it offer worth '33m for centre-back Wesley Fofana.

    Silva: Long-ball football in PL kept me away until now

    Chelsea's new-signing Thiago Silva says he had no desire to move to the Premier League until now because it used to be "characterised by long balls".

    Leicester in talks with St Etienne for Fofana

    Leicester are in talks with St Etienne over a deal for central defender Wesley Fofana.

    Dele's Spurs future in doubt with PSG interested

    Dele Alli's future at Tottenham is uncertain after being left out of a matchday squad for the second time in four days.

    Euro round-up: Mbappe marks PSG return

    France forward Kylian Mbappe marked his return to action with a vintage performance and a goal as champions Paris St Germain rediscovered their form with an...

    Villa complete £17m Traore signing

    Aston Villa have signed forward Bertrand Traore from Lyon on a four-year contract after agreeing a deal worth around '17m plus '2m in add-ons.

    Neymar banned for two games following PSG-Marseille brawl

    Neymar has been banned for two games for his part in the brawl at the end of the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille.

    'PSG trying to convince Neymar, Mbappe to stick with them'

    Paris Saint-Germain are working hard to convince Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to stick with them as they pursue Champions League glory, but are struggling to...

    Neymar accuses refs of ignoring racism claims

    Neymar has accused referees of ignoring his reports of racist abuse in an impassioned defence following his sending off in Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 defeat...

    Al-Khelaifi court case begins on Monday

    Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi faces a charge of incitement to criminal mismanagement at a court in Switzerland from Monday.

    Traore passes Villa medical ahead of £17m move

    Aston Villa are set to sign forward Bertrand Traore from Lyon on a four-year contract after agreeing a deal worth '17m plus '2m in add-ons.

    PSG, Marseille players brawl in Neymar racism row

    Neymar claimed he was subjected to racist abuse after he was sent off for striking an opponent in the back of the head as tempers flared during Paris...

    Neymar back training after positive COVID-19 test

    Neymar, Angel Di Maria, Keylor Navas and Leandro Paredes have returned to training at Paris Saint-Germain following their positive tests for coronavirus.

    Chelsea close on Rennes goalkeeper Mendy

    Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal to sign goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from French club Rennes.

    Neymar back training after positive COVID-19 test

    Neymar has returned to training at Paris Saint-Germain following his positive test for coronavirus.

    Fulham sign Tete from Lyon for £3m

    Fulham have signed defender Kenny Tete from Lyon for '3m on a four-year deal with the option to extend by another year.

    PSG beaten by Lens in Ligue 1 opener

    French champions Paris St Germain, missing several players who tested positive for coronavirus, lost 1-0 at RC Lens in their first Ligue 1 game of the season...

    Fulham sign PSG keeper Areola on season-long loan

    Fulham have signed former Real Madrid goalkeeper Alphonse Areola from Paris Saint-Germain on a season-long loan.

    Mbappe out of France squad after positive COVID-19 test

    Kylian Mbappe will miss France's Nations League game against Croatia and Paris Saint-Germain's season opener after testing positive for coronavirus.

    Wolves on verge of signing Lyon's Marcal

    Wolves are close to signing Lyon defender Fernando Marcal, who has already passed a medical with the Premier League club.

    Marcal joins Wolves on two-year deal

    Wolves have completed the signing of defender Fernando Marcal on a two-year deal from Lyon.

    PSG reject Celtic loan bid for Bakker

    Celtic have had a loan offer for Paris Saint-Germain left-back Mitchel Bakker rejected.

    Where could Bale go next?

    Gareth Bale says he would consider a return to the Premier League if Real Madrid let him leave, but where could he go?

    Troyes become Man City owners' tenth club

    Manchester City's owner City Football Group (CFG) have extended their football network to ten clubs after acquiring Ligue 2 side Troyes.

    Chelsea in talks with Rennes for Mendy

    Chelsea are in talks with Rennes over goalkeeper Edouard Mendy after ending their interest in Lille's Mike Maignan.