A look at Monaco Prodigy and Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar

When Monaco travelled to Caen for a league match at the start of March, the trip held additional significance for one of their players. For Thomas Lemar, it was a chance to revisit the stadium where he first made a name for himself, a chance to play against his former club and show them that […]

Marseille’s Georges-Kevin N’Koudou Continues to Improve as Le Classique Awaits

For Ligue 1 giants Marseille, the 2015/16 season has been a turbulent one. Aside from the poorly-timed resignation of Marcelo Bielsa, they’ve also been forced to endure a transfer saga involving star player Dimitri Payet, who eventually left the club for English outfit West Ham, as well as an extended run of ordinary form. In […]

Ligue 1: A look at Barcelona and Arsenal target Almamy Toure

Monaco have an impressive array of attacking talent. There’s the ex-Benfica man Bernardo Silva, who cost the club a whopping €15.75 million, and there’s the man they call the Pharaoh, Stephan El Shaarawy. Then, of course, there’s €25 million worth of Joao Moutinho and another €9 million worth of Guido Carrillo. When combined, it’s probably […]

Giannelli Imbula: Why Porto’s Record Breaking Signing is Undoubtedly A Superb Acquisition

“I’m very happy to have signed for Porto. “It is a club that has won many European trophies. They have a great team and I hope to make a contribution.” These were the words joyously spoken by Porto’s wildly talented new signing, Giannelli Imbula. The capture of the 22-year-old represents a massive coup for the […]

Sofiane Boufal: Lille’s Ronaldinho Inspired Sensation Making Waves in Ligue 1

“When I signed my first professional contract with Angers, I set myself the goal of having two good seasons in Ligue 2 and trying to attract the attention of a Ligue 1 club. Everything’s gone quickly, but I’m not fazed by that. I think I deserve this.” These were the words of Lille’s latest attacking […]