Marseille exploit Nice’s Aggression To Claim Impressive Comeback Victory

In the early going, Nice looked to have the better of Marseille. During their Ligue 1 encounter on Sunday, Lucien Favre’s men took the lead just three minutes in, through a Mario Balotelli header, and doubled it not long after. When Jean Michael Seri’s deflected effort skidded into the back of the net, Nice were […]

Luiz Gustavo Highlights His Importance to Marseille in the Club’s League Opener

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding Ligue 1 at the moment. The French top-flight has added a number of impressive names to its ranks, most notably Brazilian superstar Neymar. Then there are coaching additions such as the enigmatic Marcelo Bielsa and Premier League winner Claudio Ranieri, who have signed on with Lille and Nantes respectively. […]

Young Marseille Star Maxime Lopez Has What It Takes To Be A Top Technical Midfielder

Maxime Lopez is only 19-years-old, and he’s only just starting to find his feet in the world of professional football, but that doesn’t mean clubs haven’t already rolled out the red carpet for him. The Olympique Marseille man recently revealed that Liverpool once tried to sign him, pulling out all the stops in the process. […]

Why Lucas Digne’s Reunion With Rudi Garcia Should Bring Plenty Of Joy To Roma

When Lucas Digne signed for PSG back in 2013 for a hefty fee of €15 million, the 19-year-old had just won the U-20 World Cup and the extraordinarily talented former Lille starlet’s footballing career trajectory appeared to be heading only one way – up. The move held extra significance for Digne, as the youngster supported […]

AS Roma: Can Gervinho Recapture His Best Form with the Help of Rudi Garcia?

Gervinho is far from your average footballer. While others appear controlled in their movements and economical with their distribution, the Ivory Coast international takes a more chaotic approach. His slaloming runs are punctuated by a sense of looseness and a lack of formal technique, both of which combine to give off the feeling that nobody, […]