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Top notch: Long shots

They may be the low percentage option, but when a long-range shot hits the target, there is nothing else like it in the game… check out our pick of 2016-17's best long shots, capped by Memphis Depay's...

Top notch: Bullseye!

Ligue 1 Conforama dished up a bevy of stunning strike in 2016-17… and perhaps none more so than this array of laser-guided free-kicks. Check out the power and precision of France's top flight… Source link

Ligue1.com – Nice move for Jallet

France right-back Christophe Jallet has signed on as a free agent with last season's third-placed side OGC Nice after reaching an agreement with former club Olympique Lyonnais to cancel the final year of his contract there. ...

Marcelo aiming high as OL career kicks off

Newly signed Olympique Lyonnais stopper Marcelo is looking to continue the tradition of great Brazilians at the club and play his way into the Brazilian national team into the bargain. Olympique Lyonnais have...

Top notch: Lone wolf

Sometimes the opportunity presents itself... a burst of pace, a touch around your man, a shot from range... and one player can make the difference on his own. Check put the top individual efforts from the 2016-17 season. Source...

Top notch: On the fly

Why wait for it to bounce? Smash it as soon as you can get your boot to it! Check out the top five volleyed goals from the 2016-17 Ligue 1 Conforama campaign... Source link

Nice draw Ajax, OM to face Oostende

OGC Nice face a stiff test in the bid for a Champions League group-stage berth after drawing heavyweights Ajax in the third preliminary round. Marseille will battle Belgians Oostende at the same stage of the Europa League. ...

Marseille bring Rami back to France

Olympique de Marseille have announced the signing of France stopper Adil Rami from FC Sevilla on a four-year €6m deal that trumped interest from the EPL and Turkish Süper Lig for the former LOSC, Valencia and Milan defender. ...

Dani Alves drops City for Paris

Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signature of Brazil right-back Dani Alves from Juventus despite the strong interest of Manchester City. He arrives in the French capital as a free agent on a two-year deal. ...

Ligue1.com – Mandanda makes Marseille return

Olympique de Marseille have announced that former club captain and stalwart 'keeper Steve Mandanda has returned to the club on a three-year deal just one season after leaving the southern giants for EPL side Crystal Palace. ...

Kenny Tete bolsters brimming OL squad

Olympique Lyonnais have continued their busy transfer window with the signing of Ajax youth academy graduate and Dutch international Kenny Tete from the Amsterdam club on a four-year, €4m deal. Tete, 21,...

Top notch: With a little help from my friends

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Top notch: Using your head

Perrin, Diony, Gourcuff, Rodelin, Santini… flicks, lobs, angled shots… check out the top five headed goals from the 2016-17 Ligue 1 Conforama campaign… Source link

Paris kick off with Berchiche capture

Paris Saint-Germain have made their first signing of the summer, landing left-back Yuri Berchiche from La Liga side Real Sociedad on a four-year deal worth a reported €14m. He will wear the number 17 shirt for the capital...

Arsenal break bank for record Lacazette signing

Alexandre Lacazette has signed a five-year deal with Arsenal for €60m - a record for both the London club and Lyon, for whom Lacazette has shone since graduating from the youth academy in 2010. ...

The Pick and the Bunch: Edinson Cavani

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Ligue1.com – OM land Luis Gustavo

Olympique de Marseille have secured the signature of Luis Gustavo from Bundesliga club Wolfsburg on a four-year, €8m deal. The Brazil midfielder will join up with the rest of Rudi Garcia's charges on training camp in Switzerland. ...

The Pick and the Bunch: Alexandre Lacazette

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The Pick and the Bunch: Radamel Falcao

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Lyon lure Real prospect Mariano Diaz

Olympique Lyonnais continued their busy start to the transfer window with the capture of Real Madrid youngster Mariano Diaz, who signed a five-year, €8m with the seven-time champions of France. Following the arrivals...

LFP statement on the passing of Louis Nicollin

It was with immense sadness that the LFP learned of the passing of Louis Nicollin on Thursday. The emblematic president of Montpellier Hérault Sport Club, under whom the club won the French...

The Pick and the Bunch: Bafétimbi Gomis

Check out our countdown of season 2016-17's top scorers, with our selection of each marksman's three best strikes followed by all his goals from the Ligue 1 campaign. We begin with eighth-placed Mario Balotelli (OGC Nice, 15 goals). Read...

Ligue1.com – Lyon land Traoré

Olympique Lyonnais have presented new striker Bertrand Traoré, signed on a five-year deal from EPL champions Chelsea. The Burkina Faso international thus makes his return to France after coming through at AJ Auxerre. ...

Béria hangs up the boots

LOSC stalwart Franck Béria has announced that he is calling time on his playing career, the veteran defender opting to eschew a place on the field for a place in the club's direction after ten seasons of top-flight...

Balotelli doubles down at Nice

OGC Nice have announced that Italy international superstar Mario Balotelli has renewed his contract with the club, reportedly signing on with last season's third-placed side for another season. Balotelli had an excellent first...

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