Stevan Jovetic

Monaco sign Stevan Jovetic to replace PSG-bound Kylian Mbappe

Monaco have announced the signing of Inter Milan forward Stevan Jovetic for a fee reportedly in the region of £10 million. Jovetic, 27, is a replacement for Kylian Mbappe, the 18-year-old superstar-in-the-making, who is poised to move to Paris Saint-Germain on loan for a season before completing a £167m transfer.  Monaco have found a cut-price replacement in…

Neymar can make Paris St-Germain debut against Guingamp on Sunday

Neymar can make his Paris St-Germain debut after French football authorities finally received clearance following his world-record move from Barcelona. The 25-year-old can play for the Ligue 1 side away at Guingamp on Sunday. The hold up was down to a delay in the arrival of the Brazilian player’s international transfer certificate from Spanish football authorities. Brazil…

Dani Alves: Manchester City target joins Paris St-Germain

Manchester City have missed out on one of their summer transfer targets after Brazil full-back Dani Alves joined Paris St-Germain on a free transfer. Alves, who has signed a two-year deal, has opted against joining up with his former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola. City were prepared to give the 34-year-old a two-year contract, but would not match…

Ligue 1: Ranieri appointed Nantes coach

Claudio Ranieri is back in football less than four months after being sacked by Leicester City after agreeing a two-year contract with Nantes. The Italian was unceremoniously dumped by the Foxes in February as they battled for Premier League survival, despite having led them to a stunning league title the season before. Ranieri had been…

Monaco claim first title in 17 years with St Etienne win

Monaco claimed their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years with one game to spare when they beat St Etienne 2-0 at home on Wednesday to bring an end to Paris St Germain’s four-year reign as champions. Monaco, who took their tally in a swashbuckling season to 104 goals, needed a draw to be guaranteed…

Ligue 1 round-up: PSG strike late to put pressure on Monaco

Edinson Cavani converted a late penalty as Paris Saint-Germain laboured to a 1-0 win over Nancy on Saturday. Cavani netted his 27th goal in 26 league appearances this season to put PSG on 62 points, behind Monaco on goal difference, who host Nantes on Sunday. PSG, who were held to a goalless draw by Toulouse…

Ligue 1: PSG slump to fourth defeat of season at Guingamp

PSG slumped to their fourth Ligue 1 defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Guingamp. Unai Emery’s side were stunned by second-half goals from Yannis Salibur and Nill de Pauw and, although Edinson Cavani pulled one back in the 80th minute, the reigning champions were left four points adrift of leaders Nice.…

Ligue 1: Nice defeat Toulouse, back in first

Nice returned to the top of Ligue 1 after comfortably overcoming Toulouse 3-0 at home. Lucien Favre’s men grabbed the lead through a 23rd-minute strike from Alassane Plea, who had latched onto a long ball forward from Dante. Dante then produced a similar delivery three minutes later which Younes Belhanda took on with a delightful…