Thomas Tuchel confirmed as PSG boss

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach on a two-year deal. The former Borussia Dortmund boss succeeds Unai Emery, whose contract was not renewed despite guiding the Parisian club to a domestic treble this season. Tuchel has been on a sabbatical since leaving Dortmund at the end of the 2016-17 season,…

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…