Ligue 1

  • Ibrahimovic among greats without playing in best league: Mourinho 02-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be remembered as one of the game's greatest players despite never gracing the English Premier League which is the world's best, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho, whose team visit the Ligue 1 champions in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday,...
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic escapes ban for gun gesture 25-10-2013 10:11 AM

    Paris St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic escaped a ban on Thursday for mimicking pointing a gun at the opposition bench in a Ligue 1 game against Toulouse last month. The Sweden striker made the gesture when he was replaced during the match on September 28 but rather than a ban,...
  • Napoli pursue PSG's Verratti with 'monstrous offer' 26-07-2013 02:53 PM

    Rome: Italian football club Napoli has stepped up its pursuit of Marco Verratti with a "monstrous offer", the Paris Saint-Germain player's agent said. Donato Di Campi on Thursday said Napoli held talks with PSG and tabled a bid for his client, reports Xinhua. The 20-year-old Italian international reportedly wants three...
  • Sevilla confirm deal to sign PSG's Kevin Gameiro 26-07-2013 11:04 AM

    La Liga side Sevilla has confirmed a deal to sign 26-year-old French striker Kevin Gameiro from Paris Saint-Germain for a five-year contract. While the fee was kept under wraps, reports in the Spanish media suggest it could be to the tune of 10 million. A statement on the club's website...
  • PSG sign Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani for a record fee 16-07-2013 10:48 PM

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain broke the transfer record in the French league on Tuesday by signing Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani to a five-year contract for a reported fee of 64 million euros ($84 million). The previous record belonged to Monaco, which recently paid Atletico Madrid an estimated 60 million euros ($79...
  • Very close to become new PSG coach: Laurent Blanc 24-06-2013 08:42 AM

    Paris: Former France coach Laurent Blanc said on Sunday he was very close to being named the new boss of French champions Paris St Germain. Media had reported that the 47-year-old Blanc, who won the French title with Girondins Bordeaux in 2009, had already struck a deal with the Ligue...
  • Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva head Ligue 1 player short-list 09-05-2013 08:27 PM

    Paris: Paris St Germain duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been named on a four-man short-list for the French Ligue 1 player of the year award alongside team mate Blaise Matuidi, the players union UNFP said on Thursday. St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the league's second top-scorer behind Ibrahimovic,...
  • Joey Barton handed suspended ban for 'ladyboy' tweet 07-05-2013 11:36 AM

    Paris: Olympique Marseille midfielder Joey Barton was handed a two-game suspended ban for calling Paris St Germain's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva an "overweight ladyboy" on Twitter, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday. "The National Ethics Committee has handed a two-match suspended ban to Joey Barton for 'inappropriate comments' after...
  • PSG not interested in Cavani, says Leonardo 25-04-2013 02:34 PM

    Rome: Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has claimed that Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is not a transfer target of the French football club. French media reported on Tuesday that the Ligue 1 leaders had already agreed a deal to sign the Napoli forward, reports Xinhua. Leonardo dismissed those reports on...
  • Ancelotti takes over as new PSG manager 31-12-2011 12:24 AM

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain took the next step in their quest for European domination by announcing Carlo Ancelotti as their new coach on Friday. Having secured Qatari backing, and spent 82 million Euros on players, PSG's next objective was to recruit a coach of world renown, who will help attract star...
  • Beckham deal with PSG not yet done 21-12-2011 01:44 PM

    London: David Beckham is not yet a Paris Saint-Germain player, with French reports that a deal has been completed being described as "premature" by his management company. The 36-year-old former England captain has been in talks with the French capital club, but could still accept an offer to stay at...