France

Friday, October 17, 2014

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The Ligue 1 champions are looking to improve their shoddy away record against a newly-promoted club going through a poor run of form

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The former England international joined the Blues in acrimonious circumstances back in 2006 and the Gunners boss admits that he should never have left the north Londoners

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The France international defender picked up a muscle injury while on duty with les Bleus but is expected to be fit to travel to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday

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The Argentina international has struggled for both form and fitness since joining PSG from Napoli in 2012 and could now be on his way to Anfield

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The former Bianconeri boss believes that the Argentine has established himself as "the leader of the team" - just as the Frenchman did under him in the 1990s

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The Gunners have seen 10 first-team players sidelined since the start of the season with Laurent Koscielny the latest player to be struggling after picking up an Achilles problem

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COMMENT: The young midfielder is on the verge of joining Roma, but he has already caused huge controversy in his short career after being frozen out at PSG

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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The 21-year-old France international says that he is driven by the desire to win individual awards and team titles with Juventus

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The Frenchman is disgusted after players, fans and officials became embroiled in a mass brawl during the encounter on Tuesday, forcing the game to be abandoned

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The PSG club captain is in line to return to action on Friday although the coach's star striker, despite making good progress, has been ruled out of the clash with Lens

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The Gunners boss has claimed that his team failed in their attempts to sign cover at the back in the summer, but that they will try to bring someone in this winter

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The Frenchman says the German, set for a shorter layoff than the 12 weeks initially feared, asked to keep playing on, while Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny are nearing a return

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The Brazilian was once one of the world's most feared strikers, but problems off the field mean he has been a free agent since leaving Atletico Paranaense in April

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The striker has been frustrated by having to settle for a place on the wings for much of his first 15 months at Paris Saint-Germain, but retains the backing of the club's president

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The hosts' coach was controversially sacked from his Parc des Princes role a few years ago but he claims he is not out for revenge as his side struggle for form

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The midfielder has been ruled out for up to three months with a collateral ligament tear, with the Arsenal manager admitting he opted against substituting him against Chelsea

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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The full-back's over-the-top celebration to believing he had sent France Under-21s through to Euro 2015 came back to bite him when the Scandinavians snatched the win

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The Marseille forward has been in brilliant form in Ligue 1 and that shone through as he stole the show in les Bleus' win over Armenia on Tuesday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Didier Deschamps' much changed side saw off the challenge of Bernard Challandes' men with the Chelsea, Marseille and Atletico players finding the net