The opening week in Ligue 1 threw up some interesting stories, here’s Brendán MacFarlane with the round up.
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Having turned down Newcastle at the 11th hour last January, Loic Remy has joined them this summer after QPR’s relegation. Kevin Christie discusses the work the Frenchman has ahead to restore his reputation with the fans.
The 2013/14 Ligue 1 season gets underway on Friday evening, with the respective spending of PSG and AS Monaco dominating the build up. Johnny Murnane looks ahead to the kick off.
Pete Sharland looks at some of the teams who have managed to buck the usual trend by winning their domestic title.
James Hunt discusses the lack of competition at the top of Europe’s biggest leagues as we head towards the end of the season.
While PSG continue to set the pace in Ligue 1, Callum Kane doesn’t believe things are necessarily done and dusted just yet.
Gareth Bale might have netted a brace to guide Spurs to victory in the Europa League but it was Samuel Umtiti of opposition side Lyon who had fans salivating last night.
While a lot of this weekend’s focus will be on Manchester, there is a derby of equal importance taking place in Ligue 1 too.
Andrew Gibney reports on the big midweek game in France.
Alex Richards previews the upcoming season of French top flight football.