Ibravailability: Disciplinary Commission calls Zlatan

Ibravailability: Disciplinary Commission calls Zlatan

The LFP Disciplinary Commission has called Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a hearing after his challenge on St Etienne’s Romain Hamouma in Journée 22. Ibrahimovic was booked for the challenge, which was his third yellow card of the month, one in all three domestic competitions. Initially this meant that he would face an automatic one-game suspension against Lille in the league cup semi-final on 3rd February. However, with a hearing upcoming, that automatic suspension will not apply as the card…

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Paris Saint-Germain v Rennes: Preview – Week 23

Paris Saint-Germain v Rennes: Preview – Week 23

The vision of Julien Feret steaming past Edson Mexer on Sunday will probably have woken Philippe Montanier in a cold sweat a few times this week. The prospect of taking on Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes after shipping four at home against relegation candidates Caen, will be a huge cause for concern – as will losing four of their last six games. Rennes last three victories all came in the two domestic cups,…

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PSG Set to Rival Manchester City for Layvin Kurzawa

PSG Set to Rival Manchester City for Layvin Kurzawa

When Paris Saint-Germain signed Lucas Digne for €15 million from Lille in the summer of 2013, he was expected to become the long-term successor to the veteran Brazilian Maxwell at the Parc des Princes. On Thursday morning, the newspaper edition of L’Equipe suggested that the Parisians have their eye on Manchester City target, Layvin Kurzawa, ready to put him into battle with Digne for the starting left-back position. It remains to be seen if AS Monaco…

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PSG Target Emmanuel Adebayor On Loan From Tottenham Hotspur

PSG Target Emmanuel Adebayor On Loan From Tottenham Hotspur

Transfer silly season started reaching warp speed today as rumours began circulating that French champions Paris Saint Germain were interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur’s Emmanuel Adebayor. Sky Sports report that PSG have gone as far as beginning negotiations for the loan signing of the Togolese international, who is also interesting Queens Park Rangers. Adebayor’s career is one of great potential, often scuppered by ego and greed. His early years in France, with both Metz and Monaco,…

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Preview: Saint-Etienne v Paris Saint-Germain

Preview: Saint-Etienne v Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain reached the semi-final of the Coupe de la Ligue after beating Saint-Etienne 1-0 at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. On Sunday evening, Les Verts have the perfect opportunity to extract revenge from their Parisian rivals, leap-frogging them up into third in the progress. It is going to be difficult for the home side, a host of injuries and players away on international duty has seriously reduced Christophe Galtier’s options for Sunday’s game. Five players from…

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Lavezzi To Spend Season at PSG Despite Italian Interest

Lavezzi To Spend Season at PSG Despite Italian Interest

There are only nine days left in the current transfer window and stories linking Paris Saint-Germain winger Ezequiel Lavezzi will not go away. The Italian press today link the Argentine with a move to both Inter Milan and Juventus, but the closer the deadline becomes, the less likely any deal will be done. On Thursday, it was reported by Le Parisien that Laurent Blanc had told the powers that be that he would be happy…

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Paris Saint-Germain v Girondins de Bordeaux – Preview

Paris Saint-Germain v Girondins de Bordeaux – Preview

The biggest game of the Coupe de France’s tenth round – at least if you’re looking at it from a technical point – is probably Paris Saint-Germain’s clash with Bordeaux at the Parc de Princes. On current form Nantes vs Lyon would probably make a solid claim but on paper at least the tie featuring the current champions is always going to be the one that attracts the headlines. Except for the fact that at the…

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SC Bastia v Paris Saint-Germain – Week 20 Preview

SC Bastia v Paris Saint-Germain – Week 20 Preview

Although they started 2015 in third place, Paris Saint-Germain could go top of Ligue 1 on Saturday afternoon with a win at the Stade Armand-Cesari. Marseille slip in Montpellier means that Laurent Blanc’s side start Saturday’s game only three points short of l’OM, but they will need to show their own change in attitude if they want to beat Ghislain Printant’s islanders. Bastia started the New Year with a wonderful cup win over Lille and…

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