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PSG Named Champions Of Ligue 1

Paris St Germain have been crowned champions of Ligue 1 after the French football season ended early due to the coronavirus crisis. PSG had a 12-point lead over second-placed Marseille when the season was suspended as part of the French government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Didier Quillot, chief executive of the French [...]

French Government Ends Ligue 1 Season

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The 2019-20 Ligue 1 season in France has been cancelled after the prime minister Edouard Philippe announced football games, even behind closed doors, will not be allowed before September. France has now joined the Netherlands, Belgium and Argentina in announcing the 2019-20 season is already over. Last week, the French Professional Football League (LFP) announced [...]

Mauro Icardi

Inter Milan are desperate to sell former captain Mauro Icardi, but they don’t want to sell him to domestic rival. Which is why when Inter sent Icardi on loan to PSG last summer, they included a clause that if PSG purchased Icardi and then immediately sold him to another Serie A club, that Inter would [...]

PSG Fans

The richest football club in the world, Paris Saint-Germain, are expecting to to suffer massive financial losses because of the coronavirus crisis according to their chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Al-Khelaifi is involved in negotiations to break the stalemate between France’s professional clubs and TV rights holders Canal+ and beIN Sports after the pair refused to pay [...]

Mbappe

French politician Daniel Cohn-Bendi started off making sense when he said that the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic will cause transfer values to plummet. I think everyone agrees with that statement. Then he showed his naivety when he tried to use PSG forward Kylian Mbappe as an example of the impending price drop. “Tomorrow, [...]

Mbappe

Real Madrid’s blockbuster move for Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has been put on hold for at least a year due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. According to ex PSG midfielder Jerome Rothen, the French international was on the verge of agreeing a move to Madrid this summer. The 21-year old has been linked with [...]

FIFA have announced contracts will be extended and transfer windows shift in line with the changing fixture list after the COVID-19 crisis. A decison that is sure to be met with lawsuits as FIFA does not have the power to unilaterally extend player contracts. Nobody knows when the current season will resume, or even if [...]

UEFA

UEFA President Aleksandar Ceferin admits the idea of Champions League and Europa League play-offs are “an option,” but either way all leagues “must finish by August 3.” All football has been suspended in Europe’s major leagues due to the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not clear when, or indeed if, the campaign will be concluded. What [...]

Liverpool Has Most Valuable Squad In Europe

Liverpool World Champions

The research group CIES Football Observatory have just released its most valuable squads in the transfer market from Europe’s top-five leagues, and it is the current European and World Champions who now sit top the pile. The Liverpool squad is now worth a whopping €1.4 billion (£1.27 billion), which puts them ahead of every other club on [...]

Champions League Trophy

Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak. Barcelona and Napoli also face playing in an empty stadium as their last-16 second leg at the Nou Camp next week is under threat. There were fears the PSG tie, at the Parc [...]