What a difference a win makes. Paris Saint Germain`s 2-0 win away at Caen in midweek not only broke a sequence of three draws but lifted them to second in the table and temporarily silenced the critics.
Ajax coach Frank de Boer has warned his players not to focus only on Zlatan Ibrahimovic when the Swedish international marks his return to Amsterdam to play against the club where he first made his mark. "It does not revolve only around Zlatan," De Boer said about the French champions` top scorer on the eve of the Group F match in which Ajax will hope to shrug off a stuttering start to the season.
Highly-rated Italian international midfielder Marco Verratti out off potential suitors on Monday by signing a one-year extension to his present contract which ties him to French champions Paris Saint Germain until 2019.
France's talented teenage midfielder Adrien Rabiot seems set for a move to English Premierships' Arsenal, Chelsea or Italian Serie A's AS Roma in the next transfer window after being left out of Paris Saint-Germain's 21-member squad for the European Champions League group stage.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi told AFP on Tuesday that Financial Fair Play is "unfair" after a summer in which the French champions were hit with sanctions for breaching UEFA`s regulations.
World Cup flop David Luiz desperately needs to pay dividends of his big transfer move to Paris Saint Germain form Chelsea. The Brazilian defender is the costliest defender in the world after French champions paid a huge sum of £40m (50m euros) to get his services.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc said Saturday that he was confident that the club`s Brazilian players will add to the team`s success in the upcoming season despite their nation`s disastrous World Cup.