Marco Verratti

Paris St. Germain suffer first Ligue 1 defeat of season

Despite the loss, Paris St. Germain lead the table with 56 points from 21 games, 10 ahead of second-placed Lille who have played two more games. 

Feb 04, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Paul Pogba will be good addition to PSG, says Marco Verratti

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) midfielder Marco Verratti on Wednesday said Paul Pogba would be a great addition to the club, adding it is "easier" to play alongside players of the calibre of the Manchester United star.

May 02, 2018, 15:35 PM IST

Real Madrid squad very hard to improve, says new coach Rafa Benitez

It will be "immensely difficult" for Real Madrid to improve their squad but they still plan to make more signings in the close season, new coach Rafa Benitez said on Monday.

Jun 22, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Danielle De Rossi, Marco Verratti out of Italy qualifier in Croatia

Italy face an injury crisis after midfielders Marco Verratti and Danielle De Rossi were ruled out of their Euro 2016 qualifier away to Croatia on Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Italy without Marco Verratti for Croatia trip

Italy must do without Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti for their Euro 2016 qualifier in Croatia on Friday, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Five key players in PSG`s title-winning season

Paris Saint-Germain clinched their third consecutive Ligue 1 title with a game to spare on Saturday after beating Montpellier 2-1.

May 17, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Focus will win Paris Saint-Germain the title says Laurent Blanc

Paris Saint-Germain need focus and concentration to win a third straight Ligue 1 title, their coach Laurent Blanc said as the injury-hit team prepare to host in-form Brittany side Guingamp on Friday.

May 07, 2015, 09:34 AM IST

PSG lack collective strength to reach top of Europe

The collective strength Paris St Germain showed in knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League was missing against Barcelona as the French side were humbled 3-1 at home in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Apr 16, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Italy's Marco Verratti ready to fill Andrea Pirlo void against Bulgaria

Marco Verratti is ready to take advantage of an injury to Andrea Pirlo and show Italy boss Antonio Conte he can fill the void in the Azzurri midfield when the Juventus talisman eventually retires.

Mar 26, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Conte calls Verratti to midfield helm in Pirlo absence

Italy coach Antonio Conte has called on Marco Verratti to take the next step towards replacing Andrea Pirlo as the Azzurri`s midfield orchestrator ahead of this weekend`s Euro 2016 qualifier away t

Mar 24, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Jose Mourinho `monsters` meet in Nemanja Matic-Thiago Motta duel

In Nemanja Matic and Thiago Motta, Wednesday`s Champions League clash between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain pitches together two examples of a central component in the Jose Mourinho trophy-winning formula.

Mar 10, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

PSG fluff chance with goalless Monaco draw

 Paris Saint-Germain fluffed their chance to go atop the French league with a frustrating 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday.

Mar 02, 2015, 04:36 AM IST

Laurent Blanc warns Marco Verratti over `stupid` behaviour

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti must improve his persistently poor behaviour, coach Laurent Blanc warned on Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Champions League: Thiago Silva confident PSG will beat Barca to top spot

Paris St Germain centre back Thiago Silva says the French club has what it takes to win their Champions League Group F after Tuesday`s decider at Barcelona.

Dec 05, 2014, 18:48 PM IST

Injury forces Marco Verratti out of Italy squad for Croatia

Paris Saint Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has left Italy`s training camp and will return to France to undergo further treatment on a troublesome adductor injury, the Italian football federation

Nov 12, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

PSG edge Barcelona in five-goal thriller

Paris Saint-Germain overcame the absence of their injured talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic to beat Barcelona 3-2 in a thrilling Champions League Group F encounter at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday.

Oct 01, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic but don't forget the rest, warns Ajax coach

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. 

Sep 17, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Marco Verratti commits his long-term future to PSG

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.

Sep 15, 2014, 22:51 PM IST

Ibrahimovic named France`s player of the year

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain was named France`s players` player of the year for the second season running on Sunday.

May 12, 2014, 09:17 AM IST

Champions League: PSG has risen through their midfield

French champions Paris Saint Germain host Jose Mourinho`s Chelsea in Paris on Wednesday. The encounter has been billed as an intense master-stroke between two sides with unlimited supply line, thanks to the backing of super-rich oligarchs.

Apr 02, 2014, 19:39 PM IST