Lens' chances of returning to Ligue 1 grew in strength on Friday after the country's top sports arbitration body ruled that there is no reason for the northern club to be prevented from returning to the country's top flight.
Paris Saint-Germain have announced the season-long loan, with agreed option to buy, of Côte d'Ivoire international defender Serge Aurier from Toulouse. A move that has seen Christophe Jallet transferred from the capital club to Lyon.
At loggerheads with the city's Town Hall over the rental price for the Stade Vélodrome, Olympique de Marseille has announced it will play its first home game of the season in Week 2 against Montpellier HSC, in Montpellier.
This year's Trophée des Champions between Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and Coupe de France holders EA Guingamp in Beijing will be shown live on China's premium sporting network CCTV5 on Saturday, August 2.
Paris Saint-Germain have released a statement declaring their intention to appeal against the UEFA sanction to partially close one of their stands at the Parc des Princes in their next Champions League home match.
LOSC Lille Métropole have been drawn against Swiss side Grasshopper Club Zurich in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. René Girard's men will be looking clinch a European return after missing out last season.