France coach Didier Deschamps has unveiled his 23-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Armenia and Denmark, with Marseille midfielder Lassana Diarra returning to Les Bleus after a five-year absence.
France's Professional Football League (LFP) has launched a tender to select the provider of the official balls for its competitions (Ligue 1 / Ligue 2 / Coupe de la Ligue / Trophée des Champions) as of the 2017-2018 season.
Week 8 produced the most goals of any round so far in season 2015-16; there were doubles for Hatem Ben Arfa, Sébastien Squillaci and Nicolas Benezet; and Wahbi Khazri was unstoppable in Bordeaux's big win over OL.
Paris Saint-Germain pulled four points clear at the top after a 4-1 win in Nantes; promoted Angers continued their sensational form by defeating OM in Marseille; and Hatem Ben Arfa shone in Nice's 4-1 triumph away to Sainté.
OGC Nice coach Claude Puel hailed Hatem Ben Arfa's role in the sensational 4-1 win in Saint-Etienne; Olympique de Marseille coach Michel had no explanation for his side's poor performance in losing at home to Angers.
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentine superstar Ángel Di María has taken to life in the French capital where, along with old friends and a star-studded squad, he plans on once again lifting Europe's top club prize.