AS Monaco have announced that Brazilian defender Fabinho, on loan in the principality from Portuguese club Rio Ave over the last two seasons, has signed four-year contract that will run until June 2019.
LOSC Lille have announced that coach René Girard, as well as his assistant coaches, will leave the northern club at the end of the season. Former Sochaux boss Hervé Renard is tipped as his most likely successor.
Olympique Lyonnais' Alexandre Lacazette entered into some exalted company - the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Eden Hazard - when he was voted Ligue 1 Player of the Year on Sunday. A bright future is on the cards…
Leading scorer Alexandre Lacazette was rewarded for an outstanding season with Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday when he was named the Ligue 1 player of the year by his peers at the Trophées UNFP awards in Paris.