In their meeting on June 18, 2015, the LFP's Administrative Council ratified the match calendar for Ligue 1's season 2015-16. The campaign will kick off on Friday, August 7, as champions Paris Saint-Germain travel to LOSC Lille.
Olympique de Marseille midfielder Romain Alessandrini felt that his side's 2-0 friendly win at home to Italian giants Juventus on Saturday was exactly what was needed less than a week away from the resumption of Ligue 1 duties.
Montpellier boss Rolland Courbis declared that he is looking for his side to clinch the Europa League qualification they narrowly missed out on last season - despite the considerable summer transfer action at the club.
Olympique Lyonnais coach Hubert Fournier has extended his contract with last season's Ligue 1 runners-up, signing on until 2017 with his coaching staff also opting to extend their stay at the seven-time champions.
Defensive midfielder-cum-stopper Benjamin Stambouli has signed for Paris Saint-Germain on a five-year, €8m deal from EPL side Tottenham Hotspur and is looking forward to taking his career to the next level.
Montpellier boss Rolland Courbis has said there is 'something of Varane' about new central defender/defensive midfielder Ramy Bensebaini, who has joined La Paillade on loan - with an option to buy - from Algerian side Paradou AC.