Nabbed on season-long loans from Juventus just as the transfer window slammed shut on Monday, new Olympique de Marseille faces Paolo De Ceglie and Mauricio Isla can't wait to get into action for their new club.
Anthony Martial's €60m move from AS Monaco to Manchester United may have dominated the headlines, but there was plenty of other action going on as the summer transfer window slammed shut in France on Monday night.
Paris Saint-Germain's South American contingent are driving their perfect start to the season; Nabil Fekir bagged his first Ligue 1 hat-trick; and Stade de Reims are off to their best Ligue 1 start in over 40 years.
Paris Saint-Germain signalled intent and capacity as they dismantled Monaco 3-0 in their first big test of the season, Angel Di Maria shining on debut; Lyon bounced back as Nabil Fekir bagged a hat-trick in a 4-0 win in Caen.
Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc was very pleased after Angel Di Maria's successful debut in a masterful 3-0 win in Monaco on Sunday night; opposite number Leonardo Jardim acknowledged PSG's superiority.