They brought through Kylian Mbappé and Bernardo Silva, had Arsène Wenger and Didier Deschamps as coach, and are one of French football's most successful clubs, but aren't even French. Ligue 1.com tells you all you need to know about AS Monaco.
After Paris-Saint-Germain beat Lorient 1-0 in the Coupe de France round of 16 in Lorient, the sporting director PSG Leonardo acknowledged Edinson Cavani's wish to leave the club - and seemingly opened the door for his departure.
Paris Saint-Germain came out of their double-header against Monaco with four points and seven goals scored, while Thomas Tuchel was given plenty to ponder as he tries to fit his 'Fantastic Four' into the same line-up.
RC Strasbourg Alsace have brought Ghana's former Valenciennes, Lorient and Nantes goal machine Majeed Waris back to Ligue 1 Conforama on a season-long loan from Porto with a mandatory €2m purchase clause.
PSG boss Thomas Tuchel was a proud man after his side bounced back from Sunday's 3-3 draw with Monaco to beat the principality club 4-1 in the reverse fixture on Wednesday and reclaim an eight-point lead atop the standings.