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French Ligue 1: Week 2 Preview

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We take a look at the second set of 2017/18 French Ligue 1 fixtures, which get underway this Friday evening.

The headline story to come out of French football this week has been the signing off Neymar by PSG. The former Barcelona star has moved to the French capital in search of a Ballon d’Or but his hefty price tag means there will be pressure on him to hit the ground running.

With all the attention surrounding Neymar, it’s easy to forget that there’s a full set of fixtures to look forward to this coming weekend.
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French Ligue 1: Week 1 Preview

2017/18- Ligue 1 Week 1 - Preview

The 2017/18 French Ligue 1 season gets underway on Friday the 4th of August 2017. We take a look at the opening set of fixtures below.

We are in for an extremely interesting start to the French top tier with the likes of PSG and Monaco wanting to lay down markers this coming weekend. The former will be looking to reclaim the title after the latter ended their four-year winning streak last season. This weekend will also offer a chance for the three newly promoted sides to impress, although, Amiens FC face the unenviable task of taking on PSG in Saturday’s opening fixture.

So which sides will get off to a rollicking start and which will be left wishing the season kicked off a week later? Let’s see if we can find out.
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French Ligue 1: 2017/18 Season Preview

2017/18 Season Preview

We take a look at the upcoming French Ligue 1 season, which gets underway on Friday the 4th of August.

With less than a fortnight to go before the Ligue 1 action gets underway, it’s about time we took a look at how things are shaping up ahead of the 2017/18 season. Big spenders PSG are providing Europe’s premier sporting publications with a plethora of click bait with their dual pursuit of Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona’s Neymar getting more column time than a celebrity scandal.

And while the Parisians are unlikely to capture either of these prodigious forwards, their willingness to splash over 200 million pounds on just two players illustrates how intent they are on reclaiming the Ligue 1 title after they surrendered to an extremely talented Monaco squad last season.
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