After suggesting he would leave Monaco for the Premier League next summer, France international full-back Djibril Sidibe has now said he could stay with the Ligue 1 side for "several years."
Sidibe, 24, signed a five-year deal at the Stade Louis II in the summer but recently admitted he had rejected a move to Arsenal to do so and said he would leave for England next year.
His comments brought a public rebuke from Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim, and the former Troyes and Lille man has now backtracked.
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti thinks teammate Adrien Rabiot "will be one of the best midfielders in the world" in years to come.
The French giants beat Basel 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday to take a big step towards qualifying for the knockout stage.
Although Angel Di Maria, Lucas Moura and Edinson Cavani got the goals, it was Rabiot who earned the most praise after another mature performance.
Speaking with journalists in the mixed zone after the match, Verratti hailed the Frenchman's...
Rudi Garcia has been appointed coach of Marseille after signing a three-year contract with the faltering Ligue 1 club.
Garcia will take the reins for the first time in Sunday evening's league game against rivals Paris Saint-Germain after succeeding interim coach Franck Passi, who had been in charge since Michel's sacking in April.
Marseille have started the Ligue 1 campaign slowly and currently find themselves in 12th place after nine games of the season.
New owner Frank McCourt said in a statement that...