Luigi Di Biagio's decision to overlook Mario Balotelli indicated he is not fit to lead Italy, according to the player's agent Mino Raiola.
A sustained challenge to PSG's Ligue 1 dominance might be too much to ask for Marseille just yet but Adil Rami has a different goal.
Mathieu Debuchy is disappointed that his fine recent form has not been enough to secure a France recall.
Barcelona's chances of landing Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti have taken a hit, as the Italian says he is staying put.
Lyon and Netherlands star Memphis Depay still lacks consistency, but that is the only thing preventing him from being "the best".
Many of the star players in Ligue 1 were decisive for their teams last weekend: Angel Di Maria (PSG), Dani Alves (PSG), Konstantinos Mitroglou (Marseille), Stevan Jovetic (Monaco) and Memphis Depay (L