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French press review 2 September 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel grapples with the influx of refugees, and the controversy over the bonus being awarded to Alcatel-Lucent's outgoing CEO shows no signs of abating.

French player Anthony Martial
01/09/2015 - FOOTBALL

Transfer window for European clubs closed, with few last-minute surprises

The transfer window has officially closed for most European clubs Monday night, and on Tuesday for English Premier League clubs and Manchester United.

18/08/2015 - Football

Former Nicaraguan football boss charged with money laundering in new Fifa scandal

Fifa official Julio Rocha has been charged with money laundering and corruption in Nicaragua.
Jose Mourinho
17/08/2015 - Football

Chelsea smashed by Manchester City

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho scored as Manchester City crushed Chelsea 3-0 on Sunday to establish a five-point advantage over the champions in the Premier League table.

Chung Mong-Joon wants to leadworld football's governing body Fifa with a global vision
17/08/2015 - Football

South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon officially launches bid for Fifa presidency

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon on Monday launched his formal campaign for the Fifapresidency with a frontal attack on the world football governing body's outgoing leader, Sepp Blatter.
Indomitable Lions international Clinton N'Jie is contracted in London until 2020
16/08/2015 - Football

Cameroon's N'Jie swaps Ligue 1 for the Premier League

Tottenham have signed striker Clinton N'Jie from Lyon.
Michel Platini, president of the Union of European Football Associations
15/08/2015 - Football

Blatter: Platini said I risked jail

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has alleged that his Uefa counterpart Michel Platini warned him of a possible prison sentence if he did not stand down from the world football governing body's ...
Lionel Messi scored twice during Barcelona's 5-4 victory over Sevilla in the final of the European Super Cup.
12/08/2015 - Football

Barcelona claim European Super Cup

Lionel Messi bagged a brace as Barcelona's glorious surge continued with the prize of the European Super Cup.
11/08/2015 - Football

Toure back on top as Manchester City thrash West Brom 3-0

Manchester City were on impressive form in their 3-0 opening-game win against West Bromwich Albion on Monday.
10/08/2015 - Football

Bad start for Bordeaux and Saint Etienne in Ligue 1, Marseille reacts to shock resignation

Bordeaux and Saint Etienne on Sunday both suffered shock Ligue 1 defeats in their opening matches of the season as Marseille reeled from the surprise departure of coach Marcelo Bielsa.