Ever since the Champions League draw was made, it was clear that the teams involved in Group C were going to need eyes in the back of their heads. While not enjoying quite the same profile as Group E -- the one containing Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Roma and CSKA Moscow -- it promises to be dog-eat-dog. It is tough to pick a pair of favourites between double Europa League finalists Benfica, in-form Russian Premier League leaders Zenit Saint Petersburg, and the pair of Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco.
Javier Pastore has told L'Equipe he hopes to keep his promise to Paris Saint-Germain not to leave the club until they have won the Champions League.
After a roller coaster three seasons at the Parc des Princes, in which there have been more dips than peaks, Pastore is currently playing some of the best football of his career.
During the tougher times at the Parc des Princes, the 25-year-old had been linked with a move...
Marco Verratti has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, tying him to the club until 2019.
The 21-year-old Italy midfielder joined the French champions in 2012 and has since played 88 matches for the club.
Verratti was reportedly targeted by major European clubs during the summer but opted to stay in the French league.
"I want to continue to win trophies with this club, while continuing to improve with great players," Verratti said.
Verratti is the third PSG player to extend his current...