Up-and-coming Toulouse goalkeeper Alban Lafont has been compared to another bonafide young talent in AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Former Italy striker Fabrizio Ravanelli has urged Mario Balotelli to work harder if he wants to win the Ballon d'Or and earn a Azzurri recall.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim says striker Radamel Falcao will be in the squad to face Toulouse on Friday if he passes a neurological scan.
Despite being Ligue 1's only unbeaten side, Nice and manager Lucien Favre know they can't overlook French power Lyon.
Mali manager Alain Giresse has thanked Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier for "saving the life'' of Moussa Doumbia.
Le Parisien reported Pastore could miss anywhere between the next five weeks and the rest of 2016 with the injury.