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Ligue 1 news from Monday, May 29, 2017

- Welcome back to Ligue 1, Troyes.After a one-year hiatus, Jean-Louis Garcia's side is returning to the top flight thanks to a 2-1 aggregate victory over Lorient in France's promotion/relegation play-off.Troyes, which finished third in Ligue 2 this season, officially booked its ticket with Sunday's goalless draw in Brittany against a Lorient team that endured a miserable campaign en route to finishi

Ligue 1 news from Sunday, May 28, 2017

- Raphael Varane is planning on doing some recruiting while he's on international duty with France.The Real Madrid defender was full of praise for Kylian Mbappe, as the teenage forward's breakout season helped lead AS Monaco to its first Ligue 1 title since 2000, as well as an appearance in the Champions League semi-final.Mbappe's superb campaign triggered an avalanche of reports linking him with a

- Marco Verratti isn't planning to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer, while Blaise Matuidi admitted he's unsure about his future in the French capital.Speculation about Verratti persisted throughout the season, with reports suggesting he's attracted interest from clubs in his native Italy, which his agent subsequently denied.After helping PSG capture the Coupe de France on Saturday, the 24-year-

Ligue 1 news from Saturday, May 27, 2017

- Condolences to Angers, football can be a cruel sport.Courtesy of Issa Cissokho's own goal seconds before the final whistle, Paris Saint-Germain won a record 11th Coupe de France title Saturday by virtue of a 1-0 victory at the Stade de France.More to come.Copyright © 2017 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

- Radamel Falcao has stressed he is happy at Monaco and is keen to stay at the Ligue 1 champions. The 31-year-old returned to the Stade Louis II this season after underwhelming loan spells with Manchester United and Chelsea and enjoyed a stellar 2016-17 campaign. Falcao scored 30 times in 43 appearances in all competitions to […]