Tag Archives: French Ligue 1

Ismaila Sarr: Meet the young Sengalese winger taking Ligue 1 by storm

#GenerationNext is our regular feature on Just Football bringing you scouting profiles and reports on the next generation of top young talent in world football. After our recent profile of Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert we head to France now to look at the Senegalese wonderkid making waves… Ligue 1 has a tendency to find hidden […]

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How AS Monaco turned their back on big spending – and conquered PSG

Usually, when a football club becomes a billionaire’s plaything, it only heads in one direction when the money dries up: down. It wasn’t so long ago that it looked like Monaco could be heading in that direction, too. Instead, they saw an opportunity to reinvent themselves and with it, eclipse big-spending Paris Saint-Germain. Before then, […]

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Marcus Rashford and Kasper Dolberg star in our #JF70 top young talents of week 19

Another week, another chance for 70 of our hand-picked top young players in Europe to shine. But which players from our #JF70 list of Europe’s best young talents most impressed us this week? Here are four of the best… Adam Ounas (Girondins Bordeaux) Bordeaux dropped key points at the weekend in their battle to secure […]

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Manchester United’s summer target and Monaco’s French wonderkids… #JF70 young talents of the week, week 18

As leagues across Europe continue apace, with league titles up for grabs and relegation battles to fight. Which #JF70  startlets are impressing at the season’s business end? SEE ALSO: What is the #JF70? Explainer to our feature on Europe’s 70 best young players Victor Lindelof Victor Lindelof has completed more passes (1613) than any other […]

France Ligue 1 young talents to watch in 2016/17

AS Roma, Monaco and Manchester City starlets shine in our #JF70 young talents of week 15

Bored of the international break? Never fear, dear reader: occupy yourself with a look at how our #JF70 best young players around Europe got on this week. After Kylian Mbappé won our #JF70 young talent of the week last week, Deji Faremi reviews the stars of this most recent round of action… The votes are in and […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

Mbappe leads the French revolution, AC Milan and Ajax stars shine – JF70 young talents of week 14

Which #JF70 youngsters impressed for their clubs across Europe this week? Among the wonderkids who caught the eye include an Ajax striker, AC Milan’s ever-impressive teenage goalkeeper and a young Monaco striker they’re calling the next Thierry Henry… Kasper Dolberg Embed from Getty Images   From barely expecting to feature for Peter Bosz’s Ajax side at […]

France Ligue 1 young talents to watch in 2016/17

PSG, Monaco and Ajax stars among our #JF70 young talents of the week, week 11

Our #JF70 review is back for another week on Just Football. From our chosen 70 best young talents to watch in Europe in 2016/17 which stars are standing out lately? Deji Faremi selects a handful of recent shining lights… #JF70 young talents of the week  Kylian Mbappe We all love an 18-year-old who’s performing at […]

Alban Lafont: Meet the sensational teenage goalkeeper lighting up Ligue 1

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football profiling the best upcoming young players in world football, the stars of tomorrow. Recently we have scouted Franck Kessie and Malang Sarr on these pages, next up meet Alban Lafont – the teen stopper making waves over in France… Within football, it is often stated that […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

From Alex Iwobi to Donnarumma: The JF70 Team of the Year so far

All this season, we have been covering the exploits of our #JF70 best young players in Europe to watch in 2016/17, with regular updates on their performances. Some of the 70 have impressed us more than others, but who has impressed us enough to make our #JF70 Team of the Year (so far)? Read on to find out, […]

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