With the international break now over and club football very much returned fans all over the world are understandably delighted. During the pause for internationals, 'Mundo Deportivo' compiled a list of the dirtiest players in Europe, according to the number of fouls they had made up until the break.
Monaco slumped to a fifth defeat in nine Ligue 1 matches as Hatem Ben Arfa earned Rennes a 2-1 victory on Sunday, while ex-Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic was beaten 3-0 on his return to French football following his appointment at former club Nantes.
At just 20 years old the Senegalese forward is one of the hottest prospects new onto the scene in Ligue 1. And now, after scoring his first goal for club Rennes this week in the Europa League , an excellent volley against FK Jablonec, Premier League club Arsenal look set to battle Inter Milan for his signature.
From a deeper than usual playmaker role Brazil's Neymar pulled the strings as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Rennes 3-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday helping to dispel midweek memories of a European flop at Liverpool.