Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years

The 18-year-old has taken Monaco to the verge of clinching the Ligue 1 title
The 18-year-old has taken Monaco to the verge of clinching the Ligue 1 title

20 May, 2017

Monaco have captured their first Ligue 1 title since 2000 in fantastic fashion.

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Meanwhile, the Turkish Super League broadcaster beIN have reported that Monaco are plotting a move for Unal as a potential replacement.

David Trezeguet has warned Kylian Mbappe against following the example of Manchester United's Anthony Martial and advised him to stay at Monaco for another season to avoid struggling at a big club.

Cut down to size by Juventus in the Champions League semifinals, at home they have racked up the goals at an alarming rate to hold off PSG's formidable challenge, becoming just the fifth team ever to hit the 100 mark in a French season.

After finishing a whopping 31 points behind PSG in third place last season, Monaco completely turned things around to seal an eighth title overall. The principality side is set to get a major hit this summer as most of their players such as Kylian Mbappe, Thomas Lemar, and Tiemoue Bakayoko are all rumoured to be the verge of leaving the club after putting in stellar performances this season.

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'It is part of our model that some players leave but now we are financially much stronger than two years ago'.

Real Madrid will compete with Manchester United for the signing of Bernardo Silva after making the Monaco midfielder one of their priority transfer targets, according to reports in France.

He has been praised this term for fostering a young and exciting attacking team that has scored 104 goals in 37 league matches.

Four players from that Ligue 2 winning team are in Monaco's current title-winning squad: Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic, defender Andrea Raggi, winger Nabil Dirar and forward Germain.

Rennes made it back-to-back wins themselves as they won 1-0 at Caen to move up to 9th as they're now assured of a top-half finish.

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