5 Reasons to Watch French Ligue 1 This Season

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5 Reasons to Watch French Ligue 1 This Season
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“This is the most exciting season in years” is something that is said ahead of every brand new domestic football campaign across Europe. But that cliché rings particularly true when talking about the upcoming 2013-2014 Ligue 1 season.

French football has undergone a drastic face-lift since Paris Saint-Germain’s takeover by Qatar Sports Investments in 2011. But this summer it received a much needed nip and tuck thanks to the arrival of financial heavyweights Monaco. 

With both the capital club and the principality outfit now able to attract some of the best talent in world football, France is set to explode onto the European scene as a genuine top league in the making.

Not only does Le Championnat boast PSG and Les Monegasques, it has some of the best young talent around at present. There are also a number of sides capable of upsetting the two major favourites in the quest for the title. 

So without further ado, here are a few reasons why you should be paying more attention to Ligue 1 this season.  

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