Lyon and Monaco made it seemingly a two-horse race for second place in Ligue 1 with wins on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL have entered talks with Monaco about midfielder Thomas Lemar.
JUVENTUS have signed midfielder Mario Lemina on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell from Marseille.
Champions Paris St-Germain equal their own Ligue 1 points record with an easy win over Rennes.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Laurent Blanc insists his players have done nothing wrong by going to Las Vegas after their League Cup victory last weekend.
WEST HAM have set their sights on Toulouse defender Francois Moubandje.
BARCELONA have reportedly joined in the race to sign Lyon hotshot Alexandre Lacazette.