Previews: Planus open to lucrative move
Girondins Bordeaux defender Marc Planus says a lucrative offer from another club could persuade him to leave the champions.
"I'll say it loud and clear, I love money," Planus was quoted as saying by sports daily L'Equipe ahead of Sunday's visit to AS Nancy. "It's not football above all. I'm not the type to leave a club after six months but I am a player capable of going to Qatar.
Surprise leaders Auxerre will be without Ireneusz Jelen when they visit Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday. The Poland striker is sidelined with a thigh muscle tear.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder and captain Claude Makelele returns from suspension to face the Burgundy side.
PSG supporters are against a plan by the club's owners to sell naming rights to the Parc des Princes. "We will not accept our sanctuary, our temple, our church becoming the Coca-Cola stadium or the Nike Arena," fans group representative Virage Auteuil said in a statement.
Strugglers Racing Lens, hosting Olympique Marseille on Saturday, have been told by the French league's financial body they cannot buy any players during the winter transfer window because of their worrying financial situation.
Marseille will have to make do without Cameroon midfielder Stephane Mbia, nursing an ankle injury.
Boulogne, who have leaked 22 goals from 12 games, may try their third goalkeeper this season when they visit Toulouse on Saturday. Coach Laurent Guyot has suggested Jean-Francois Bedenik should start in goal for the first time.
Guyot has tried two goalkeepers so far, Matthieu Valverde and Ibrahim Kone, but neither convinced him.