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It took Paris Saint-Germain two whole seasons for their big-money signings to finally gel on the football pitch. It’s taken AS Monaco absolutely no time at all.
Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev’s newly-promoted plaything is the present Ligue 1 leader, with Falcao’s four goals helping the reigning Ligue 2 winners topple the likes of Bordeaux, Marseille and Tottenham.
A 4-1 battering of 2011/12 champions Montpellier remains a season highlight for Claudio Ranieri’s men.