Both Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco are spending big this season to challenge for silverware, but which club, and big transfers, do you think will shine above all others?
We have seen a combined transfer fee of almost £100million spent for two new strikers to ply their trade in France, PSG's Edinson Cavani, and Monaco's Radamel Falcao, but which big-money transfer will live up to expectation and demand?
Football fans across the globe have all seen how deadly these two forces are in front of goal, with Cavani scoring a very impressive 71 goals for Napoli during the last two seasons, and comparing this with the 70 netted by Falcao during his spell at Atletico Madrid, proves that these two attackers will both be fighting until the end to become Ligue 1 top scorer by the end of the 2013/14 campaign.
Both strikers are powerful, confident finishers, and with both managers having full faith in their immense abilities, this will only help in their quest for glory next season.
AS Monaco are almost building their squad around Falcao, proving that he will become the 'main man' in the squad, where as I think Cavani has a little more competition at PSG.
Despite all of the rumours regarding Kevin Gameiro and Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaving the club, at this time they are still PSG players and they will be out to prove their worth in the squad during pre-season, something Ibrahimovic did last season when he finished the campaign as the league's top scorer with 30 goals.
In my opinion, I predict that PSG will retain their league title, and Edinson Cavani to score more goals domestically than Radamel Falcao. My reasons behind this are that I think PSG have more collective quality over Monaco at present.
With the likes of Salvatore Sirigu in goal, captain Thiago Silva in the heart of the defence, talented Brazilian Lucas Moura, Frenchmen Jeremy Menez and Argentinian duo Javier Pastore and Ezequiel Lavezzi in midfield assisting a frightening attack of Cavani, Gameiro and Ibrahimovic, PSG will prove too strong for most Ligue 1 teams next season.
Combining this with the experience of Champions League football last season, the winning of silverware, and the addition of a couple-more quality players, this will prove slightly too difficult for Monaco to match in their first season back in Ligue 1.
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