The view from France

Puel proving Nice guys don't finish last

January 25, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
They have a prolific goalscorer with Balkan heritage who used to play for Ajax, a commanding South American centre-back, a demanding, successful coach and are the form team of Ligue 1. The answer? No, even Paris Saint-Germain are currently having to play second fiddle to the best side in France, OGC Nice.

Claude Puel's men have picked up 26 points from their last 11 games - four more than the next-best, Rennes and Marseille - and the only thing more amazing than the fact they ...

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