Paris Saint-Germain pays 12 of the 13 largest player salaries in the French league, led by Neymar, who makes 3.07 million euros ($3.8 million) gross a month, more than twice as much as the next highest earner
Paris Saint-Germain defender Dani Alves has been handed a three-game ban by the French league (LFP) following his sending-off against Lyon last weekend.
Barcelona confirmed on Tuesday that defender Javier Mascherano will leave the club this month, with Spanish media reporting the Argentinian is heading to Hebei China Fortune.
Memphis Depay struck a dramatic late winner as Lyon beat 10-man Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 on Sunday to move within eight points of the Ligue 1 leaders.
Mbappe has enjoyed a stratospheric rise in 2017 and rounded out a memorable year in style by setting up Edinson Cavani to fire PSG ahead on 21 minutes, before adding a goal of his own on the hour.
Silva hasn't featured since hobbling off during a 3-1 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League a fortnight ago, but has resumed full training and could replace the suspended Presnel Kimpembe in central defence.
French League Cup: Paris Saint-Germain enter quarter-finals with comfortable win over Strasbourg in Neymar's absence
Paris Saint-Germain brushed off the absence of Neymar to ease into the French League Cup quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Strasbourg on Wednesday
Bayern Munich won 3-1 victory at the Allianz Arena but their rousing win could not stop Paris Saint-Germain advancing as Group B winners.
Bayern crashed to a 3-0 defeat in Paris at the end of September, when Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Neymar all scored at the Parc de Princes.
Already through to the last 16 before this game, they will look to clinch top spot in Group B ahead of Bayern Munich when they travel to Germany for their final outing next month.
Champions League: Barcelona, Chelsea advance to Round of 16; Manchester United forced to wait to seal spot
United is on 12 points, three ahead of both Basel and CSKA Moscow, and still almost certain of advancing, barring a huge defeat against the Russians on 5 December.
"He’s already great and will get better. For all that he’s done, all that he’s achieved, there’s no pressure," said Jesus teammate Dani Alves.
Champions League: Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain advance into last 16; Chelsea suffer defeat at Roma
Bayern Munich, PSG make it into the last 16. Manchester United are one point away from sealing the berth. Atletico Madrid on the brink of elimination
Cavani's first half double, both assists provided by Angel Di Maria, earned unbeaten PSG their ninth league win of the season.
As well as Spanish league and Spanish Super Cup success, Ronaldo scored twice in the Champions League final against Juventus to win European football's elite competition for the third time in four seasons.
Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain look to break Bordeaux's unbeaten start, Marseille hunt 3rd straight win
Paris Saint-Germain responded to dropping their first points in Ligue 1 at Montpellier last weekend by sweeping aside Bayern 3-0 at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday
Coach Carlo Ancelotti could even find himself out of a job, according to German press, after Bayern bosses were summoned to a crisis meeting on Thursday.
Champions League: PSG coach Unai Emery praises Kylian Mbappe for 'complete performance' against Bayern Munich
Kylian is progressing well. He has great talent and great desire to help the team grow," said PSG coach Unai Emery.
Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain maul Bayern Munich; Chelsea's late winner stuns Atletico Madrid
Neymar starred as Paris Saint-Germain sent out a statement of intent with an impressive 3-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday, while Michy Batshuayi grabbed an injury-time winner as Chelsea won 2-1 at Atletico Madrid.
Paris Saint-Germain's Edison Cavani himself tried to play down any rift, telling Uruguayan radio this kind of thing happened all the time in football.