Ligue 1 is set to return on Friday when Lyon host Ajaccio, before champions PSG get their title defence off and running at Clermont Foot the following day.
Having hammered Nantes 4-0 in the Trophee des Champions on Sunday, all eyes will be on PSG and whether they can impress once more under new manager Christophe Galtier as they look to continue their dominance of French football.
Sportsmail have picked out for five things to look out for in Ligue 1 this season, and how things could play out over the coming months in France.
Christophe Galtier has taken over from Mauricio Pochettino as PSG’s new manager
LIGUE 1 OPENING ROUND FIXTURES
Friday, August 5
Lyon – Ajaccio (20:00)
Saturday, August 6
Strasbourg – Monaco (14:00)
Clermont Foot – PSG (20:00)
Sunday, August 7
Toulouse – Nice…