A success on and off the pitch, FC Lorient have modelled themselves on the likes of Arsenal and Barcelona.
Victory over Udinese not only assured Arsenal a place in the Champions League group stages, it also alleviated the growing pressure on manager Arsene Wenger.
Brian Glanville believes there may be some substance to Arsene Wenger's complaint that Arsenal have suffered rotten luck in recent months.
Across England, players are returing to training this week and the summer transfer market is cranking up a notch. But all is not well at Arsenal.