Paris Saint-Germain have previously been linked with Jose Mourinho and the Portuguese manager indicated he would like to work in Ligue 1.
Perpignan finally had a win to celebrate, while Clermont Auvergne were too good for Bordeaux-Begles in Top14.
Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at the age of 31, revealing he had been contemplating the decision for a long time.
Clermont had not been beaten since October, but they were brought back down to earth by Top 14 champions Castres.
Both Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors are through to the European Champions Cup quarter-finals due to the former's 19-10 win over Montpellier.
All four Pro14 sides in European Rugby Champions Cup action on Saturday secured victories, three coming against French opposition.
There were numerous shocks in the Coupe de France on Saturday, with Montpellier the headline Ligue 1 side to fall.
Racing 92's win over Toulon will not have made pleasant viewing for France coach Jacques Brunel as Teddy Thomas was injured.
Toulouse ended 2018 on a high note, dishing out a crushing defeat to Toulon in one of three Top 14 games on Sunday.
Stade Francais moved up to fifth in the table as Toulon and Racing 92 ran out convincing winners in Saturday's Top 14 action.