Mali striker Cheick Diabate needed just 12 minutes to endear himself to his new club's fans as they beat Crotone on Sunday.
The Turkish giants have signed Senegal midfielder Badou Ndiaye from Osmanlispor on a four-year deal.
Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Europa League in the round of 32 on Thursday with a 2-0 defeat at APOEL, falling 4-3 on aggregate.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat trick gave Manchester United a 3-0 win against St Etienne in a Europa League round of 32 first-leg clash at Old Trafford.
Metz have reinforced their attacking options with the loan signing of Osmanlispor striker Cheick Diabate until the end of the season.
Manchester United will take on St Etienne in the Europa League's round of 32, while Spurs will face Gent and Villarreal have been drawn against Roma.
A number of Premier League clubs are set to watch Senegal international Papa Alioune N'Diaye in Europa League action.
Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League as Paul Pogba limped off injured.
Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half.