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Moussa Dembélé previews friendly clash vs Celtic: “I still support the club.”

Speaking to OL TV, Lyon striker Moussa Dembélé previewed today’s friendly clash vs Celtic. “My story there was good I think. We won titles, we won matches, we one derbies. I grew as a man and as a footballer, which is the most important thing. All stages are important, but it is true that my time there was the first time that I went to a new dimension and I still thank the club for everything…

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Official | OGC Nice loan Rony Lopes from Sevilla, option to buy included

On Wednesday, Ligue 1 side OGC Nice continued their bevvy of summer transfer activity with the loan signing of Portuguese international winger Rony Lopes from Sevilla, with an option to make the deal permanent for €20m. The 24-year-old, who formerly plied his trade with Les Aiglons’ arch-rivals AS Monaco, worked with manager Patrick Vieira at Manchester City between 2012 and 2014 whilst performing for their reserves. Sevilla signed the player for €25m from AS Monaco…

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Metz dreaming of Kiki Kouyaté deal

Our colleague Mohamed Toubache-TER reports that Ligue 1 side Metz are in talks over the possibility of signing 23-year-old ESTAC Troyes central defender Kiki Kouyaté. Click Here: Buffalo Bills Jersey The reported speaks of a “fairly substantial” offer from Les Grenats to secure the big central defender’s services. He also adds that ESTAC intend to extract a major fee for the youngster’s services. RMC Sport report that Metz’s opening bid is €2.5m.

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Anthony Lopes: “We can have regrets tonight.”

Speaking to RMC Sport, Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes discussed his side’s 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. “We can have regrets about the opening 15 minutes, we could have been 2-0 up. You pay for it after that. They know how to give everything. We hoped to go all the way. They caused us problems down the sides. They recovered the ball quite quickly. We are not going to give up on what we…

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Monaco reject €25m offer from Manchester United for Benoît Badiashile

RMC Sport report that AS Monaco have rejected a €25m bid from Premier League side Manchester United for 19-year-old central defender Benoît Badiashile. Niko Kovac has told the board that he wants the teenager to stay and that they should reject all offers this summer that come in for him. A source close to Monaco now indicates that Badiashile will stay “unless Manchester make a Martial-like, unrefusable bid for him.” Bayer Leverkusen, who have been…

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Yoann Court is back in talks with Brest, 2 months after leaving on a free transfer

30-year-old attacking midfielder Yoann Court is back in negotiations with his former club Ligue 1 side Brest, 2 months after leaving the club on a free transfer when his deal expired at the end of June, according to L’Équipe. Intense negotiations occurred over many weeks in May and June in a bid from Sporting Director Grégory Lorenzi to keep the Frenchman, but the board member gradually got frustrated with the player’s agents, something that he…

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Nantes are in talks to sign Croatian striker Antonio Colak (HNK Rijeka)

Ligue 1 side Nantes are in talks to sign 26-year-old Croatian striker Antonio Colak from HNK Rijeka, as they continue to search for a centre-forward, according to L’Équipe. Colak, who could make his first cap for Croatia on Tuesday when his national team plays against France, has already been the subject of a €2m offer from Les Canaris, which was rejected, with Rijeka seeking to earn double if they are to allow for the striker’s departure.…

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Didier Quillot set to be pushed out as LFP CEO

L’Équipe report that current LFP CEO Didier Quillot is set to be pushed out of his current position in the next round of elections to the governing body of French professional football. On Thursday, LFP members will decide who the successor of LFP President Nathalie Boy de la Tour, who has decided to step down. LFP members will have to think about who de la Tour’s successor should be, PSG President Nasser Al Khelaifi and…

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Édouard Mendy returned to training with Rennes today

L’Équipe report that Rennes goalkeeper Édouard Mendy returned to training today, having missed out on the Nîmes match last Sunday following a slight niggle and awaiting a move to Chelsea. Click Here: FIJI rugby jersey As of Tuesday, there was still no agreement between Chelsea and Rennes for the player’s transfer, but a deal continues to feel imminent. Téléfoot Chaine reported earlier today that SRFC are now seeking to include Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori in…

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