Who is Arsenal and Barcelona Target Ousmane Dembélé?

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If Arsenal, Chelsea or even Manchester City want to capture the signature of Stade Rennais forward Ousmane Dembélé this summer, they are going to face competition from arguably, the best club in Europe. The teenager is the talk of French football at the moment. At just 18 years old, he may have only made his first-team debut in November, but […]

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Rennes v Lyon: Ligue 1 Preview – Week 30

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As we come to the business end of the season, every game takes on a higher level of importance and with the league being so widely spread, an opportunity to take points off a rival cannot be missed. Sunday evening’s game sees Rennes host Lyon and it could go a long way in deciding who claims a place in the […]

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Rennes v FC Nantes: Ligue 1 – Week 29 Preview

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Another week, another Breton(-ish) derby. But this is the biggest one – Rennes vs Nantes – and is arguably the biggest match between the two in a while, the winner having the chance to steal a march on the loser in the fight for European places. Heading into injury time last weekend, Rennes were on the way to a poor […]

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What to Expect from Watford New Boy Abdoulaye Doucouré

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With the news that Watford have completed the signing of young Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré, albeit then sending him out on loan to Granada, what can the Hornets fans expect from their record signing? Doucouré joined Rennes as a 14-year-old in 2007 and was moulded into a central midfielder. As he progressed through the academy ranks, he finally made his […]

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Ligue 1: Week 24 – Previews + Predictions

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Lille OSC v SM Caen: Wednesday 18:00 – by @Gibney_A Lille welcome SM Caen to the Stade Pierre Mauroy on Wednesday, hoping to stop the recent slide. However, they won’t have it easy, facing Patrice Garande’s team that seem to have stopped their own run of bad form. After three straight defeats, the Normand side, following the 2-0 win over […]

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Montanier Rolls Out of Rennes – Rolland Courbis Fills in

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The stadium may have been renamed and had a lick of paint but there’s been very little fresh about the performances Rennes have been putting in this season. Yet another tame, limp and disappointing defeat at home, this time to Ligue 2 Bourg en Bresse in the Coupe de France, resulted in club President Rene Ruello finally putting under-pressure coach […]

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Coupe de la Ligue Huitiemes Round Up: Ooh, Ounas

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Given the size and shape of this competition, the scope for a giantkilling is limited, but upsets can still happen. Not this round, unfortunately, although there were some near misses. All four Ligue 2 teams are now out. On Tuesday, League leaders Dijon were beaten 3-0 by Lorient. They went down to ten men early in the second half, already a goal behind […]

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Preview: Coupe de la Ligue – Last 16

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We have reached the last 16 of the Coupe de la Ligue – eight fixtures, with smaller clubs looking to find a way into Europe outside of the unpredictability of the season in Ligue 1. Four Ligue 2 sides are left in the competition, but they all face Ligue 1 opposition. The games are spread over two days, with coverage […]

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