West Brom and Reading Target Kodjia Linked With Ligue 1 Move

West Brom and Reading Target Kodjia Linked With Ligue 1 Move

Angers SCO’s free-scoring centre-forward Jonathan Kodjia is becoming increasingly sought after, as the end of the current January transfer window draws ever closer. The 25-year-old has scored thirteen goals this season in Ligue 2 and is currently the league’s top scorer. A move abroad in the current window is believed to be less likely for Kodjia, and this will come as a disappointment to West Bromwich Albion and Reading supporters, as it’s believed that both…

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Rolland Courbis: Would Jose Mourinho Have Done Any Better?

Rolland Courbis: Would Jose Mourinho Have Done Any Better?

Rolland Courbis has never been one to hide his opinion, while away from the game he has featured prominently in various media outlets. It’s no surprise that he has found a good working relationship with Montpellier owner Louis Nicollin. In an interesting interview with Le Parisien on Friday, the former Bordeaux, Lens and Marseille coach had a laugh at Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho’s apparent need for two or three more good players, spoke about the stark…

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Ibravailability: Disciplinary Commission calls Zlatan

Ibravailability: Disciplinary Commission calls Zlatan

The LFP Disciplinary Commission has called Zlatan Ibrahimovic to a hearing after his challenge on St Etienne’s Romain Hamouma in Journée 22. Ibrahimovic was booked for the challenge, which was his third yellow card of the month, one in all three domestic competitions. Initially this meant that he would face an automatic one-game suspension against Lille in the league cup semi-final on 3rd February. However, with a hearing upcoming, that automatic suspension will not apply as the card…

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Benoit Cheyrou Could Be Perfect Addition for Toronto FC

Benoit Cheyrou Could Be Perfect Addition for Toronto FC

On Thursday afternoon it was confirmed that MLS side Toronto FC completed the signing of former Olympique de Marseille midfielder Benoit Cheyrou. John Molinaro of Sportsnet added: “On Tuesday, Toronto traded winger Dominic Oduro to the Montreal Impact for allocation money. Oduro earned $251,666 US last season, and with his salary now off the books and extra cap space, it allows Toronto to go after a player such as Cheyrou who would command similar money.” Cheyrou signs…

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Former Lille Striker and Charlton Atheltic Target Moves to Spain

Former Lille Striker and Charlton Atheltic Target Moves to Spain

Spanish second division side Real Valladolid have today announced on their official website the signing of former Le Mans, Lille and Évian Thonon Gaillard striker Túlio de Melo on a free transfer until the end of June. The club announced that the player arrived in Madrid this morning, and after negotiations were finalised, he successfully completed a medical. [Presentación] De Melo, ilusionado con el reto del ascenso http://t.co/5nxcgkbVmq #pucela @tuliodemelo9 pic.twitter.com/QhbpMpMgy7 — Real Valladolid C.F….

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Court Decision Could Relegate Lens Back to Ligue 2

Court Decision Could Relegate Lens Back to Ligue 2

French radio station France Bleu has revealed today that Ligue 1 RC Lens may be automatically relegated to Ligue 2 at the end of the season regardless of where the northern club finish in the table. The Administrative Court of Besancon has come to the conclusion that Lens’ promotion to Ligue 1 last season should be invalidated. FC Sochaux were relegated at the end of last season and they had lodged an appeal over the…

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PSG Set to Rival Manchester City for Layvin Kurzawa

PSG Set to Rival Manchester City for Layvin Kurzawa

When Paris Saint-Germain signed Lucas Digne for €15 million from Lille in the summer of 2013, he was expected to become the long-term successor to the veteran Brazilian Maxwell at the Parc des Princes. On Thursday morning, the newspaper edition of L’Equipe suggested that the Parisians have their eye on Manchester City target, Layvin Kurzawa, ready to put him into battle with Digne for the starting left-back position. It remains to be seen if AS Monaco…

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PSG Target Emmanuel Adebayor On Loan From Tottenham Hotspur

PSG Target Emmanuel Adebayor On Loan From Tottenham Hotspur

Transfer silly season started reaching warp speed today as rumours began circulating that French champions Paris Saint Germain were interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur’s Emmanuel Adebayor. Sky Sports report that PSG have gone as far as beginning negotiations for the loan signing of the Togolese international, who is also interesting Queens Park Rangers. Adebayor’s career is one of great potential, often scuppered by ego and greed. His early years in France, with both Metz and Monaco,…

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