Ranieri to Nantes – Canaries flying high

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To the surprise of many Claudio Ranieri has been appointed manager of FC Nantes.  An unorthodox choice for the 65-year-old jovial Italian or a masterstroke by the powers-that-be at FC Nantes beginning a new exciting direction for the club? After the unexpected volte-face by Sergio Conceicao, FCN were left without a manager. Having been reticent to employ non-French manager the […]

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French Strikers Set to Dominate Summer Transfer Market

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The summer transfer market is just around the corner, and it’s looking as though expensive young strikers will be in high demand. There’s no shortage of fledgling talent that has been making waves in the world of international football, and many of them just so happen to hail from France in one way or another. The window is set to […]

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Hollande’s Ridicule Towards Benzema Infuriates Zidane

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In a bid to maintain a healthy relationship with his players, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane defended striker Karim Benzema after Francois Hollande, the French President, went ahead to criticize the player regarding his immoral behavior. The French international is yet to represent the national team in any completion since August 2015 due to a sex scandal. Benzema was allegedly […]

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Are PSG Set to Lose Their Star Player?

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Europe’s top clubs are reportedly lining up offers for Brazil and PSG star Thiago Silva, as his protracted contract difficulties continue. Silva became the most expensive defender in history with his move from AC Milan to PSG in 2012, but the French club are yet to open negotiations over a new contract. His agent Paulo Tonietto added fuel to the […]

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West Bromwich Albion Make Bid for Ligue 1 Man-Mountain

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Wednesday morning’s edition of French newspaper L’Equipe ran a feature on Angers SCO midfield sensation Cheikh N’Doye, and as well as the reported interested from both Aston Villa and Derby County, they revealed that West Bromwich Albion has offered the French club €10 million for his services. N’Doye has been a revelation for the newly promoted club this season, helping […]

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Bristol City Linked with Shock Move for Lyon Striker

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Claudio Beauvue’s time at Olympique Lyonnais looks to be coming to an end this month. The French club, who paid €5 million to sign him from EA Guingamp in the summer are looking to cut their losses and there is a shock new club looking to land the 27-year-old. France Football are reporting that English Championship side Bristol City are […]

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Lamine Kone Move to Sunderland is Officially Off

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FC Lorient vice-president Alex Hayes has today told French newspaper Le Telegramme that Lamine Kone’s proposed move to Sunderland has been cancelled. “It’s quite outrageous!” Exclaimed Hayes, speaking after the team’s training session on Thursday. “We gave Sunderland our consent last Tuesday, Lamine left the next day to have contract talks, but the player warned us there were problems in […]

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