René Girard sacked by FC Nantes

FC Nantes are expected to announce the sacking of manager René Girard today after an agreement was reached between the Ligue 1 title winner and Les Canaris concerning termination, according to L’Équipe. The club will pay €2.7m to buy out the contracts … Read more »

Waldemar Kita set to sack René Girard

FC Nantes President Waldemar Kita has decided that he wants to rid of current manager René Girard and his two assistants, his son Nicolas Girard and Gérard Bernardet, according to L’Équipe. Kita had a long conversation last night with René Girard following … Read more »

Guillaume Gillet confirms he will listen to January offers

Speaking to Le Soir, Nantes defensive midfielder Guillaume Gillet revealed that he will consider all offers for his services during the January transfer window. “Considering the current situation that FC Nantes is in (in terms of results and league standing), I … Read more »

Yaya Sanogo has “a confidential problem”

Speaking following Arsenal’s 0-2 loss to Southampton in the EFL Cup quarter final tonight, Arsène Wenger spoke about the recent absence of Yaya Sanogo from first team activity. “He has a confidential problem. Not a secret problem. I’m not a … Read more »

OGC Nice will pay for all away fans for PSG match

OGC Nice President Rivère announced on the club’s website today that the Ligue 1 side would be paying for all away fans’s tickets who decide to go to the club’s upcoming fixture at the Parc des Princes against PSG. Jean … Read more »

Serge Aurier seeking to obtain French citizenship

According to Le Parisien, PSG’s Ivorian right-back Serge Aurier is seeking to obtain French citizenship. Aurier had a naturalisation request rejected by the French government in 2011, and is hoping that five years on he will be looked upon more favourably. … Read more »