FC Metz

Metz to appoint Frédéric Antonetti as manager

L’Équipe have followed up initial reports from Manu Lonjon this evening that newly relegated in to Ligue 2 side Metz have chosen to appoint Frédéric Antonetti as their new manager. The 56-year-old spent the 2017/18 campaign as a pundit on Canal Plus. … Read more »

Nolan Roux in advanced talks with Reims

30-year-old French striker Nolan Roux is in advanced negotiations with newly-promoted-to-Ligue 1 side Reims, according to L’Équipe. With 15 league goals for Metz this season, it is inconceivable that he will play Ligue 2 football with Les Grenats for the 2018/19 … Read more »

Official | Frédéric Hantz will quit Metz at the end of the season

Ligue 1 side Metz have confirmed the departure of 51-year-old manager Frédéric Hantz at the end of the season, respecting the coach’s wish following the club’s relegation to Ligue 2 for next season. Hantz took over Metz mid-season following the sacking … Read more »

Official | Legia Warsaw sign Metz’s Cafu to an 18-month loan

FC Metz have announced that Portuguese midfielder Cafu has left the club to join up with Polish side Legia Warsaw on an 18-month loan deal. After joining in the summer from Lorient following their relegation from Ligue 1, Cafu only imaged … Read more »

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Metz make offer to Laurent Pionnier

20th placed Ligue 1 side Metz have concretely approached Montpellier goalkeeper Laurent Pionnier, offering him provisional terms over a possible 18-month contract, according to Midi Libre. The 35-year-old has not played for Montpellier this season and has not received a contract … Read more »