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9 fans in police custody following Lille pitch invasion last weekend

Local police arrested 9 individuals as early as 06:00 yesterday morning in relation to the pitch invasion in Lille following the club’s 1-1 draw with Montpellier. Individuals have been arrested on three specific counts: aggravated violence, property damage and death … Read more »

Thiago Maia on the Lille fan violence last night: “They tried to kick out at me.”

Speaking to RMC reporters, Brazilian versatile defender-come-midfielder Thiago Maia discussed the appalling fan violence that the Lille players were subjected to on the final whistle last night after their 1-1 draw with Montpellier. A plethora of Lille fans stormed onto the pitch … Read more »

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Ibrahim Amadou’s failed move to Crystal Palace – how it went down

L’Équipe report today that Lille had given Ibrahim Amadou the ok to join Crystal Palace on a loan with obligation to buy deal worth over €15m, thus the Ligue 1 side’s captain travelled to London last night. There he underwent … Read more »

Lille rejected an €20m offer from Everton for Adama Soumaoro

Ligue 1 side Lille received a €20m offer from Premier League club Everton on transfer deadline day for central defender Adama Soumaoro, an offer that they rejected, according to L’Équipe. The 25-year-old did not want to leave Lille this month and therefore rejected … Read more »

West Ham have loan offer for Ibrahim Amadou rebuffed

Premier League side West Ham United have had a loan offer rejected by Lille this evening for defensive midfielder and captain Ibrahim Amadou, according to L’Équipe. The Hammers were offer a loan fee worth £2m with an option to buy clause … Read more »