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Ligue 1 Review – Week 9

As Lille kept the likes of Marseille at bay with another...

René Girard becomes the new manager of Wydad Casablanca

64-year-old Ligue 1 winning technician René Girard has taken a new managerial job, the first since his departure from Nantes in December 2016. The Moroccan side announced Girard’s arrival last night, having been forced to find a new boss after … Read more »

Lille President Lopez critical of Marcelo Bielsa: “He took a big risk.”

Speaking to French TV programme Téléfoot, Lille owner Gérard Lopez discussed his fall out with former manager Marcelo Bielsa. “There was clearly not enough experience in the squad. The coach took a big risk with young players, but it was under … Read more »

Official | Strasbourg land South African forward Lebo Mothiba from Lille

Le Racing have today filled one of their most obvious holes with the arrival of South African striker Lebo Mothiba from Lille. The 22-year-old attacker has signed with Strasbourg until 2023 and will wear the #12 shirt for the Ligue … Read more »

Fenerbahce have submitted a bid for Yacine Benzia

La Voix du Nord are reporting this evening that Turkish giants Fenerbahce have submitted an offer for Lille attacker Yacine Benzia. The Algerian is interested in the proposal and is thinking about it, having also attracted recent interest from Bordeaux. … Read more »

Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas offers update on striker situation

Speaking at press conference orchestrated to unveil the contract extension of central defender Marcelo, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas discussed the club’s striker situation. On Mariano Diaz: Things did not go as we imagined. He told us 3 weeks ago that … Read more »