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Rennes – Mexer extension talks blocked, Bordeaux eyeing free transfer

Goal France report that Mozambique international and 30-year-old central defender Mexer is attracting interest from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux, as his current deal with rival outfit Rennes expires in June. No agreement has been reached between the player and the … Read more »

Real Betis, Espanyol & Sevilla willing to take Hatem Ben Arfa plunge

Ouest-France report that a trio of La Liga sides, Real Betis, Espanyol & Sevilla, are willing to take a chance on 32-year-old French attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa and sign him on a free transfer this summer. The ex-OGC Nice … Read more »

Southampton in talks for Rennes striker Timothé Nkada

Premier League strugglers Southampton are engaged in discussions to sign Rennes striker Timothé Nkada when his contract expires in June, according to Foot Mercato. After seeing his friend Yan Valery flourish with the Saints, Nkada is certainly interested and in good … Read more »

Hatem Ben Arfa: “We are disappointed.”

Speaking to reporters following Rennes’ 3-0 defeat to Arsenal which knocked the French side out of the Europa League last night, Hatem Ben Arfa spoke to journalists in the mixed zone. “We are disappointed, but we remember the positives across … Read more »

Arsenal held preliminary talks with Rennes for Ismaila Sarr last week

Goal France are credibly reporting that Premier League top 4-chasing side Arsenal held preliminary talks with Ligue 1 side Rennes following the Gunners’ 3-1 1st leg defeat to the Brittany side in France last Thursday. 21-year-old Sarr has been tracked … Read more »

Adrien Hunou: “Arsenal remain favourites, we expect a tough match, but with a fair amount of space.”

Speaking to Ouest-France, Rennes forward Adrien Hunou looked ahead to Thursday’s 2nd leg clash with Arsenal after beating Caen 3-1 on Sunday. “Arsenal remain favourites for the second leg. We expect a really difficult match on the pitch, with a fair amount … Read more »