FC Lorient

Norwich City waiting after making €16.5m bid for Alexis Claude Maurice

As reported by Le Télégramme and Soccer Link, Premier League side Norwich City have made a €16.5m proposal to Ligue 2 club FC Lorient to sign 21-year-old Alexis Claude Maurice. Les Merlus are understood to be satisfied with the bid, which would … Read more »

Leeds United to land Illan Meslier

Ouest-France report that 19-year-old French goalkeeper Illan Meslier is currently in advanced negotiations with Championship side Leeds United. Les Merlus boss Christophe Pelissier confirmed this morning that the player is due to leave on loan. Meslier was not at training … Read more »

Lorient President Loïc Féry gives update on Alexis Claude Maurice saga

Speaking to Le Télégramme, Ligue 2 side Lorient’s President Loïc Féry discussed the future of 21-year-old attacker Alexis Claude Maurice. “Alexis produced exceptional performances last year. He was in the Ligue 2 Team of the Year. He demonstrated an exemplary state of … Read more »

Lorient to sign 26-year-old midfielder Laurent Abergel

Ouest-France and Le 10 Sport report that 26-year-old French midfielder Laurent Abergel is closing in on a move to Ligue 2 title-chasers FC Lorient. The defensive midfielder is joining from fellow 2nd division side AS Nancy, who have left him out … Read more »

Official | Almeria sign French defender Mathieu Peybernes

Spanish 2nd division side Almeria have announced the signing of 28-year-old French central defender Mathieu Peybernes on a 3-year contract. The fee exchanging hands is €600k. Peybernes spent last season on loan with Sporting Gijon.    

Official | Paul Nardi joins Lorient permanently

Ligue 2 side Lorient have this afternoon announced the permanent signing of 25-year-old ex-French youth international goalkeeper Paul Nardi from AS Monaco. The former Cercle Brugge loanee will compete with France’s current #1 goalkeeping prospect Illan Meslier, who is 19, for … Read more »