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Official | Qarabag purchase attacking midfielder Abdellah Zoubir from Lens

RC Lens have today confirmed they have reached an agreement with Azerbaijani club FC Qarabag to sell attacking midfielder Abdellah Zoubir. The 26-year-old will leave the Ligue 2 side after two seasons at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis, where he totalled 7 … Read more »

AS Roma have agreed a deal for Lens defender William Bianda

Serie A side AS Roma have reached an agreement with Ligue 2 club RC Lens over the transfer of 18-year-old defender William Bianda, according to Sky Italia and RMC. Bianda will travel to Italy shortly after a fee worth between €4m and €6m was … Read more »

Arsenal are weighing up a bid for Jean-Philippe Gbamin

Versatile Mainz defensive player Jean-Philippe Gbamin is being looked at attentively by Premier League side Arsenal, according to RMC. The former Lens man can play as a defensive midfielder and a centre-back, but the Bundesliga outfit are looking for €30m in order … Read more »

Official | Lens confirm deal to sign Yannick Gomis

RC Lens yesterday confirmed the signing of midfielder Yannick Gomis from fellow Ligue 2 side Orléans. The 26-year-old Senegalese attacking midfielder will move to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis after two seasons at Orléans, which he notched 14 goals in 57 appearances … Read more »

Massadio Haidara to join RC Lens

Newcastle left-back Massadio Haidara has reached a 2-year agreement with the option to extend by a third with Ligue 2 side RC Lens, according to Foot 365. The player will be a free agent this summer when his Newcastle contract expires later … Read more »

Raphaël Varane’s former manager explains why the player chose Real Madrid over Manchester United

Speaking on SFR Sport, French international central defender Raphaël Varane’s former Lens manager Jean-Guy Wallemme explained why his ex-player chose Real Madrid over Manchester United in 2011. “The choice he made to go to Real Madrid was the right one. Zinedine Zidane, … Read more »