RC Lens

Yassin Fortune explains why he turned down a new 4-year contract from Arsenal

French young prospect and 19-year-old FC Sion attacker Yassin Fortune has discussed his move and subsequent time at Arsenal in an exclusive interview with Foot Mercato. When Lens decided to accept Arsenal’s offer, the club was in financial difficulty. Did you … Read more »

Reims to send Grejohn Kyei on loan to RC Lens with an option to buy

23-year-old Reims forward Grejohn Kyei is set to join Ligue 2 side RC Lens on an initial loan with an option to buy, according to RMC and Yahoo Sport FR. Kyei will be in the stands tonight to watch Lens take on … Read more »

Liverpool have a 2nd attempt to sign Modibo Sagnan from RC Lens rebuffed

Premier League side Liverpool have failed in their efforts to sign 19-year-old Ligue 2 central defender Modibo Sagnan from Lens, according to France Football. LFC already tried for the player in January but were rebuffed, and their advances this summer have again … Read more »

RC Lens made an approach for Samuel Eto’o

Ligue 2 side RC Lens have been in discussions to sign 37-year-old former Cameroonian international Samuel Eto’o, according to RMC. The deal did not conclude, despite Lens’ best efforts to put up a worthy financial package for the player, owing to structural … Read more »

Exclusive | Thierry Ambrose set to join Lens on loan, no option to buy

Manchester City’s young French attacker Thierry Ambrose is set to join Ligue 2 side RC Lens on loan, with no option to buy included in the deal, according to sources contacted by Get French Football News. If all goes well, the 21-year-old should … Read more »

Lens have been rebuffed in a loan attempt for Grejohn Kyei

Ligue 2 side RC Lens have been rebuffed in attempts to sign Reims forward Grejohn Kyei on loan for the forthcoming season, according to L’Équipe. The 22-year-old is currently under contract until 2020, but SDR want him to have a role … Read more »