Valenciennes FC

Julien Masson frustrated as Valenciennes reject Lorient offer

Yahoo Sport report that 21-year-old defensive midfielder Julien Masson is beginning to find his situation at Ligue 2 side Valenciennes untenable. After rejecting a proposal from Strasbourg for the player in the January window, title-chasing FC Lorient have now offered … Read more »

Lilian Brassier to join Valenciennes on loan

France U20 international defender Lilian Brassier is joining Ligue 2 side Valenciennes on loan for the 2019/20 campaign, according to L’Équipe. Brassier signed his first professional contract, with Rennes, earlier this week, which runs until 2022. Seeking playing time, Brassier is … Read more »

Official | EA Guingamp sign defender Sikou Niakaté

EAG Guingamp have sealed the deadline day signing of central defender Sikou Niakaté from Ligue 2 side Valenciennes. The 19-year-old prospect has signed a five-year contract at the Stade de Roudourou in a deal that includes the obligatory loan of … Read more »

Anderlecht to sign Sikou Niakaté from Valenciennes for €3m to €5m

La Dernière Heure reported today that 19-year-old French central defender Sikou Niakaté will join Anderlecht from Ligue 2 side Valenciennes for a fee worth between €3. and €5m. The teenager will sign a 5-year contract.  

Newcastle set not to sign Sikou Niakaté over project disagreements

Foot Mercato reliably understand that Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté’s proposed move to Newcastle United will not occur over disagreements regarding the project. Sources tell Get French Football News that the understanding in the first instance from the player’s camp was that … Read more »

Newcastle agree personal terms with Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté

RMC report this morning that Premier League side Newcastle United have agreed a provisional contract with 19-year-old Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté. The Ligue 2 side value the player at €3m, and the player’s entourage is becoming increasingly concerned that a fee … Read more »