Ligue 1

Arsenal expected to hold talks with St Étienne today for William Saliba

Manu Lonjon, close to St Étienne, reports that the Ligue 1 club expect Arsenal to hold discussions with them today about the possible transfer of 18-year-old central defender William Saliba. Les Verts’ initial conditions for a deal are a €30m … Read more »

Guingamp goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson to join Copenhagen

Le Télégramme report that 29-year-old goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson is leaving newly-relegated to Ligue 2 side EA Guingamp for FC Copenhagen. Additionally, 21-year-old attacker Jérémy Livolant will also quit EAG. He spent last season on loan with Châteauroux in Ligue 2. Sochaux … Read more »

Bordeaux to terminate Jérôme Prior’s contract

As reported by local sources, Bordeaux have decided to reach a mutual termination agreement with 23-year-old goalkeeper Jérôme Prior to allow him to find regular playing time elsewhere. He will sign a 2-year contract with Valenciennes in Ligue 2 as their … Read more »

Ruben Aguilar is close to a move to AS Monaco

Yahoo Sport FR report that Montpellier right-back Ruben Aguilar is closing in on a move to AS Monaco this summer. The Principality side are understood to have accelerated negotiations to get a deal done in the last 48 hours. Monaco … Read more »

Lorient pushing for Julien Laporte (Clermont)

Yahoo Sport FR report that Ligue 2 frontrunners FC Lorient have agreed personal terms with Clermont captain and central defender Julien Laporte. The 25-year-old wants his club to let him go, but fee negotiations remain ongoing.  

Paul Bernardoni to return to Nîmes on loan

Yahoo Sport FR report that France U21s international goalkeeper Paul Bernardoni will spend a third consecutive season on loan at Nîmes for the 2019/20 campaign. The youngster is expected to sign a 2-year contract extension with parent club Bordeaux, before … Read more »