FC Nantes

Official | Christian Gourcuff hired by FC Nantes

Ligue 1 side Nantes have announced the appointment of ex-FC Lorient, Rennes & Algerian national team manager Christian Gourcuff as their new boss following the departure of Vahid Halilhodzic. The 64-year-old arrives following an experience in Qatar with Al-Gharafa. The … Read more »

Crystal Palace had a bid turned down for Morgan Sanson

L’Équipe report that Crystal Palace last week had a bid for French central midfielder Morgan Sanson turned down by Marseille for being too low. The outlet wonders whether Everton may make a move for the 24-year-old on deadline day after … Read more »

Vahid Halilhodzic to take over for Morocco

L’Équipe report that ex-Nantes manager Vahid Halilhodzic is edging ever closer to taking up the Moroccan national team managerial post vacated by Hervé Renard. The 67-year-old left Les Canaris at the end of the last week, after a protracted battle with the … Read more »

Caen to sign Rémy Riou

Our colleague Mohamed Toubache-TER understands that ex-Nantes goalkeeper Rémy Riou is returning to French football, albeit for Ligue 2 side SM Caen. The Charleroi shot-stopper’s return is imminent, although finer details regarding the deal have yet to filter through.  

Nantes will allow Abdoulaye Touré to leave if a good offer is made

Goal France report that FC Nantes have held a meeting with 25-year-old midfielder Abdoulaye Touré last week to resolve his future. Their decision was to allow the player to leave this summer if a suitable bid is made. Soccer Link report … Read more »

Gennaro Gattuso rejects Nantes

L’Équipe report that former Italian international and ex AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso has rejected an approach to become the next manager of FC Nantes. Nantes owner Waldemar Kita wants to bring in a big name to manage the club … Read more »