LOSC Lille

Lille President Lopez critical of Marcelo Bielsa: “He took a big risk.”

Speaking to French TV programme Téléfoot, Lille owner Gérard Lopez discussed his fall out with former manager Marcelo Bielsa. “There was clearly not enough experience in the squad. The coach took a big risk with young players, but it was under … Read more »

Official | Strasbourg land South African forward Lebo Mothiba from Lille

Le Racing have today filled one of their most obvious holes with the arrival of South African striker Lebo Mothiba from Lille. The 22-year-old attacker has signed with Strasbourg until 2023 and will wear the #12 shirt for the Ligue … Read more »

Fenerbahce have submitted a bid for Yacine Benzia

La Voix du Nord are reporting this evening that Turkish giants Fenerbahce have submitted an offer for Lille attacker Yacine Benzia. The Algerian is interested in the proposal and is thinking about it, having also attracted recent interest from Bordeaux. … Read more »

Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas offers update on striker situation

Speaking at press conference orchestrated to unveil the contract extension of central defender Marcelo, Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas discussed the club’s striker situation. On Mariano Diaz: Things did not go as we imagined. He told us 3 weeks ago that … Read more »

Lille accelerating for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi

France Football are reporting that Lille have accelerated discussions for 27-year-old Macedonian central midfielder Arijan Ademi. Having already made an approach earlier this summer, LOSC are now looking to close a deal before deadline day for the defensive midfielder.    

Official | Lille send Anwar El Ghazi on loan to Aston Villa with an option to buy

Aston Villa have today signed Lille winger Anwar El Ghazi on loan for the 2018/19 season. Should El Ghazi impress, however, the temporary transfer could become permanent given the option to buy that Villa negotiated into their agreement with Les … Read more »