Stade Rennais

Rennes sign interim manager Julien Stéphan to season-long deal

Ligue 1 side Rennes have announced this afternoon the contract extension of interim coach Julien Stéphan until the end of the 2019/20 campaign. Stéphan had previously been in charge of the club’s reserve team and recently received an offer from … Read more »

Hatem Ben Arfa was considering a Rennes departure until Sabri Lamouchi’s sacking

Le Parisien report this morning that Rennes’ attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa was considering a January departure from the club he joined just recently in August of this year. The 31-year-old struggled in the early going of this campaign, and when … Read more »

Hatem Ben Arfa rejected West Ham this summer

Téléfoot reported this morning that 31-year-old French attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa rejected offers from a host of clubs before signing for Rennes, including Premier League side West Ham United. The others were: Real Betis, Sevilla, Benfica, FC Porto, Eintracht … Read more »

Official | Rennes sign M’Baye Niang on loan from Torino with an option to buy

Rennes have confirmed the signing of the striker M’Baye Niang on a season loan move from Serie A side Torino. The deal is understood to include an option for Sabri Lamouchi’s side to purchase the French-Senegalese forward. The 23-year-old spent … Read more »

Sevilla have €8m offer for Rennes defender Ramy Bensebaini rejected

L’Équipe believe that Rennes have turned down an €8m proposal from Sevilla for 23-year-old Algerian international and versatile defender Ramy Bensebaini. The player however remains on the market if Rennes can find a suitable replacement in time.