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Diafra Sakho presented as a Rennes player at 12:30 local time

Ligue 1 side Rennes have called a press conference for 12:30pm today to unveil striker Diafra Sakho who signs from West Ham United on a permanent deal. The fee is expected to be worth around £8m, with an initial €4m … Read more »

Official | Yacouba Sylla leaves Rennes for Belgium

Yacouba Sylla has completed his move to Belgian club side KV Mechelen following a few years out on loan at various clubs, including Greek giants Panathinaikos. Sylla, 27, has been at Rennes since 2015 when he signed from English club … Read more »

Yacouba Sylla to join KV Mechelen

Malian international central midfielder Yacouba Sylla is set to seal a €750k move to Belgian side KV Mechelen from Rennes, after cutting his loan spell with Greek side Panathinaikos short because of the latter side’s inability to pay wages on … Read more »

Rennes reject €12m bid for Firmin Mubele from Bournemouth

Premier League side Bournemouth have had a €12m bid for Rennes attacker Firmin Mubele rejected by the French side, according to reliable Goal France reporter Julien Quelen. Newcastle United had had a €6m bid on the table for the player since the … Read more »

Rennes in continuing discussions for PAOK striker Aleksandar Prijovic

Ligue 1 side Rennes are in evolving discussions with Greek side PAOK to sign 27-year-old striker Aleksandar Prijovic, according to France Football. Rennes President Olivier Létang’s first offer worth between €2.5m and €3m was rejected by PAOK, who want at least €5m … Read more »

Ligue 1 Mid-Season Review | How a “big four” appears to be emerging & the pleasant surprises

2016/17 was one of the most successful seasons in French football for a solid few decades. I remember the days where our sides were the laughing stock of Champions’ League knockout stage analysis (ok, Monaco fulfilled this role decently this … Read more »