FC Lorient

Alexis Claude Maurice, Dalbert & Kasper Dolberg – the first targets of a new OGC Nice era

Nice-Matin report that OGC Nice’s summer transfer window of incomings is about to begin after the French football financial watchdog, the DNCG and the French competition authority, gave the club the grounds to acquire players, in a case of special dispensation, … Read more »

Illan Meslier: “If I put on a few more kilos, it won’t hurt!”

19-year-old French youth international goalkeeper Illan Meslier discusses his surprise move to Leeds United with L’Équipe. You have just come out of your first season as a starter for Lorient. Why have you decided to leave the Brittany club so early? … Read more »

Official | Lorient loan Illan Meslier to Leeds United

Ligue 2 side FC Lorient have this morning confirmed the loan departure of 19-year-old French youth international goalkeeper Illan Meslier to Championship side Leeds United. Les Merlus confirm the existence of an option to buy in the deal, for a … Read more »

Norwich City waiting after making €16.5m bid for Alexis Claude Maurice

As reported by Le Télégramme and Soccer Link, Premier League side Norwich City have made a €16.5m proposal to Ligue 2 club FC Lorient to sign 21-year-old Alexis Claude Maurice. Les Merlus are understood to be satisfied with the bid, which would … Read more »

Leeds United to land Illan Meslier

Ouest-France report that 19-year-old French goalkeeper Illan Meslier is currently in advanced negotiations with Championship side Leeds United. Les Merlus boss Christophe Pelissier confirmed this morning that the player is due to leave on loan. Meslier was not at training … Read more »

Lorient President Loïc Féry gives update on Alexis Claude Maurice saga

Speaking to Le Télégramme, Ligue 2 side Lorient’s President Loïc Féry discussed the future of 21-year-old attacker Alexis Claude Maurice. “Alexis produced exceptional performances last year. He was in the Ligue 2 Team of the Year. He demonstrated an exemplary state of … Read more »