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AS Roma have agreed a deal for Lens defender William Bianda

Serie A side AS Roma have reached an agreement with Ligue 2 club RC Lens over the transfer of 18-year-old defender William Bianda, according to Sky Italia and RMC. Bianda will travel to Italy shortly after a fee worth between €4m and €6m was … Read more »

Arsenal are weighing up a bid for Jean-Philippe Gbamin

Versatile Mainz defensive player Jean-Philippe Gbamin is being looked at attentively by Premier League side Arsenal, according to RMC. The former Lens man can play as a defensive midfielder and a centre-back, but the Bundesliga outfit are looking for €30m in order … Read more »

Official | Lens confirm deal to sign Yannick Gomis

RC Lens yesterday confirmed the signing of midfielder Yannick Gomis from fellow Ligue 2 side Orléans. The 26-year-old Senegalese attacking midfielder will move to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis after two seasons at Orléans, which he notched 14 goals in 57 appearances … Read more »

Massadio Haidara to join RC Lens

Newcastle left-back Massadio Haidara has reached a 2-year agreement with the option to extend by a third with Ligue 2 side RC Lens, according to Foot 365. The player will be a free agent this summer when his Newcastle contract expires later … Read more »

Raphaël Varane’s former manager explains why the player chose Real Madrid over Manchester United

Speaking on SFR Sport, French international central defender Raphaël Varane’s former Lens manager Jean-Guy Wallemme explained why his ex-player chose Real Madrid over Manchester United in 2011. “The choice he made to go to Real Madrid was the right one. Zinedine Zidane, … Read more »

Getafe interested in Lens defender Jean-Ricner Bellegarde

19-year-old Lens midfielder Jean-Ricner Bellegarde is attracting interest from mid-table La Liga side Getafe, according to our colleagues at France Football. Newly appointed Lens boss Philippe Montanier wants to keep hold of the player, but the Ligue 2 side will sell if … Read more »