Valenciennes FC

Newcastle set not to sign Sikou Niakaté over project disagreements

Foot Mercato reliably understand that Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté’s proposed move to Newcastle United will not occur over disagreements regarding the project. Sources tell Football News that the understanding in the first instance from the player’s camp was that … Read more »

Newcastle agree personal terms with Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté

RMC report this morning that Premier League side Newcastle United have agreed a provisional contract with 19-year-old Valenciennes defender Sikou Niakaté. The Ligue 2 side value the player at €3m, and the player’s entourage is becoming increasingly concerned that a fee … Read more »

Gazelec Ajaccio, Valenciennes & Grenoble interested in Quentin Boisgard

A trio of Ligue 2 outfits, Valenciennes, Grenoble and Gazelec Ajaccio, are interested in signing in Toulouse’s 21-year-old attacking midfielder Quentin Boisgard, according to L’Équipe. Boisgard is under contract with TFC until 2020 and is awaiting a discussion with the club’s new … Read more »

Caen & Valenciennes interested in Ali Abdi

Club Africain left-back Ali Abdi is soliciting interest from a pair of French sides in SM Caen and Valenciennes, according to L’Équipe. The 24-year-old attacking full-back is currently under contract until 2019 and also has admirers at Swiss outfit Young Boys.  

Official | Rennes youngster Jordan Tell joins Valenciennes on loan

Ligue 1 side Rennes have confirmed the departure of young striker Jordan Tell on loan to French second division side Valenciennes until the end of the season, without an option to buy. The 20-year-old has made just six appearances in … Read more »

Official | Lossemy Karaboué joins Valenciennes

Valenciennes have officially confirmed the signing of midfielder Lossemy Karaboué on a one-year-deal. The 29-year-old was a free agent following his release from Greek side APO Levadiakos this summer, where he only scored one goal in 18 games in the … Read more »