A fake AS Monaco – Manchester United friendly worth €4m – Mediapart investigate secret contracts at AS Monaco

The following is a translation of an article by French outlet Mediapart, who allege that AS Monaco have been skirting player contract regulations as set out by the LFP, the French league governing body. Football News takes no responsibility … Read more »

Nantes are trying to rid of Matt Miazga

The well-connected Mohamed Toubache-TER reports tonight that FC Nantes are continuing in their efforts to terminate American defender Matt Miazga’s loan spell from Chelsea early. The player’s agent has met with Nantes President Waldemar Kita twice, during which the Ligue 1 … Read more »

Arsène Wenger on Neymar & Kylian Mbappé: “World football has been dominated by Ronaldo & Messi… next could be Neymar & Mbappé.”

Speaking to BeIN Sports in mid-week, Arsène Wenger discussed Kylian Mbappé and Neymar’s abilities and exploits. “World football has been dominated in the last 10 years by Ronaldo and Messi. We could say that in the next 7 or 8 years … Read more »

Jorge Mendes & the mysterious €9m commission on Kylian Mbappé’s PSG transfer – Mediapart

Mediapart have raised questions over a reported €9m payment received by Jorge Mendes for Kylian Mbappé’s 2017 move from AS Monaco to PSG, because of his total lack of obvious involvement in any part of negotiations. Football News takes … Read more »

Official | Jocelyn Gourvennec returns to EA Guingamp

Ligue 1 side EA Guingamp have announced the return of manager Jocelyn Gourvennec following Antoine Kombouaré’s sacking on Monday. Gourvennec will take up his position next week Monday and is set to sign a 1.5 year contract with Guingamp until … Read more »

Lyon interested in signing Andreas Samaris from Benfica

Lyon have entered into discussions with Greek defensive midfielder Andreas Samaris about a possible January transfer, according to RMC. The 29-year-old has lost his place in the Portuguese giants’ starting XI and has not played a single game for the club this … Read more »