Thomas Lemar refuses another new contract

L’Équipe reported last week that French international attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar has recently rejected another contract extension offer from AS Monaco, with his current deal expiring in 2020. The former Caen man is determined to make a move to England in … Read more »

Nice President Rivière on French refereeing: “Enough is enough.”

Speaking to reporters following OGC Nice’s 3-2 loss to Dijon, the south of France side’s club president Jean-Pierre Rivière took aim at recent officiating. “I am shocked. Enough is enough, for matches in a row we have been playing 12 … Read more »

Emmanuel Eboue: “My life has become a movie… my heart bleeds because I don’t deserve this.”

Speaking in an interview with Canal +  last weekend, Ivorian right-back Emmanuel Eboue discussed his reversal of fortunes that has led to him being bankrupt and without support. You’ve been a Champions’ League finalist with Arsenal, and today you’ve lost everything… … Read more »

Mathieu Debuchy on Arsène Wenger: “There were moments when I was angry at him.”

Speaking to RMC, St Étienne full-back Mathieu Debuchy discussed his difficult time at Arsenal. “I would have liked to have left Arsenal earlier and to have played for a different club… There were moments when I was angry with the manager. … Read more »

Jeff Reine-Adelaïde: “Angers were the only side that I was told was interested in me… I had to come here.”

Jeff Reine-Adelaïde hopes to get as much playing time as possible before returning to Arsenal, following his arrival to Angers on loan till the end of the season. At 20 years old, the central midfielder will earn his first professional … Read more »