FC Nantes

René Girard becomes the new manager of Wydad Casablanca

64-year-old Ligue 1 winning technician René Girard has taken a new managerial job, the first since his departure from Nantes in December 2016. The Moroccan side announced Girard’s arrival last night, having been forced to find a new boss after … Read more »

Nantes President Kita has chosen Vahid Halilhodžić as the club’s new manager

20 Minutes are reporting this afternoon that Nantes President has chosen former Japan & Algeria national team boss Vahid Halilhodžić to replace current boss Miguel Cardoso, who will be sacked imminently. Contract negotiations are due to begin today between the two … Read more »

Nantes to sack Miguel Cardoso

Nantes’ General Manager Franck Kita informed manager Miguel Cardoso of his sacking this morning in a meeting where the contours of a compensation package have already been discussed. 20 Minutes report that Cardoso will remain manager for this weekend’s match … Read more »

Official | Nantes sign left-back Charles Traoré from ESTAC Troyes

FC Nantes have completed the deadline-day signing of left-back Charles Traoré from ESTAC Troyes. The 26-year-old returns to Les Canaris – the club Traoré spent a year with as a youth player – for a fee amounting to €500k. Traoré … Read more »

Official | Nantes sign Kara Mbodji from Anderlecht

FC Nantes have today completed the signing of Senegalese defender Kara Mbodji from Anderlecht. The 28-year-old moves to the Stade de la Beaujoire on a season-loan deal that includes an option for Les Canaris to buy Mbodji. The central defender … Read more »

Nantes poised to accept €5m offer for left-back Lucas Lima from Zenit

L’Équipe report this morning that Ligue 1 side Nantes are poised to accept a €5m proposal from Zenit Saint Petersburg for left-back Lucas Lima. The 26-year-old, who joined Les Canaris for €1m from Arouca in 2016, is edging close to … Read more »