Malcom nears Arsenal switch

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Bordeaux winger Malcom is nearing a switch to Arsenal, with Brazilian media sources reporting that the 20 year old’s representatives are discussing terms with the Gunners. The Gunners will apparently pay close to 50 million euros for the youngster, who is being touted as a long term replacement for Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott, who are both expected to leave the Emirates in this winter window Continue reading

Bordeaux 0-3 Strasbourg 2017 | Visitors follow up PSG win with triumph against FCGB

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Newly promoted Strasbourg carried on from where they had left against Paris Saint-Germain last weekend after beating Bordeaux away on Friday night. Bahoken, Lienard and Terrier (the last of the three a very nice goal indeed) were on target for Strasbourg, who have now leapfrogged Girondins in the league standings.

As for Bordeaux, this is a third loss in four games for FCGB, and pushes them closer to the drop zone.

Strasbourg will again face PSG, this time in the League Cup, later in midweek, while Bordeaux will square off against Toulouse in the same competition Continue reading

Houssem Aouar | Barcelona interested in Lyon starlet

According to news reports in France and Spain, Barcelona are reportedly interested in Lyon starlet Houssem Aouar. The teenager has been enjoying a fantastic season at OL, and his performances have attracted the attention of scouts across Europe.

Barcelona have been long linked with Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, but the 19 year old Aouar, with his versatility across midfield, is also being looked upon as a potential signing.

With the likes of Aouar and Nabil Fekir in fine form, OL have surged to second in the league behind Paris Saint-Germain, and will be hopeful of a return to the Champions League

Strasbourg stun PSG to hand latter first loss of 17-18 Ligue 1 season

Strasbourg, who were playing in the fifth tier of French football just six years ago, became the first team to defeat PSG in Ligue 1 this season as they beat Unai Emery’s side at La Meinau in front of over 25,000 spectators.

Goals for Nuno da Costa and Stephane Bahoken on either side of Kylian Mbappe’s goal for Paris SG, sealed this stunning triumph for last season’s Ligue 2 champions

Despite the defeat, PSG are nine points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after 16 games, with the troika of Monaco, Lyon and Marseille all tied on 32 points. Continue reading

ASM sign Jovetic

AS Monaco have completed the signing of Stevan Jovetic from Inter Milan. The 27 year old has put pen to paper a four year deal that will keep him at Stade Louis II till 2021.

Monaco will reportedly pay Inter somewhere close to 11 million euros for the former Man City forward’s services.

Jovetic is expected to take the No.10 jersey at ASM, Continue reading