Tag: Ligue 1

Monaco's US forward #29 Folarin Balogun shoots a second penalty during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and OGC Nice at the Louis II Stadium in the Principality of Monaco on September 22, 2023. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Hotshot former Arsenal striker misses 2 penalties

Former Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun experienced a challenging first start at Monaco, missing two penalty kicks in a 1-0 loss to Nice. 
Lyon's French forward #10 Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (Montpellier Herault SC) at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on August 19, 2023. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexandre Lacazette suspended after petulant red card

Alexandre Lacazette's two-game suspension compounds Lyon's early-season woes, leaving the club without their star striker for key matches.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nuno Tavares in trouble again

Nuno Tavares, currently on loan from Arsenal to Marseille, is reportedly in hot water due to his attitude in training. His future at both clubs now hangs in the balance.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Montpellier at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez hailed for best goalscoring season since leaving Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez, the former Arsenal star, is enjoying his best goalscoring season at Marseille since leaving the Gunners.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (C) celebrates after scoring his team third goal of the team during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 4, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal offer 3rd contract to Reiss Nelson

Arsenal makes a third contract offer to Reiss Nelson despite previous rejections. As his deal nears expiration, will he stay or venture into new pastures?
Montpellier's French forward Elye Wahi celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Montpellier Herault SC at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on May 7, 2023. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Montpellier stand firm on Elye Wahi transfer amidst €25m bid rejection

Montpellier’s president confirms rejecting a €25m bid for star forward Elye Wahi. What does this mean for interested parties like Arsenal? Find out here.
Nice's new recruit Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe is presented during the UEFA Conference League play-off second leg football match between OGC Nice and Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on August 25, 2022. - Nice's new recrue Pepe (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe’s future in doubt after underwhelming season

Nicolas Pepe faces an uncertain future after a disappointing loan spell at OGC Nice, with Arsenal hopeful of selling the winger.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee Nuno Tavares causing headaches at Marseille

Arsenal loanee Nuno Tavares' struggles with attitude and performance at Marseille put his future into question.
MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND: Middlesbrough player Folarin Balogun reacts dejectedly during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Huddersfield Town at Riverside Stadium on April 18, 2022. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Folarin Balogun up for award as Arsenal future comes into focus

Folarin Balogun, up for the UNFP Player of the Month award, faces an uncertain future
Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey holds the FA Cup trophy as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea on the pitch after the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsey cheers for Arsenal’s Premier League title bid

Former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey shares his support for the Gunners' Premier League title bid while playing for OGC Nice in Ligue 1.
PSV's Denzel Dumfries celebrates after scoring a goal during the Dutch Eredivisie match PSV vs Willem II in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on February 8, 2020. (Photo by Maurice van STEEN / ANP / AFP via Getty Images)

Dutch league cancelled but others prepare to return

The 2019/20 Eredivisie season is off, but the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 are preparing to return, in mixed signals for the future of the Premier League.

Debuchy explains why Nice move fell through this summer

Mathieu Debuchy was close to a move to Ligue 1 side Nice over the summer, and he's recently revealed why the proposed deal fell through.

Arsenal ‘traitor’ could be the key to the Gunners signing Seri

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri could help former club Arsenal sign Jean-Michael Seri, with Seri’s side Nice keen on Nasri’s signature, potentially as a replacement for the 26-year-old.

Arsenal to sign Lemar for £45m

Arsenal are close to completing a deal to sign AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar this summer, for a fee reportedly around £45m.

AS Monaco threaten disciplinary proceedings for clubs making unauthorised approach for Kylian Mbappe

AS Monaco have released a statement condemning a number of clubs for making an unauthorised approach for striker Kylian Mbappe.

Arsenal to fund Lemar move by the sale of up to five fringe players

Arsenal will sell up to five players this summer to fund a big-money move for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar, according to latest reports.

Marseille may have to wait until end of the transfer window to sign Giroud

Marseille manager Rudi Garcia has hinted the club are interested in signing Olivier Giroud but may wait until the end of the transfer window to go for the Arsenal man.

Debuchy deal off as Nice sign Jallet instead

Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy has seen his move to OGC Nice collapse, with the French Ligue 1 side reportedly close to signing Christophe Jallet.

Arsenal listen to offers for Giroud

Olivier Giroud's future as an Arsenal player is increasingly doubtful, following the arrival of compatriot Alexandre Lacazette.

Lacazette will add creativity as well as goals

According to WhoScored, only one player has completed more key passes in Ligue 1 since 2014 than Lacazette has.

Arsenal make contact with Toulouse for teenage goalkeeper

Arsenal have made contact with Ligue 1 side Toulouse over the possibility of signing talented young goalkeeper Alban Lafont.

Arsenal make improved bid for Thomas Lemar

Arsenal have reportedly made an improved bid for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar after their initial offer for the French international was rejected.

Real Madrid could turn to Hazard if they can’t sign Mbappe

Real Madrid may attempt to sign Chelsea's Eden Hazard if they fail to sign Kylian Mbappe.

Arsenal’s incomings and Lyon’s outgoings: Where Lacazette ranks

The £52m transfer of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon to Arsenal is a record deal for both clubs.

Alexandre Lacazette to choose his Arsenal shirt number for the 2017/18 campaign

After finally signing for Arsenal from Olympique Lyonnais this summer, club-record arrival Alexandre Lacazette will now have to choose his shirt number of the upcoming season.
Lacazette (C) celebrates his strike against Nancy last Wednesday

Lacazette to Arsenal announcement won’t be made before 5pm

Arsenal won’t be able to announce the signing of Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette until after 5pm, when the French stock market closes.

Arsenal to announce Lacazette tonight

Arsenal’s £52m deal to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette will be announced tonight, with Monaco’s Thomas Lemar next on the agenda.

Lacazette to become highest paid Arsenal player, will fly out late for Sydney tour

Alexandre Lacazette will become the highest paid player at Arsenal after he completes his deal from Lyon. The Frenchman will also be flown over late for the pre-season tour of Australia.
Lacazette (C) celebrates his strike against Nancy last Wednesday

Reports from France: “Lacazette has landed”

Alexandre Lacazette is believed to have arrived at London Colney to finalise his deal to Arsenal, medical permitting, according to reports from France.

Lacazette “has arrived at Arsenal’s training ground”

According to latest reports, Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has arrived at Arsenal’s training ground to complete his £52m deal.

Monaco may have to sell Mbappe and Lemar admits Jardim

Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim has admitted that he's unsure whether the likes of Kylian Mbappé and Thomas Lemar will remain at the club, due to their transfer 'project'.

Mbappe dig at suitors or just a Twitter change?

It's clear that too much is being read into Kylian Mbappé's future, as recent reports suggest he has aimed a dig at suitors prepared to pay a world-record transfer fee this summer.

Arsenal are close to agreeing a deal to sign Lacazette

Lyon striker Alexander Lacazette finally looks to be on his way to the Emirates this summer, with various reports suggesting the two parties are just days away from officially completing the deal.

Jardim issues stern message to Wenger amid £100m transfer battle for Mbappe

Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has issued a stern message to Arsenal in their pursuit of Kylian Mbappé, stating his belief that the wonderkid would be better off in France.

Arsenal bid for Lemar rejected

Arsenal have been told that Thomas Lemar is not for sale at any price, after having a £30.7m bid rejected.

Arsenal “doing everything” to sign Thomas Lemar

Arsenal are desperate to sign AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar this summer, with reports from the French media revealing the Gunners made an approach the previous season that surpassed that of Atletico Madrid’s.

Henry’s message to Arsenal fans about Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette has been heavily linked with an Arsenal move in recent seasons and developments hint that a deal could be concluded shortly.

Martial tells Manchester United he wants a transfer

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has reportedly told the club that he wants to leave this summer, with Arsenal believed to be leading the chase for his signature.
Olivier Giroud

Lacazette in, Giroud out, Willock walking & more you might have missed this weekend

Arsenal could be making a drastic change to their frontline ahead of next season if rumours are to be believed.

Arsenal consider move for Gaetan Laborde

Arsenal are preparing to make a move for Bordeaux striker, Gaetan Laborde.