Tag: Lille OSC

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Gabriel of Arsenal holds off Enda Stevens of Sheffield United during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 04, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal only paid an initial £5m for Gabriel this summer

Arsenal only paid £5m for Gabriel Magalhaes this summer, according to a report, with the rest due over the next three years of his deal.
Gabriel Magalhães

Arsenal fans successfully track new signing's flight to London: Announcement close

Arsenal fans successfully tracked Gabriel Magalhaes' flight to London on Monday morning, as the player prepares to sign for the Gunners.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele during the French League Cup semifinal football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Lille LOSC at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on January 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Arsenal now confident of beating Manchester United and Napoli to 22-year-old

Arsenal increased their offer to Gabriel Magalhaes on Friday night to try and close the signing, with the board now confident about the move.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes (L) vies with Strasbourg's French midfielder Adrien Thomasson during the French L1 football match between Strasbourg (RCSA) and Lille (LOSC), on February 1, 2020, at the Meinau stadium in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP)

Arsenal or Napoli: Lille president admits they've told Gabriel which to choose

Lille president Gerard Lopez says the club have made a recommendation to Gabriel Magalhaes over whether to choose Arsenal or Napoli.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Rennes' Senegalese forward Mbaye Niang (R)during the French L1 Football match between Rennes (SRFC) and Lille (LOSC), on September 22, 2019, at the Roazhon Park, in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Arsenal will win race for Gabriel

Gabriel Magalhaes will accept an Arsenal offer to join from Lille, with Napoli unable to sign him unless they can sell Kalidou Koulibaly.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (R) fights for the ball with Montpellier's French forward Gaetan Laborde during the French L1 football match between Lille OSC (LOSC) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (MHSC) at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, on December 13, 2019. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP) (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

Club pull out of the race for Arsenal target Gabriel Magalhaes

Everton are no longer in the race for Lille's Gabriel Magalhaes, pulling out over a disagreement in the valuation of the player, according to reports.
Gabriel Magalhães

Arsenal or Napoli? Lille president confirms Gabriel will leave, decision ‘early next week’

Lille president Gerard Lopez claims Gabriel Magalhaes will make a final decision on his future early next week, with Arsenal reportedly in the mix.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (R) fights for the ball with Montpellier's French forward Gaetan Laborde during the French L1 football match between Lille OSC (LOSC) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (MHSC) at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, on December 13, 2019. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP) (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

€30m bid accepted: 22-year-old centre-back closing in on Arsenal move

Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes is getting closer to a move to Arsenal, according to various reports.
Future Arsenal teammates? Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) vies with Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes during the UEFA Champion's League Group H football match between Chelsea and Lille at Stamford Bridge in London on December 10, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Large Arsenal bid accepted for Gabriel Magalhaes

Arsenal are one of two clubs in the mix for Gabriel Magalhaes after others fell away and the defender must now decide at the start of the week if he will join Arsenal or Napoli.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele during the French League Cup semifinal football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Lille LOSC at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on January 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

English club from traditional top-6 bid for Gabriel Magalhaes

An English club from the historical top-six recently outbid Napoli for Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes, according to reports.
Nantes' Brazilian midfielder Andrei Girotto (L) vies with Lille's Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen (R) during the French L1 Football match between FC Nantes and Lille (LOSC), at La Beaujoire Stadium, Nantes, western France, on March 1, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Images)

18-goal 21-year-old still hoping for Arsenal offer before Tuesday

Victor Osimhen is still hoping to receive an offer from Arsenal or Manchester United, despite closing in on a full agreement with Napoli, according to reports.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (L) fights for the ball with Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele during the French League Cup semifinal football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Lille LOSC at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on January 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP)

Arsenal set to make offer for Ligue 1 defender after positive talks with him

Arsenal are set to make an offer for Gabriel Magalhaes, after a positive response to initial enquiries with the player himself, according to reports.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes (L) vies with Strasbourg's French midfielder Adrien Thomasson during the French L1 football match between Strasbourg (RCSA) and Lille (LOSC), on February 1, 2020, at the Meinau stadium in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP)

Lille in advanced negotiations for transfer of €25-30m Arsenal target

Lille OSC are in advanced negotiations with a club for the transfer of Arsenal-linked Gabriel Magalhaes, according to a report in France.
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes (L) vies with Strasbourg's French midfielder Adrien Thomasson during the French L1 football match between Strasbourg (RCSA) and Lille (LOSC), on February 1, 2020, at the Meinau stadium in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP)

Arsenal defensive target has €30m price tag after admitting he'd 'love' PL transfer

Arsenal-linked Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes would cost €30m this summer, according to reports in France.
FARO, PORTUGAL - JULY 21: Gabriel Magalhaes of Lille competes for the ball with Kieran Dowell of Everton during the match between Everton FC and LOSC Lille for Algarve Football Cup 2018 at Estadio do Algarve on July 21, 2018, in Faro, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Arsenal contacted Ligue 1 club over centre-back in January: Summer move likely

Arsenal technical director Edu spoke to Lille about signing Gabriel Magalhaes in January, and the club plan to go back in the summer, according to reports.
FARO, PORTUGAL - JULY 21: Gabriel Magalhaes of LOSC Lille during the match between Everton FC and LOSC Lille for Algarve Football Cup 2018 at Estadio do Algarve on July 21, 2018, in Faro, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Arsenal made firm offer for Ligue 1 centre-back in January: Probable summer target

Arsenal sent a firm offer to Lille for centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes in January, but they didn't meet the Ligue 1 club's asking price.
Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) vies with Lille's French midfielder Boubakary Soumare (R) during the UEFA Champion's League Group H football match between Chelsea and Lille at Stamford Bridge in London on December 10, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal in for Ligue 1 midfielder: Current club very open to selling

Arsenal are one of the clubs in for Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare, with his current side 'very open' to selling this month.

Arsenal place enquiry for talented 20-year-old defensive midfielder

Arsenal are one of the clubs enquiring after Lille defensive midfielder Boubakary Soumare, according to reports.
FARO, PORTUGAL - JULY 21: Gabriel Magalhaes of LOSC Lille during the match between Everton FC and LOSC Lille for Algarve Football Cup 2018 at Estadio do Algarve on July 21, 2018, in Faro, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Arsenal monitor Ligue 1 centre-back ahead of January window

Arsenal are monitoring the progress of 21-year-old Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes ahead of January, but there are some complications to a potential deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe: My stats have not been good enough but it won’t be long...

Nicolas Pepe has admitted that his start with Arsenal hasn't been easy so far, but he believes it won't be long until he adapts.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal converts his sides penalty and scores their first goal of the game during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on September 22, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe explains how he surprised his old manager by choosing Arsenal over Bayern...

Nicolas Pepe has admitted his manager at Lille expected him to choose Bayern Munich this summer, but the winger says it's a dream to join Arsenal instead.
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Manchester United offered over €90m for Nicolas Pepe

Manchester United offered Lille over €90m for Nicolas Pepe before Arsenal signed the winger, according to reports in France.
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4 clubs to receive chunk of Nicolas Pepe fee

Four clubs will benefit from Arsenal's purchase of Nicolas Pepe for a club-record £72m - Lille, Angers, FC Solitaires and Stade Poitevin FC.
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Nicolas Pepe to Arsenal transfer saga that started in 2018 finally complete

Arsenal have signed LOSC Lille winger Nicolas Pepe for a club-record fee on a five-year contract.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Lille on December 4, 2018 at the the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France. (Photo by PASCAL GUYOT / AFP)

Reports: Pepe announcement imminent, Lille papers filled, Angers to receive €7m

Angers will receive 5 installments of €1.4m from Lille as their part of the Nicolas-Pepe-to-Arsenal sell-on clause with an official announcement said to be just 'hours' away.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lille (LOSC) on March 10, 2019, at the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP)

Arsenal set prospective date for Nicolas Pepe's debut

Arsenal are hopeful Nicolas Pepe can feature against Newcastle United on the opening day of the Premier League season, according to reports.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup round of 16 football match between Rennes and Lille on February 6, 2019 at the Roazhon Park in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Arsenal confident of completing £72m Nicolas Pepe signing: Deal just needs to be finalised

Arsenal are confident of completing the £72m signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, but the deal isn't quite done yet, according to reports.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

How Nicolas Pepe would address a major issue in the Arsenal squad

On Saturday morning, the news broke that Arsenal were strongly on the case of Nicolas Pepe, finding an €80m fee agreement with Lille.
Monaco's Brazilian defender Jemerson (L) fights for the ball with Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe (R)during the French L1 football match between Monaco and Lille at the 'Louis II Stadium' in Monaco on August 18, 2018. (Photo credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

French media continue to push Nicolas Pepe bid story despite universal denials in England

The French media aren't giving up on their story about Arsenal's €80m bid for Nicolas Pepe, despite how ridiculous that sounds.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe’s agent mocks article about €80m Arsenal bid

Nicolas Pepe's agent has taken to Twitter to mock a L'Equipe article about Arsenal's reported €80m bid for the player.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

€80m: Liverpool being used to drive up price of Arsenal target

Arsenal may well want Nicolas Pepe, and they very clearly need him, but it seems as if he's more likely to end up at Liverpool or even Manchester United.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal rated as 3/10 to land €80m winger, Liverpool being used to drive up...

Arsenal may well want Nicolas Pepe, and they very clearly need him, but it seems as if he's more likely to end up at Liverpool or even Manchester United.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup round of 16 football match between Rennes and Lille on February 6, 2019 at the Roazhon Park in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Club president admits Arsenal target's departure this summer is 'certain'

Lille president Gerard Lopez has admitted the departure of star winger Nicolas Pepe this summer is certain, and the player himself has the choice of where to go next.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French Cup round of 16 football match between Rennes and Lille on February 6, 2019 at the Roazhon Park in Rennes, northwestern France. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

Blow as Bayern Munich close to finalising deal for key Arsenal target

Bayern Munich are close to finalising a deal for Arsenal target and Lille star Nicolas Pepe, according to reports in France.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal target’s price goes up by £22m

When Nicolas Pepe was valued at £50m it seemed unlikely Arsenal were seriously interested in him at that price and he’s now apparently worth £72m.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Major Arsenal target finally speaks

Lille winger Nicolas Pepe has confirmed that he plans to stay with LOSC Lille until the end of the season, despite strong links to an Arsenal transfer.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Director names price for Arsenal target with 19 goal contributions in 19 games

Luis Campos, the sporting director at LOSC Lille, has named the price at which the club could sell star winger Nicolas Pepe, with the January window fast approaching.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal 'leading the chase' to sign £45m winger in January

Arsenal are leading the chase for Nicolas Pepe, with Lille willing to negotiate if a club offers €50m (£44.9m), according to reports in France.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lille (LOSC) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) on December 1, 2018 at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villenueve d'Ascq. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal 'especially fervent' in pursuit of £54m winger: 17 goal contributions this season

Arsenal are the most 'fervent' follower of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, according to reports in France, but the Ligue 1 club are still reluctant to sell in January.
Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Amiens and Lille at the Licorne stadium in Amiens, northern France, on August 26, 2018. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal make €50m winger their 'priority' signing: Club already lining up his replacement

Arsenal have made Lille winger Nicolas Pepe a priority signing, with the Ligue 1 club already lining up a replacement, according to reports in France.