Arsenal defender rejects Aston Villa move in favour of loan to Bordeaux
Feb01

Arsenal defender rejects Aston Villa move in favour of loan to Bordeaux

Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy has rejected a move to Aston Villa to instead join Ligue 1 side Bordeaux on loan until the end of the season. Villans boss Remi Garde had been keen to bring the France international to his Premier League strugglers, but the right-back has opted for a move to France instead. The 30-year-old is keen to force his way back into the French squad ahead of Euro 2016 this summer, and feels he will have a...

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Premier League leaders eye cut-price deal for France international midfielder
Jan29

Premier League leaders eye cut-price deal for France international midfielder

Leicester City are reportedly interested in snapping up France international Clement Chantome, according to voetbalkrant.com. The surprise Premier League leaders, who convincingly defeated Stoke City 3-0 last weekend, have joined Belgian giants Anderlecht in the race to sign the Bordeaux defensive midfielder before the close of the January transfer window. The 28-year-old, who has earned one international cap for his country back in...

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Sunderland closing in on £9m capture of Ligue 1 ace
Jan29

Sunderland closing in on £9m capture of Ligue 1 ace

Sunderland have reportedly agreed a fee to sign Tunisia international Wahbi Khazri, according to the Daily Star. The Premier League side, who currently lie four points adrift of safety in the relegation zone, have entered discussions with Bordeaux over a January deal for the attacking midfielder before Monday’s deadline (23:00 GMT). The 24-year-old, who has 22 international caps for his country, has scored six goals in 30 appearances...

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Rock-bottom Aston Villa set to sign Senegal international defender
Jan14

Rock-bottom Aston Villa set to sign Senegal international defender

Aston Villa are edging closer to wrapping up the loan signing of Senegal international Lamine Sane, according to The Telegraph. The Premier League side, who remain rock-bottom despite their rare 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Tuesday night, are set to bring in the Bordeaux defender to Villa Park for the remainder of the 2015-16 campaign. The 28-year-old, who can operate at centre-half or as a central defensive midfielder, has made...

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Newcastle United submit £4.5m offer for Senegal winger
Jan11

Newcastle United submit £4.5m offer for Senegal winger

Newcastle United have reportedly launched a £4.5m bid for Senegal international forward Henri Saivet. The Premier League side, who lost 1-0 at Watford in the FA Cup on Saturday, are understood to have made an official approach to French outfit Bordeaux for their star winger this month. The 25-year-old, who has five international caps for his country, has scored four goals in 27 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 club this...

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Newcastle edging closer to sealing £2.9m midfielder deal
Jan05

Newcastle edging closer to sealing £2.9m midfielder deal

Newcastle United are reportedly edging closer to sealing the signing of Senegal international Henri Saivet for £2.9m. The Premier League club, who lie two points adrift of safety in the bottom three following their 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at the weekend, have begun talks with Bordeaux over a January transfer for the midfielder. The 25-year-old, who has 14 international caps for his country, has scored four goals in 26 appearances in all...

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