Fabien Centonze joins FC Nantes
FC Nantes and the Football Club of Metz have reached an agreement for the transfer of Fabien Centonze (26 years old). The side, who has signed up for the next five seasons, arrives as a joker. He is now linked until 2027 with the Canaries.
Injured, he had only played 19 games last season, for 4 goals and 1 assist. This season, he has only participated in three Ligue 2 games with the Grenats. More comfortable in a piston role, he seems to fit perfectly with the style of play of Antoine Kombouaré, who regularly likes to be evaluated with pistons.
Barça reportedly met with Endrick’s agents
A 16-year-old Brazilian striker, Endrick is already arousing envy in Europe. FC Barcelona is eyeing the Palmeiras player and a meeting took place recently between the Catalan management and the player’s representatives according to Sport. Barça could directly with Palmeiras next summer, at the end of the season. Considered a future star, Endrick is on the shelves of Barça therefore, who would have made it a goal for his next transfer window. His release clause would amount to 32 million euros. Clubs like Real Madrid or PSG would also follow the player according to the media. However, it will be necessary to wait for the majority of the player, in July 2024, to see him land in Europe.
Derby County appoints Paul Warne as manager
Paul Warne has joined the club with immediate effect on a contract until the summer of 2026.
“As made clear over the summer, the board intended to take some time to assess all aspects of the club and in doing so we believe that Paul’s successes at this level fit perfectly into our long-term strategy,” the club said in a statement.
This arrival marks the end of Liam Rosenior’s interim.
Labrune “warmly thanks” Mbappé for staying in Ligue 1
LFP President Vincent Labrune would like to thank Kylian Mbappé for his contract extension at PSG this summer, when he could have signed with Real Madrid.
“It is with us that some of the biggest stars of this game play, Messi, Neymar and of course our national icon Kylian Mbappé, says Labrune. On this subject, I will take advantage of the platform given to me today. today for the warmly grateful to have remained in Ligue 1. It’s a chance for France, a chance for our competition and a chance for our project”.
He then adds that the player “was not obliged” to stay at the club, believing that “it was not a financial choice, it was a sporting choice”.
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Barça: Pique’s replacement would have been found
According to information from Mundo Deportivo, FC Barcelona are looking to part with 35-year-old Gerard Pique, whose contract will expire next June if he does not play at least 35% of his team’s games this season, which is still far from being the case.
To replace him, the Blaugrana club would do on Iñigo Martinez, who will be free at the end of the season. The central defender of Athletic Bilbao has beyond his experience the advantage of being left-handed, which is not the case with the other axial of Xavi.
Halilhodzic wants to end his career
Bitter after being fired from his position as Morocco coach when he qualified for the World Cup, Vahid Halilhodzic is thinking of retiring. “This decision touched me a little, he concedes to the Bosnian media N1. I am even thinking of ending my career in a somewhat strange way. low, but it’s a bit too much. I think I’m saying thank you to football”.
‘Coach Vahid’ also admits to receiving “a bunch of offers” after his dismissal but says he won’t accept any of them. “I’ll see later,” he says.
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Nice: Pochettino, it skates
While OGC Nice wants to part with Lucien Favre after a bad start to the season, the track leading to Mauricio Pochettino, the former PSG coach, is not moving in the right direction.
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Nice: Favre still there
Although he is in the hot seat and Mauricio Pochettino has been contacted, Lucien Favre led OGC Nice’s training on Wednesday.
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Rennes formalized Xeka
As expected, Rennes has formalized the recruitment of Xeka (27), a free midfielder since leaving Lille on Wednesday. The Portuguese has signed up for two years and makes up for the long absence of Baptiste Santamaria.
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