French Ligue 1 transfers in 2017/18 season
|Jonas Martin||StrasbourgJul '17||1.5|
The most expensive transfers
|Youri Tielemans||MonacoJun '17||25|
|Yuri Berchiche||Paris SGJul '17||16|
|Luiz Araujo||LilleJun '17||10.5|
Summer transfers in French Ligue 1
Senegalese defender Issa Cissokho on a free transfer from Angers; Midfielder Mahdi Talal on a free transfer from Angers; Midfielder Sekou Baradji on a free transfer; Forward Brighton Labeau on a free transfer from Monaco; DR Congo midfielder Gael Kakuta on a free transfer from Hebei China Fortune; Goalkeeper Jean-Christophe Bouet on a free transfer from Dunkerque; Midfielder Jean-Luc Dompe on loan from Standard Liege; Midfielder Mathieu Bodmer on a free transfer from Guingamp; Defender Prince Gouano on a free transfer from Atalanta.€ 9.4m
Senegalese defender Saliou Ciss on a free transfer from Valenciennes; Midfielder Loic Puyo on a free transfer from Nancy-Lorraine; Midfielder Angelo Fulgini from Valenciennes for a fee of 1.4m; Malian midfielder Lassana Coulibaly from Bastia for a fee of 2m; Ivorian midfielder Wilfried Kanga on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain; Forward Enzo Crivelli from Bordeaux for a fee of 4m; Belgian forward Baptiste Guillaume from Lille for a fee of 2m.€ 4.1m
Forward Alexandre Mendy from Guingamp for a fee of 0.6m; Danish midfielder Lukas Lerager from Zulte Waregem for a fee of 3.5m; Goalkeeper Benoit Costil on a free transfer from Rennes.€ 4m
Defender Alexander Djiku from Bastia for a fee of 2m; Guinean defender Baissama Sankoh from Guingamp for a fee of 0.5m; Goalkeeper Brice Samba on a free transfer from Marseille; Senegalese midfielder Adama Mbengue from Diambars; Belgian midfielder Stef Peeters from Sint Truiden for a fee of 1.5m.€ 3.5m
Tunisian midfielder Naim Sliti on loan from Lille; Forward Benjamin Jeannot from Lorient; Defender Wesley Lautoa from Lorient for a fee of 1.5m; Midfielder Wesley Said from Rennes for a fee of 1.5m; Central African defender Cedric Yambere from Bordeaux for a fee of 0.5m; Midfielder Eden Massouema from Paris.
Forward Marcus Thuram from Sochaux; Goalkeeper Marc-Aurele Caillard from Clermont; Guinean midfielder Abdoul Camara on a free transfer from Derby County; Cameroonian defender Felix Eboa Eboa from Paris Saint-Germain; Portuguese defender Pedro Rebocho from Moreirense; South African midfielder Lebogang Phiri on a free transfer from Brondby.€ 58m
Brazilian defender Caju on loan from Santos; Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia from Santos for a fee of 14m; Defender Kevin Malcuit from Saint-Etienne for a fee of 9m; Portuguese defender Edgar Ie from Belenenses for a fee of 5.5m; Midfielder Chahreddine Boukholda on a free transfer from Monaco; Defender Fode Ballo-Toure from Paris Saint-Germain; Ivorian defender Kouadio-Yves Dabila on a free transfer from Monaco; Brazilian midfielder Thiago Mendes from Sao Paulo for a fee of 9m; Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe from Angers for a fee of 10m; Brazilian midfielder Luiz Araujo from Sao Paulo for a fee of 10.5m; Burkina Faso goalkeeper Herve Kouakou Koffi from Mimosas.€ 38.5m
Brazilian defender Marcelo from Besiktas for a fee of 7m; Dutch defender Kenny Tete from Ajax Amsterdam for a fee of 4m; Spanish forward Mariano Diaz from Real Madrid for a fee of 8m; Defender Ferland Mendy from Le Havre for a fee of 5m; Burkina Faso forward Bertrand Traore from Chelsea for a fee of 10m; Brazilian defender Marcal from Benfica for a fee of 4.5m.€ 27m
Defender Adil Rami from Sevilla for a fee of 6m; Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda from Crystal Palace for a fee of 3m; Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo from Wolfsburg for a fee of 10m; Forward Valere Germain from Monaco for a fee of 8m.
Forward Nolan Roux from Saint-Etienne; Argentinian midfielder Geronimo Poblete on a free transfer from Atletico Colon; Goalkeeper Quentin Beunardeau on a free transfer from Tubize; Defender Moussa Niakhate from Valenciennes; Gambian midfielder Ablie Jallow from Generation Foot; Senegalese forward Ibrahima Niane from Generation Foot.€ 51m
Dutch defender Terence Kongolo from Feyenoord for a fee of 15m; Spanish midfielder Jordi Mboula from Barcelona Juvenil for a fee of 3m; Swiss goalkeeper Diego Benaglio from Wolfsburg; Midfielder Soualiho Meite from Zulte Waregem for a fee of 8m; Defender Jordy Gaspar on a free transfer from Lyon; Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans from Anderlecht for a fee of 25m.€ 5.7m
Ivorian forward Giovanni Sio from Rennes for a fee of 2.2m; Portuguese defender Pedro Mendes from Rennes for a fee of 1m; Swiss defender Johan Djourou on a free transfer from Hamburger; Goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte from Lorient for a fee of 2.5m; Forward Jeremie Porsan-Clemente on a free transfer from Marseille; Defender Ruben Aguilar on a free transfer from Auxerre.
Nigerian defender Chidozie Awaziem on loan from Porto; Belgian midfielder Kayembe from Porto.€ 9.8m
Defender Christophe Jallet on a free transfer from Lyon; Midfielder Pierre Lees Melou from Dijon for a fee of 4m; Midfielder Adrien Tameze from Valenciennes for a fee of 0.8m; Midfielder Jean-Victor Makengo from Caen for a fee of 5m.€ 16m
Brazilian defender Dani Alves on a free transfer from Juventus; Spanish defender Yuri Berchiche from Real Sociedad for a fee of 16m.€ 15.9m
Spanish forward Brandon from Mallorca for a fee of 3m; Forward Jordan Tell on a free transfer from Caen; Midfielder Benjamin Bourigeaud from Lens for a fee of 3.5m; Defender Faitout Maouassa from Nancy-Lorraine for a fee of 7m; Malian defender Hamari Traore from Reims for a fee of 2.4m.€ 10m
Forward Lois Diony from Dijon for a fee of 10m; Swiss defender Saidy Janko from Celtic.€ 3.7m
Midfielder Jonas Martin from Betis for a fee of 1.5m; Algerian forward Idriss Saadi from Cardiff City for a fee of 1.5m; Goalkeeper Bingourou Kamara from Tours for a fee of 0.7m; Midfielder Benjamin Corgnet on a free transfer from Saint-Etienne; Cape Verde forward Nuno Da Costa from Valenciennes; Defender Pablo Martinez from Angers; Defender Kenny Lala on a free transfer from Lens.
Midfielder Yannick Cahuzac from Bastia; Forward Yaya Sanogo on a free transfer from Arsenal; Cape Verde defender Steven Fortes on a free transfer from Le Havre.
Midfielder Francois Bellugou from Lorient; Brazilian defender Gabriel on loan from Lille; Midfielder Bryan Pele on a free transfer from Brest; Venezuelan defender Oswaldo Vizcarrondo from Nantes; Defender Mathieu Deplagne from Montpellier.
Senegalese defender Issa Cissokho on a free transfer from Genoa; Ivorian defender Abdoulaye Bamba on a free transfer.
Defender Nicolas Saint-Ruf from Montpellier; Congolese midfielder Prince Oniangue on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers; Defender Lindsay Rose on loan from Lorient.€ 3m
Serbian defender Vukasin Jovanovic on loan from Zenit St. Petersburg; Senegalese midfielder Younousse Sankhare from Lille for a fee of 3m; Argentinian midfielder Daniel Mancini from Newell's Old Boys.
Defender Frederic Guilbert on loan from Bordeaux.
South Korean midfielder Chang-Hoon Kwon from Suwon Bluewings.
Midfielder Mathieu Bodmer on a free transfer from Nice.€ 9.5m
Dutch midfielder Anwar El Ghazi from Ajax Amsterdam for a fee of 7m; Midfielder Fares Bahlouli from Monaco; Brazilian defender Gabriel from Avai; Dutch midfielder Ricardo Kishna on loan from Lazio; Portuguese midfielder Xeka on loan from Braga; Paraguayan defender Junior Alonso from Cerro Porteno for a fee of 2.5m.€ 3m
Defender Mathieu Peybernes from Bastia for a fee of 2m; Ghanaian midfielder Alhassan Wakaso from Rio Ave for a fee of 1m.€ 16m
Dutch midfielder Memphis Depay from Manchester United for a fee of 16m.€ 38.3m
Midfielder Gregory Sertic from Bordeaux; Midfielder Dimitri Payet from West Ham United for a fee of 29.3m; Defender Patrice Evra on a free transfer from Juventus; Midfielder Morgan Sanson from Montpellier for a fee of 9m.
Senegalese defender Fallou Diagne on loan from Werder Bremen; Malian forward Cheick Diabate on loan from Osmanlispor.€ 8.5m
Brazilian defender Jorge from Regatas for a fee of 8.5m.€ 3m
Belgian midfielder Isaac Mbenza from Standard Liege; South African midfielder Keagan Dolly from Mamelodi Sundowns; Czech defender Lukas Pokorny from Slovan Liberec for a fee of 1.5m; Midfielder Jonathan Ikone on loan from PSG; Defender Nordi Mukiele from Laval for a fee of 1.5m; DR Congo defender Cedric Mongongu on a free transfer.
Burkinese Faso midfielder Prejuce Nakoulma on a free transfer; Portuguese midfielder Sergio Oliveira on loan from Porto; Colombian midfielder Felipe Pardo on loan from Olympiacos.€ 1.5m
Tunisian midfielder Bassem Srarfi from Africain Tunis for a fee of 1.5m; Moroccan midfielder Mounir Obbadi on a free transfer from Lille.€ 70m
Portuguese forward Goncalo Guedes from Benfica for a fee of 30m; German midfielder Julian Draxler from Wolfsburg for a fee of 40m.
Midfielder Morgan Amalfitano on a free transfer from Lille; DR Congo midfielder Ndombe Mubele from Al-Ahli Sports; Algerian goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi from Antalyaspor; Forward Aldo Kalulu on loan from Lyon.
Portuguese midfielder Jorge Intima from Arouca; Midfielder Anthony Mounier on loan from Bologna.
Forward Andy Delort from Tigres; Forward Corentin Jean on loan from Monaco.
News - transfers
Sliti joins Dijon on loan
Tunisia international midfielder Naim Sliti has joined Dijon on a season-long loan from rivals Lille. The 24-year-old initially joined Lille on loan last year before signing a permanent deal until 2020 in May. His future was in doubt last month when he learned he was no longer required by new Lille coach Marcelo Bielsa. Despite interest from several clubs, Sliti opted to join Dijon, who have the option to sign him on a permanent deal when his loan expires next year.
Idriss Saadi joins Strasbourg
Strasbourg have signed striker Idriss Saadi from Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee. The 25-year-old has joined the French Ligue 1 side on a four-year contract. Cardiff signed Saadi from French second division side Clermont Foot in 2015 but he made only two substitute appearances for the Bluebirds, failing to score. He spent last season on loan at Belgian club Kortrijk, where he scored 16 goals in 35 games.
Nice sign defender Christophe Jallet
Nice have signed defender Christophe Jallet from Lyon on a free transfer. Lyon released the 33-year-old right-back from the final year of his contract. After coming up with Niort, Jallet maved to Lorient in 2006 before starring for Paris-Saint German for five seasons. He spent the last three seasons with Lyon and has been a member of the Didier Deschamps' France squad, both at Euro 2016 and for a World Cup qualifier in March.
Jallet becomes the fourth signing of the summer for Nice after the additions of Jean-Victor Makengo, Adrien Tameze and Pierre Lees-Melou.
N'jie joins Marseille on permanent deal
Tottenham have agreed a deal to sell Clinton N'Jie to Marseille, following the forward's successful loan spell with the Ligue 1 side. The Cameroon international spent the 2016-17 season with Marseille, where he scored four goals from 23 appearances to help guide the side to a fifth-place league finish. N'Jie joined Spurs from Lyon in August 2015 and made just 14 appearances for Mauricio Pochettino's side.
Marseille sign Adil Rami
Marseille completed the signing of France defender Adil Rami from Sevilla on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though reports said the 31-year-old signed a four-year deal after a transfer fee of about €6 million. Rami will be reunited with Marseille coach Rudi Garcia, for whom he played three seasons at Lille.
Alves completes PSG switch
Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Brazil international defender Dani Alves. Alves negotiated his release from Juventus at the end of June and had been expected to come to the Premier League with Manchester City. But the 34-year-old was approached by PSG last weekend and will instead ply his trade in France's Ligue 1 after signing a two-year deal. The attack-minded right-back, who won the Champions League three times with Barca, also claiming six LaLiga titles during his time at the Nou Camp.
Lille finalise deals for Mendes and Malcuit
Lille have completed the signing of Sao Paulo midfielder Thiago Mendes in a move said to be worth up to €9million. Defensive midfielder Mendes, 25, has put pen to paper on a five-year contract and follows in the footsteps of Luiz Araujo, who left Sao Paulo for the Ligue 1 club in June. Lille also announced the arrival of the right-sided player Malcuit from Saint-Etienne on a five-year contract.
Toulouse sign striker Yaya Sanogo
Toulouse have completed the signing of Yaya Sanogo on a free transfer after the striker was allowed to leave Arsenal. Sanogo, who scored just one goal in 20 appearances over four seasons at Arsenal prior to his exit last month, signed a three-year deal with Ligue 1 side on Friday. The 24-year-old started his professional career in France with Auxerre and returns to his homeland after unsuccessful loan spells at Crystal Palace, Ajax and Charlton Athletic.
Janko completes St Etienne move
Saidy Janko has left Celtic to sign a four-year contract with Saint Etienne in France for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old full-back joined the Scottish champions from Manchester United in the summer of 2015. The Switzerland Under-21 international made seven appearances for Celtic last season before being loaned out to Barnsley.
PSG sign defender Berchiche
Paris Saint-Germain have finalized their first signing of the summer by hiring Spanish left back Yuri Berchiche from Real Sociedad. The 27-year-old returned to San Sebastian after a successful loan spell with Eibar in 2014, and enjoyed the finest season of his career with Real Sociedad in 2016/17, playing 35 matches. He also scored three goals and delivered four assists. Berchiche will be competing with Layvin Kurzawa for a starting spot after Maxwell retired at the end of the season.
Luiz Gustavo joins Marseille
Luiz Gustavo has joined Marseille from Wolfsburg in an €10m deal. Gustavo, who had started his Bundesliga career at Hoffenheim in 2007, was part of Bayern Munich's treble-winning season in 2013. He then joined Wolfsburg, winning the German Cup again in 2015 and finishing runners-up in the Bundesliga to Bayern in the same year. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder has made 41 appearances for Brazil's national team and was included in their World Cup squad in 2014. He is Marseille's second summer signing after Valere Germain joined from Ligue 1 winners Monaco last month.
Monaco sign defender Kongolo
French champions Monaco have signed Dutch defender Terence Kongolo on a five-year contract. The 23-year-old Kongolo came through the academy at Feyenoord, where he won the Dutch title this season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but French medai reported a transfer fee of about €13m.