Football : French Ligue 1 transfers in 2015/2016 season
Latest transfers in French Ligue 1
|Sep 15||Lucas Tousart||Lyon||2.5|
|Sep 15||Olivier Kemen||Lyon||0.7|
|Sep 15||Lenny Nangis||Lille||1|
|Sep 15||Dusan Veskovac||Troyes|
|Sep 15||Anele Ngcongca||Troyes|
|Sep 15||Youssouf Sabaly||Nantes|
|Sep 15||Florian Raspentino||Bastia|
|Sep 15||Mickael Le Bihan||Nice||1.5|
|Sep 15||Ricardo Pereira||Nice|
|Aug 15||Yassine Benzia||Lille||1|
The most expensive transfers
|Aug 15||Angel Di Maria||Paris SG.||63|
|Aug 15||Layvin Kurzawa||Paris SG.||25|
|Jul 15||Ivan Cavaleiro||Monaco||15|
|Jul 15||Adama Traore||Monaco||14|
|Aug 15||Sergi Darder||Lyon||12|
Summer transfers in French Ligue 1
Senegalese midfielder Issiar Dia from Lekhwiya Sports; Cameroonian forward Jacques Zoua on a free transfer from Hamburger; Defender Alexandre Coeff from Udinese; Croatian midfielder Damjan Djokovic on a free transfer from Bologna; Senegalese defender Kader Mangane on a free transfer; Guinean defender Issiaga Sylla on loan from Toulouse; Midfielder Jerome Le Moigne from Lens; Defender Alassane Toure on a free transfer from Tours.
Tunisian defender Bilel Mohsni on a free transfer from Glasgow Rangers; Congolese forward Ferebory Dore on a free transfer from Botev Plovdiv; Swiss forward Goran Karanovic on a free transfer from St. Gallen; Defender Romain Saiss on a free transfer from Le Havre; Midfielder Thomas Mangani (permanent signing) from Chievo Verona; Defender Yoann Andreu on a free transfer from Ajaccio; Midfielder Mathias Serin on a free transfer from Romorantin; Senegalese midfielder Cheikh Ndoye on a free transfer from Creteil; Laos forward Billy Ketkeophomphone on a free transfer from Tours; Midfielder Gilles Sunu from Evian; Ivorian defender Ismael Traore on a free transfer from Brest; Midfielder Pierrick Capelle on a free transfer from Clermont; Forward Slimane Sissoko from Vendee Lucon.€ 0.5m
Forward Florian Raspentino from Caen; Midfielder Axel Ngando from Rennes; Algerian midfielder Mehdi Mostefa from Lorient; Danish goalkeeper Jesper Hansen from Evian; Cameroonian forward Franck Etoundi from Zurich for a fee of 0.5m; Midfielder Seko Fofana on loan from Manchester City; Moroccan defender Yassine Jebbour on a free transfer from Montpellier; Guinean midfielder Sadio Diallo from Lorient; Goalkeeper Yohann Pele from Sochaux.€ 2m
Brazilian defender Pablo from Ponte Preta for a fee of 2m; Serbian midfielder Milan Gajic from Belgrade.€ 4m
Forward Ronny Rodelin on loan from Lille; Haitian midfielder Jeff Louis from Standard for a fee of 2m; Comorian defender Chaker Alhadhur from Nantes; Forward Andy Delort from Wigan Athletic for a fee of 1.4m; Midfielder Jonathan Delaplace from LLille for a fee of 0.6m; Tunisian defender Syam Ben Youssef on a free transfer from Astra Giurgiu; Midfielder Vincent Bessat on a free transfer from Nantes; Midfielder Jordan N'Kololo on a free transfer from Clermont; Defender Florian Le Joncour on a free transfer from Concarneau.€ 2m
Forward Jimmy Briand on a free transfer from Hannover; Midfielder Nicolas Benezet from Evian for a fee of 1.2m; Goalkeeper Theo Guivarch on a free transfer from Lorient; Belgian midfielder Nill de Pauw from Lokeren for a fee of 0.8m; Forward Sloan Privat on loan from Gent.€ 13.4m
Forward Lenny Nangis from Caen for a fee of 1m; Forward Yassine Benzia from Lyon for a fee of 1m; Ivorian forward Adriel D'Avila Ba Loua on loan from ASMimosas; Goalkeeper Mike Maignan from Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of 1m; Ghanaian midfielder Yaw Yeboah on loan from Manchester City; Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu on loan from Shenhua; Midfielder Ibrahim Amadou from Nancy-Lorraine for a fee of 2m; Belgian forward Baptiste Guillaume from Lens for a fee of 4m; Ivorian forward Junior Tallo from Roma for a fee of 1m; Moroccan midfielder Mounir Obbadi on a free transfer from Monaco; Forward Sehrou Guirassy from Laval for a fee of 0.5m; Ivory Coast defender Wilfried Kanon from Den Haag for a fee of 0.5m; Midfielder Eric Bautheac from Nice for a fee of 2.4m; Argentinean defender Renato Civelli on a free transfer from Bursaspor.€ 6.4m
Ivorian forward Moryke Fofana from Lillestrom for a fee of 0.4m; Senegalese defender Zargo Toure from Le Havre for a fee of 1.5m; Cameroonian forward Benjamin Moukandjo from Reims; Ghanaian forward Waris Majeed from Trabzonspor for a fee of 4.5m; Defender Pape Paye on a free transfer from Dijon.€ 36.2m
Midfielder Lucas Tousart from Valenciennes for a fee of 2.5m; Midfielder Olivier Kemen from Newcastle United for a fee of 0.7m; Spanish midfielder Sergi Darder from Malaga for a fee of 12m; Defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa from Roma for a fee of 8m; Midfielder Mathieu Valbuena from Dinamo Moscow for a fee of 5m; Brazilian defender Rafael from Manchester United for a fee of 3m; Guadeloupe forward Claudio Beauvue from Guingamp for a fee of 5m; Defender Jeremy Morel on a free transfer from Marseille.€ 16m
Chilean defender Mauricio Isla on loan from Juventus; Italian defender Paolo De Ceglie on loan from Juventus; Portuguese defender Rolando from Porto; Norwegian defender Eirik Haugan from Molde; Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva on loan from Real Madrid; Midfielder Remy Cabella on loan from Newcastle United; Cameroonian midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo on a free transfer from Reims; Midfielder Abou Diaby on a free transfer from Arsenal; Spanish defender Javier Manquillo on loan from Atletico Madrid; Midfielder Lassana Diarra on a free transfer; Goalkeeper Brice Samba from Nancy-Lorraine; Midfielder Bouna Sarr from Metz for a fee of 2m; Argentinean midfielder Lucas Ocampos from Monaco for a fee of 7.5m; Dutch defender Karim Rekik from Manchester City for a fee of 5m; Midfielder Georges-Kevin N'Koudou from Nantes for a fee of 1.5m.€ 73.3m
Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao on loan from Real Madrid; Portuguese midfielder Rony Lopes from Manchester City for a fee of 12m; Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Boschilia from Sao Paulo for a fee of 10m; Italian forward Stephan El Shaarawy on loan from Milan; Portuguese midfielder Helder Costa on loan from Benfica Lisbon; Malian midfielder Adama Traore from Lille for a fee of 14m; Portuguese midfielder Gil Dias from Braga; Portuguese forward Ivan Cavaleiro from Benfica Lisbon for a fee of 15m; Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic on loan from Chelsea; Midfielder Fares Bahlouli from Lyon for a fee of 3.5m; Midfielder Thomas Lemar from Caen for a fee of 4m; Argentinean forward Guido Carrillo from Estudiantes for a fee of 8.8m; Brazilian defender Fabinho (permanent signing) from Rio Ave for a fee of 6m.€ 1.7m
Malian forward Mustapha Yatabare on loan from Trabzonspor; Algerian midfielder Ryad Boudebouz from Bastia for a fee of 1.7m; Algerian defender Ramy Bensebaini on loan from Paradou; Defender William Remy on a free transfer from Dijon.€ 4.8m
Defender Youssouf Sabaly on loan from Paris Saint-Germain; Albanian defender Lorik Cana from Lazio; Albanian defender Ermir Lenjani on loan from Rennes; Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala from Bordeaux for a fee of 1m; Icelandic forward Kolbeinn Sigthorsson from Ajax Amsterdam for a fee of 3m; Brazilian midfielder Adryan on loan from Flamengo Rio de Janeiro; Midfielder Wilfried Moimbe on a free transfer from Brest; Midfielder Adrien Thomasson from Evian for a fee of 0.8m; Midfielder Thibault Lemaitre from Boulogne.€ 3.1m
Forward Mickael Le Bihan from Le Havre for a fee of 1.5m; Portuguese defender Ricardo Pereira on loan from Porto; Brazilian midfielder Wallyson Mallmann on loan from Sporting Lisbon; Defender Paul Baysse on loan from Saint-Etienne; Forward Valere Germain on loan from Monaco; Defender Maxime Le Marchand from Le Havre for a fee of 0.6m; Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer; Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri from Pacos Ferreira for a fee of 1m.€ 116.1m
Defender Layvin Kurzawa from Monaco for a fee of 25m; Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria from Manchester United for a fee of 63m; Midfielder Benjamin Stambouli from Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of 8.6m; German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp from Eintracht Frankfurt for a fee of 9.5m; Ivorian defender Serge Aurier (permanent signing) from Toulouse for a fee of 10m.€ 2m
Midfielder Hugo Rodriguez from Arles-Avignon; Georgien midfielder Jaba Kankava from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for a fee of 1.5m; Malian defender Hamari Traore from Lierse; Gabon midfielder Frederic Bulot from Standard; Belgian midfielder Guillaume Gillet from Anderlecht for a fee of 0.5m.€ 4.5m
Midfielder Jeremie Boga on loan from Chelsea; Colombian midfielder Juan Quintero on loan from Porto; Algerian defender Mehdi Zeffane from Lyon for a fee of 1m; Ivory Coast forward Giovanni Sio from Basel for a fee of 2m; Portuguese defender Pedro Mendes on a free transfer from Parma; Malian midfielder Yacouba Sylla from Aston Villa for a fee of 1.5m; Defender Ludovic Baal on a free transfer from Lens.€ 10.6m
Slovenian forward Robert Beric from Rapid for a fee of 5.5m; Defender Kevin Malcuit from Chamois Niort for a fee of 0.5m; Midfielder Valentin Eysseric on loan from Nice; Forward Jean-Christophe Bahebeck on loan from Paris Saint-Germain; Forward Neal Maupay from Nice for a fee of 0.6m; Forward Nolan Roux from Lille for a fee of 2m; Cameroonian defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto on a free transfer; Defender Kevin Theophile-Catherine from Cardiff City for a fee of 2m; Midfielder Vincent Pajot on a free transfer from Rennes.€ 1m
Brazilian midfielder Somalia from Ferencvaros for a fee of 1m; Uruguayan goalkeeper Mauro Goicoechea from Arouca.€ 0.3m
South African defender Anele Ngcongca on loan from Genk; Serbian defender Dusan Veskovac on loan from Toulouse; Tunisian midfielder Fabien Camus from Genk; Midfielder Yanis Hamzaoui from Valenciennes; Colombian forward Brayan Perea on loan from Lazio; DR Congo defender Chris Mavinga on loan from Rubin Kazan; Cameroonian forward Christian Bekamenga from Laval for a fee of 0.3m; Midfielder Lossemy Karaboue on a free transfer from Nancy-Lorraine.
Midfielder Lyes Houri on a free transfer from Valenciennes; Midfielder Gael Danic from Lyon; Ivory Coast forward Giovanni Sio on loan from Basel.€ 4.2m
Midfielder Clement Chantome from Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of 0.7m; Swedish forward Isaac Thelin from Malmo for a fee of 3.5m.
Midfielder Nicolas Benezet on loan from Evian; Argentinean forward Emiliano Sala on loan from Bordeaux.
Midfielder Gilles Sunu from Lorient; Forward Mathieu Duhamel on loan from Caen; Cameroonian defender Dany Nounkeu on loan from Galatasaray; Argentinean forward Nicolas Blandi on loan from Atletico San Lorenzo; Costa Rican forward David Ramirez on loan from Deportivo Saprissa.
Midfielder Yannis Salibur from Clermont Foot.
Defender Dimitri Kevin Cavare on loan from Rennes.€ 3m
Moroccan midfielder Sofiane Boufal from Angers for a fee of 3m.€ 3.5m
Midfielder Romain Philippoteaux from Dijon for a fee of 2.5m; Belgian forward Gianni Bruno on loan from Evian; Gabonese midfielder Didier Ibrahim Ndong from Sfaxien for a fee of 1m.€ 0.4m
Forward Maxwel Cornet from Metz for a fee of 0.4m.
Argentinean midfielder Lucas Ocampos on loan from Monaco.€ 1.7m
Tunisian midfielder Ferjani Sassi from Sfaxien for a fee of 0.5m; Tunisian forward Fakhreddine Ben Youssef from Sfaxien for a fee of 1.2m; Latvian midfielder Janis Ikaunieks from Liepaja.€ 15.8m
Burkina Faso midfielder Alain Traore on loan from Lorient; Brazilian forward Matheus Carvalho on loan from Fluminense; Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva (permanent signing) from Benfica Lisbon for a fee of 15.8m.€ 0.5m
Midfielder Florian Sotoca from Beziers; Swiss midfielder Sebastien Wuthrich from Sion for a fee of 0.5m.
Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer from Newcastle United.
Lithuanian goalkeeper Edvinas Gertmonas from Atlantas Klaipeda; Albanian defender Ermir Lenjani from St. Gallen.
Cameroonian defender Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik from Rennes.
Pablo joins Bordeaux
Bordeaux have signed Pablo Nascimento Castro from Brazilian top flight side Ponte Preta. The 24-year-old central defender has signed a 4-year deal. He played 35 matches in the 2014/2015 campaign, catching the eye of the Girondins and paving the way for this transfer.
Rony Lopes joins Monaco
Monaco and Manchester City have reached agreement for the transfer of Rony Lopes, who has signed a five-year contract. The Brazil-born midfielder has represented Portugal at every junior level. In 2013, the then 17 year-old Rony Lopes scored on his professional debut with Manchester City. On loan at Lille last season, Rony Lopes made 23 appearances in Ligue 1 and scored three goals.
Marseille sign Lucas Silva from Madrid
Marseille have signed midfielder Lucas Silva from Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal, but without a purchase option for the French football club. Silva moved to the Bernabeu from Cruzeiro in his native Brazil in January but the midfielder was surplus to requirements for new Madrid coach Rafa Benitez for the coming campaign. The 22-year-old made nine appearances under ex-coach Carlo Ancelotti.
PSG confirm Kurzawa signing
Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of defender Layvin Kurzawa from Monaco for a fee believed to be in the region of €22m. On Wednesday, PSG boss Laurent Blanc revealed a deal was close for the left-back and he has now put pen to paper on a five-year deal, which ties him to the club until 2022. The 22-year-old shone last season as Monaco reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Monaco seal Coentrao loan deal
Real Madrid have agreed to loan left-back Fabio Coentrao to Monaco for the remainder of the 2015/16 season. Portugal international Coentrao, 27, joined Real from Benfica in 2011 for €30m. He has been hampered by a series of injuries, making only 17 appearances in all competitions last season.
Maignan joins Lille
Paris Saint-Germain and LOSC Lille concluded the transfer of goalkeeper Mike Maignan to the north of France. The young 'keeper signed a five-year deal with Les Dogues. Mike joined Paris Saint-Germain at 14 years of age in 2009, and won the French U17 championship two years later with Adrien Rabiot and Hervin Ongenda. In June 2013, the Cayenne native signed his first professional contract and joined the first team.
Valbuena joins Lyon
France midfielder Mathieu Valbuena has joined Lyon from Dynamo Moscow for €5m on a three-year contract. Valbuena, who has 48 caps, moved to Dynamo Moscow last year following an eight-year spell at Marseille. French media said the 30-year-old had asked to leave the Russian side after they were banned from this season's Europa League for failing to comply with the Financial Fair Play rules. Valbuena is the fourth signing for last season's runners-up after the Brazil full-back Rafael da Silva from Manchester United and the Frenchmen Claudio Beauvue and Jeremy Morel.
Boschilia joins Monaco
Monaco and Sao Paulo have reached agreement for the transfer of Gabriel Boschilia. The 19 year-old Brazilian midfielder, who has made more than forty appearances in the Brazilian league has signed a five-year contract. A finalist in the recent U20 World Cup with Brazil, Boschilia played seven games in the competition and scored twice. The contract will keep him at Monaco until June 2020.
Di Maria completes PSG move
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has completed his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, signing a four-year contract for a fee of €63m. Di Maria, 27, has become the French champions' biggest summer buy after sealing his transfer just a year after he joined United as their record signing. PSG revealed in press release that the player will be presented to fans before their Ligue 1 opener against Gazelec Ajaccio on Sunday, Aug. 16.
Waris joins Lorient
Ghana international striker Abdul Majeed Waris has completed a transfer to Lorient. The 23-year-old had been expected to join Rennes in a €3.5m deal from Turkish side Trabzonspor. But at the last hour Lorient trumped their rivals' bid to snap up the Black Star, who has 19 caps for his country. Waris previously played in France for Valenciennes in 2013/14 where he scored an impressive 9 goals in 16 games.
Marseille sign Milton Casco
Argentina defender Milton Casco is set to complete a move from Newell's Old Boys to Marseille. "The final details will be dealt with in the coming hours," said Marseille on their official website, with local media saying the Ligue 1 club will pay a fee of around €2.5m for a player who has never played outside of Argentina. The 27-year-old has just one cap for his country, he went to the recent Copa America in Chile but did not take to the field.
Rafael completes Lyon move
Manchester United right-back Rafael has joined Lyon on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old put the finishing touches to his transfer after completing a medical and is expected to be officially unveiled later this week. Rafael fell down the pecking order at United with Antonio Valencia and new signing Matteo Darmian filling the defender's position.