Football : French Ligue 1 transfers in 2015/2016 season
Latest transfers in French Ligue 1
|Aug 15||Goran Karanovic||Angers|
|Aug 15||Andre-Frank Zambo||Marseille|
|Aug 15||Franck Etoundi||Bastia||0.5|
|Aug 15||Jimmy Briand||Guingamp|
|Jul 15||Abou Diaby||Marseille|
|Jul 15||Seko Fofana||Bastia|
|Jul 15||Stoppila Sunzu||Lille|
|Jul 15||Javier Manquillo||Marseille|
|Jul 15||Lassana Diarra||Marseille|
|Jul 15||Damjan Djokovic||Ajaccio|
The most expensive transfers
|Jul 15||Ivan Cavaleiro||Monaco||15|
|Jul 15||Adama Traore||Monaco||14|
|Jun 15||Serge Aurier||Paris SG.||10|
|Jul 15||Kevin Trapp||Paris SG.||9.5|
|Jun 15||Guido Carrillo||Monaco||8.8|
Summer transfers in French Ligue 1
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.
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
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.
Serbian midfielder Milan Gajic from Belgrade.€ 2m
Haitian midfielder Jeff Louis from Standard; 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.€ 10.4m
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.
Defender Pape Paye on a free transfer from Dijon.€ 5m
Guadeloupe forward Claudio Beauvue from Guingamp for a fee of 5m; Defender Jeremy Morel on a free transfer from Marseille.€ 15.5m
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 1.5m; 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.€ 51.3m
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
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.€ 3.8m
Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala from Bordeaux; 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.€ 1.6m
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.€ 28.1m
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.€ 0.5m
Malian defender Hamari Traore from Lierse; Gabon midfielder Frederic Bulot from Standard; Belgian midfielder Guillaume Gillet from Anderlecht for a fee of 0.5m.€ 3.5m
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.€ 4m
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.
Uruguayan goalkeeper Mauro Goicoechea from Arouca.
Cameroonian forward Christian Bekamenga from Laval; 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.
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.
Lille sign defender Sunzu on loan
Zambia international defender Stoppila Sunzu has joined Lille on loan from China's Shanghai Shenhua. The 26-year-old will join up with manager Herve Renard for the third time having played under the Frenchman for Zambia and French side Sochaux.
Fofana joins Bastia on loan
Manchester City midfielder Seko Fofana has joined Bastia on a season-long loan deal. The Frenchman, who is yet to play for City at senior level, spent the much of last season with Championship side Fulham. Fofana scored one goal in 25 appearances for the London club. The 20-year-old will now spend 2015-16 in his homeland with Ligue 1 side Bastia, who finished 12th last season.
Abou Diaby joins Marseilles
Hoping to revive his injury-hit career, former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby joined Marseille on a free transfer. The 29-year-old was released by the Gunners this summer. He spent 10 years in north London, scoring 19 goals, but has hardly played over the past two seasons because of injuries. Diaby, who also played with Auxerre before going to the English Premier League, has 16 caps with France.
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PSG reach Di Maria deal?
Manchester United ace Angel di Maria failed to make the trip to the Levi's Stadium to face Barcelona in the International Champions Cup. Reports claim that the Red Devils have struck a deal with Ligue 1 champions PSG over El Fideo's switch to France, with L'Equipe writing that all that remains for him to officially be a PSG player is contractual details between him and the club. According to the report, a fee of €63m will be paid for the 27-year-old's services, who will be hoping to join up with Le Parisiens squad, in New Jersey, by Monday once he passes his medical.
Marseille sign Diarra
French international midfielder Lassana Diarra signed for Marseille, ending a year-long spell out of the game. The 30-year-old returns to French football after 10 years away, during which time he featured for the likes of Chelsea and Real Madrid. Diarra, who won 28 caps in his career, has been without a club since leaving Lokomotiv Moscow last season. Marseille have also agreed a deal in principle for the loan of Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid.
Gajic joins Bordeaux
Bordeaux have signed full-back Milan Gajic from Serbian side OFK Beograd. Gajic, a member of Serbia's recent Under-20 World Cup-winning side, has passed a medical and signed a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 side. Gajic's arrival will help Les Girondins replace Mariano after the Brazilian full-back joined Sevilla.
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Stambouli joins PSG
Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of midfielder Benjamin Stambouli from Tottenham on a five-year contract. Stambouli, who made 25 appearances for Spurs in all competitions, said: "I am delighted and very proud to become a member of the Paris St Germain family. I wasn't necessarily planning to leave the Premier League after one year, but when a club the size of Paris St Germain calls you, it makes your choice a lot easier." Stambouli becomes the latest midfielder to leave Spurs this summer, following the likes of Paulinho, Lewis Holtby and Etienne Capoue out the exit door.
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Stambouli set for PSG move
Benjamin Stambouli is expected to leave Tottenham for Paris Saint-Germain, according to the French club's coach Laurent Blanc. The 24-year-old Frenchman made just 12 league appearances for Tottenham, having moved to White Hart Lane from Montpellier in August 2014. PSG are reported to have agreed a €8m fee for the midfielder.
El Shaarawy completes Monaco move
Italy international Stephan El Shaarawy has completed a move to Monaco, signing a one-year loan from AC Milan with an option to buy at the end of the season. According to reports, the option will become mandatory after the striker plays a certain number of games for his new club, with El Shaarawy agreeing to a five-year deal worth €3m per season.
In 2012-13, El Shaarawy was Serie A's top scorer at the season's midpoint with 14 goals but then struggled the second half of the campaign after Balotelli's arrival. Since then, over the past two seasons he has struggled with injuries and Milan signed strikers Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano to replace him this summer.
Traore joins Monaco
Monaco have signed Malian winger Adama Traore on a five-year deal. The 20 year-old joins the principality club as a direct replacement for Yannick Ferreira Carrasco, who joined Atletico Madrid. Monaco, meanwhile, have also announced the signing of 21-year-old Benfica winger Helder Costa on a season-long loan.