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Former Lille manager Christophe Galtier has become an option for the Real Madrid coaching position. Los Blancos has started to consider his profile today. According to Cadena SER, Cristiano Ronaldo's priority this summer is to re-join Manchester United. Allegri doesn't want him to stay at Juventus but he's yet to receive any offers.
Manchester United transfer target, Jonathan David has signed for another club despite strong interest from the Red Devils. The Canadian international was seen as an alternative signing by United if they can't get their top transfer target Jadon Sancho. David has opted for a move to French Ligue 1 side Lille OSC from Belgian side Gent in a deal worth ₦14 billion (€30 million/£27m/$35m). After signing a five-year deal with Lille, the 20-year-old forward claimed he is happy to join the French side and understands
The top-flight league in England is known as the Premier League and is referred to as one of Europe's top five leagues, alongside the French Ligue 1, the Spanish La Liga, The German Bundesliga and the Italian Serie A. In the other four leagues, a native manager has won the league but it's not the same with the Premier League.
Lille vs Montpellier Looking at personnel, there is just one fitness concern for the Lille manager Christophe Galtier to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength group.Jonathan David (Torn ankle ligament) will miss out.Out of a mainly healthy group of players, there is only the sole fitness issue for the Montpellier boss Michel Der Zakarian to be concerned with.
Barcelona will have to worry as PSG have now released a injury update on their star man, Neymar JR. The French champions have now disclosed that the Brazilian will be out until January. However, this will come as a bad news to most Barca fans as they felt the Brazilian will not be available for the clash against PSG after the injury was feared to be very bad. The Brazilian will now be inline to face his former club as the clash is set to take place in February and the player should be fully fit for the tie.
Several Ligue 1 managers have endorsed Real Madrid and France star Karim Benzema to win the Ballon d'Or in 2021. Many Ligue 1 managers identified Karim Benzema as their favored candidate to win the Ballon d'Or during their various press conferences prior to league games this weekend. They think the 33-year-old forward will inspire future generations of French forwards.
With some football pundits debunking the fact that Christophe Galtier remains the best coach in terms of elevating a club from relegation zone to a more comfortable zone. He took over relegation threatened AS Saint-Etienne in 2009 and then avoided relegation. Christophe Galtier finished within the top-10 for seven consecutive seasons, four of which are European finishes.
In 2020-21, football retreated behind closed doors, collectively took a knee in support of Black Lives Matter, and played its games largely to the sound of artificial crowd noise. It was also the season during which 12 clubs tried to change the game forever and when the sport lost two of its immortals, Diego Maradona and Paolo Rossi.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will seek redemption following their lacklustre 2-1 loss at the hands of Man City, as they prepare to host fifth place Lens in their Ligue 1 Week 35 clash at the Parc des Princes.League frontrunners Lille are also at home to welcome 9th place Nice at the Stade Pierre Mauroy with their sights set on UEFA Champions League (UCL) next term.
Report: £45m-rated 18-goal ace compared to Aubameyang would like a move to Arsenal or Man Utd Even though it looks like Alexandre Lacaztte and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could stay at Arsenal judging by some of Mikel Arteta’s recent comments, the Gunners are still being linked with strikers and a fresh report suggests that Victor Osimhen would be keen to play for the club. It looked like the Ligue 1 striker was on his way to Napoli but reports from Football Italia are suggesting that the forward has rejected
A report by Evening Standard mentions that Arsenal are one of the clubs in the running for Zeki Celik. The LOSC Lille Metropole right-back is also pursued by Inter Milan, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur. He has two years left on his Lille contract and starred in a title-winning campaign.
Serie A club SS Napoli are set to confirm Victor Osimhen as their striker after reaching an agreement with Lille for the player's move. Talks between Napoli and Lille have remained protracted since both parties enter negotiation but it appears all's that is left for the player to cross the Ts and dot the Is to secure the move. According transfer market expert and sport journalist Nicolo Schira, the deal for Osimhen is done and he will put pen to paper on a five year deal tomorrow. The forward has been linked
Christophe Galtier’s Lille side have topped the Ligue 1 table since they beat defending champions PSG 1-0 at the Parc des Princes stadium in early April and they hold a point advantage over the Parisians with only one game to go. Lille have collected 17 points from their last seven matches and they boast the best away form in the league this season, losing only one of their 18 games on the road.
Lille defeated Nice 2:0 to move back to the number one position on the French Ligue1 table With three games to the end of the season, Lille will be hoping to win all their league matches in other to be crown as Ligue1 champagne ahead of Paris Saint German.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta’s desire to bolster his defence has suffered a blow after Gabriel Magalhaes reportedly agreed to sign for Napoli. The Lille centre-half is one of several targets said to be interesting the Premier League giants ahead of the summer window. Everton and Chelsea were also tipped for a swoop yet the French outfit have agreed a deal to sell the Brazilian, according to FootMercato. A five-year deal worth £1.8m-a-season is said to have been agreed between the star and his new clu
LOSC Lille football club of France have won this season's French Ligue 1 title after defeating Angers FC 2-1, in the last game of the French League, to win this season's League title. Christophe Galtier led team have been exceptional in the league this season, and they were able to end Paris Saint Germain's dominance by defeating their opponent 2-1.
Lille has been outstanding this season which a lot of people do not believe them to be, majorly because they sold their best player Victor Osimehin and presence of star studded PSG in the French league that parading stars like Neymar, Mbappe, Marquinhos and so on.They have really surprised a lot of soccer lovers this season and they have showed that have all what it takes to win the French league this season starting from their first match against Rennes at home, even though they drew that match, but it is all to see that we should all watch out for them in this current season.
French club, LOSC Lille have issued an official statement to wish former player, Victor Osimhen the very best of luck after the Nigerian striker completed his move to Napoli. Napoli signed Osimhen from Lille in a €80million deal after the Italian side fended off competition from the pair of Arsenal and Chelsea to land the Nigerian international. The 21-year-old has been in stellar form for the Ligue 1 side with the forward scoring 13 goals in 27 appearances as Lille finished the 2019-20 season in fourth place.
Lille's (LOSC) Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen won the Marc-Vivien Foé RFI- France 24 Prize for best African player in the French Ligue 1, the French football championship for the 2019-2020 season. The runners up are the Algerian forward Islam Slimani (Monaco) and the Moroccan defender Yunis Abdelhamid (Stade Rennais). Victor Osimhen was chosen by a jury of sport journalists specializing in French and African Football. He was included in a list of 11 players drafted by RFI's and France 24's sports services.
The Ligue 1 Manager of the Year award is presented to the football manager voted as the best manager in French football for the year under consideration. The current holder of the award is Christophe Galtier who won the award with Lille in 2019 while Luis Fernández was the first recipient of the award while at leading Auxerre in Cannes. . See the full list of winners below. 1994 Luis Fernández Cannes 1995 Francis Smerecki Guingamp 1996 Guy Roux Auxerre 1997 Jean Tigana Monaco 1998 Daniel