Ligue 1 news

Gourcuff urged to go abroad

April 12, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Yoann Gourcuff has been told to go abroad to revive his flagging career by one of the men who helped make him one of French football's most promising talents.

Jean-Louis Gasset, 59, was Laurent Blanc's assistant coach as the pair guided Bordeaux to the Ligue 1 title in the 2008/09 season with Gourcuff, 26, playing a brilliant, influential part in the triumph.

Though the artful midfielder continued in the same vein in the early part of the following campaign, his form - like ...

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