Bolton have completed the signing of Croatia international striker Ivan Klasnic.
Nantes sporting director Christian Lariepe has revealed his club are studying the possibility of signing Sylvain Wiltord from Rennes.
Nantes coach Elie Baup described his side's situation as "very severe" after they were knocked out of the Coupe de la Ligue at the last-32 stage by amateur side Creteil.
Ligue 1 basement boys Nantes have appointed Elie Baup as their new coach on a two-year contract.
Former-Toulouse coach Elie Baup has thrown his hat into the ring for the vacant coaching post at Ligue 1 side Nantes.
Nantes' search for a new coach will become more discreet following Alain Perrin's decision to reject the chance to replace Michel Der Zakarian in the hotseat.
Nantes have parted company with coach Michel Der Zakarian, the French Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday in the wake of a poor start to the season.
Nantes coach Michel Der Zakarian has been given the dreaded vote of confidence just three matches into the new Ligue 1 campaign.
Reading served notice of their intentions for the new season today by breaking their club record to sign Ivory Coast international Emerse Fae from Nantes.
Eight-times French champions Nantes started life as a Ligue 2 club for the first time in over four decades with a 5-0 rout, making clear they were determined to secure an immediate return to the top flight.