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Marseille in battle to keep hold of Maxime Lopez

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | February, 7 2014

Marseille fear they will suffer the same fate as other French teams before them as Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City track teenage prodigy Maxime Lopez. Le Havre and Lens respectively saw Paul Pogba and Gael Kakuta snapped up con...

Ligue 1: Nice win to extend Lille's winless streak

Associated Press | February, 2 2014

Nice won 1-0 on Sunday to extend Lille's winless streak in Ligue 1 to five games. • Ligue 1: Saturday review Nice defender Mathieu Bodmer diverted in Christian Bruls' volley with a back-heel flick on the stroke of halftime to secure the...

Forward Niang keen to make Marseille return

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 30 2014

Mamadou Niang has said he would love to return to Marseille, with the club seeking an experienced player to bolster their squad. Speaking after the 2-1 win over Valenciennes, Marseille president Vincent Labrune and coach Jose Anigo told reporter...

Chelsea eye Marseille's Thauvin

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 28 2014

Chelsea are keeping a close eye on Marseille starlet Florian Thauvin, but former Blues defender Franck Leboeuf has criticised the promising youngster for being too individualistic. • Transfer Blog  • Lythell: Jose vs. Wenger ...

Coupe de France: Nice survive nine-goal thriller

PA Sport | January, 22 2014

Nice overcame Marseille 5-4 in a thrilling Mediterranean derby to book their place in the last 16 of the Coupe de France on Tuesday night. The all-Ligue 1 tie was the clear pick of the night's action and more than lived up to its billing as bo...

Coupe de la Ligue: Lyon beat Marseille for semis

Press Association | January, 15 2014

Lyon beat Marseille 2-1 to advance to the Coupe de la Ligue semi-finals with goals from Yoann Gourcuff and Bafetimbi Gomis. The opener came when Clement Grenier's 30-yard free-kick bounced awkwardly in front of keeper Steve Mandanda. He could ...

Valbuena may quit Marseille for move abroad

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 15 2014

Mathieu Valbuena has strongly suggested he will leave Marseille and head for "another challenge abroad" after next summer's World Cup. The France international, 29, is under contract with OM until 2017, and remains one of the most im...

Marseille hopeful on deal for Inter's Pereira

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 7 2014

Marseille coach and sporting director Jose Anigo has told Italian media the Ligue 1 club are "confident" of bringing Inter Milan defender Alvaro Pereira to France. Pereira, 28, has made just two Serie A starts for Inter this season, ...

Gomis to leave on free transfer, open to OM switch

ESPN staff | December, 24 2013

Bafetimbi Gomis has told RMC he expects to leave Lyon when his contract expires at the end of the season and is not ruling out a move to Marseille. Gomis, who signed for Lyon from Saint-Etienne in 2009, had been expected to leave during the su...

Arsenal increase Napoli trip security

ESPN staff | December, 11 2013

Arsenal have implemented special security measures for their players and fans for the Champions League trip to Napoli due to fears over hooliganism. • Wenger focused on beating Napoli • Mangan: Arsenal have options There had...

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