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15 on Ligue 1

Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau

Vahid Halilhodzic

Waldemar Kita

Ligue 1

Lionel Messi isn't the best Argentinian player in Europe

Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Mauro Icardi - few would argue that Argentina hasn't produced some superb attacking players.

Ligue 1

Monaco's dire start continues as Halilhodzic loses on Nantes return

Monaco slumped to a fifth defeat in nine Ligue 1 matches as Hatem Ben Arfa earned Rennes a 2-1 victory on Sunday, while ex-Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic was beaten 3-0 on his return to French football following his appointment at former club Nantes.

Ligue 1

Nantes hire former Japan coach Halilhodzic

French league strugglers Nantes replaced under-fire Portuguese coach Miguel Cardoso with former player Vahid Halilhodzic on Tuesday, the club announced.

Ligue 1

Lille lifted up to second

Jonathan Ikone's thunderous strike earned Lille a 2-1 victory over Nantes on Saturday that sent them second in Ligue 1 and maintained their strong start to the new season after narrowly avoiding relegation last term.

Ligue 1

The reason why Jese Rodriguez didn't move to Nantes

Rodriguez was set to join fellow Ligue 1 club Nantes on deadline day, however the deal collapsed at the last minute. Nantes pulled out, however why?

Serie A

OFFICIAL: Torino sign Djidji ahead of Italy transfer deadline

Ivorian defender Koffi Djidji signed for Serie A side Torino from French club Nantes on loan with an option to buy hours before Friday's transfer deadline in Italy.

Premier League

OFFICIAL: Miazga joins Nantes on loan from Chelsea

Matt Miazga has joined Nantes on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea, with the option to buy.


Hemed and Gross score as Brighton see off Nantes

Brighton's pre-season campaign finished with a 2-1 win over FC Nantes on Friday night, with goals from Tomer Hemed and Pascal Gross seeing them to victory.

Ligue 1

Nantes sign full-back Fabio from Middlesbrough

Nantes boss Miguel Cardosa has added an experienced full-back to his ranks after signing Fabio from Middlesbrough.

Ligue 1

Ranieri looking to continue coaching

Following his departure from Ligue 1 club Nantes, former Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says he is eager to continue in management.

Ligue 1

Ranieri refuses to lay blame with players

Speaking after he left Nantes by mutual agreement, Claudio Ranieri has thanked his players, saying they gave everything.

Ligue 1

Ranieri to leave Nantes

French first-division club Nantes on Thursday confirmed that manager Claudio Ranieri would be leaving at the end of the season after one year in charge.

Ligue 1

Claudio Ranieri to leave Nantes, says president

Claudio Ranieri, 66, was only appointed in June on a two-year deal but the Italian is set to depart Nantes after just one campaign.

Ligue 1

Nantes give Ranieri permission to consider offers from Italy

In an interview with 'L'Equipe', Nantes owner Waldemar Kita has admitted that manager Claudio Ranieri would be allowed to leave for a club in Italy.

Depay shines bright for Lyon

Memphis Depay continued his remarkable run of form with a goal and an assist as Lyon beat Nantes 2-0 on Saturday to strengthen their grip on a top-three spot in Ligue 1, as Monaco were held to a goalless draw by Amiens.

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