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Lille SD Luis Campos: “We’ll be under assault for Victor Osimhen if he continues like this.”

Speaking to RMC Sport, Lille Sporting Director Luis Campos discussed the future of summer signing, Nigerian attacker Victor Osimhen, who has scored 8 goals in his first 11 matches for Les Dogues since arriving from Charleroi. “When you are a … Read more »

Opposition View | Alex Goldberg (The Byline): “I’d like to think that Chelsea will prepare to not be so leaky.”

Renowned for his work with his creation of The Byline Podcast, Chelsea fan Alex Goldberg runs the rule on what we should expect from the London club ahead of today’s Champions’ League clash with Lille. For those who haven’t been watching … Read more »

Nicolas Pépé on his move to Arsenal: “It was something that might surprise people because they’re not in the Champions’ League.”

Speaking in an interview with Canal Football Club, Arsenal winger Nicolas Pépé discussed his move, the Europa League, the €80m price tag and more. “It is pleasant and flattering, but it is not me who stumped up that amount. It is … Read more »

Lille midfielder Benjamin André: “We did our best.”

Speaking to RMC, 28-year-old Lille midfielder Benjamin André reflected on the club’s 3-0 collapse against Ajax in the 1st round of the Champions’ League group stage. “We knew that it was going to be very tough. I think that we suffered … Read more »

Renato Sanches rejects criticism of his time at Bayern Munich: “People talk a lot without knowing anything.”

Speaking in an interview with RMC tonight, Lille’s record signing Renato Sanches defended his time at Bayern Munich. “In the 1st year, I did not adapt very well. I was not ready because it was too rapid a change for me. … Read more »

FEATURE | Positional Analysis – ex-Lille man & Arsenal record signing Nicolas Pépé – a statistical deep-dive

Nicolas Pépé was one of Ligue 1’s standout players last term as Lille OSC stormed to an unexpected runners-up finish after they’d spent much of the 2017-18 campaign battling relegation (click on graphics to enlarge). He of course subsequently joined Arsenal … Read more »