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Barcelona interest in Nicolas Pepe confirmed by Lille president

Lille president Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Barcelona are among several clubs tracking forward Nicolas Pepe.

Pepe, 23, has started the French season with four goals and three assists in only in five Ligue 1 appearances.

Mundo Deportivo reported earlier this week that the France-born Ivory Coast international had caught the eye of Barca sporting director Eric Abidal.

"It is true," Lopez told RMC when asked about the reports of interest from Barcelona. "There are a few big clubs interested in...

Vincent Enyeama posts emotional farewell as Lille 'adventure' ends

Vincent Enyeama has shared a message of thanks to the LOSC Lille supporters as his seven-year stay at the club comes to an end.

Having not featured for Les Dogues since April 2017, Enyeama's contract - which was due to end next summer - was terminated by mutual consent on Friday.

Lille confirmed in a statement that the 36-year-old's tenure in northern France had come to an end, with Enyeama subsequently posting his own message of thanks to the LOSC fans.

"The adventure has ended," Enyeama began,...

Vincent Enyeama leaves Lille by mutual consent

Vincent Enyeama has left LOSC Lille by mutual consent, the Ligue 1 side confirmed on Friday.

In a brief statement on the club's website, Les Dogues confirmed that the 36-year-old's contract had been terminated by mutual consent.

"Beyond his performances, LOSC and its supporters will remember Vincent's smile and his enthusiasm," the statement read.

"The club wish him the best from now on in his future projects."

The Nigeria international joined the club from Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2011, but hasn't featured...

Schalke sign Morocco defender Mendyl Hamza from Lille on five-year deal

Schalke have signed Morocco defender Hamza Mendyl from French club Lille on a five-year contract a week before the start of the Bundesliga season.

Mendyl, a 20-year-old left-back, was part of Morocco's World Cup squad but did not feature in their three group matches in Russia.

He has earned 13 caps for his country and played in 13 Ligue 1 matches since joining Lille as a teenager in 2016.

"He offers a lot of what we want from that position -- athleticism, power, robust strength in attack," Schalke...

Kevin Malcuit completes Napoli switch

Napoli have signed full-back Kevin Malcuit from LOSC Lille, the Serie A heavyweights confirmed on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old arrived in Italy to complete a medical on Monday, with Calciomercato reporting that Napoli beat Southampton to his signature after agreeing a fee of approximately €11.5 million.

The versatile Malcuit featured 23 times for Les Dogues in Ligue 1 last season, contributing six assists during a troubled campaign in which Lille narrowly evaded relegation to the second tier.