PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Amine Gouiri

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Amine Gouiri

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #6

Amine Gouiri is a wellknown young French talent playing at Olympique Lyonnais, having broken into the first team back in the 2017-18 season.

Since then, the 19-year-old striker has largely been continuing his development alongside the Lyon B team.

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Nice sack youngster Lamine Diaby-Fadiga after admitting theft of teammate’s watch

Nice sack youngster Lamine Diaby-Fadiga after admitting theft of teammate’s watch

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #5

French top-flight side OGC Nice have sacked 18-year-old youngster Lamine Diaby-Fadiga with immediate effect after the France under-18s international admitted stealing a watch worth a reported £62,000 from team mate Kasper Dolberg.

Denmark international Dolberg had his watch stolen from the team dressing room on 16 September, with the 21-year-old reporting the theft to the police.

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FOOTBALL THOUGHT BUBBLE: Why Henri Saivet has become an expensive forgotten man at Newcastle

FOOTBALL THOUGHT BUBBLE: Why Henri Saivet has become an expensive forgotten man at Newcastle

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #3

Henri Saivet is something of a conundrum as a footballer at Newcastle United. A late relic of the Magpies’ French Revolution, whereby scout Graham Carr utilised his extensive contacts in the European nation to bring a host of French talent over the Channel, with some working out brilliantly and many falling by the wayside.

Once such star was Saivet, who was brought in towards the end of Carr’s tenure at the head of Newcastle’s recruitment and scouting network, and despite doubts from the then management of Steve McClaren, signed from Bordeaux for a hefty reported fee of £5m.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Adil Aouchiche

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Adil Aouchiche

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #3

Adil Aouchiche appears to have all the makings of a world-class attacking midfielder for France in years to come.

If his performances at the UEFA European Under-17s Championships this summer were anything to go by, it wont be long before Aouchiche begins to make his mark at senior level for the Ligue 1 champions.

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FA to investigate controversial tweet by Manchester City star Bernardo Silva

FA to investigate controversial tweet by Manchester City star Bernardo Silva

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #1

The Football Association is set to investigate a tweet posted by Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva widely condemned as racist on social media.

The controversial tweet appeared to be in reference to his teammate Benjamin Mendy and was deleted later the same day.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Olivier Kemen

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Olivier Kemen

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #1

Olivier Kemen may not be a name too familiar to many football fans outside of France, but the Frenchman did spend time at Premier League side Newcastle United as a youngster.

The 23-year-old midfielder spent two years from 2013 to 2015 on Tyneside, with his future promise lauded at the time.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Mehdi Abeid

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Mehdi Abeid

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #1

Mehdi Abeid is another former Tyneside young prospect, having joined in 2011 from Lens, who never quite reached the heights he was once predicted.

The Algerian international spent four years at St. James’ Park, managing just 13 senior league appearances for the club. In that time, he also spent time out on loan at St. Johnstone in Scotland and at Greek side Panathinaikos.

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