Monaco sign Lyon teenager

Monaco have completed the signing of Lyon teenager Anthony Martial for five million euros on a three-year contract.

Last Updated: 30/06/13 at 16:25 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer News: Celtic get SFA help over John Guidetti loan deal

Post comment

Scottish FA confirms it will apply to FIFA for an exception to help push through John Guidetti's loan move to Celtic.

Championship: Millwall sign former Blackpool midfielder Angel Martinez

Post comment

Millwall have signed former Blackpool midfielder Angel Martinez on a one-year deal.

All Articles

Claudio Ranieri: Has snapped up promisin

Claudio Ranieri: Has snapped up promisin

Monaco have completed the signing of Lyon teenager Anthony Martial for five million euros on a three-year contract, with his former club blaming the sale on Bafetimbi Gomis' refusal to leave the Stade de Gerland.

Lyon are listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and had to sell at least one player by the end of today to be able to report balanced yearly results.

Lyon were hoping that player would be Gomis, who was heavily linked with Swansea and Cardiff, as well as Shakhtar Donetsk and has one year left on his contract.

However, a possible move for Gomis has stalled and, according to the club, he "has not gone yet", leaving them little choice but to sell the 17-year-old striker.

"Having not been able to complete the move of any player approached for a transfer by 30 June, notably Bafetimbi Gomis, the club considered Monaco's offer for Anthony Martial," a statement from Lyon read. "The club completed Anthony Martial's move for five million euros plus an important share on a future transfer."

Monaco were delighted by the acquisition, believing the striker will play a big part in the club's future.

Riccardo Pecini, technical director said: "We are very happy that Anthony has joined us. His a big hope of his generation."


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

UEFA fine Celtic and St Johnstone for display of Palestinian flags

Celtic and St Johnstone have been fined by UEFA after their fans displayed Palestinian flags during European games.

England captain Wayne Rooney 'looks chubby', says Norway's Vegard Forren

Norway defender Vegard Forren says England captain Wayne Rooney “looks a bit chubby”.

Transfer News: Celtic get SFA help over John Guidetti loan deal

Scottish FA confirms it will apply to FIFA for an exception to help push through John Guidetti's loan move to Celtic.

Mail Box

Reasons To Feel Positive At Spurs...

They didn't complete any big deals on deadline day, but that doesn't mean Spurs fans should be down about their hopes this season. Plus, United fans say farewelbz...

Danny Welbeck - Yes, No And Maybe

And understandably busy Mailbox with the instant reactions with those happy and sad on their club's transfer dealings. On Welbeck, Arsenal, United, Spurs and loans...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property