Select a Team

Prev Game: French Ligue 1 Sat 30th Apr

prev game - Nantes
team 1 score team 2
Nantes 1 - 0 Nice

Next Game: French Ligue 1 Sat 7th May

next game - Nantes
team 1 score team 2
Nantes 20:00 Caen

Nantes sign Yapi Yapo

By Adam Marshall.   Last Updated: 10/01/04 2:21pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

By Gerrit van Leeuwen
Beveren have officially confirmed they have reached an agreement with Nantes for the transfer of Gilles Yapi Yapo.

The 21-year-old signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club on Saturday morning, and is finalising the deal by undergoing medical tests in France.

Yapi Yapo is happy playing as an attacking midfielder or up front, and Beveren have agreed to let him leave because his contract was due to expire in the summer.

Meanwhile, the Jupiler League club are keen to recruit two more Ivory Coast players to replace the departing Yapi Yapo and his compatriot Yaya Toure.

Midfielder Dansako 'Madinho' Mamadou and Kante 'Badjan' Seydou are the men in question.

On-loan Arsenal centre back Igor Stepanovs (pictured) will let Beveren know next week if he will stay in Belgium or return to London.

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Europe state of play

Europe state of play

PSG seal title in record time, Atletico keep pace in Spain while Juventus come back from the dead - the state of play across Europe.

Where would Zlatan fit in?

Where would Zlatan fit in?

With speculation linking Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a move to the Premier League, we look at which club would suit the Swedish star…

Top 100 players of 2015: 100-1

Top 100 players of 2015: 100-1

Sky Sports counts down the complete top 100 players of 2015, as ranked by WhoScored.com.