Manchester United defender Raphael Varane with Adrien Rabiot and teammates.

Manchester United close to signing French defender – decision already made

By BF Staff | June 8, 2023

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a transfer for French defender Axel Disasi. The Premier League outfit have been long linked with a move for Napoli centre-back Kim Min-jae with reports in Italy suggesting United will trigger his €60m release clause. However, on Wednesday, French outlet L’Equipe (via GFFN) claimed United are close to…

Monaco's Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates.

Manchester United Working On Signing Monaco Star – His Future Has Been Decided

By BF Staff | September 21, 2022

AS Monaco right-back Vanderson will reportedly not continue at the club beyond this season, as Europe’s biggest clubs circle for his services. The Brazilian moved to Ligue 1 from Grêmio only in January. But such was his start at Monaco, that the French outfit extended his contract for one additional season in August to ensure…

Man Utd Make €25m Bid For Monaco Defender Benoit Badiashile

By Ashish Sreejith | August 27, 2020

Manchester United’s efforts to sign the AS Monaco centre-back have been rejected immediately. The Red Devils reportedly made an official bid for Benoit Badiashile according to Mohamed Bouhafsi. The bid is understood to have been in the region of €25 million. However, the French side reportedly entertained no possibility of offloading the Frenchman and swiftly…

Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Di Marzio: Solskjaer Interested In Signing AS Monaco Forward

By Naveen Kelvin | May 31, 2020

The trend of acquiring youngsters in the hope that their price will slowly increase with time may be a dubious endeavor in the post-pandemic economy. The allure of such scouting missions was precisely so that the sort of fees that were paid for the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele would be aped. Now,…

Sevilla’s Wissam Ben Yedder celebrates scoring a goal.

Man Utd Interested In Ben Yedder – Monaco Likely To Sell Their Best Player

By Naveen Kelvin | May 20, 2020

Man Utd appear to be linked with a host of names all of a sudden. While this is by no means an anomaly given the club’s spending power and the general tendency of transfer rumors, the post-pandemic economy doesn’t exactly favor a splurge of cash on multiple transfers. At the same time, the state of…

Leicester City's Wes Morgan, Youri Tielemans, James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira remonstrate with referee David Coote as he awards a penalty to Huddersfield.

Youri Tielemans Gives Huge Boost To Manchester United And Tottenham

By Kunal | June 8, 2019

Youri Tielemans has boosted the speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United. The AS Monaco midfielder joined Premier League outfit Leicester City on a 6-month loan deal back in January, and he was immensely impressive for the King Power outfit. The Foxes are reportedly interested in signing the Belgian international on a permanent…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer poses with a scarf on the pitch.

Manchester United Submit A ‘Significant Offer’ For Monaco Starlet

By Kunal | May 17, 2019

Manchester United have submitted a ‘significant offer’ for Monaco starlet Hannibal Mejbri. The young midfielder, who has so far earned eight caps for France U16s, is valued tremendously by the Ligue 1 club. However, the player’s representatives are in the midst of a contract dispute with Monaco, as they believed the five-year deal offered by…

Belgium's assistant coach Thierry Henry attends a training session ahead of their friendly match against Czech Republic.

Thierry Henry Trying To Sign Belgian Star For Monaco

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | January 21, 2019

Thierry Henry is having a dreadful start to his managerial career at Monaco. Since his arrival, the club has managed to win only 5 matches in about three months, and relegation to Ligue 2 looks certain at this point. The board has decided to free up the purse this month, so that they can secure…

France’s Anthony Martial reacts after going down.

The Match That Made Manchester United Sign Anthony Martial

By Rajdeep Saha | November 21, 2018

It was in 2015 when former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal went on to sign the then 19-year-old starlet Anthony Martial from French side Monaco. With Martial’s deal back then, United had broken the world record for the highest transfer fee paid for a teenager. The forward had a great first campaign under LVG,…

Monaco's Valere Germain (L) reacts after scoring next to teammate Radamel Falcao.

Football Leaks: How Man United And Monaco Carried Out The Falcao Transfer

By Kunal | November 20, 2018

Several powerful clubs, footballers, and officials have fallen victims due to the information regarding their illicit activities being made public, with a lot of sources have taken up the responsibility of dishing out the dirty secrets in the game. Now, French news outlet Mediapart may be on the verge of causing huge trouble for two more…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected.

OFFICIAL: Liverpool Announce Shock Fabinho Signing

By Rajdeep Saha | May 29, 2018

2017-18 Champions League finalists Liverpool have got a massive midfield signing done. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has shown his intent at this early stage, and is thus rewarded. The Premier League giants have agreed to sign Monaco midfielder Fabinho in a deal that could be worth more than £40 million. The Brazil international, 24, was also…

France's Djibril Sidibe arrives.

Roadblock: Huge Djibril Sidibe To Manchester United Update

By Kunal | May 23, 2018

Manchester United appear to have suffered a setback in their pursuit of Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe. The fact that the Red Devils have encountered consistent issues on their defensive flanks is no secret, and former wingers Ashley Young and Antonio Valencia, both 32, being United’s primary full-backs only further reinforce their defensive problems. Moreover, United’s back-up…

Luke Shaw is congratulated by manager Jose Mourinho as he is substituted.

Jose Mourinho Has Found A Perfect Luke Shaw Replacement

By BF Staff | April 6, 2018

Luke Shaw’s commitment to the Mancunian team was always put under serious assessment by Jose Mourinho. And accordingly, over the last two campaigns, the full-back has been heavily familiarised with the bench, devoid of much chances to operate on the field. Nevertheless, the English international has displayed substantial patience, still waiting for that opportunity to…

Monaco's Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates.

Huge Hint That Monaco Star Is Moving To Liverpool

By BF Staff | February 8, 2018

With the departure of Philippe Coutinho in the January transfer window, the offensive framework of Liverpool has sustained a tremendous decrement in terms of firepower. Having had more than three weeks to hunt down a replacement for the talented Brazilian, Jurgen Klopp’s peculiar reluctance to spend massive funds saw no major players checking in at…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected.

Monaco Midfielder Fabinho Confirms He Wants Transfer

By BF Staff | January 30, 2018

Fabinho has confessed that his career at Monaco is bordering its conclusion, and that he is looking for greener pastures for showcasing his true potential. The talented figure has conceded that he craves for “new challenges” at a relatively bigger club. Having witnessed the process of influential clubs seizing away his ex-teammates Kylian Mbappe, Benjamin…

Monaco's Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates.

Manchester United Enter Race To Sign £90m AS Monaco Forward

By Rajdeep Saha | December 25, 2017

Manchester United have added their name to the list of suitors chasing the signature of French international Thomas Lemar. The AS Monaco player has been one of Europe’s hottest properties, and United manager Jose Mourinho is said to be fond of the player, who he feels could be a vital addition to the squad. The…

Thomas Lemar celebrates scoring Monaco's second goal.

Thomas Lemar Drops A Huge Hint About His Next Club On Social Media

By BF Staff | December 15, 2017

Monaco’s Thomas Lemar came close to joining Arsenal on the Transfer Deadline Day this summer, and his latest Instagram activity will make the Gunners faithful hopeful and excited about his possible arrival to the Emirates in January. The 22-year-old winger was a key member in Monaco’s Ligue 1 title-winning squad, but a host of his…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected.

Fabinho Pondering A Monaco Exit At The End Of The Season

By BF Staff | December 14, 2017

AS Monaco midfielder Fabinho has conceded that he will look to join a new club by the end of the season. Despite his initial interest in signing for Man United and moving to England in the process, the Brazilian has now declared that he is not aspiring to leave the Ligue 1 side in the…

Liverpool Given A Huge Boost To Sign £90m-Rated Monaco Superstar

By BF Staff | November 16, 2017

Liverpool have had a middle-of-the-road season so far, with 5 wins in 11 matches keeping them at fifth position in the Premier League. With the arrival of Mohamed Salah, it felt as though the team was finally finding the balance that could see them challenge at the top of the table. However, that hasn’t precisely…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected after missing a penalty.

Fabinho Admits Frustration Over His Failed Move

By Naveen Kelvin | November 1, 2017

For much of the summer, the name that kept featuring in the transfer speculation was that of Fabinho. It was open knowledge that Man Utd and PSG were adamantly trying to secure his signature, amongst other top names in Europe. But Monaco held out on all offers for him, not wanting to lose out on the…

Monaco's Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates.

AS Monaco Star Could Join United In January, According To Robert Pires

By BF Staff | October 31, 2017

Monaco star Fabinho might put pen to paper for Manchester United in the January transfer window, according to former French forward Robert Pires. The 24-year-old has made a meteoric rise in his football career during the three seasons he has spent at Monaco. Accordingly, he has picked interest from top English clubs, including Arsenal, Manchester…

Anthony Martial during the press conference.

What Dimitar Berbatov Said To Anthony Martial During The Pair’s Time At Monaco

By BF Staff | October 27, 2017

Dimitar Berbatov has disclosed that he had informed Anthony Martial to be more positive when taking on defenders, prior to the forward’s move to Old Trafford. The strike duo had played alongside each other at Monaco during the Bulgarian’s time in Monte Carlo. On grounds of the chemistry they both shared, the Bulgarian had apparently advised the…

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Jack Price and Ruben Vinagre celebrate at the end of the game.

Premier League Clubs Battling For Monaco Left-Back

By BF Staff | October 19, 2017

Wolverhampton Wanderers prodigy Ruben Vinagre has caught the eye of top Premier League clubs with his recent performances, as per reports. The 18-year-old defender joined Wolves last summer on loan from Ligue 1 giants Monaco, and has made a positive impression in the EFL Championship. The 5 ft 9 in Portuguese lacks in the physical strength…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected after missing a penalty.

Monaco To Sell Fabinho In January On One Condition

By Rajdeep Saha | October 11, 2017

Fabinho has been one of the hottest properties in Europe recently, and reports claim that Ligue 1 champions Monaco will let their talented player leave if they get the right valuation for the versatile midfielder. As per Le 10 Sport (via Bleacher Report), Monaco have slapped a £53.5 million price-tag on the 23-year-old, who is also…

Monaco's Fabinho celebrates scoring their second goal.

Man City Prepared To Pay £67m To Beat PSG For The Signing Of Fabinho

By Naveen Kelvin | October 9, 2017

It would be an understatement to say that PSG have established their dominance over the transfer market. Even their own big money swoops of the past seasons were dwarfed by the manner and fees that saw them secure the services of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe this summer. However, Man City are another club that are…

Monaco’s Radamel Falcao celebrates with the trophy and team mates after winning Ligue 1.

Monaco Ready To Sell Fabinho For €60 Million

By Rajdeep Saha | September 23, 2017

Jose Mourinho could go on to sign highly rated Ligue 1 star Fabinho next summer. The Monaco player was under Mourinho’s radar earlier this summer as well, but the club went on to sign Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic. The young versatile player was one of several midfield targets for Jose, and it is now being reported…

Monaco's Fabinho celebrates scoring their second goal.

Juventus Set To Make Move For AS Monaco Midfielder Fabinho

By BF Staff | September 22, 2017

Juventus have joined the race to sign AS Monaco starlet Fabinho, according to reports. The Brazilian has been linked with a move away from the Stade Louis II for a number of transfer windows, with Man Utd being tipped as favourites to sign him for quite some time now. However, the English club has not…

Anthony Martial during the press conference.

Why Monaco Agreed To Sell Anthony Martial, But Not Thomas Lemar

By Naveen Kelvin | September 11, 2017

AS Monaco are thoroughly enjoying the position they have placed themselves in over the past few seasons. Having secured their return to the top flight of French football, the side was quick to bankroll and sign young and upcoming talent. Perhaps they rightly foresaw the tremendous amount of money that these youngsters would fetch a…

France's Kylian Mbappe warms up before the match.

OFFICIAL: PSG Announce Mbappe Signing From Monaco

By BF Staff | September 1, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain have officially signed Kylian Mbappe on a season long loan, with an option to buy at the end of it. PSG have managed to sign the teenage sensation from their rival club just weeks after signing Neymar for a record transfer fee from Barcelona. In order to avoid a penalty because of the…

Monaco's Fabinho celebrates with Kylian Mbappe-Lottin.

Fabinho’s Transfer From Monaco To PSG Off

By BF Staff | August 31, 2017

Fabinho won’t be joining his team-mate Kylian Mbappe at Paris Saint-Germain this summer, reports SFR Sport.  Monaco have decided not to sell Fabinho to PSG this summer. The Ligue 1 champions feel that it would be stupid to strengthen a direct rival with two players in the same transfer window. As a result, Mbappe is…

Montenegro's Stevan Jovetic celebrates.

Stevan Jovetic: AS Monaco Announce Kylian Mbappe Replacement

By Rajdeep Saha | August 30, 2017

Montenegrin forward Stevan Jovetic has joined Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco on a 4-year deal from Italian giants Inter Milan. The former Fiorentina and Manchester City player has joined for a reported £10m deal, as he looks to add more depth for the French side. The 27-year-old will wear the No. 10 shirt at Monaco vacated…

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp looks on as Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho is substituted off.

Thomas Lemar: Liverpool Plan To Hijack Arsenal & United Target In A £55m Deal

By BF Staff | August 28, 2017

Philippe Coutinho’s current situation at Liverpool is still a thing of worry for Jurgen Klopp and the fans in red. The player is yet to decide on his immediate future, and thus, the possibility of him walking out of the Anfield doors in the next three days is as high as it can be. The…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin celebrates scoring their third goal.

Deal Agreed: Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe All Set To Join PSG

By Rajdeep Saha | August 28, 2017

French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe is set become the world’s 2nd costliest player, overtaking fellow countryman Ousmane Dembele’s initial £96m move from Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona. The AS Monaco star has been subjected with a move to Paris Saint-Germain in recent times, and according to multiple reports, the latter has agreed a whopping £166m move, including…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected.

Monaco To Sign Dendoncker After Fabinho Departure

By Naveen Kelvin | August 27, 2017

With it emerging that Monaco’s Fabinho will be departing to PSG in a €55 million deal, they will have to look for a replacement for the stellar Brazilian and do it quick, as a mere few days remain in the transfer window. And the reigning French champions seem to have done just that, as The Daily…

Wenger Says Monaco ‘Closed Door’ On Lemar Transfer

By BF Staff | August 25, 2017

Arsene Wenger has admitted defeat in his pursuit of Thomas Lemar from Monaco.  Thomas Lemar had been a target for Arsenal throughout the transfer window, but boss Arsene believes that Monaco have now closed the door on a possible move. Monaco have seen many of their key players leave during the transfer window, but the…

Thomas Lemar celebrates scoring Monaco's second goal.

BIG NEWS: Monaco Finally Ready To Sell Talented Winger

By Vishal Singh | August 25, 2017

Manchester United and Arsenal have been handed a massive boost in their pursuit of Thomas Lemar, as The Sun believes that Monaco are now willing to sell their star winger. According to recent reports, the Ligue 1 Champions revealed that there could be three more departures, as the trio of Kylian Mbappe, Fabinho, and Thomas…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin celebrates after the match.

Mbappe Replacement: Monaco Enquire About Premier League Trio

By Naveen Kelvin | August 23, 2017

In a window that has already seen them lose quality talent in the form of Tiemoue Bakayoko, Bernardo Silva, and Benjamin Mendy, AS Monaco now seem to be coming out in force. Following the possibility of losing key player Kylian Mbappé to Paris Saint-Germain in a potential big money move, the reigning Ligue 1 champions…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe reacts after missing a goal.

Kylian Mbappe Set For Shock Loan Move

By BF Staff | August 23, 2017

Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly in talks with French Champions AS Monaco to bring in one of their superstars, Kylian Mbappe, over a season-long loan deal, with the option to buy the striker next summer. PSG have already spent a world-record £200 million to bring Neymar to France, and thus, a loan move for…

Monaco's Fabinho celebrates with Kylian Mbappe-Lottin.

Monaco Won’t Sell Fabinho To PSG

By Vishal Singh | August 21, 2017

AS Monaco have decided that they won’t sell Fabinho to rivals PSG. The news from Sky Sport comes days after it was widely reported that their Ligue 1 rivals were planning to bring both Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho to the French capital. However, this chaos has given some hope to Man Utd, who have been…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe reacts after missing a goal.

Mbappe Set For £183m Paris Saint-Germain Transfer

By Naveen Kelvin | August 21, 2017

Reports from Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo suggest that PSG have secured the services of Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappé for an astounding fee of £183 million. This means that the Monaco striker, who has been the key target of the Spanish giants for nearly the entirety of the transfer season, will become the second most…

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale (R) and Cristiano Ronaldo during the warm up.

Man Utd To Make A Move For French Winger After Failing To Sign Bale And Ronaldo

By Naveen Kelvin | August 18, 2017

Jose Mourinho has set his sights on securing a quality winger for Manchester United. Over the summer, the club has been linked with countless names for the position, most notably the likes of Ivan Perišić and Gareth Bale, as well as talks of a return of Cristiano Ronaldo. However, all of them have failed to…

Monaco Midfielder Fabinho Wants to Join PSG

By Vishal Singh | August 16, 2017

AS Monaco star Fabinho wants to join fellow rivals PSG. The 23-year-old does want out from the French island city, and as per ​RMC Sport, he has already reached a verbal agreement with PSG, as manager Unai Emery looks to build the club around a Brazilian core of players. Monaco, on the other hand, have…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe during training.

Monaco Boss Justifies Benching Mbappe, Calls It A Club Decision

By Rajdeep Saha | August 16, 2017

French starlet Kylian Mbappe has been on several transfer radars this summer, as he continues to be chased by a host of top European clubs, and surprisingly, the forward was left out from Monaco’s starting XI over the weekend. Ligue 1 champions Monaco kept a 100% record in their 2017-18 campaign after blowing away Dijon…

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Neymar Jr poses with the club shirt.

Mbappe’s Transfer To Beat Neymar’s World Record Move

By BF Staff | August 15, 2017

Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe has reached an agreement in principle with Paris Saint-Germain, but will cost the club more than what they paid to sign Neymar, according to The Times. The 18-year-old wonder kid’s future has been up in the air for most of the summer. Monaco have been unwilling to let him leave, and…

Monaco's Fabinho celebrates scoring their second goal.

Fabinho Insists On Move Away From Monaco

By BF Staff | August 15, 2017

Fabinho is still determined to seal a move away from AS Monaco this summer, and claims that his current club is aware of his desire to leave. The Brazilian defender-cum-midfielder has attracted interest from several of the biggest clubs in Europe, and has been set to leave France this summer. However, with Monaco already having…

Monaco's Valere Germain (L) reacts after scoring next to teammate Radamel Falcao.

AC Milan See €30m Bid For Monaco’s Radamel Falcao Get Rejected

By Rajdeep Saha | August 13, 2017

Italian giants AC Milan’s hunt for a new striker to add to their summer spending spree continues, but the San Siro giants saw their bid for AS Monaco talisman Radamel Falcao get rejected. The Serie A club wants a big name to lead the attack, but they haven’t been successful in their pursuit yet. According…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with team mates.

Paris Saint-Germain On The Verge Of Capturing Highly Rated Monaco Duo

By BF Staff | August 11, 2017

French giants Paris Saint-Germain seem to be very close to complete the signing of AS Monaco duo Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho, as per reports. PSG, who lost the Ligue 1 title last season to Monaco, are keen to make a very strong comeback in both domestic and European competition. Having already captured Neymar from La…

Monaco's Fabinho looks dejected.

Fabinho Storms Out Of Monaco Training

By BF Staff | August 9, 2017

Fabinho’s future as a Monaco player begins to look bleaker with every passing day. For much of this summer, the highly rated Brazilian has been linked with a move away from the club, and judging by a video that has recently emerged online, he is desperate to leave as soon as possible. The video shows…

Monaco Join Premier League Giants In The Race To Sign Sergi Roberto

By BF Staff | August 7, 2017

According to Spanish publication Don Balon, Monaco have joined Premier league heavyweights Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Sergi Roberto. After having progressed through the youth ranks at Barcelona, Roberto made his first-team debut under Pep Guardiola in 2010. The Spaniard started his career as a central midfielder, but Luis Enrique opted to…

Monaco's Kylian Mbappe-Lottin celebrates with Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy.

Mendy’s Mbappe Tweet Sends Man City Fans Into A Frenzy

By Rajdeep Saha | August 7, 2017

Manchester City fans’ level of excitement went several notches higher, after French starlet and Europe’s most-wanted teenager Kylian Mbappe fuelled speculation over a move to the English club on social media. The Monaco forward posted a picture of himself on social media site Twitter, with City’s winger Leroy Sane, who joined the club last season.…

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Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club, commonly referred to as AS Monaco, is a professional football club based in Monaco. It was founded in the year 1924. Although it is sometimes regarded as a French outfit, the club claims to "represent proudly the Principality of Monaco, faithful to its roots and opened to the world".

Monaco currently plays in the top tier of French football, the Ligue 1 – a competition the club has managed to win 8 times. They have also won five Coupe de France trophies, which makes them one of the most successful clubs in France.

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