Florian Thauvin is a French footballer who plays for French club Bastia in Ligue 1. He plays as anattacking midfielder and is a France youth international having earned caps at under-18 level. He has previously played for Grenobleand made his professional debut on 11 March 2011 in a 1–1 league draw with Vannes. Following the liquidation and relegation of Grenoble to the Championnat de France amateur 2, Thauvin departed the club and signed his first professional contract with Bastia. He recorded his first goals against Bordeaux and Bastia won the match 3-1 on 28 October 2012.
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Ever since the formation of the Clairefontaine academy, France has gained a superb reputation for producing and nurturing some of the most exciting young players in Europe. You just have to look through some of Europe’s top sides and you will see a spate of top-class players that have passed through Ligue 1. Yaya Toure, [...]The post
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You have to give credit to the TV station beIN Sport on Tuesday night. Seconds after Lille striker Nolan Roux had scored the 92nd winner at home to Marseille, the camera’s cut to a sullen Florian Thauvin. After being on the receiving end of abuse for the best part of 90 minutes and not playing [...]The post
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he was one of many interested parties in French youngster Florian Thauvin over the summer. The highly-rated attacker burst onto the scene at Bastia and his performances brought attention from all around Europe. Wenger has always looked into the French market for young talent so it is no surprise [...]The post
Florian Thauvin is a French footballer who currently plays for French Ligue 1 club LOSC Lille. He joined in the January transfer window from SC Bastia, and is currently loaned back until the end of the season. He can play as a centre or left midfielder...