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the Top 5 players trained at the club!

LOSC is a historic club founded in 1944. The mythical club from the North of France has seen the birth of big names in football, in particular through its training center. Today, we offer you a Top 5 of the players trained at the Mastiffs.

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Yohan Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye occupies the 5th place of the Top! The midfielder passes 6 years at the training center Lille before signing with the professionals in 2004. After a 1st season where he only competes 14 games with the pros, Cabaye goes win in Lille where he will have played in total 253 games in 7 past seasons in the North and will register 38 goals and 24 assists. With the Mastiffs, he realizes the double Coupe de France + championship in 2011 and flies away for Newcastle the summer of the same year. He will also win 2 other French championship titles and 2 League Cup during his time at Paris Saint-Germain before returning to the Premier League at Crystal Palace. He is an international tricolor with 4 goals in 48 selections and participate in theEuro 2016 where the Blues reach the tournament final. Yohan Cabaye will end his career with a short passage to the club ofAl-Nasr to Dubai then toASSE.

Idrissa Gueye

At the foot of the podium we find another midfielder trained at LOSC, it is Idrissa Gueye! The one nicknamed Gana comes from Senegal in Lille during the summer 2008. He is doing 2 years at the training center before signing pro in the North and joining the first team in 2010. In 5 seasons spent in LilleGana Gueye argues 176 games for 6 goals and 4 assists. He is also part of the team that achieves the double French Cup + championship in 2011. His volume of play and his impact in the midfield make him eye-catching Premier League. He takes off for a season at AstonVilla in July 2015 bought 9 million eurosbefore passing 3 years at Everton. Gueye has been since the month of July 2019 a player from Paris Saint Germaina club with which he has already won 2 titles of champion of France (2020, 2022), 2 French Cup (2020, 2021) and a League Cup (2020). Senegal international since 2011it currently counts 94 selections and 10 goals with the Lions of Teranga and wins this year the CAN in Cameroon.

Benjamin Pavard

The 3rd step of the podium is occupied by Benjamin Pavard! The French right side derails at the Lille training center in the summer 2005. He will pass 10 years in youth before signing his pro contract in July 2015. Author of a course for transition to professionals, Pavard will only play one season with LOSC before flying to stuttgart in Germany. The low, the native of Maubeuge reveals himself by winning the Bundesliga B in 2017 and will know the rise in Bundesliga. Didier Deschamps chose to integrate him into his team with the Blues and Benjamin Pavard settles on the right of the defense of the France team. He shines during the 2018 World Cup which he won with the France team being the author ofa historic goal against Argentina in the 8th final. Central defender in Stuttgart, Benjamin Pavard turns into a right winger and is recruited by the Bayern Munich in July 2019 for 35 million euros. He is currently still a Bavarian player and has won numerous trophies with the Roten including 3 German championship titles (2020, 2021, 2022). In 2020he won everything with, in addition to the title of champion: the German Cup, the German SupercupIa UEFA Super CupIa Club World Cup and especially the Champions League.

Franck Ribery

Franck Ribéry is the silver medalist of this Top 5! Ribery passes 4 years of his junior career at LOSC in 1995 and 1999. He will finish his training atUS Boulogne where he will sign professional in 2000. Through Ales, Brest, Metz and Galatasarayit is finally at theOM that the Ribéry phenomenon will explode in the eyes of the world. From 2005 to 2007the native of Boulogne-sur-Mer realizes 2 fantastic seasons at Olympique de Marseille. He became a French international in 2006 and achieves an incredible World Cup in Germany where he reached the final with the Blues. He left OM in the summer 2007 and take his first steps Bayern Munich where he will argue 12 seasons at the highest level. With the Bavarians Ribéry played a total of 422 games and scored 123 goals 135 assists. He is a true legend in bavaria where he won 9 German championship titles, 6 German Cup, 4 German Supercupas well as the Champions League in 2013 + the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup the same year. With the Blues, Franck Ribéry will have registered 16 goals in 81 caps. To 39 years oldthe one we call Kaiser in Germany has still not ended his career and keep playing Italy since he left Germany. After 2 seasons at Fiorentinait evolves today at the Salernitana with whom he is under contract until June 2023.

Eden Hazard

The 1st of this Top 5 is Eden Hazard! The Belgian winger arrives in the North to finish his training in 2005. He passes 3 years at the training center before signing pro during the month of July 2008. He will know later 4 seasons with LOSC where he will win with Yohan Cabaye and Idrissa Gueye the French championship as well as the French Cup in 2011. In 4 years spent with the first team, Eden Hazard disputes 194 games and registered 50 goals and 53 assists among the Mastiffs. During his last season spent in the North (2011/2012), the native of La Louvière made the most statistically successful season of his career with 22 goals and 22 assists in 49 games. In the summer 2012it is bought by chelsea for 35 million euros. Eden Hazard writes a piece of history at the Blues where he reaches a completely staggering level and won with the London club 2 Premier League titles (2015, 2017), the FA Cup in 2018, the League Cup in 2015as well as 2 Europa League (2013, 2019). He left Chelsea in the month of July 2019bought 115 million euros speak real Madrid. Since his arrival in Spain, Eden Hazard disappoints and displays a loss of level during his rare appearances. On the last 3 seasonsthe Belgian international (119 caps, 33 goals) only played only 66 games with the Merengues for 6 goals and 8 assists. Although little influential in his new club, Hazard still won trophies with Real including 2 Spanish league titles (2020, 2022), 2 Spanish Super Cup (2020, 2022) and his first Champions League in 2022.


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