Le Havre

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a port city in northern France on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine

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It is claimed Monaco-based Jean-Marc Goiran, who is said to be an advisor to the Welsh club, contacted Le Havre's general director, Pierre Wantiez, to inform them of Cardiff's interest in the 22-year-old.
Completely ravaged by bombing during the Second World War leaving behind very little, Le Havre has since been populated with architectural gems revered by experts.
The city port of Le Havre was founded in 1517 by King Francis I, a contemporary of King Henry VIII.
The pressure is mounting on Le Havre, who have lost two of their last three games and have ten points to make up on the two leading promotion contenders.
In a breakdown of the forecast, the economists expect that the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will be able to "defend most of the market shares gained during the course of 2013" to grow at 7.1% and 7.6% respectively, whereas the ports of Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremerhaven are expected to post growth rates below 1%.
The Black Cats appear to be beating Arsenal and Lyon to Mendy's signature and Le Havre president Jean-Pierre Louvel said: "We've reached agreement with Sunderland for Mendy's transfer.
In a report that appeared last week Jacques Attali, a presidential adviser, said landlocked Paris could soon become an insignificant "museum city" unless it tied its future to Le Havre, 100 miles to the northwest in Normandy at the mouth of the River Seine.he report entitled "Paris and the Sea" recommends the construction of a port called "Paris Normandy" at Le Havre.
Manchester United say they are ready to take legal action against Le Havre if they pursue a case against the Red Devils over their signing of Paul Pogba.
Handed a professional contract at 16 by United, Le Havre cried foul.
Manchester United have warned Le Havre they will take action against them unless they stop repeating claims that the Red Devils offered financial inducements to Paul Pogba's family in order to lure the teenager to Old Trafford.
Manchester United have warned Le Havre that action would be taken against the French club if it continues to claim financial inducements were paid to the family of a teenager signed by the Premier League champions.
And they will this week ask FIFA to intervene and force Le Havre and the French FA to release Pogba's international clearance papers.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 February 2009-Norwegian fertilisers and chemicals group Yara International ASA restarts Le Havre site(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
But United officials have rejected suggestions Le Havre have prevailed in a protracted transfer dispute - despite having been ordered to make a pounds 200,000 payment to the French club.
Le Havre youngsters Florent Sinama-Pongolle and Anthony Le Tallec will definitely be moving to Liverpool this summer.