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Girondins: the list of candidates for Alberth Elis is growing
The Girondins close to being relegated to Ligue 2, there is little doubt that Alberth Elis will not stay in Aquitaine next season. If Bordeaux would have already paid the purchase option included by Boavista, the Honduran international will be sold with a small capital gain. According to the press of his country, relayed by Girondins4ever, West Ham would always be the hottest club to welcome him. If Fiorentina and Wolfsburg are also mentioned, the media confirms the interest of AS Monaco as well as the presence on the file of two La Liga clubs: Real Sociedad and Rayo Vallecano. Case to follow.
OGC Nice: a new Eredivisie crack in the sights
A year after recruiting Calvin Stengs, OGC Nice are interested in a new winger from AZ Alkmaar. Indeed, according to the Jeunesfooteux site, the Swedish Jesper Karlsson (23 years old, 19 goals and 14 assists including tax this season) would be of great interest to the Gym. The file does not look simple since the former player of Elfsborg, under contract until June 2026 at AZ, would not be sold for less than 20 M €.
The coach of AS Monaco gives the lesson to the Populaire Sud Nice
Like many observers, the Belgian coach of AS Monaco Philippe Clément, was shocked by the attitude of the supporters of Nice, who indulged in a disrespectful song towards the late Emiliano Sala (ex-FC Nantes ). With restraint but in very clear words, the former technician from Bruges recalled the Ultras have more decency: “For me, the word supporter means a lot. It is to support something, to support something. I like teams that play with a lot of atmosphere, that have a big audience. It’s something very important in football. It gives something extra on the pitch, this connection with the supporters. It has to stay like this: be something positive, to support your team, not something against someone or against another team. »
MHSC: Giroud, Belhanda, Savanier, Cabella… Nicollin disentangles fact from fiction
Guest of the show Rothen ignites on RMC at the start of the week, Laurent Nicollin made some confidences on the Mercato d’été 2022 de Montpellier. Closing the door to a return from Olivier Giroud (AC Milan), mentioned earlier by Mohamed Toubache-Ter:
“A return of Olivier Giroud is not possible or discussed for me (…) I have Olivier on the phone from time to time, I congratulate him when he scores goals but his return is not in the news. I don’t think he has planned in his career plan to finish in Montpellier but the door is open… If he wants to spend a season or two in Montpellier, it will be with a lot of joy and friendship”.
In this interview, the pailladin boss assured that he had “no contact” with Younès Belhanda and Benjamin Stambouli, whose names also circulated, also explained that Téji Savanier had “no exit voucher”:
“I have a balanced budget before the start of the season, I don’t need to sell Teji to sell it. I think he will extend, he is not in a behavior to enter into conflict, he is in the perspective of staying but he still has the right to think and sign when he wants. Well, we won’t have to wait too long either.”
As for Rémi Cabella, who only signed for four months, the trend is indeed for a two-year extension.
SCO Angers: an approaching Slovenian international
If SCO Angers is about to lose a lot of players this summer, in particular all its executives at the end of their contract (Traoré, Thomas, Mangani, etc.), the Maine-et-Loire club will renew its workforce. As reported by L’Equipe, the defensive sector should be reinforced by Slovenian international Ferencvaros Miha Blazic (29). The person concerned is coming to the end of his contract in Hungary. The duration of the lease is not specified but the daily speaks of an arrival “almost recorded”.
Stade de Reims: Ekitike is not Dortmund’s priority
If Hugo Ekitike (Stade de Reims, 19) is well on the way to Borussia Dortmund to replace Erling Haaland (Manchester City), the BvB has another priority in addition to Karim Adeyemi (RB Salzburg), who has already signed in the Ruhr. Indeed, Der Spiegel and Sport 1 announced yesterday that the first choice of the German club was none other than the Ivorian striker from Ajax Amsterdam Sébastien Haller (27 years old). Discussions have even already started to bring in the former Auxerrois, author of 32 goals in all competitions this season.
ESTAC: a nugget will leave Troyes
Winner of the Gambardella in 2018, ESTAC has worked hard to become a reference training center in France. A success that has its downside since the Aube club will lose one of its biggest hopes this summer: Enzo Kost (15 years old). According to Foot Mercato, the young central defender – resident of the U17 team this season – will sign, at his 16th birthday, in a major European club whose identity has not filtered.
Girondins: Guion already threatened in Bordeaux?
Arrived on February 17 at the head of the Girondins, David Guion signed up for five months, with an additional year in the event of maintenance. If Bordeaux do not keep their place in Ligue 1, the clause will not be activated. Faced with the turn of events (1 win, 4 draws and 7 losses in 12 matches), L’Équipe specifies that the management still thought of keeping the technician, including in the event of relegation. But the strong trend remains that Guion is not retained, in particular for financial reasons: his salary is estimated at €90,000 gross per month.
The Melting-clubs of May 13
If “Goal!” Football Club” deals primarily with the news of some elite teams, we have decided to give you a summary of what happened today in the other part – less media – of the League 1.