June 30, 2022

Big hiccup in a transfer already confirmed

L’ AXIS confirmed the presence of Joris Gnagnon in its workforce pending its signature. Nevertheless, The team evokes a big quack.

ASSE: Joris Gnagnon subjected to drastic training

Joris Gnagnon trains at the ASSE facilities, at the Robert Herbin sports center located in Etrat. In search of defensive reinforcements, AS Saint-Étienne has decided to relaunch the central back free of any engagement since the termination of his contract with Sevilla FC on September 21, 2021, following a lack of professionalism. The player trained at Stade Rennais had returned from the summer holidays overweight and the technical staff of the Greens decided to subject him to special preparation, so that he finds the ideal form and rhythm.

Meanwhile, Claude Puel had confirmed his presence in training. “I confirm that Joris Gnagnon will train with us and that he will be completely part of the squad from January 1”, he said on November 29, shortly before his dismissal on December 5.

The Franco-Ivorian defender unavailable before March?

While waiting for the official signing of the Franco-Ivorian for six months (from January to June 30, 2022) at ASSE, the sports daily understands that it will not play again with Pascal Dupraz’s team as soon as the competition resumes. championship, because it “Has been trying since then to regain an acceptable level of form. Given that Joris Gnagnon landed overweight and still suffering from the after-effects of Covid-19, it is not won “, indicated the source, while announcing “that it could not be operational before … March 2022”.

If the information from the sports media is confirmed, it would be a big casting error for ASSE, which urgently needs reinforcements in central defense, given the club’s record during the first leg of Ligue 1 (i.e. 39 goals conceded in 19 matches). But also because Harold Moukoudi and Saidou Sow are absent due to the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2021), from January 9 to February 6, 2022.