Karl Toko-Ekambi and Frédéric Guilbert during OL – Strasbourg (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP)
Present on the airwaves of RMC, Bruno Genesio lingered on the Karl Toko-Ekambi file. The Rennes coach has confirmed the club’s interest and having exchanged with the player.
With the episode Jeff Queen Adelaide, the transfer window proves that nothing is certain until everything has been signed. It is this caution that Bruno Genesis wanted to highlight when talking about the Karl T fileoko-Ekambi. present on RMC to sweep the news from Stade Rennais, the French coach was necessarily asked about the transfer window of the Breton club and about the possible arrivals by January 31. If he did not confirm an agreement between the two clubs, Genesio nevertheless highlighted “good progress in the discussions” even if Rennes “is not alone”. The Rennes coach is right to temper since according to L’Equipe, the OL striker has decided to join Celta Vigo although the two clubs have not yet agreed.
Genesio: “I know the context in Lyon”
Taken aback by part of the Lyon public, Karl Toko-Ekambi is about to leave and only has a few days left to find a way out and leave this complicated situation in which he has been entangled for a few months. reindeer in any case seems ready to welcome him to fight for the race for the Champions League by the end of the season.
“He is one of the players we have targeted. He fills in a lot of boxes that correspond to what we are looking for. He is a player who knows Ligue 1 and has experience. He is capable of play on the side, he is able to play in the axis, he is able to play in several systems, continued Genesio. I know that he has a difficult passage in Lyon, I know the context and I tell myself that in a more reassuring context and where he will be more confident, we can relaunch him.”
Bruno Genesio knows what he is talking about with the example of Martin Terrier, in check with OL and which finally revived in Brittany before crossing paths a few weeks ago. It now remains to completely convince Karl Toko-Ekambi that the Breton project can correspond to him.