Free of any contract, midfielder Giannelli Imbula kept in shape by training with his training club Guingamp since October. But the formation of Ligue 2 does not digest the attitude of the player after learning that he will start a test with Nantes
Considered one of the biggest disappointments in French football in recent years, Giannelli Imbula (28) has not been talked about much lately. But the midfielder who is currently free from any contract following his departure from Sochi has just made up for it in a matter of hours. Under the spotlight with the appointment of Raymond Domenech as a coach, FC Nantes first announced the testing of the former Marseillais on Thursday.
The EAG allowed him to keep in shape
“ We will see where he is, he is on trial. He is there, he is available. He has had a high-level background, but I don’t know where he is. I ask to see, “confirmed the technician at a press conference. Nothing very original so far. Except that a third actor intervened in this file this Friday: Guingamp.
Imbula’s training club, the EAG has allowed him to train since October, first with the reserve team, then with team one for three days, in order to keep in shape. And the current 15th in Ligue 2 had more ideas, he who was considering offering a contract to the Congolese international during the winter transfer window. The player has left for Nantes, the Breton club considers itself betrayed and cannot digest …
Guingamp no longer wants to hear from him
“ Yesterday Thursday, the club learned from the press that Giannelli had responded favourably to the solicitation of FC Nantes who wish to test him, while an appointment was set next Monday with his entourage to define his future at EAG. A disrespectful attitude towards the club which puts a definitive end to the negotiations in progress whatever the outcome of his trial in Loire-Atlantique, ”Guingamp denounced in a statement. If his test in Loire-Atlantique were to turn out badly, the native of Vilvorde (Belgium) can clearly skip the Côtes d’Armor as a plan B …