FC Nantes and the players’ union (UNFP) publicly supported the Canaries player after the insults he suffered on social networks.
FC Nantes denounced on Tuesday the remarks that were made against his player, claiming that they had their place “neither on a football field, nor outside”. The comments were published by an internet user after the defeat of FC Nantes against Nice this weekend (1-2), making the threat of relegation to Ligue 2 very serious. FC Nantes declared themselves “deeply shocked” in a press release.
Imran Louza has spoken
The main interested party, Imran Louza, also published a statement on his social networks. “My loved ones and I are touched and extremely saddened. We cannot accept that and a procedure will be put in place, ”he said. FC Nantes were keen to publicly support their player and called on the yellow and green supporters to do the same. Since Monday, the French international hope has received many messages of support, in particular from the players’ union, the UNFP. “Shocked by the threats and racist insults against Imran Louza, the UNFP supports the player and his club,” tweeted on Tuesday the organization representing the players who “wishes to work with the LFP and all the parties concerned to put an end to these outbursts ”.
If the sporting situation of the club is alarming, the player born and trained in Nantes promised in his press release “We will fight until our last breath so that this great club that is FC Nantes remains in L1”. FC Nantes is currently 19th of Ligue 1.