In search of reinforcements while a wave of departures should fall on the Losc, the champions of France are interested in Hatem Ben Arfa.
Lille supporters must be right. The face displayed by the Losc, next September, will not have much to do with the one presented at the end of May, when celebrating the title of champion of France. And not just because of the departure of Christophe Galtier, who has decided to take up a new challenge. Many players should imitate the Marseille technician.
Several starts have already been acquired, including those of Mike Maignan (Milan) and Boubakary Soumaré (Leicester). And other executives could follow like Jonathan Ikoné and Jonathan Bamba, courted by Atalanta Bergamo, Sven Botman, who is very popular in the Premier League, or Zeki Celik, whose odds are also very high. So many departures that we will have to compensate. And this time, Luis Campos, who built the Lille workforce capable of overthrowing the PSG, not here anymore…
Létang knows Ben Arfa well
Few names have yet been released. But according to Foot Mercato, the Losc would be interested in Hatem Ben Arfa, at the end of the contract after a last inconclusive experience in Bordeaux. Despite the support of Jean-Louis Gasset, who has long made him an indisputable holder, the former Parisian had to be content with two meager goals in 24 matches, being more noted for his conflicts with Laurent Koscielny then Jean-Louis Gasset.
However, free from any contract, Hatem Ben Arfa does not lack courtiers. AEK Athens has already positioned itself to enroll the international tricolor in the 14 selections and several Turkish leaders would once again be in the ranks. Tracks that do not thrill Hatem Ben Arfa. The native of Clamart should be much more sensitive to the interest of the champions of France, qualified for the Champions League. And all the more so since he would be on familiar ground there since he would find President Olivier Létang, who officiated in Rennes when he had relaunched there after his difficult experience at PSG.
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