Rennes coach Bruno Genesio made the announcement on Wednesday at a press conference ahead of Fenerbahce’s arrival. The Breton club will recruit a medical clown to make up for the long-term unavailability of Baptiste Santamaria, who suffered a severe ankle injury last weekend and is unavailable for several months.
The ax fell on Baptiste Santamaria. Injuring his ankle last Sunday against AJ Auxerre at Roazhon Park (5-0, Day 7 of Ligue 1), Stade Rennais midfielder will be off the field for several months. The long-term absence of the 27-year-old, who has so far been unavoidable in the starting line-up, is terrible news for Breton club, as explained to the media by their coach Bruno Genesio before receiving Fenerbahce on Thursday. From the group stage of the European League.
‘An extra player must arrive’
“Yeah, first because he’s an important player in our system. He’s one of the few players with a lot of experience in my group. For those two reasons, it’s a very important loss. Anyway, no matter the player, when you lose one to a major injury, it’s always harmful and sad. For everyone.SRFC technician regretted the data you transmitted West of France.
The former coach of Olympique Lyonnais confirmed that Stade Rennes will use the services of a medical clown to numerically replace the former resident of Fribourg, eight matches and a goal in all competitions before his injury. “There are two games left before the international break. We will not do anything in a hurry. After the Marseille game, it is clear that an additional player will have to arrive. It now remains to be seen which profile the Reigns team will turn to in the coming weeks to try and get people to forget the former Angevin.
Thank you all for your messages, it means a lot to me.
I will do whatever it takes to get back as soon as possible
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– Baptist Santamaria September 13, 2022