The historic season of FC Lorient could end in pudding. The great craftsman of the 10th place obtained by the Merlus, Régis Le Bris, could leave the ship. He asked his management to obtain a termination of contract, as confirmed by the club in a statement published on the night of Thursday to Friday. A request that was denied to the technician, who extended his contract until 2027 recently. "The club is counting on him to maintain and develop the great momentum experienced this season," explains the club.
Official press release of FC Lorient
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An exchange between Loïc Féry and Jean-Claude Blanc
In addition, OGC Nice having expressed its interest in the Breton technician, FC Lorient announced in its statement that it had "reminded OGC Nice in writing of its obligations to respect Article 211 of the Administrative Regulations of the LFP. The club also plans to seize the LFP and FIFA to denounce the repeated practices of OGC Nice and ask for sanctions against the club. Its president, Loïc Féry, who sold part of the capital of the club to Bill Foley, holder of Bournemouth, denounced the behavior of the Riviera, "They behaved badly in January. I had received an apology from the boss of Ineos on the case of Terem Moffi (who signed for Nice this winter). They reiterate today and had acted in the same way with RC Lens. Besides, I had Jean-Claude Blanc (executive director of Les Aiglons) tonight, and he assured me that he understood that we did not want to release the staff in place. »
In terms of departures, Enzo Le Fée, master of the squad, should not be retained. According to our information, the midfielder would favor Stade Rennais for his future.