Rennes: injured, Lyon Karl Toko-Ekambi wants to regain his bite
Now we will have to learn to accept Karl Toko-Ekambi’s evolution under our feet. the red and black colors of Rennes.After being in difficulties in Lyon at the start of the season, when he was not in the odors holiness with his supporters anymore, the Cameroonian international left Les Gones to join the Breton club until end of season. OL issued a press release today announcing the official departure of the 30-year old striker.
The two French clubs have reached an agreement on a 1.5 million Euro loan. Rennes’ performance and the number played by the Cameroonian striker will determine the maximum bonus.
𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗹 𝗧𝗼𝗸𝗼-𝗘𝗸𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗶 𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗥𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗲 𝗲𝘁 𝗡𝗼𝗶𝗿! ✍️
The Cameroonian striker joined Stade Rennais FC from the beginning of the season. 🔴⚫️
— Stade Rennais FC (@staderennais) January 26, 2023
KTEHe arrived at Les Gones from Villarreal in 2020. He has been a part of Lyon’s 114-member roster and has scored 38 goals in all competitions. However, this season, the Indomitable Lion has performed far beyond its usual standards. He has only scored four goals in 19 Ligue 1 appearances.
“I am attracted by the goal but above all by the collective”
He had a drop in form, which only served to increase tension between him and the OL fans. On January 14, after being whistled by a banner calling him to leave the club and he was then asked to leave, he unleashed his anger by hitting a trashcan in a tunnel leading to the locker area.
But all that is past is now. He should find some serenity, confidence, and efficiency in Rennes. Stade Rennais FC, thank you for trusting me. This decision was made because I knew the club and Florian Maurice, with whom I had the opportunity to work at Olympique Lyonnais. I also know many players. (…) There is a lot of cooperation between the Rennes players. Everyone plays for each others and I’m proud to be a part this project. Attracted to the goal, but more importantly by the collective strength of Stade Rennais FC, I enjoyed the coach’s speech. Although I don’t know him personally the quality and dedication of his work is obvious. I am delighted to be a part of his team “, he said in a press release from his new club.
Bruno de Genesio’s men are moving this Friday, January 27, to Lorient in support of the 20eDay 1 in Ligue 1. The chance to see Karl Toko Ekambi’s first match with Rennes Tomorrow, answer at 8 p.m.