They are all there, except for Jonas Lössl, back in Midtjylland. The day after a series of formalizations of its recruits, the Girondins de Bordeaux confirmed this Friday the signing of attacking midfielder Zuriko Davitashvili (21), on loan with a compulsory purchase option from Dinamo Batoumi (Georgian D1). Whoever has 19 caps with the Crusaders will wear number 30.
The Girondins, who came very close to filing for bankruptcy this summer, have reduced their payroll by around 5 million euros, an essential prerequisite to be able to register the arrival of new recruits, thanks to wage reductions accepted by players. of the current workforce and the departures of the highest paid players (Edson Mexer, M’Baye Niang, Hwang Ui-Jo, Rémi Oudin, Enock Kwateng).
“The Girondins are not a Ligue 2 club”
“The club have managed to face a huge challenge, to fill in and tick all the boxes, while being a little handcuffed in their abilities to do so”welcomed President Gérard Lopez at a press conference on Friday.
“I’m happy with the squad.said coach David Guion, who is waiting to have integrated these five new players before setting goals. I am in an ambitious club. For me, the Girondins are not a Ligue 2 club. After six days, the Bordelais are second in the Championship and will travel to Charléty on Saturday (3 p.m.) to face Paris FC there.