For Lens, all the lights are green: a victory Saturday night against Rennes (2-1), ten points in four days and the provisional first place in Ligue 1, pending the matches of OM in Nice (3:00 p.m.) and PSG against Monaco (8:45 p.m.) on Sunday. This 4th day once again highlighted Seko Fofana, 27-year-old midfielder, who scored a splendid goal by playing on Désiré Doué before rolling into the opposite side netting (66th).
But for the Sang et Or, the possibility of seeing their captain leave before the end of the transfer window is real. Asked about Canal + Offset on this subject after the meeting, Fofana assured that he had ” solicitations ” and ” possibilities starting point.
Seko Fofana celebrates with the Lensois public and his teammates after Racing’s victory against Rennes. (P. Lahalle/The Team)
He then developed the substance of his thought: “ I’m a very ambitious person, I don’t set myself limits. I know what I can bring to the club, the club knows what it can bring me. There are still five days left to reflect and see what decision I will make. This evening (Saturday), I had a lot of emotions. I don’t know what the next day is made of and we’ll see. He concluded by saying that Lens “ knows what (he) expects and that he “must think”.
Haise: “Seko has to want another challenge”
Asked about a possible departure of his flagship player, Lensois coach Franck Haise expressed his desire to keep his midfielder, under contract until 2024, for the coming season. ” Everyone wants to keep Seko, assured the Lensois coach. Our supporters, our leaders, the players, the staff, me… It’s not because we have desires that things get done, because the transfer window is still open. When the transfer window is over and when Seko is still there, we can talk about it. Seko must want another challenge. “Before concluding with a smile:” For now, he is there. »