Steve Mandanda spoke about his departure from OM. The goalkeeper thinks he deserved extra respect final season. The French worldwide however regrets leaving so shortly, with out saying goodbye to the supporters.
On the microphone of Canal+Steve Mandanda has revealed that he has the chance to “staying in Marseilles”, final summer time. The present Stade Rennais participant, nonetheless, confirmed that he had a tough time competing with Pau Lopez: “What I went by way of final season was an excessive amount of to bear. For me, being on the bench, not enjoying, is one thing I can’t stand. If I deserved extra respect? Positive, nevertheless it didn’t occur that manner. I perceive that the leaders of OM are happening one other concept, one other challenge. At present, that proves them proper since Pau (Lopez) is performing effectively and is having an excellent season. » The Kinshasa native then admitted to leaving in a short time, in the course of the switch window: “In fact it’s a ache. It was a tough second… As well as, I left with out saying goodbye to the supporters. It actually occurred in a single day, it wasn’t a primary deliberate factor. I left borderline like a thief. »
A complete of 613 video games within the jersey of OM
Recruited from Le Havre in the summertime of 2007, Steve Mandanda performed 613 video games, conceding 674 objectives and 199 clear sheets, with OM: a document! The doorman didn’t comply with be put in competitors with Pau Lopez, final season, when he was 36 years previous. The participant was launched from his contract and signed up with Stade Rennais till June 2024. The supporters then applauded him when he returned to the Stade Orange Vélodrome, in Breton colors.
Steve Mandanda has taken half in 13 video games with Stade Rennais this season. Didier Deschamps chosen him in his group to take part within the World Cup in Qatar.