AS Saint-Etienne : Rennes: Ruffier is no longer playing, the Greens of St Etienne give the reason | ASSE News

Contacted by Le Progrès about this upside down snub Stéphane Ruffier, theASSE gave a rather surprising answer.

“Stéphane Ruffier and Claude Puel appeared back to back on the first poster and we preferred to replace it with Loïs Diony to avoid any interpretation as to the position of the coach and his goalkeeper given the situation” communicated AS Saint- Etienne.

An explanation far from convincing …