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ASSE: A new striker in the Greens, Puel is on the spot

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After the failure of the track leading to Rennais M’Baye Niang, AS Saint-Etienne still has the possibility of adding a wild card to its squad. An option that the Greens could well take advantage of if coach Claude Puel is to be believed.

The recruiting of AS Saint-Etienne may not be over. Like all Ligue 1 teams, the Saint-Etienne club can recruit a joker in France despite the closure of the transfer market. The Greens have already tried to take advantage of this to attract Stade Rennais forward M’Baye Niang (25). But the deal finally fell apart at the last moment because of the Senegalese international’s agents. And now, will management go back to looking for a goalscorer? Or a full-back after the serious injury to Yvann Maçon’s right knee?

Asked by the regional daily Le Progrès, coach and manager Claude Puel did not rule out anything. Except a possible arrival of the Italian Mario Balotelli. ” Again, I’m not a take-for-take. If there is an opportunity that allows us to improve the team, we will not miss it, replied the technician. We had a lot of players who weren’t able to contribute to the team. And in the short term, it’s dangerous to go into an emergency. Mario Balotelli? Fake news. Sometimes there are messages that get players up to date. “Another story of agents Saint-Etienne would have done well without …