AS Saint-Etienne : Romeyer and Caïazzo indexed for 2 crucial transfers | ASSE News

If the ASSE is in big trouble at the moment, it is the fault of Romeyer and Caiazzo, guilty of two crucial transfers from the club.

ASSE: the transfers of Saliba and Fofana at the base of the evil of the Greens?

Ligue 1 red lantern with 12 points and 39 goals conceded in mid-season, ASSE are threatened with relegation to Ligue 2. In the previous two seasons, the Greens were also struggling. In 2019-2020, they were even saved by the abrupt end of the championship in March 2020, following the onset of the covid-19 pandemic. AS Saint-Étienne were 17th at the end of Matchday 28 in Ligue 1 when competition was interrupted. Despite this first alert, the Saint-Etienne management transferred their defender Wesley Fofana, a revelation of the club despite the disappointing collective result. It was sold to Leicester City on October 2, 2020, for a check for € 35m excluding bonus.

In its official statement, ASSE said it was forced to give up the young center-back given the sporting and financial crisis caused by the Coronavirus epidemic. The same summer 2020, William saliba, another central defender trained at the Loire club had joined Arsenal. He had been transferred earlier in the summer of 2019 for € 30m, but remained with AS Saint-Étienne in the form of a loan, during the 2019-2020 financial year.

Romeyer and Caïazzo accused of stupidity by Repellini

Guest of theTL7 issue in Club ASSE, Pierre Repellini laid a big accusation on Roland Romeyer and Bernard Caïazzo for the transfers of the two nuggets of then, fresh out of the training center of Stéphanois. According to the former defender of the Greens (1970-1980), the two presidents are responsible for the current difficulties of their team in Ligue 1. “We had an exceptional hinge with two young players (Fofana and Saliba, editor’s note), but one is raining and shining in England today and the other is for OM (on loan from Arsenal, editor’s note) who wants to keep him, ”he added. he regretted, before indicating: “as long as we do not have a solid backbone, we will not be able to build”.

In conclusion, Pierre Repellini fired red bullets on Romeyer and his partner Caïazzo. “Either we are donkeys, or it is the others who are intelligent”, he slipped.