He wanted to leave Olympique de Marseille and did not hide it, openly saying all the good he thought of the Phocean club. But M’Baye Niang is not expected to leave Stade Rennais this summer. In the program A Dinner with , Julien Stéphan, the coach of the Breton club, evoked the subject Senegal international.
“I had a frank discussion with him on the resumption. Yes, he saw himself leaving or rather his entourage. It was necessary to catch up with the player, to involve him again in the project. On the OM side, the exit from Villas-Boas is clear. From a physical point of view, M’Baye is back in shape, ” said the Breton coach.
There is therefore a good chance that Niang will stay at Rennes for one more season. And he will play at least the preliminary rounds of the Champions League with his current club.