A recruitment closed too late, missed targets, a complicated start to the championship, long unpredictable absences… There are 1,001 reasons to look into the situation of players free of any contract after the summer transfer window. On Wednesday, Stade Rennais formalized the arrival of Xeka, the Portuguese midfielder, for two seasons. The former Lille resident, left free at the end of his lease at the end of the last season, comes to replace, post for post, Baptiste Santamaria, injured for several months.
He thus leaves the market of free players, but there are still many opportunities for Ligue 1 clubs. A small team made up entirely of players without a contract after an experience in Ligue 1. passing by the former Messin Nicolas De Préville and the Montpellier Ambroise Oyongo… These players could create good business for any Ligue 1 club.