FC Lorient Mercato: The FCL is about to complete a nice transfer in defense. Indeed, an AS Monaco player should join Les Merlus.
FC Lorient Mercato: Matsima from Monaco on loan to FCL
FC Lorient has not finished strengthening and is still active on the transfer market. Just over two weeks before the end of the summer transfer window, the FCL is about to register a new signing. According to information from The Teamthe Morbihan club “should conclude the arrival of Chrislain Matsima (20 years old) from AS Monaco, on loan with an option to buy. The sports daily is even more specific on the amount of the transaction, evoking a clause of € 10 million when issuing the central defender’s one-season loan. It is very likely that the young player will be loaned to FC Lorient, but for the purchase option set at €10m, it would be difficult for the Breton club to raise. Note that the market value of the Monegasque nugget is estimated at €5 million by the specialized site Transfermarkt.
Chrislain Matsima pushes out by Malang Sarr
Faced with strong competition at AS Monaco in central defense, Chrislain Matsima has been pushed towards the Principality’s exit door since the arrival of Malang Sarr from Chelsea. He is now demoted to 5th place in the hierarchy of retained backs, behind the captain Axel Disasi (24 years old), Benoit Badiashile (21 years old), Guillermo Maripan (28 years old) and obviously the rookie landed from London. In recent weeks, the name of the French U20 international has been associated with Racing Club de Strasbourg. Under contract on the Rock until June 30, 2025, Chrislain Matsima has played only 16 matches in Ligue 1 over the past two seasons, in the jersey of AS Monaco, his training club. He could launch his career at FC Lorient if his transfer is confirmed.