While Ligue 1 continues this weekend, TFC have chosen not to provide information regarding the group of players selected for the match at Metz on Sunday, January 14. A first in the RedBird era.
This is the first since RedBird Capital Partners took over TFC in July 2020. Every day before the match TFC, like the vast majority of Ligue 1 clubs, announce the names of the players selected for the next match. day, nothing happened this Saturday. Therefore, club followers will not know the identities of those who will go to Metz this Sunday.
The club’s “extraordinary decision by the sports team” shows that there is great excitement about the absence of some players. While coach Carles Martinez chose not to talk about this issue at the pre-match press conference, the health status of some players remains unclear. This is especially true for Mikkel Desler and Niklas Schmidt, who have not been able to play in recent weeks. Supporters site lesviolets.com He announced that young Kevin Keben could not be in the team due to his injury.
In addition to Aboukhlal, who was injured for a long time in the away match against Metz, the Toulouse team was also deprived of Moussa Diarra, Logan Costa and Frank Magri, who were competing in the African Cup of Nations. Options for Carles Martinez will therefore be very limited, but he will also be able to rely on operational recruit Yann Gboho.