Andy Delort leaves OGC Nice to join FC Nantes, as part of a loan with compulsory purchase option.
Andy Delort continues his tour of France. After Nîmes, Ajaccio, Metz, Tours, Caen, Toulouse, Montpellier and therefore Nice, to name only the French clubs, the Algerian international striker joined FC Nantes.
The 31-year-old striker is on loan from the Gym with a mandatory purchase option, which is conditional on maintaining the Canaries, current 13th in Ligue 1. The sum of 5 million euros has been mentioned for the transfer. The player signed a contract until 2025.
After Florent Mollet, Jaouen Hadjam and Joao Victor, Delort is the fourth winter recruit of the FCN, which is strengthening before its 16th final in the Europa League against Juventus. ” I am very happy. I had been waiting ten days to be able to train with my new teammates. Today I am here, I take advantage. I feel like a kid when back to school, I woke up very early this morning to get ready. I knew a lot of players, with whom I was able to evolve or against whom I already had the opportunity to play. I really felt very welcome here. There is a match coming very quickly and I am already looking forward to discovering this stadium as a FC Nantes player! », confides the man with 85 goals in Ligue 1.
✍🏼 @AndyDelort9 is 𝗡𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗶𝘀! #WelcomeAndy pic.twitter.com/S1GzxulnPO
— FC Nantes (@FCNantes) January 30, 2023
OGC Nice hopes for its part to convince Lorient to sell Terem Moffi, to compensate for the departure of Delort.