The adventure of Florian Thauvin in Mexico did not go as planned. The Tigers no longer wanted him, who is on a big salary. The former OM saw his contract terminated unilaterally. The 2018 world champion had presented himself at the training center, but access was refused. But in recent hours, the Mexican press assured that the Tigers and the 30-year-old striker had finally reached an agreement. Florian Thauvin could then leave for new horizons.
The ex-Phocéen had first been announced on the side of Olympique de Marseille for a return, but this track was quickly aborted. Same for Olympique Lyonnais, some Mexican media announced an interest, but the information was denied by Jean-Michel Aulas, in person. “I hope your other info is better cross-checked (I have a doubt). Don’t foolishly believe everything you read on the internet.had replied the president of OL to a journalist, on his Twitter account.
Two European clubs want Florian Thauvin
Several Spanish clubs, including Valencia and Celta de Vigo were thinking very seriously of offering him a contract, like some American clubs, in MLS. But according to our information, Florian Thauvin has already failed offers from several exotic clubs. In Italy, Udinese, currently seventh in A league, wishes to enroll him. Like Olympiakos, in Greece, also ready to recover the 2018 world champion.
Coming out of his administrative and legal imbroglio, the 30-year-old Frenchman must now find a club. Florian Thauvin keeps a good rating, even if his performances in Mexico were not convincing in Liga MX, he who scored only 8 goals and delivered 5 assists in 38 games, and had hardly played for several weeks. All while alternating poor form and visits to the infirmary. In the process, the Tigres de Monterrey were able to register the arrival of his replacement, Nicolas Ibañez.