Pierre Sage addresses the difficulties encountered by Rayan Cherki during this season. The OL instructor is able to prepare patience in a young attacking midfielder and to bring him back to the best level.
The return of Rayan Cherki does not meet expectations at the start of the season. The international game is a little tricky, with 3 decision passes and 1 goal scored in 20 devices (and not 16 as a starter). Despite this, Pierre Sage remains hopeful of seeing him regain his former ebony.
“Some kids are positioned in a completely different way than the team, even though they are made by these two kids, and particularly Rayan Cherki, and the situation is unbalanced when they come back inside. He is capable of it, we work a lot with him on this subject, but he will now have to discipline his indiscipline. And conversely, the device remains undisciplined in the game to maintain its creativity. It’s a delicate balance to find.”a statement from the Lyonnais instructor during the press conference.
“Rayan accepts the process”
Say wishes » insist « in order to allow the player to reach the level that should have been his for several years. Yet the technology currently on which the cell depends is the biggest part of the game: “This process of tolerance, while demanding a lot, must be accepted by Rayan, as well as by everyone. He needs to realize certain things. Despite his experience, he remains a young boy. »
Since the start of his career, Rayan Cherki has participated in 122 matches, two competitions combined. The game is 20 years old with 15 goals and 19 assists. The winners receive 1 pass decided in their last 2 appearances in Ligue 1. Their contrast with OL expires in June 2025.