Let’s face Olympique de Marseille (1-0) in Ligue 1, Rayan Cherki (20 years old, 22 matches and 2 but two competitions this season) returned to the starting lineup against Lille (2-1), Wednesday, during the round of 16 of the Coupe de France. The playmaker played for just over an hour, time for him to deliver an assist to Gift Orban and then score. At a press conference, his son Pierre Sage praised this performance, which received a rating of 8/10 awarded by the action of Maxi(Site notre bureau spécialisé) (see debrief and notes here).
« He is indeed a special talent, a player that I must consider in his singularity. I strive to do so, I hope that he understands it and that he supports me in this project with the frankness necessary for certain moments, and the tolerance and patience of others. We had gone a little far since a match, but I think he is a little better… except when he goes out, like all the other players. He had the will to play a little more, especially since he was decisive and didn’t play the match before. But sometimes, more is the enemy of good, so I think it was better to stop there », analyzes the coach . rhodanium.