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"Has a lot of experience": Lions get Salger
The Munich Lions have struck the transfer market and secured the services of Stephan Salger. The experienced defensive man was most recently under contract with Arminia Bielefeld. © imago images From now on a Munich lion: Stephan Salger. "Stephan has exactly the player profile and personality that Michael Köllner and myself need for our idea of playing football in the next few seasons," CEO Günther Gorenzel is quoted on the website of the third division club.
Present at a press conference on Thursday, his now former coach Julien Stéphan paid him a fine tribute: “We are losing a very good goalkeeper, a great man, someone who was very important in the locker room. The farewells were strong, he spoke with the locker room, us in my office, it was a strong moment that we shared together at that time, we needed to say things to each other. "
The 40-year-old technician nevertheless remains proud of the career of his former player: " Despite the disappointment that I can have at losing a great goalkeeper, I am very happy for him that he can to have this opportunity, because he had a particular course in his career, he has always relied on very strong values, respect, work, righteousness, and he is rewarded. He has the opportunity to go to a big club and, for him, it is necessarily a progression, a higher step.
Anyway, he'll never do worse than Kepa, that's already it.
Chelsea 'keeper Mendy to miss Southampton clash .
Frank Lampard confirmed Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Southampton after a suffering a thigh injury, but the Blues boss would not reveal if Kepa Arrizabalaga is in line for a recall. Mendy has replaced error-prone Kepa as Chelsea's first choice keeper following his £22 million ($28 million) move from Rennes in September. The 28-year-old kept his first Chelsea clean-sheet in their win against Crystal Palace before the international break.Bu Mendy is now facing a short spell on the sidelines following his injury during a Senegal training session last week.