Cherki, the snub


By: Manu Tournoux

While he could legitimately claim a place in the starting lineup, Rayan Cherki finds himself on the OL bench in Lorient on Saturday.

Rayan Cherki had to settle for a place on the substitutes’ bench on Saturday at Lorient-Lyon kick-offmatch counting for the 25th day of Ligue 1.

The talented but too intermittent OL midfielder could hope to find himself starting with the absences in the offensive sector (Lacazette, Nuamah).

To start against the Merlus, coach Pierre Sage preferred the attacking trio composed of Fofana, Baldé and Benrahma.

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