The RC Strasbourg flew to the aid of Paris FC, whose player Cyril Mandouki is seriously injured. The Ligue 1 club has indeed loaned Mahamé Siby to that of Ligue 2, Monday.
RC Strasbourg loan Mahamé Siby to Paris FC
In an official statement on its website, RC Strasbourg made official the departure of Mahamé Siby from the club. The latter is loaned to Paris FC until the end of June 2022, but without a purchase option. The Franco-Malian thus strengthens the 6th of the Ligue 2 who no longer rely on Cyril Mandouki injured hamstring last September 22 and absent for at least 6 months. « Racing and Paris FC have reached an agreement for the loan, without an option to buy, of the midfielder until the end of the 2021-2022 season “, learned the Alsatian club.
The new club of the Paris native confirmed his arrival in his hometown. “Paris FC is pleased to announce the arrival of Mahamé Siby (25) from RC Strasbourg (L1). Loaned until the end of the 2021-2022 season as a joker, he will wear the number 23 “. The loan of Mahamé Siby is authorized as a medical joker.
Born in Bobigny, Mahamé is a player who knows the Paris region well. Paris FC is therefore delighted with his signing. “Model of self-sacrifice, the imposing defensive midfielder (1.91 m for 84 kg) was called up for the first time in his career with the Mali selection last August, to participate in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers,” noted the PFC.
The defensive midfielder happy to sign in the Capital
The 25-year-old from RC Strasbourg is also happy to return to Paris and reunite with his former coach Thierry Laurey. “I felt a big desire from Paris FC to recruit me. I was looking for playing time and I joined an ambitious club where I know the staff well. Paris FC has very nice infrastructure and that played into my decision to sign here, as did playing for the Capital club. I grew up in the Paris region and I will be able to play in front of my relatives, it will be an additional motivation” he said.
Note that Mahamé Siby made 2 brief appearances in Ligue 1 with the RCSA this season, that’s 15 minutes of cumulative play.