On Tuesday, La Dernière Heure reported Stade de Reims supervisor Will Still is flattered by Sunderland’s curiosity. It was additionally acknowledged the latter’s president, Kylian Louis-Dreyfus, had held a gathering with the Belgian.
L’Equipe now state the coach is ‘very interested’ in changing into Tony Mowbray’s successor at Sunderland and has made this clear to them, by way of his entourage. He is ‘ready to pack his bags in the coming days’.
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Still lately advised his shut mates he fears the Ligue 1 facet might wrestle when a few of their gamers will go to AFCON and the Asia Cup at the beginning of subsequent 12 months.
He has additionally mentioned this with Reims and felt that they don’t have the will to usher in important reinforcements in January.
This is echoed by RMC Sport, who add Sunderland would supply Still a ‘real influence’ with recruitment, to assist them return to the Premier League. The supervisor has a contract till 2025 and the French membership need to agreed to let him go on coition they’re paid.
Sunderland haven’t but made the ultimate determination and L’Equipe say they’ll need to pay a price to Reims in the event that they determine to go forward with Still.
Reims president Jean-Pierre Caillot and director Mathieu Lacour are robust negotiators. The Black Cats need to discover a option to persuade them, in the event that they wish to carry Still to the membership.