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Arsenal’s hopes of selling off Mathieu Debuchy have taken a shock setback after one of his suitors – Nice confirmed the signing of Christophie Jallet.
According to Get French Football, Lyon full-back Christophe Jallet has terminated his deal with the club, and have signed a three-year deal with OGC Nice.
Just recently as Monday, Debuchy appeared very close to ending his torrid three years stint at Arsenal by joining Nice.
The former Newcastle star was due to have a medical and complete the necessary details of his move to Nice, but Lyon released Jallet from his contract, which still had a year to run and they moved quickly to snap up the Ligue 1 veteran. Leaving 31-year old Debuchy with the task of searching for a new club.
This news will come as a shock to many with Nice’s decision to sign a player – Jallet, who will be turning 34 in October as against – Debuchy, who will only be turning 32 later this month.
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