If his name had been mentioned at the beginning of the summer, in the list of possible departures, it was thought that Xavier Chavalerin had finally decided to continue the adventure with the Stade de Reims, a club that the Villeurbannais had joined in the summer. 2018 from the Red Star.
On Friday, the Reims midfielder moved to Troyes, where he underwent the medical examination before signing up with Estac. If he stays in Champagne, he will now wear the Trojan blue jersey and will now rub shoulders with world champion Adil Rami in Laurent Batlles’ squad. The match in Metz last Sunday (1-1) will remain his last under the colors of Reims.
Faced with the refusal of “marathon man” to extend his lease in Reims which expired in June 2022, its managers decided to transfer it “for a reasonable sum in view of its contractual situation”.