Olympiacos may be looking for a stopper to fill the void left by Kostas Manolas, and the Gazzetta present five notable cases in the center of the free defence.
The Costas Manolas past for him Olympic. The The red and white defense now contains four stoppers It remains to be seen if there is a move to secure a replacement for the 31-year-old who will now continue his career in the UAE.
However, if Mitchell does decide he wants a central defender, what are the outstanding issues currently available.
The magazine It presents you with ten cases of the first order.
The 31-year-old Belgian defender is currently the most expensive free agent on the market, with a market value of €14 million according to the transfer market. The number of matches in his career reached 288 matches (23,598), scoring 15 goals and 9 assists. Last year, he played 21 games, 3 goals and one assist with Lyon until his injury
Lyon: 139 games, 8 goals, 2 assists
Galatasaray: 50 games
Celtic: 44 games, 6 goals, 2 assists
Sunderland: 27 games, 1 pass
Manchester City U21:17 games
Belgium national team: 35 matches, 1 goal
*Also played with City U19, Sunderland U21 and Lyon B.
The 28-year-old was born in Guinea but holds a Portuguese passport, so he does not qualify as a non-EU citizen. Last year he had 21 matches, 1 goal and 2 assists with Trabzonspor, which he won the championship with Pacasita Siobs as teammates.
Trabzonspor: 61 games, 3 goals, 4 assists
Lille: 47 games
Villarreal B: 31 games
Feyenoord: 19 games, 1 pass
Belenenses: 12 games, 1 pass
Nantes: 11 matches
Barcelona: one match
Lil B: 1 game
Portugal national team: 1 game
The 30-year-old French goalkeeper can also play on the left side of defence. Last year, he played 33 matches with Saint-Etienne, scoring 2 goals and making 5 assists.
His career in numbers:
Saint-Etienne: 122 games, 7 goals, 8 assists
Seville: 91 games, 3 goals, 1 pass
Nice: 82 games, 4 goals, 7 assists
Lyon: 14 games, 1 pass
Tigers: 8 games, 1 assist
Gladbach: 2 matches
*He is also an international player with all the teams in the French national ranks.
Last year he was in Genoa and only played 14 matches with him due to injury. In general, he has a full career where he played in teams such as:
Napoli: 99 games, 2 goals, 4 assists
Torino: 76 games, 5 assists
Red Star: 35 games, 1 goal, 2 assists
Slobodan Ozice: 67 games, 3 goals, 1 pass
Giona: 14 matches
Spartak Moscow: 11 matches
*Plays internationally with Serbia 25 times
A stopper with a huge career so far, at 31. He won the Premier League with City, the Portuguese Championship with Porto and in Belgium he was at the top with Standard Liege. His career could have been on a higher level. Last year he played 15 matches and one goal with Saint-Etienne.
His career in numbers:
Standard Liege: 99 games, 4 goals, 6 assists
Porto: 95 games, 13 goals, 3 assists
Manchester City: 79 games, 3 assists
Valencia: 54 games, 2 goals
Saint-Etienne: 15 games, 1 goal
Efron: 2 matches
* International with France 8 times
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