Diego Rolan, one of the leading figures in Bordeaux's excellent start to the season, speaks exclusively to girondins.com about the team's new attacking spirit. On a more personal level, he discusses his strong performances and recent call-up to his national squad.
Hadi Sacko is leaving the Girondins for Sporting Clube Portugal. For the young striker, a graduate of the club's youth academy, this will be his first experience of football in another league. We wish Hadi all the very best for this new challenge.
In a particularly physical, disjointed match, the Girondins succeeded in getting the better of the Aiglons. Trailing 1 - 0 to an early goal from the hosts, Bordeaux fought back to level the scores before half time courtesy of a penalty from Diabaté. Second-half goals from Maurice-Belay and Sertic saw the Girondins storm to a 3-1 victory!
Minutes after signing his loan deal, Tiago Ilori spoke exclusively to the club's official media outlets. The Portuguese defender is hoping to earn himself a place in the first team. Impressed by the Girondins' 4-1 thrashing of Monaco, he hopes to use this loan spell to continue his development. His goal: to give 100% for Bordeaux and return to England a better player.
The Girondins de Bordeaux are delighted to welcome Tiago Ilori. The Portuguese central defender joins us on a season-long loan from Liverpool, without option to buy. Tiago is Bordeaux's fourth recruit of the summer, joining Nicolas Pallois, Wahbi Khazri and Diego Contento. We wish him a warm welcome, and an excellent season with the Girondins!
With Stade Chaban-Delmas packed to the rafters, the Girondins welcomed a Monaco team looking to get their season started. Trailing to the visitors at half-time, Bordeaux surpassed their fans' wildest dreams after the break. Four goals later, the Girondins finished the evening on top of the league.
We caught up with the captain as he put pen to paper on his new deal. Committed to the club until 2017, Lamine Sané makes no secret of his big ambitions for Bordeaux.