Les Verts to keep duo
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Sebastien Mazure and Bafe Gomis have been warned they will not be leaving St Etienne.Sebastien Mazure and Bafe Gomis have been warned they will not be leaving St Etienne in the New Year.
The striking duo have found a first team place hard to come by this season and have been linked with January loan moves.
Mazure (pictured) has started just one game for St Etienne since a summer switch from Caen, while Gomis has made two appearances.
But any notion of the pair being shipped out on loan for the second half of the Ligue 1 season has been scotched by Les Verts chairman Bernard Caiazzo.
"As I have already stated, Sebastien will not leave," affirmed Caiazzo.
"It is neither his wish, nor our wish. We rely on him more than ever.
"Everyone saw against Le Mans what he could bring to the team so we are really not aiming at a loan or anything else.
"Bafe would like to play more often but we can need him at any time so we will keep him with us."