Istres land Ibrahima
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Ibrahima Bakayoko has joined Ligue 1 outfit Istres on a short-term contract.Ibrahima Bakayoko has joined Ligue 1 outfit Istres on a short-term contract.
The Ivory Coast hit-man left Osasuna earlier in the week after annulling his contract, and has now signed a deal until the end of the campaign with Istres.
He opted to quit Spain after falling out of the first-team picture at Estadio El Sadar.
The 28-year-old joins an Istres team who are rooted to the bottom of Ligue 1 having been promoted last season.
The club's caretaker management team of Xavier Gravelaine and Jean-Louis Gasset hope that the former Everton star can provide the goals to help them avoid relegation.