Despite the reframing in Rennes (4-1) before the international break (see here), Jérôme Boateng (33 years old, 8 games in L1 this season) appreciates the qualities of his teammate Rayan Cherki (18 years old, 8 appearances in L1 this season). The central defender of Olympique Lyonnais, positively surprised by several Gones, believes that the attacking midfielder has the means to increase his statistics.
« I think the one that surprised me the most was Paqueta. Because I didn’t know him like that. I knew him by name but when you play with him he’s an exceptional player, he said. ‘German at Canal Football Club. There is also Houssem (Aouar) who is a very good player. And among the youngsters, Rayan (Cherki) has great potential. Normally, he has to score at least 10 goals and 10 assists per season. He has both feet, very good technique, that must be his goal to reach a level. «
Only tenured twice this season in Ligue 1, Cherki struggles to win with coach Peter Bosz.