Xeka is committed to Rennes!

Free of any contract since leaving LOSC last July, Portuguese midfielder Xeka has joined Stade Rennais. The 27-year-old player, who has already worn the colors of Dijon and SC Braga, therefore joins Brittany, with more than 130 Ligue 1 games, for a contract lasting two seasons. Playing 31 games last season, the Lusitanian notably distinguished himself with 4 goals and an assist.

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“He is an experienced 27-year-old midfielder who has proven himself in Lille in particular. I met him in Dijon. He is a versatile player who projects forward. He will also benefit from significant European experience which will benefit us this season. The club needed to strengthen following the injury of Baptiste [Santamaria, ndlr] and so we are very happy to welcome Xeka to our squad.” notably praised Olivier Cloarec, general manager of the Rouge et Noir.

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