The three quarters center stage French Mathieu Bastareaud affirms its willingness to join the RC Toulon, despite two years of his remaining contract with the Parisian club, in an interview published Tuesday, June 7 by the daily La Provence .
"It's thoughtful. I think from January to February. I want to go to Toulon , says the 22-years. I'm just arrived at the end of the cycle at the Stade French. I long to see and know something else. I am a young player and I want to continue learning. I am confident that I can use myself under the direction of Philippe Saint-Andre[President delegated to the sports sector CTN] . "
THE CLUB SAYS IT WILL
Bastareaud hopes to avoid a "clash" with leaders in Paris, which he said, refusing to see the RCT pay damages for breach of contract, which "locks" the situation in his eyes. "Keeping a player against his will, it is never good for the player and for the group , he said, confident no longer agree with the coach in Paris, Michael Cheika . I feel he does not want me. If it really mattered to me next season, he would have told me, right? "
For its part, the new director of the French stage , , has been very clear: Mathieu Bastareaud remain at the club. Wednesday's news conference, he said , according to L'Equipe. com : "I told him that there would be no power struggle. I want him to find his level, his enthusiasm.'s speech it rained. We must be there for him so that he regains the France team. We had a frank discussion. "