an ASSE legend reveals that he almost became blood and gold

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During a space organized on Twitter yesterday, Jérémie Janot revisited the great moments of his career, which took place mainly in Saint-Etienne. This native of Valenciennes, whose goalkeepers he now trains, spent 16 years with the Greens, of which he became one of the most emblematic goalkeepers. Saint-Etienne supporters remember his saves, his fiery temper but also his eccentricities, such as his Spider-Man outfit or his night spent in a tent in one of Geoffroy-Guichard’s penalty areas.

During this space, Janot revealed that he had almost signed up with RC Lens in 2012, when he left ASSE: “The role of understudy was not for me. Ruffier was number 1, he was younger, stronger. He was better, that’s all. But I didn’t want to end up like this. There is a project in Lens but it is not happening. In the end, I’m going to Le Mans. I hurt my ankle, I fracture myself. A terrible injury”. In 2012-13, Racing was in Ligue 2 and not at its best financially…

to summarize

ASSE goalkeeper for sixteen years, Jérémie Janot, who now trains the Valenciennes goalkeepers, almost signed up with RC Lens in 2012, when he left Forez where he was helmed by Stéphane Ruffier.

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