Nicolas Sanchez will continue the season under the colors of Brive. The Corrèze club announced on Monday the arrival of the Argentine opening half from Stade Français as additional players.
Direction Brive for Nicolas Sanchez. The 33-year-old fly-half leaves Stade Français for CAB, which he officially joined on Monday and will remain there until the end of the season. The Corrèze club has announced the arrival of the Argentine international to 95 selections with the Pumas as an additional player. Sanchez, who landed at the Stade Français in 2018, will therefore discover a fourth Top 14 club, he who made his debut in the French Championship at Bordeaux-Bègles in 2011 then joined Toulon for a season (2014 -2015), before setting course for Paris and the Soldats Roses four years ago.
Only appeared six times since the start of the season in Parisian colours, Sanchez will try to help Brice recover his health. Since the start of the Championship, the CAB has indeed won only two victories, for already eight defeats and knowing that the last success to date of the new team of the experienced Argentine opener dates back to October 1, at home against Bayonne (25-22) on the 5th day of Top 14.
Brive good last
Since this victory (the second of the season for the Corréziens, who had already won in Perpignan on September 10 on the occasion of the 2nd day, Brive has again accumulated poor performances, with in particular a 47-0 received against Toulon, a 45-7 conceded at home against Toulouse and another slap (27-0), on the lawn of the Stade Français against Sanchez and his teammates at the time. the Brivistes, but that did not prevent them from losing two more games, against Racing 92 (43-38 defeat) and La Rochelle (19-17 defeat).
The reinforcement of a player like Sanchez was therefore highly anticipated. In particular on the side of coach Arnaud Mela, delighted with his recruit on the club’s website. “I am very happy with the arrival of Nicolas at the club. It’s a real opportunity for us to have a player of his level and experience in this position. Beyond his impact on our game, he will also be a vector of transmission for our young players who will learn a lot by his side. “And will try to reverse a situation not far from being desperate already (Brive is last with 13 points, six lengths from 12th Pau).