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Steins arrives at PSG, Ntanzi joins Toulouse

In order to replace Nikola Karabatic, who was absent for a long time due to injury, PSG Handball has reached an agreement for the loan of Toulouse center-half Luc Steins until the end of the season. The young Sadou Ntanzi goes the other way.

After seeing the Sebastian Skube track close, PSG Handball has its center-half replacing Nikola Karabatic. While the French international will be absent for several months, the Parisian club has been forced to strengthen a workforce that is too thin in this crucial position. For this, with the constraint of recruiting a player who has not yet played in the Champions League this season, PSG Handball did not have many solutions and turned to Toulouse. While the president of Fenix ​​had recently mentioned negotiations, the club of the capital confirmed this Saturday the arrival on loan until the end of the season of Luc Steins as medical joker.

“Even though I have a deep attachment to the Toulouse club, it was difficult for me to refuse this incredible opportunity. I am very proud to join such a prestigious club and to have been chosen to strengthen a team which has so much talent., said the neo-Parisian in a statement. Many challenges await us by the end of the season. I can’t wait to wear this jersey to lift them up. “This signing thus provides an additional solution to Raul Gonzalez Gutierrez in a busy first half of the season between the Lidl Starligue and the Champions League.

“The arrival of Luc Steins, capable of destabilizing the defenses and serving his teammates well, is a real satisfaction for the club, for his part declared the deputy general manager of PSG Jean-Claude Blanc. We have managed to strengthen the team for the next rounds, in particular the Final Four of the Champions League at the end of December. ” A loan which, for Luc Steins, is accompanied by an extension of the contract with Fenix ​​Toulouse Handball until June 2023.

In addition, in return, the capital club loaned the French under-21 international Sadou Ntanzi to the Toulouse club until the end of the season. “It’s a new challenge that begins for me. In Toulouse, I will focus on giving the best of myself to contribute to the success of my new team, entrusted the player trained to PSG. I can’t wait to meet my teammates and find out what awaits me. The conditions are met to continue my progress and enrich my game. “