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. “