Nantes retire No 9 Sala shirt in honour of 'legend' Emiliano Sala







Emiliano Sala's former club Nantes are to retire their No 9 shirt in honour of the footballer who died in a plane crash in the English Channel.



 The French club made the announcement in an emotional tribute to the striker after a body recovered from the wreckage of the plane was confirmed to be the missing footballer.

 Manager Vahid Halihodzic was in tears as he told reporters he had a "special relationship" with the striker.

 "He loved the club. He loved football. We will remember him forever," he said.

 "I have a lot of affection for my players as a coach. Working with him was a real pleasure. "I lived with him for three or four months and everybody loved him, they adored him. "I was a No 9. He was an extraordinary No 9."



Nantes retire No 9 Sala shirt in honour of 'legend' Emiliano Sala Nantes retire No 9 Sala shirt in honour of 'legend' Emiliano Sala Reviewed by Kola Oyewole on February 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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