Ouest-France and Foot Mercato are reporting that fourteenth-placed Ligue 1 side FC Nantes have signed promising Franco-Algerian left-back Jaouen Hadjam (19), from Paris FC. The Loire-Atlantique outfit wree in the market for a left-back following Quentin Merlin’s partial hamstring tear during Nantes’ goalless home draw against Lyon last Wednesday. The injury that will keep him on the sidelines for at least two monthsm, with the full-back expected to undergo surgery this Tuesday.
In the young U20 French international, Nantes reportedly sign one of Ligue 2’s most exciting left-sided prospects. The Paris FC youth product appeared in 11 Ligue 2 games, registering one assist with the eighth-placed side. Ouest-France report that several Ligue 1 clubs, including Marseille and Strasbourg, kept a close eye on Hadjam last season. The outlet added that Hadjam signed this Saturday morning a four-and-a-half year deal with Antoine Kombouaré’s side. The transfer is estimated at around €350k. Hadjam’s Paris FC contract was due to expire next June.
GFFN | Bastien Cheval