Bordeaux - Goalkeeper Jerome Prior and defender Lamine Sane
were "suspended indefinitely" by Bordeaux on Thursday due to a
"serious incident" after the club's French Cup exit to Nantes.
According to several sources, the two players came to blows
in the dressing room after a last-gasp loss.
The club said that they "would make no further comment
on the matter and nobody will answer any questions about this decision".
Senegalese international Sane wanted to leave Bordeaux
during the January transfer window, but could not find himself a club.
On Wednesday evening the Girondins bowed out of the Cup at
the last 16 stage as Alejandro Bedoya's 118th minute goal gave Nantes a 4-3
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At full-time Prior argued with referee Frank Schneider that
the Canaries' third goal, scored by Johan Audel, was offside.
He then proceeded to publicly berate his defenders for the
mistakes they had made during the defeat.
It is not the first time that Prior has caused controversy
this season. The 20-year-old apologised after insulting disgruntled supporters
back in October during a defeat at Gazelec Ajaccio.
The suspensions for Sane and Prior bring even more problems
for an already porous defence that have conceded 11 times in their last three
games, and 18 in their last six.
With first-choice keeper Cedric Carasso out with a long-term
injury, Paul Bernardoni will have to take over in goal after Prior's
18-year-old Bernardoni has played twice for the club since
joining on loan from bottom side Troyes last month.For
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