The transfer window is for those who play football, but also for those who talk about it.

Former Canal + football star Stéphane Guy and former French international striker Nicolas Anelka will join RMC Sport this season.

As the Altice group channel announced on Monday, the first will comment on matches, the second will officiate as a consultant.

Licensed from the encrypted channel at the end of 2020 for having brought his support to the comedian Sébastien Thoen, also ousted, to the air, Stéphane Guy rebounded as an editorialist during the Euro on RMC and BFMTV.

For the 2021-2022 season, he will join Jérôme Sillon and comment on some posters of the Champions League, the Europa League and the Premier League.

What to illustrate the "strong policy of RMC Sport on the freedom of tone", according to Laurent Salvaudon, editor-in-chief, who spoke at a press point.

For Hanouna, Sébastien Thoen and Stéphane Guy “made mistakes”

- 20 Minutes (@ 20Minutes) June 21, 2021

Stéphane Guy will currently be employed as a freelance writer, the former flagship voice of Canal + contesting his dismissal before the industrial tribunal, said RMC general manager Karim Nedjari.

He will also appear "once a week" on the program

After Foot


Anelka in a magazine and more if her schedule allows

Another major recruit, Nicolas Anelka therefore.

The former striker of PSG, Arsenal and Real Madrid, who will participate in "all

Champions Zone

 ", the magazine of the Champions League presented by Jean-Baptiste Boursier.

Resident in Dubai, Nicolas Anelka will also officiate, "once a week, according to his schedule", in

Rothen ignites

, the new issue of RMC presented by former PSG striker Jérôme Rothen.

Rare in the media, Nicolas Anelka joined Hyères, a modest National 2 club, as a sports director at the start of the year, before leaving this post after barely three months in May.

"He is a passionate person," said Karim Nedjari to justify his hiring.

"When he says something, he means it, it's a bit like the hallmark of the house," he added.

RMC Sport will co-broadcast the two best Champions League posters with Canal + for the next three seasons, with beIN Sports showing the rest of the matches.


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