Europe 1 with AFP 9:55 p.m., July 06, 2022

Steve Mandanda, a true OM legend as a goalkeeper, is leaving the Marseille club and signing a two-year contract with Stade Rennais.

Under the Marseille tunic, he played 613 games, a record in the history of the club.

He also has 34 selections with the France team.

It's a page that turns in Marseille.

OM's iconic goalkeeper, Steve Mandanda, 2018 world champion, has signed up for two seasons with Stade Rennais, the Breton Ligue 1 club announced on Wednesday.

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— Stade Rennais FC (@staderennais) July 6, 2022

"The man with 695 professional matches and 34 selections with the France team, a French reference in his position, has chosen his new home base. And he will be Breton. The former Marseille player has signed a two-year contract with Stade Rennais," the club said in a statement.

613 games with OM, including 101 in the European Cup

"613 is the number of matches played with OM, which makes him the most capped player for the Marseille club. It is also more than 100 European Cup matches including a League quarter-final champions in 2012, a Europa League final in 2018 and a semi-final of the Europa League conference last season", can we also read.

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Last Friday, the Rennes coach, Bruno Genesio, had indicated that he was looking for a goalkeeper to replace Alfred Gomis, holder last season, but who had not given full satisfaction.

Trained in Le Havre, Mandanda, 37, then spent his entire career at OM, with the exception of the 2016-2017 season, spent in England, at Crystal Palace.

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