Gaëtan Laborde: “There is no magic in football”

With Andy Delort, Gaëtan Laborde was supposed to form a pair with proven complementarity in Montpellier between 2018 and 2021. The two friends will only have had the opportunity to start five matches together in the Nice jersey. The period did not particularly smile on the striker who arrived from Rennes at the very end of the transfer window: with five goals in Ligue 1 during the first leg (3 with Nice, 2 with Club Breton), Laborde hit more often the uprights that vibrate the nets. But the replacement of Lucien Favre, on January 9, by Didier Digard having brought a new wind to Nice, it is another player who has appeared in recent weeks. Goalscorer in his team’s last three games, all victorious

he recounts his unlucky half-season and the successful transition with the new staff.