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Kermit Erasmus loaned from Rennes to Lens

Posted: 21 January 2017 Time: 02:55

South African striker Kermit Erasmus has been loaned to RC Lens for the rest of the season, the Ligue 2 club has confirmed.

Erasmus left Orlando Pirates for French top-flight side Rennes a little less than a year ago but has struggled to break into the first team.

The 26-year-old has made just one start and nine substitute appearances for Christian Gourcuff’s side and last played in a 7-0 cup loss in mid-December.

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Effectively Erasmus is sixth choice in the attacking positions with the likes of Giovanni Sio, Kamil Grosicki, Wesley Said, Pedro Henrique and Adama Diakhaby all higher on the minutes-played statistics.

Lens are second on the Ligue 2 table and gunning for promotion this season.

Erasmus will be delighted to get another opportunity to earn more game-time and show his talent in France.

Article by: Staff Reporter
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