Final slap for Slimani at Sporting Portugal?

Sporting Portugal’s Algerian international Islam Slimani has been permanently removed from the group by his coach Rúben Amorim, specialist magazine So Foot reports.

The Sporting Portugal manager blamed the Algerian striker for an alleged lack of commitment during Ramadan training.

The argument between the two men began shortly before the trip to Tondela on April 9th. Rúben Amorim justified his decision not to subpoena Slimani: ” Those who train best play and are in the game. Not the others “.

Remarks to which Slimani, feeling addressed, responded on his Instagram account: ” Without eating or drinking, I’ve always trained hard for my club. Nobody can take it from me “.

Portuguese sports newspaper L’O Jogo report that Slimani is training alone, adding that the club’s management doesn’t want to keep their striker.

Slimani has been training alone for 3 weeks

Slimani’s days at Sporting Portugal, which he found from Olympique Lyonnais last January, six years after leaving him for Leicester (England), are now numbered. ” Sporting will not open a disciplinary case against Islam Slimani. The Algerian international has been training separately for almost 3 weeks and the club are already looking for a way out. The divorce is complete “, indicate the media O Jogo and Abola.

Despite being sidelined, Slimani wanted to support his teammates from home and traveled to Boavista on April 25. “Let’s go!‘ he wrote on his Instagram account with a shot of his TV linked to the game.

According to Portuguese media sources, Sporting Portugal are pursuing Fran Navarro, a 24-year-old Spaniard, as Slimani’s replacement in the summer transfer window.

Sporting are looking to sign a centre-back, a midfielder and a winger this summer. Islam Slimani’s situation could see the club rethink their plans and also sign a centre-forwardsays the sports media Abola.

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