Former Man City and Leicester midfielder joins Stade Rennais

first_img Gelson Fernandes 1 Former Manchester City and Leicester midfielder Gelson Fernandes has joined French side Stade Rennais.Fernandes has joined the Ligue 1 side from German club SC Freiburg, for a fee believed to be in the region of £1.2million.talkSPORT told you last month that Fernandes was seeking a move to France, with Lorient leading the chase at that time.However, Rennais have beaten off their rivals to secure Fernandes’ signature, making him their ninth summer signing.Rennais are now also the ninth club of the Switzerland international’s career and his sixth since 2010.The 27-year-old has signed a four-year contract with Rennais, who were runners-up in last season’s French Cup.last_img

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