The French side are renowned for blowing their big chance but believe they can cause an upset against Unai Emery’s team in their last-16 Europa League tie
Under Julien Stéphan, a manager emerging from the shadow of his father, Rennes are looking to banish a disturbing reputation. It would not be quite right to say Rennais is French for “Spursy”, but one of Brittany’s biggest teams (along with Nantes), and one of the founders of the French top-flight, have a pesky habit of flopping when success is within their grasp.
Source: Football News
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