The Troyes club managed to stay in Ligue 1 thanks to the selflessness shown by the players and the management of coach Bruno Irles. Indeed, with 6 points ahead of the barrage, the Trojans have finally offered themselves a new season within the elite of French football. From the workforce to the transfers of the season through the objectives displayed and the calendar, here is the essential of what you need to know.
Troyes’ record of last season
As expected, Troyes had to fight to stay in Ligue 1. Authors of a season that lived up to their status with maintenance as their main objective, Xavier Chavalerin’s teammates suffered from the first moments of the championship. . With a record of 9 wins, 11 draws and 18 losses, the Trojans have managed to garner 38 points, 6 points more than the barrage Saint-Étienne. A joy for President Aymeric Magne who is satisfied with this maintenance. Troyes will therefore make its second consecutive season in Ligue 1 from August.
The movements of Troyes in the off-season
With the main objective of maintaining, Troyes achieves a very good transfer window with around 11M€ spent for a revenue of 10M€. Let’s discover the different movements of this season.
The arrivals :
- Andreas Bruus (1.5 M€)
- Wilson Odobert (Free)
- Jackson Porozo (€3.5m)
- Savio (6.5 M€)
- Erik Palmer-Brown (Free)
- Luka Ilic (Unknown)
- Abdu Conté (2.7 M€)
- Adil Rami (Free)
- Giulian Biancone (2.5 M€)
- Youssouf Koné (Loan)
- Mama Baldé (3.5 M€)
- Yasser Lanouci (Free).
- Oualid El Hajjam (Unknown)
- Metinho (Loan)
- Dylan Chambost
- Benrandy Abdullah
- Ryan Bouallak
- Sebastien Renot
- Calvin Bombo
- Filip Krastev (End of loan)
- Kemelho Nguema (Free)
- Terence Baya (Free)
- Dylan Saint-Louis (Unknown).
Troyes squad for the 2022-2023 season
Let’s discover the Troyes squad for the 2022-2023 season
Guardians : Gauthier Gallon, Jessy Moulin
Defenders : Yoan Salmier, Mahamadou Dembélé, Abdu Conté, Jackson Porozo, Adil Rami, Yasser Larouci, Issa Kaboré
Environments : Brandon Domingues, Andreas Bruus, Xavier Chavalerin, Tristan Dingome, Renault Ripart, Florian Tardieu, Mykola Kukharevych, Lucas Ilić
Attackers : Levi Lumeka, Wilson Odobert, Nassim Chadli, Hyun-Jun Suk, Yoann Touzghar, Mama Baldé
Coach : Bruno Irles.
Troyes: Ambitions for the 2022-2023 season
With a relatively low budget, the Troyen club is once again dreaming of maintaining Ligue 1 in this new season. President Aymeric Magne has given in to the demands of his coach Bruno Irles and hopes his team will be more competitive to achieve the set goal. At best, if the players can do better than 15th place from the previous season it will be a real bonus. But at first glance, it is the maintenance in the elite division which is the supreme goal of this season. This means that relegation is not an option for the Troyes club.
The Troyes player to follow
It is becoming quite common now to see midfielders stealing the limelight from forwards. And the example of Troyes is not an isolated case. Indeed, the Trojan player to follow is Xavier Chavalerin. The 31-year-old French midfielder delivered a great 2021-2022 season. The left-hander in jersey number 24 played 37 games during which he was established 33 times. During the previous exercise, he scored 5 goals and provided 2 assists. This season will be that of confirmation.
The Troyes calendar for the 2022-2023 season
The Troyes club will start this season with a move that promises to be complicated on the Montpellier facilities. But on the strength of their record of a victory and a draw against Montpellier last season, Troyes hopes to start the season in a positive way. During the 3rd day, the club will face Olympique Lyonnais. Then, the men of Brunos Irles will challenge the stars of PSG on 10/30/22 as part of the 13th day.
On January 1, 2023, Troyes will move to the Strasbourg facilities before receiving Olympique de Marseille at the Stade de l’Aube 10 days later. The 22nd day of the championship will be marked by the reception of Lyon. Finally, Troyes will respectively receive PSG on the 34th day, before ending the season with a final confrontation against Lille on 03/06/2023, on behalf of the 38th and last day.
Here is a summary of the matches that await Troyes and its supporters. The road to staying in Ligue 1 will be long and certainly punctuated with obstacles that will have to be overcome successfully.