Brest looking at Valentin Eysseric (Fiorentina) & Gaëtan Weissbeck (Sochaux)

L’Équipe report that Ligue 1 side Brest and their Sporting Director Gregory Lorenzi are not wasting any time with their summer transfer window plans.

29-year-old French attacking midfielder Valentin Eysseric, who is out of contract with Fiorentina next month, has become an early target.

24-year-old captain of Ligue 2 side Sochaux, Gaëtan Weissbeck, is another player that Lorenzi is examining closely, having scored 10 goals and delivered 4 assists in the league this season.

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Weissbeck is under contract until June 2023 and Angers have also made their interest known, however FCSM’s owners, Nenking, currently have little intention of selling the player, unless a major bid is made.

That has not stopped Sochaux from quietly preparing for his potential departure, having made contact for 27-year-old attacking midfielder Tony Mauricio of RC Lens, about a possible loan. Mauricio, also under contract until 2023, is frustrated with the lack of playing time he received this season, achieving 4 assists but gaining just 481 Ligue 1 minutes.