After a heartbreaking defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final, Andre-Pierre Gignac has informed his club Tigres he wants a move away from Liga MX, France Football reports.
The Liga MX's top scorer came closest to grabbing Les Bleus the lead in the 92nd minute when the post narrowly denied Gignac and France the winner. Portugal would go on to win the game in extra time behind a stunning Eder goal to earn his national team their first major title in Europe.
In his departure, Gignac would have recommended SM Caen striker Andy Delort, who has reportedly been absent in his side's preseason training. In addition, Caen has reportedly confirmed Tigres interest for the striker and have turned down an initial offer for Delort.
Of course, the France Football report is just speculation and nothing concrete by any means. Mexico-based French journalist, Thomas Goubin, has gone as far as reporting that one of his sources inside Gignac's camp has denied the claims.
¿Gignac se va de #Tigres ? Una fuente cercana al jugador me dice que "para nada" y que no propuso a Delort para reemplazarlo.— FootenAmériqueLatine (@TomasGoubin) July 11, 2016
In the past, Gignac had received rumored interest from clubs such as West Ham, but Tigres rejected any chance of their star forward leaving.