Born in Corsica, Rémy Cabella however learned the trade of footballer in Montpellier, a club with which he shone in the youth categories and notably won the 2009 Gambardella Cup, alongside a certain Jonas Martin, another neo-Dogue. But if all football fans know this hard-hitting attacking midfielder perfectly, it is first of all for his major role in the quest for the historic title of champion of France won by the Paillade club in 2011-2012, after a successful loan spell for him at Arles-Avignon the previous season. Rémy will remain three seasons in Montpellier (2011-2014), where he established himself as one of the best specialists in Ligue 1 in his position. It was in the jersey of Louis Nicollin’s club that he also discovered the Champions League in 2012.
Having become a French international in 2014 (4 selections), the young Corsican even participated in the Brazilian World Cup with the Blues, before pushing the door of the English Premier League in Newcastle (2014-2015). He signs his return to France the following summer with two successful experiences in Marseille (2015-2017), then in Saint-Étienne (2017-2019) which confirm his role as a major player in the French championship. . Three seasons in Krasnodar (Russia) (2019-2022) later, Rémy Cabella had carried out – due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict – a brief come back in Ligue 1 for a few weeks last April, on the side of Montpellier, his training club.
An attacking midfielder trained and revealed in an axial register of “number 10”, Rémy Cabella is a very technical, lively and hard-hitting playmaker, also capable of playing on the sides. Both gifted in front of goal or as a last relay, he reveals himself each season by an ability to transform himself into a scorer as much as a decisive passer. The native of Ajaccio, who has more than 400 games with the pros, including 245 in Ligue 1, has already scored 50 goals and distilled 29 assists in just over 8 seasons.
By enriching its workforce today with the presence of Rémy Cabella, LOSC first of all offers itself a talented playmaker, one of the best specialists in the position in our championship over the last decade. But the recruitment of the former Montpellier, Marseillais and Stéphanois also brings to the Club a profile with extensive experience in Ligue 1 and more broadly in European football.
Welcome to LOSC, Remy!
Olivier Létang, CEO of LOSC: ” We are delighted to welcome Rémy Cabella among us. Its recruitment mainly meets two objectives: first, to add quality and a complementary profile to our workforce. Everyone knows the qualities of Remy, a technical and creative profile, capable of scoring as much as scoring. Then, that of acquiring an experienced element, knowing Ligue 1 perfectly. Rémy also has the human profile, the personality and the character that we are looking for. He was free, he has a great desire for victories, so we took the opportunity to ask him to join us and we are delighted to see Rémy Cabella, the player and the man, today wearing the LOSC jersey. »
Remy Cabella: “I am very happy to be here, to join LOSC, a big French club which for me is in the top 5 of the championship. There had been discussions with Lille for a while, I had the president several times on the phone, he presented the project to me. It touched and captivated me. I can’t wait to start, to discover this group with players that I like. I am here to win. »