Rennes midfielder, Steven Nzonzi has said that the fight for the Champions League slot in the French Ligue 1 will be till the end, Nzozi, who joined the Champions League-chasing side from AS Roma in the winter transfer, made his first start in the 3-0 win over fourth division side Belfort. The Brittany club, which is currently third on the log, has progressed to the Coupe de France semi-finals. Nzozi made his first start for the club after playing in Rennes’ 0-0 league draw with Brest at the weekend as a substitute. The Frenchman is upbeat about his new club and the project put in place by Julien Stéphan, expressing delight at making his first start. He said he felt good, as everything went well, but his legs were a bit heavy. While noting that the most important thing was qualifying, he said it wasn’t an easy game despite the comfortable scoreline. Nzozi, who said there are never easy games, is happy that his club is doing pretty well. Speaking of the upcoming games which he described as exciting, Nzozi said Rennes is a very good club, adding that the lads have to be serious to achieve their set objectives
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