Metz defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto congratulates Tottenham Hotspur on winning against Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Cheick Diabate had a huge impact when joining Ligue 1 side Metz on loan last season but can he do the same at Crystal Palace?
Everton have been linked with Metz forward Boris Mathis in the summer transfer window.
Lyon’s Ligue 1 match at Metz was abandoned on Saturday after firecrackers were thrown at the goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, one of which exploded next to him as he was receiving treatment.
Amido Balde has officially left Celtic for Metz.