St. Etienne dismiss Payet bid

The Parisians had a bid of 5.5 million euros turned down for the player, who has been one of the key figures in Les Verts resurgence this season.

Saint-Etienne President Roland Romeyer said: “I would state in writing the renewed opposition of ours over Dimitri Payet. I had indicated this verbally on Thursday afternoon. And Dominique Rocheteau has reiterated to Alain Roche in these last hours.”