Following the death of Emiliano SALA, FC Nantes president Waldemar KITA has confirmed that would he would like to retire the number 9 shirt.
The body which was recovered from the plane wreckage was confirmed to be that Emiliano SALA. Following the confirmation, club president KITA stated he would like the shirt to be retired.
“I don’t have the words. It’s a tragedy, I’m crushed. Emiliano left his mark. That’s why like many fans, I wish to honour him by retiring the number nine.”
— FC Nantes (@FCNantes) February 8, 2019