Mbaye Diagne: 'I shouldn't have taken the penalty but Brugge banished me'

The Senegal striker was frozen out in Belgium after a spot-kick miss but says linking himself to Nottingham Forest was accidental

May has been a strange month at the end of a controversial season for Mbaye Diagne. But the Senegal striker says unhappy recent experiences will make him even more effective on the pitch whenever, and wherever, he is allowed to play again.

“I am so hungry,” says the 28-year-old from his home in Dakar, where he has been since last Thursday, the day before Club Brugge were confirmed as Belgian champions but snubbed him in their online celebrations, prompting the player to republish a mocked-up team photo with his own head transposed on to that of the manager, Philippe Clement.

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Source: theguardian
Mbaye Diagne: 'I shouldn't have taken the penalty but Brugge banished me'