Standard announced on Thursday that it was terminating Orlando Sa’s contract. The day after the news, the Portuguese striker made a point of speaking on social media to send a last goodbye to Rouches supporters.
“I bid farewell to supporters with a sense of mission accomplished,” wrote Orlando Sa on Twitter. “Conscious that I did everything to defend the club on and off the field, wishing the supporters and the club the greatest professional success. “
The Portuguese does not hide a bitterness about the way his adventure in Liège ended. “If the way had been different, the result might have been different. I can say that it is a relief to be available to decide my future and to be able to contribute to another project more suited to my abilities. My experience at Standard was very positive in the first two years when I helped the club reach the highest goals of the past decade, but the second run was not so happy, even if I was always available to be part of the solution. “
Orlando Sa arrived on the banks of the Meuse in the summer of 2016 before leaving for a few months in the Chinese championship at the beginning of 2018. He then returned to Standard, without being able to find his place in the workforce.