Yassine El Ghanassy has been given a six-month jail sentence after appearing in court for a speeding offense for the fifteenth time.
Belgium international El Ghanassy, who plays for French club Nantes, was given the prison term by a court in Bruges on Wednesday and was restricted from driving for a long time.
In June 2016, he was found driving at 57 kilometers for each hour in a 50kmh zone, and police found that he had officially lost his permit and ought to have retaken his test to get it back.
El Ghanassy, who last showed up in Ligue 1 on Feb. 24, had seen police seize his auto in October 2017 after he broke as far as possible, however had it come back to him on claim.
The previous Gent and Oostende midfielder, who had a short credit spell at West Bromwich Albion in 2012, can claim against his sentence and revealed to La Derniere Heure: “I won’t go to jail.”