Rennes have signed former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Clement Chantome from Bordeaux.
The 28-year-old, who had reportedly attracted interest from Premier League club Sunderland, has signed a three-year contract at Roazhon Park.
Chantome told Rennes' official website: "I was convinced by what [head coach] Christian Gourcuff had to say. I'm looking forward to working with him.
"I had a difficult season at Bordeaux -- I had the playing time and the confidence of the staff but I feel my performances...