FC Lorient Bretagne Sud is a French soccer club based in Lorient, Brittany. Usually referred to as FC Lorient or Les Merlus the team currently campaigns in the top-tier of French football – Ligue 1.
Lorient finished in 11th position at the end of last season’s league campaign and is currently in 7th place in the 2011/12 table after eleven matches played.
Well known FC Lorient alumni include Seydou Keita of FC Barcelona, Kévin Gameiro of Paris Saint-Germain and Ivory Coast international Bakari Koné.
Over the summer, FC Lorient signed a four year kit deal with Italian sportswear company Macron. Here’s a look at Les Merlus’ home, away and third 2011/12 jerseys. All three kits have already been used in the team’s 11/12 league campaign.