Colists Ligue 1 with seven points. The situation in Lyon is untenable, never seen before. The team led by Fabio Grosso has only won 1 out of 12 games and according to l’Equipe, Lyon’s board has already started taking action on the matter. Fabio Grosso would have been fired this Thursday morning. The head of the training center, Pierre Sage, will take his place and train the team in Lens on Saturday. The Italian coach who replaced Laurent Blanc Two months ago I met with John Textor on Wednesday. Finally, this Thursday morning, he was fired by the American OL boss and his new sports director David Friio.
INFO L’EQUIPE. Fabio Grosso, the Italian newcomer to OL, was just there in the morning. The director of the training center Pierre Sage takes his place and trains the team in Lens, samedi. > pic.twitter.com/8fdghJdVQd
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Bottom of Ligue 1
As announced on Monday, Fabio Gross will not have survived the home defeat against Lille last Sunday (0-2). The Italian coach, who was already a player for the French club in the 2007/2009 season, joined at the beginning of the season as the architect of a new vision for the project Lyons. Grosso, the protagonist of the incidents in the derby against Marseille, could not find direction for the team.
While they wait to find a new coach, leaders of the Lyons have decided to entrust the provisional position Pierre Sage, head of the training center. It will be the 44-year-old coach’s first experience at this level. Sage, who will lead training this Thursday morning and will lead the team in Lens on Saturday afternoon, but is also expected to travel to Lens next Wednesday Marseilles.
The possible relief
The club has already started looking for a replacement for the Italian coach. After departure from White And GrossThere are three coaches who are very well positioned for the substitutes’ bench Olympic Lyon: Bruno Genesio, Igor Tudor And Jorge Sampaoli.
The first one went through the back door Lyons and the last two were coaches of the OM recently.