FRANCE. Official: Rudi Garcia directed to Marseille from Friday
FRANCE. Official: Rudi Garcia directed to Marseille from Friday

The French club has announced via their website. “Then I realized that was the man for the job,” said team owner Marseillais.

French coach Rudi Garcia the lead to Olympique Marseille from next Friday, just before the “classic” French football they will face Paris Saint-Germain, the club said today through its website.

The coach will take over the club with the best record in France starting tomorrow and contract is for three seasons, the club, which on Monday became owned by US billionaire Frank McCourt said.

Garcia, a reputation earned in the three years he spent in front of Lille, will replace Frank Passi, who was deputy to the Spanish Miguel González “Míchel” and took over Marseille after the dismissal of this shortly before the end last season.

After 30 years in the hands of the Louis-Dreyfuss family, the club was officially sold last Monday McCourt, who pledged to invest 200 million euros in signings in the coming seasons.

The new owner is looking for a manager, since initially seemed destined to Portuguese Luis Campos, agent Jorge Mendes close to and Jose Mourinho.

However, Campos appears to have accepted, according to the press, offer Spanish-Luxembourg Gerard Lopez, who is finalizing the purchase of Lille entrepreneur.

So now it knows the name of Damien Comolli, sporting former director of Tottenham, Liverpool and Saint-Etienne.

Although not yet give closed the opportunity to be Sevilla’s sporting director “Monchi”.

Garcia won the French league with Lille in 2011, the year he also won the French Cup and was voted best coach in the country.

Roma was runner-up in consecutive seasons, a position he had never made the Italian club before last in a run of poor results will cost you the job.

Marseille The owner said, quoted in the official statement from the club which seduced the ambition to Garcia.

“When I saw told me right away that I wanted to win the Champions League. Then I realized he was the man for the post of coach of Marseille,” said the billionaire.

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