The departure of Paulo Sousa finally recorded, it is Jean-Louis Gasset who was inducted as coach of the Girondins de Bordeaux on Monday.
The former assistant of Laurent Blanc, champion of France with the Bordeaux training in 2009, is therefore back at Haillan. He is coming out of his coaching retirement after leaving AS Saint-Etienne in May 2019. But this is not the only formalization of the day among the Girondins of Bordeaux, since Alain Roche was appointed sports director at the same time.
“I am happy that Jean-Louis has agreed to join Bordeaux to take up the sporting challenge that I have offered him. I am sure that his talent, his experience and his personality will allow the club to find the place it deserves in the French championship, the one that all Bordeaux residents expect and that the shareholders and managers wanted to implement this month. January by regaining full control of the club, ”launches President Frédéric Longuépée in a press release.
And to add, on the subject of the appointment of Alain Roche: “I am sure that with Alain, a Girondin by training and heart, at the helm of sport, our club will rediscover the values and the successes which made us vibrate so often the hearts of supporters across the region ”. The former defender started at the FCGB in 1985 and ended his career there in 2002, before being a manager at PSG and then becoming a consultant on TV and radio.
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