In Angers, Montpellier and Brest, discussions are going properly on the way forward for coaches

Angers in full brainstorming

President Saïd Chabane is within the technique of enthusiastic about whether or not or to not change coaches.

Final within the Championship (8 factors) 5 lengths from Brest, sixteenth and first non-relegation, the Angevin gamers have two weeks off to heal the heads and our bodies bruised by a seventh defeat in a row, Sunday in Lille (0-1 ). Within the spring, their coach Gérald Baticle had survived a sequence of seven defeats in L1. Will or not it’s the identical this fall? Within the sizzling seat, the Picard technician, who recorded 11 losses in the course of the first 15 days (for two wins and a couple of attracts), will he nonetheless be on the head of the Angevin formation for the resumption scheduled for November 28 on the heart of Baumette coaching?

The time isn’t (but) for the hustle and bustle, nevertheless it continues to be the hustle and bustle, in line with Mohamed Sifaoui. “No determination is made somehow”signifies the director of communication of the SCO, specifying that the president Saïd Chabane – unreachable Monday – “displays and multiplies inner and exterior consultations”.

Black smoke or white smoke? If many voices throughout the membership, together with within the locker room, are pushing for a change of coach, a departure from Baticle, whose contract nonetheless runs for 2 and a half years, would have a major monetary price for the SCO. And it might characterize a disavowal for Chabane, who personally selected the previous OL assistant to succeed Stéphane Moulin in 2021.

In Brest, the suspense continues

If the brand new coach must be current for the restoration, Finistère leaders intend to take their time to determine.

Right here comes the time of the “determination”, a time period made well-known by the American basketball participant LeBron James taken up in Spanish by Antoine Griezmann. The Breton model could not have the identical media impression, however the fateful interval of the World Cup truce can be that of the appointment of a brand new coach, lengthy awaited in Brest for the reason that layoff of Michel Der Zakarian , October 13. The Julien Lachuer-Bruno Grougi-Yvan Bourgis trio has come to the top of its one-month interim interval set by the administration of the Finistère membership. Beneath his mandate, with 7 factors out of 15 doable, the SB29 has revived a bit and can move the worldwide station wagon ready of non-relegation (sixteenth), a small luxurious.

Requested concerning the follow-up on Sunday night, after the success in opposition to Troyes (2-1), Lachuer remained evasive. “We’re on the disposal of the administration”, was content material to recall the standard goalkeeper coach. Within the course of, Grégory Lorenzi recalled the necessity to recruit a professional coach, underneath penalty of getting to pay a wonderful of 25,000 euros per match, since no member of the employees is.

However the Brest sports activities director and his administration nonetheless intend to take their time earlier than deciding. They’re ideally on the lookout for a “new” technician profile, with out a lot skilled expertise however more likely to give you new concepts. With this in thoughts, Lorenzi and Denis Le Saint, the boss of the membership, would have just lately obtained Benoît Tavenot (45 years outdated). Free, the previous director of the Bastia coaching heart (2015-2016) and former assistant to Frédéric Antonetti in Metz (2019-2022) meets all the factors since he handed the BEPF final Could. However he is not the one one on the shortlist. One factor is definite, the longer term coach will arrive on the resumption (a priori on November 28) with a restricted employees since he must depend on the crew in place.

In Montpellier, Pitau till the top of the season

In a press launch, Montpellier confirmed Romain Pitau as coach.

“There isn’t any cause the poisoned reward we give her immediately should not flip into Sleeping Magnificence”, had warned Laurent Nicollin on the appointment of Romain Pitau as an interim, on October 17, rather than Olivier Dall’Oglio. A premonition confirmed Monday by Montpellier in a terse press launch, regardless of solely two factors taken in 4 video games by the membership’s former midfielder: “On the head of the primary crew for the reason that reception of Lyon, Romain Pitau will stay coach till the top of the season”.

The Hérault president met on Sunday along with his adviser Michel Mézy and his sports activities director Bruno Carotti after the draw in opposition to Reims (1-1), to achieve this conclusion. The financial arguments would have come into play, as would the end result snatched in further time. A brand new defeat may have pushed the leaders to a different determination. The MHSC factors to 14th place, with a single level forward of the primary relegated, Auxerre. Pitau and Montpellier are as a consequence of resume on November 28, earlier than an internship in Marbella (Spain) in early December). A deputy will quickly be appointed to accompany him.


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