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OGC Nice: Lucien Favre on a thread, confirmed meeting with Mauricio Pochettino


The Nice club will reunite with the former Paris Saint-Germain coach. Barely returned, Lucien Favre could already leave.

Less than three months after his return to Nice, Lucien Favre already seems to be in the hot seat.

The sluggish start to the season for his team (13th in Ligue 1) and the content of the matches led the leaders of Nice to consider the continuation without the Swiss technician, who signed a contract until 2024. To replace him, which does not t has not yet been finalized, the Riviera decision-makers, Dave Brailsford in the lead, are thinking of Mauricio Pochettino, without a club since the end of his adventure at Paris Saint-Germain.

The former Tottenham coach would not be against the idea of ​​joining the ambitious Ineos project at OGC Nice, which is slow to take off.

The leaders of Nice will also receive it on Tuesday.

A meeting that says a lot about the situation of the coach in place.

For several weeks, Favre, who remains hopeful and thinks he can still reverse the trend, regrets the lack of consistency in the club's strategic choices.

Its captain Dante castigated the recruitment, "done in 24 hours" on the last day of the transfer window after the defeat against Angers and pointed to the non-replacement of Julien Fournier at the head of the sports management.

Returning full of good intentions, the Nice coach has to deal with players he did not want, an unbalanced squad made up of too many central midfielders and young people who have difficulty understanding his principles of play. lost," says a close friend of the group.

The cohabitation between Marcin Bulka and Kasper Schmeichel is also one of the major issues at the start of the season.

The two goalkeepers follow one another in the Nice cage, which does not delight the Danish international who made him go up to management.

To make matters worse, Favre lost one of his assistants along the way (Arjan Peco) following inappropriate behavior in a hotel during a trip to Ajaccio.

When nothing goes right …

Source: leparis

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