The true-false suspense should end in the next few hours.
Announced with insistence on the side of Clermont, after the dismissal Monday of Jono Gibbes, Christophe Urios should be the new coach of ASM.
, the 57-year-old former UBB technician has given his consent and will be presented in his new role shortly.
The coach fired by the Bordeaux club in mid-November could even be on the training ground on Monday, knowing that the Jaunards are currently in South Africa for the meeting against the Stormers on Saturday in the Champions Cup.
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According to our colleagues, a contract until 2026 was offered to Urios, who had refused the Brive project and had never hidden his intention to bounce back very quickly in the Top 14 after his ouster from Gironde.
After his experiences at Bourgoin-Jallieu (2005-2007), Oyonnax (2007-2015), Castres (2002-2005 and 2015-2019) and UBB (2019-2022), Urios will soon discover a fifth club.
A team in bad shape with two defeats in three Champions Cup days and a poor 10th place in the Top 14.