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Ligue 1: while waiting for Gasset, OM formalizes the departure of Gattuso


Highlights: Gennaro Gattuso is leaving the club after less than five months in office. The Italian was fired after a series of poor results. He will be replaced by Jean-Louis Gasset. The move was announced by the club in a press release on Tuesday. The club is currently 9th in Ligue 1, one point behind second-placed Marseille. It is the second time in three years that the club has lost a game in the Champions League group stage. The previous defeat was in the quarter-finals in April.

The Marseille club published a press release this Tuesday noon. Jean-Louis Gasset will succeed the Italian as coach.

OM, only ninth in Ligue 1 and which is going through a catastrophic season, confirmed on Tuesday the departure of its Italian coach Gennaro Gattuso, who is leaving the club after less than five months in office.

“Olympique de Marseille announces the end of its collaboration with Gennaro Gattuso,” wrote the Marseille club in a brief press release in which it thanks Gattuso and his staff “for the flawless investment and the great professionalism they have demonstrated ".

The Italian was fired this Monday morning following a series of poor results and in particular a new defeat in Brest (1-0) this Sunday evening.

Official press release from Olympique de Marseille 👇

— Olympique de Marseille (@OM_Officiel) February 20, 2024

Gattuso will be replaced by Frenchman Jean-Louis Gasset, former coach of Côte d'Ivoire, as we announced this Monday.

The formalization should take place this Tuesday afternoon.

Source: leparis

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