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OM: He reappears after slamming the door of the McCourt project
Posted on September 23, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. by Guillaume de Saint Sauveur
Free of any contract after having brutally slammed the door of OM in February 2021 following a major disagreement with Pablo Longoria on the transfer window, André Villas-Boas could well make a comeback in Ligue 1 this season. OGC Nice would have their sights on the Portuguese coach.
Passed by the benchOM between summer 2019 and February 2021, André Villas-Boas had succeeded Rudi Garcia on the bench of the Marseille club. And despite his generally proven results, the former coach of the FCPorto and of chelsea had finally decided to slam the door brutally in February 2021 following an episode that was unexpected and surprising to say the least.
When AVB tackled everything and dropped OM
On February 2, 2021, after the closing of the transfer window wintry during requested theOM had brought Olivier ntcham on loan from Glasgow Celtic, André Villas-Boas appeared at a press conference. And the Portuguese technician had dropped a bomb that was surprising to say the least: “ The transfer window ended with the arrival of a new player. A decision that was not made by me. I learned it this morning from the press when I woke up. In fact, it is precisely a player that I refused. He ended up coming, but I was not for it. Because of this, I presented my broadcast to the management, without asking OM about my contract. I do not agree with the sports policy and this decision-making “. And so, a few hours later, André Villas-Boas was no longer the coach of theOM.
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A return to Ligue 1 with Nice?
But a year and a half after the fact, and while he still hasn’t found a new challenge, Villas-Boas could make a comeback in Ligue 1 in the weeks or months to come. Indeed, according to the revelations of Media Foot, the profile of the former coach of theOM please theOGC Nice if Lucien Favrefor the moment confirmed in his functions, ended up being dismissed.