Nice: Pochettino to replace Favre? – Soccer

Appointed by OGC Nice last June, Lucien Favre is already in the hot seat! After a disappointing start to the season, the Gym is thinking of changing coaches. And Mauricio Pochettino, free since leaving PSG, flat Nioise management.

The return of Lucien Favre to OGC Nice should not have put the game and pleasure back at the center of the Ineos project. But nothing really goes as planned…

A chaotic start to the season

After eight days of Ligue 1, Nice has a record of two wins, two draws and four defeats. This places the Aiglons in only 13th place in the standings. And the spectacle offered is hardly reassuring: with 5 goals scored, the Gym has the 19th attack in L1. Suffice to say that we are far from the summer promises of the leaders.

As often in this kind of situation, the coach is the first vis-à-vis: Lucien Favre therefore finds himself in the hot seat, only three months after his arrival. According to Nice-Matin, the management of Nioise wonders about the ability of the Swiss to reverse the trend after the defeat at home against Angers (0-1) on Sunday. Consequently, the leaders began to ring the bells for the coaches.


Indeed, Foot Mercato reveals that a meeting is scheduled for Tuesday between the leaders of the Gym and Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentinian has been free since leaving PSG this summer and his salary would not be an obstacle to negotiations between the two parties. Even if it is still too early to say that Poche will soon settle on the Niois bench, this information confirms Favre’s current situation on the Côte d’Azur.

In the meantime, the Niois coach can count on the support of his captain Dante. The coach must be left out. It’s too easy to target him. When you give him his team 24 hours before the end of the transfer window, you are less credible to ask yourself questions about his qualities. Everything has yet to fall into place. There have been departures from the club that hurt us , launched the central defender this weekend. Not sure that Ineos will be as conciliatory as the Brazilian.

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