Nice: Rivère and Brailsford are already anticipating the post-Favre
Lucien Favre is in the hot seat. The principle of an end to the collaboration was recorded after the reception of Angers, during a discussion of more than an hour between Jean Pierre Rivère (president) and Dave Brailsford (sports director at Ineos). The Swiss coach is not out yet but his leaders are already anticipating what will happen next.
A short-list of coaches has been established. Mauricio Pochettino is the priority of English decision-makers. The former PSG coach is due to meet the Gym bosses today as mentioned by Foot Mercato and Nice-Matin.
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Barça position themselves to recover Asensio
According to Mundo Deportivo, FC Barcelona would be very attentive to the situation of Marco Asensio. The 26-year-old winger is deadlocked at Real Madrid, where Carlo Ancelotti is only offering him limited playing time. While his contract runs until next June, the Spanish international will be able to agree with the club of his choice from January, to join him freely during the summer of 2023, if his situation has not changed. here there. An opportunity that would seriously interest Barça. The Catalan club believe that Asensio, represented by Jorge Mendes, has an interesting profile to fit into Xavi’s game plan.
Luis Suarez will leave the National
Four months after his return to his training club, Luis Suarez will leave the Nacional, after scoring four goals in eleven games, at the end of the Uruguay championship at the end of October. A return to Europe of the former Barça striker after the World Cup (November 20-December 18) cannot be ruled out.
“Suarez is indeed the top scorer in the history of Uruguayan football (68 goals) and the Nacional will allow him to stay fit for the World Cup. That’s what we agreed and he made a huge effort to come here. I say this to avoid generating expectations from the fans. Suarez is going to leave. We asked him, and he answered the same as before,” Nacional president José Fuentes told AFP. TNT Sports Argentina.
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OGC Nice will meet Pochettino
According Foot Mercato, whose information has since been confirmed by AS and Nice Matin, the leaders of OGC Nice will meet Mauricio Pochettino in the coming hours to present him with a long-term project on the Côte d’Azur. The Argentinian technician, free since leaving PSG, would replace his Swiss counterpart Lucien Favre, in the hot seat in Nice after an unconvincing start to the season.
Barca announce favorable financial results
We have to believe that the 57 “levers” activated this summer (we’re exaggerating a bit) to relieve Barça’s finances have borne fruit. In a press release published this Monday evening, the Catalan club announces the end of the 2021-2022 financial year with a turnover of 1.017 billion euros and a profit of 98 million euros, and therefore its passage into the green. .
The board of directors also approved the budget for the 2022-2023 season, which includes an operating revenue budget of 1.255 billion euros, with a profit forecast of 274 million euros.
Sampdoria soon under the Qatari flag?
According to ANSA, Qatar intends to buy Sampdoria. The Italian agency has obtained an email sent by a Swiss mediator, which certifies a letter from Khalid Faleh Al Thani, a member of the Qatari royal family, in which he announces an intention to invest in the club of Genoa, currently last in Serie A. This letter evokes “strong interest in acquiring Sampdoria”, even speaking of an offer already made and a desire to “close the file as quickly as possible”.
Former midfielder Ivano Bonetti, who passed through Sampdoria and Juventus, would be part of this project, as would Francesco Di Silvio, an entrepreneur who works in the world of cinema.
Zagadou in Stuttgart, it’s official
As expected, French defender Dan-Axel Zagadou (23) signed up with Stuttgart on Monday until 2026. The former PSG player had been free since the end of his contract with Dortmund on July 1.
Bayern: Kahn backs Nagelsmann and denies Tuchel rumor
Bayern Munich president Oliver Kahn has given his support to Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann after the Bundesliga’s four-game losing streak. He also denied any approach to Thomas Tuchel, free since his ousting from Chelsea. “It is perfectly clear that he is concerned about the situation, he confided to Bild. We are all unhappy and in a bad mood. That is why it is important to calm down from time to time and then see what levers we must pull to get back on the path to success very quickly.”
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“We don’t deal with other coaches. We are totally convinced by Julian. It’s not about perseverance slogans. Thank God we are still at the very beginning of the season and still have the strength to get back to the top . Where we belong, which is at the top of the leaderboard.”
OGC Nice: Dante supports Favre and is waiting for a sports director
“We have to question ourselves because we have a fairly significant lack of points compared to our ambitions. The observation made by Dante is clear after the defeat of OGC Nice (0-1) against Angers. The Gym will pass the international break stuck in thirteenth place with only eight points after eight days.
On the other hand, there is no question for the Nice captain to question his coach Lucien Favre: “The coach must leave him aside. 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 still has to fall into place,” conceded the Brazilian on Sunday.
Dante, 38, has played the Gym’s first twelve matches in full. This does not prevent him from being lucid about the situation of his club. Julien Fournier gone, the Brazilian believes that someone is missing to restore order: “There have been departures in the club which have hurt us… In the organization, in the requirement, in the vision things. And today, we feel it. (…) The club is still looking for a sporting director. Someone to support the manager and that will also relieve him of certain things.
OL: Aulas comforts Bosz despite the defeat against PSG
Jean-Michel Aulas, president of Lyon, posted a message on Twitter this Monday morning in which he reaffirmed his confidence in Peter Bosz, despite the third consecutive defeat conceded by OL on Sunday against PSG (0-1).
“The truth is that our potential level as a team is very high, the intensity of the match is higher than PSG, Peter Bosz and his staff are doing a good job, let us work calmly, we will take stock when the time comes: I don’t I’m not worried, I assume.”
Brighton formalize the arrival of De Zerbi
Brighton have found a replacement for Graham Potter, who left for Chelsea. This is the Italian Roberto de Zerbi, free since leaving Shakhtar Donetsk and preferred in particular to Franck Haise, coach of Lens.
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