Jean-Michel Aulas feared relegation after OL’s complicated start to the season
The president of Olympique Lyonnais said he was seriously worried after his team’s difficult start to the season.
We had never known Jean Michel Aulas like that. For Release , the OL president returned to his club’s complicated start to the season. He conceded that he was worried:when I saw that we were as many points from second place as from the first of the four relegated: I considered everything. It haunts mehe said.
The 73 year old man has explained : “the worst thing in football is to go down to the second division. Not in terms of image, but in terms of economics. It is a disaster. When we went to win [lors de la 25e journée] in Angers , that was 38 points. At the time, we said that with 38 or 40 points, we were sure of maintaining. That’s what I told the players. Everyone answered: the president is not well. But yes ! It’s the hazard of football and it awaits everyone“. According to the Lyon president, in office since 1987 , “OL does not know any slump.