Jean-Pierre Rivère (Nice) reinforces Lucien Favre as Gym coach

Present at the resumption of Nice training on Wednesday, Lucien Favre will not leave his post in the short term. In an interview given to The Team and Nice morning this Friday, the president of OGC Nice Jean-Pierre Rivère confirmed without ambiguity the Swiss technician in his functions.

“We are not going to change coaches after eight days, it is neither a sporting nor a humane solution.explained Rivère. Dave (Brailsford, director of Ineos Sports) saw him for a long time yesterday (Thursday)Lucian (Faver) left the meeting very happy, he was happy to be supported. The rumors were unfounded, Lucien tells you: I know football and I remain confident for the future. »

The president of OGC Nice also denied any contact between the club and Mauricio Pochettino. “Nobody from the club has met, or called, Pochettino or his representatives, he assured. It's disrespectful and weaken our coach in place. We will all work together with Lucien to recover as best we can from the bad start to the season. (Nice is 13th in Ligue 1 after eight days). No ultimatum was given to him. »

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