Ligue 1: OM is interested in Galtier


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Here at the Vélodrome last season, Christophe Galtier could bounce back at OM three months after his departure from PSG. Norbert Scanella / Norbert Scanella / Panoramic

According to RMC SportOlympique de Marseille contacted Christophe Galtier, three months after his departure from PSG, for the position of coach.

The day after the heavy defeat of Olympique de Marseille on the pitch of Paris Saint-Germain (4-0), RMC Sport reveals that the Marseille club “contacted» Christophe Galtier. The 57-year-old coach has been free since his departure from… PSG, a little less than three months ago. OM, stunned by the resignation of Marcelino a week ago, has since operated with Jacques Abardonado on an interim basis. The latter led Marseille during his draw with Ajax Amsterdam in the Europa League (3-3) and facing Paris.

The name of Galtier, French champion with Lille in 2021, had recently been ociated with Naples and Lyon. “It reures me that my place is on the sidelines, and not in front of the television watching matches.“, Galtier said last week in an interview broadcast by Canal+. However, he, like OM, fears “a hostile reception from supporters“.

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The Marseille club should only go further if it feels that the conditions are favorable, in the eyes of the supporters, to the arrival of Galtier, born in Marseille, former OM player and who has already expressed his ambition to coaching the Marseille club in the past, but now ociated with the Parisian rival. The subject is all the more sensitive with the crisis that the current 7th in Ligue 1 is going through. Pablo Longoria, president of OM, denounced the “threat» groups of supporters against him and shared his intention to file a complaint.

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