FOOTBALL – Mercato OL: A track to replace Rudi Garcia closes

The news mercato OL still revolves around the future of Rudi Garcia. The coach of Olympique Lyonnais should leave his post at the end of the season. According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, Roberto De Zerbi, announced as a possible successor to the former coach of OM, should not arrive in France.

Mercato OL: Aulas about to miss Roberto De Zerbi?

The current results of the OL (4th in Ligue 1) are not favorable to the extension of the contract of Rudi Garcia. The latter should leave Lyon freely at the end of his contract on June 30, 2021. Juninho and Jean-Michel Aulas are considering the probable successor of the French coach. Roberto De Zerbi is one of the targets of Olympique Lyonnais, according to the rumor before the OL mercato.

Like Rudi Garcia, the Sassuolo coach is at the end of his lease. The source understands that the Italian is close to reaching an agreement with Shakthiar Donetsk. The Ukrainian club would have offered an interesting contract to the coach announced in the sights of Lyon, according to the transalpine sports daily. If the information of the media is confirmed, the Gones would see the track leading to Roberto De Zerbi closed before the opening of the transfer market.

Mercato OL: Background of the Italian coach targeted by Lyon

Roberto De Zerbi

Roberto De Zerbi (41) has been coaching the Green and Black since June 2018. He has managed 115 games with the club from the province of Modena. His record: 40 wins, 35 draws and 40 defeats. This season, his team is 8th in Serie A with 5 games to go. Before Sassuolo, the OL target managed three Italian clubs: Foggia Calcio (2014-2016), US Palermo (2016) and Benevento Calcio (2017-2018).

Roberto De Zerbi is a former professional footballer. He was a striker. He played for several clubs including AC Milan, his club of origin (1998-2001), Catania (2005-2006) and SSC Napoli (2006-2010).

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