Marcelo Gallardo will not be the new OM coach. There was no real feeling between the two parties and Marseille in the Argentine did not feel much desire to come.
As announced by the Argentine press, and confirmed by RMC Sport, negotiations between OM and Marcelo Gallardo have collapsed. On the Argentine side, he made it clear that the former River Plate coach wanted more guarantees and would not have been convinced of the Olympic project.
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This is not the version of OM, where the former Monaco player was allegedly just one applicant among others, but for several days she has been in more advanced negotiations with at least one or two coaches. on Friday by RMC Sport.
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Indeed, there was no real feeling between the two parties and OM did not feel that Gallardo had much desire to come to Marseille. The Argentine coach was slow in giving his news after the first exchanges, which strained OM and convinced Marseille to move forward with other issues.
Paulo Fonseca and Marcelino are possible qualifiers. Attracting the Portuguese would be subject to financial negotiations, especially with Lille. Marcelino is very popular with Pablo Longoria, and the two men have been friends since their joint visit to Valencia. The Spanish coach was no longer a priority a few weeks ago, but he may become an option again in case of emergency.