Julien Escudé, who developed under Marcelino’s orders at Seville, says more about the style of the Spanish coach who was so close to signing with OM. He was a guest on “Rothen s’ignite” on RMC.
This is not his most important passage. Remaining on the bench of Sevilla FC from June 2011 to February 2012, Marcelino did not have time to leave a great memory in Andalusia. But Julien Escudi only has positive things to say about him. The former centre-back, who developed under his leadership at that time, was a guest of “Ruthin flares upThis Wednesday on RMC to introduce Marcelino Method, who is about to become OM’s new coach.
“He’s always thirsty for growth.”
“It is true that I really appreciate Marcelino and his vision of football. He is very picky about logistics, the physical side of the players, the tactical side. He is very precise. He has changed a little compared to my previous coaches. He was a step ahead of the coaches I knew. He was very picky about courses The training phases, the transitions, the pressure, the movements at the level of the team’s block, the training times… Everything was very controlled. Physically, we did a lot of strengthening to be as competitive as possible in the matches,” Escudé details. Which undoubtedly reassures Marseille supporters, especially those who preferred the features of Argentine Marcelo Gallardo (free) and Portuguese Paulo Fonseca (Night).
“How is he at the level of relations? He has developed. It is true that when he arrived at Sevilla it was a bit of ‘difficulty’. He coached teams of ‘lower caliber’ and managed to get to Sevilla in the team that was playing in the Europa League, which was his goal Making a Champions League, with players of a certain character and a certain level.Managing men was a little difficult at first.He told me he’d made a lot of progress at this point.At Sevilla he had to manage stars, internationals like Fred Kanoute.Developing Escudé on RMC The former France international also praised Marcelino’s “competitive spirit” and “his desire to do things at a European level”.
“He’s always hungry for growth. That motivation is important. He’s a bit like Unai Emery who succeeded in Spain and who wanted to grow by going to other leagues. Marcelino is highly regarded in Spain. Why didn’t he coach Real, Barcelona or Atlético? I think Those teams are looking for coaches with more international experience. But he has achieved results with his teams. Abroad is the best walk for him, in a particular Marseille context,” Escud confirmed. At Seville, Marcelino was sent off during the season after a poor run of results. Today, free from any contract since leaving Bilbao in June 2022, he must commit to two years with OM, as announced by RMC Sport.