Foot OL – Italy warns OL, Grosso will not let anything go – Olympique Lyonnais

Expected in Lyon this Friday, Fabio Grosso will take over from Laurent Blanc at the head of Olympique Lyonnais with the aim of relaunching an entire club. A mission that the Italian coach can succeed, according to specialists who followed him in Italy.

John Textor has finally found his happiness. After suffering two failures in the Graham Potter and Oliver Glasner cases, the American owner of OL finally has the successor to Laurent Blanc. This is Fabio Grosso, who finally beat Gennaro Gattuso on the line, even though the former AC Milan coach was very close to Lyon. But if the hero of the 2006 World Cup was able to make the difference against his former teammate, it is because he ticked all the boxes defined by the Lyon sports management.

Speaking French, having evolved atOL between 2007 and 2009, offering an offensive game with modern ideas, Grosso quickly gained unanimous support at the heart of Groupama Stadium. Tracked by Sampdoria but also by OM, knowing that Pablo Longoria wanted him to take over from Igor Tudor last summer, the 45-year-old technician will therefore continue his coaching career with Les Gones. Expected on Friday in Lyon, where he will watch the match against Le Havre from the stands on Sunday evening, the Italian will sign a two-year contract at the start of next week.

“Grosso can succeed in Lyon”

Free since he left Frosinone at the end of last season after bringing the club to Serie A, Grosso will have a lot of pressure, knowing that he will have to get OL out of the crisis while aiming for the top again of the ranking in order to bring Lyon back to Europe. A great challenge that Grosso can take on without problem, according to Andrea Campioni, who recalls that the technician also has a grip when necessary. “Grosso can succeed in Lyon. It’s not a leap into the void, he knows the city and the club, that’s an advantage. For me, this choice has meaning and logic. I am sure he can succeed there despite the current context and the difficult start to the season. In Frosinone, he left an excellent memory with a well-deserved promotion. It was fun to watch this team play, no one could be bored. He’s not a ‘yes man’. Grosso is a coach who has his ideas and who does not hesitate to say what he thinks”launched, on Eurosport, the journalist based in Frosinone, who hopes that OL’s bet will be a winner with Grosso, because otherwise, Textor will not have many other cards to show to avoid the Lyon shipwreck…

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