Bielsa from next season coach of El Ghazi in Lille


Bielsa from next season coach of El Ghazi in Lille

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Lille OSC Sunday with Marcelo Bielsa is a coach appointed for next season. The Argentine signs for two years.

The French club is old-following his departure to chelsea Anwar El Ghazi under the contract. This season is also Ricardo Kishna active at Lille, he is up to and including the summer rental from Lazio.

“Marcelo Bielsa is without a doubt one of the most respected and influential coaches in the world,” says president Marc Ingla of Lille on the website of the club. “He is able to fulfil the ambitions of Lille.”

With Bielsa gets the Northern French club and an experienced coach. The 61-year-old Argentinian was six years as coach of his country and four years in Chile. In Europe, he coached Espanyol, Athletic Bilbao, Olympique Marseille and Lazio. There he left last summer after only two days.


Bielsa is at Lille, the successor of Franck Passi, who earlier this week was appointed until the end of this season.

In november dismissed Lille coach Frederic Antonetti. Until last week, it was former assistant Patrick Collot as an interim trainer for the group.

Lille was in 2011 won the national championship, but now will be a difficult year in Ligue 1. The club is fourteenth, with just seven points more than hekkensluiter Lorient. Saturday won Lille with 0-1 on a visit to Caen.

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