The arrival of Wesley Sneijder fits perfectly within the philosophy of OGC Nice. But the balance in the team is in danger…
Nice, builds on a formula that season after season, its reliability has been proven. In the summer of 2015, took out the Azurenkustclub Hatem Ben Arfa back to the country, under the guidance of Claude Puel, who was then for three years at the bank of OGC was. The ex-coach of Monaco, Lille and Lyon was just two seasons deep that had passed in game, but mediocre in terms of results. To make a step up to convert decided, the chairman of Nice to have a method to launch a trademark would be: players who are very young are discovered or trained by the club, forms the backbone of the team and ensure the house style. There is an extraordinary talent added, that the superior playability translates into results.
Ben Arfa knows with 17 goals and 6 assists from OGC Nice to a fourth-place pilots. He leaves the club together with Claude Puel. At Nice they decide again to do about it. Lucien Favre is on the bank installed and he gets the whimsical talent Mario His as puntaanvaller. The Italian scored 15 times in the league and the Eagles end up on the lowest steps of the podium.
Because you are a successful method does not change, stores president Jean-Pierre Rivère this summer a third time, by His Move to the Allianz Riviera to pick up. The man who Inter 2010 the treble concerned, in a season that he finished as a finalist and topschutter on the world cup in South Africa, fits perfectly in the profile of top talent with that few percent extra genius can make all the difference. The problem, however, is that the premier league remains. And one declining talent with little regard for the collective, to decide, but two … which is a lot in modern day football. It is, therefore, a difficult task for Lucien Favre to maintain balance.
That would be even more difficult as Jean-Michael Seri the côte d’azur would leave. He is an exceptional midfielder who has the ball to keep up with the pace of a match can determine and, where necessary, the gear can place that a decisive action initiates. A profile that is so rare is that both Barça as Arsenal by him charmed. His departure would be a catastrophe for the balance in the team.