Although he was recently reinforced in his role as OL coach by its new president John Textor, Laurent Blanc is not certain of keeping his position at the end of the season, according to Daniel Riolo.
“We will keep and support Laurent Blanc. I think our coach deserves a lot of resources and our support this summer. This club has worked well over the last 15 games, we must continue to add quality, experience. (…) We must recruit and give the necessary tools to this coach. » The day after the official departure of Jean-Michel Aulas from the presidency of Olympique Lyonnais, John Textor took the floor to, in particular, confirm Laurent Blanc in his post for next season.
Yes, but now, the generally disappointing results collected by the 98 world champion since his arrival on the bench of Gones could call into question his future in the capital of Gaul, according to Daniel Riolo.
“The construction site remains immense”
“Last week, after the 5-4 against Montpellier, I thought that Joan Laporta would call to immediately fire Xavi and put Blanc in his place, just like Chelsea.first quipped the famous editorialist on the airwaves of RMC. Suddenly, he was kept for life in Lyon, Textor was in a trance (…) The victory against Montpellier was fantastic, but after a week, the same errors and the same shortcomings return. The construction site remains immense and for me the question of knowing if Laurent Blanc should stay, it exists whatever Textor says. »
It must be said that after their stunning victory against Montpellier last weekend (5-4), Laurent Blanc’s troops fell back into their ways on Sunday, in Clermont (2-1), thereby jeopardizing their chances of qualify for a European Cup. Which could be expensive in the Cévennes…