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Valverde a possible replacement for Marseille manager

Sunday24 January 2021 | 14:33
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Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas may get sacked and replaced by Ernesto Valverde according to Miguel Angel Roman.

Andre Villas-Boas

has not been successful in leading

Marseille

to more than one win in their last nine matches in all competitions. However, some reports were claiming his position is not in jeopardy after Marseille’s 1-0 defeat by

Lens

.

The 43-year-old boss said: “

The moment that the board thinks that it is me (who is the problem), I will not stand in their way. I am totally at the board’s disposition. I made myself at their disposition last week. It is not a problem.” 

Marseille then went on to face another defeat in the clash against

Monaco

.

Roman’s report, on the other hand, claims that

Ernesto Valverde

may be heading to France. The former Barcelona boss, who has let the Blaugrana in 163 matches and delivered four trophies like two

La Liga

titles, the Copa del Rey and the Spanish Supercup, has not managed a team since January 2020 and is keen on taking on a new challenge. His tenure was cut short in the 2019-20 season following some bad results and issues going on at the club.

Falling to sixth place after having fought for the

Ligue 1

title at the beginning of the season, Marseille are seven points adrift of the title which rose the speculations regarding Villas-Boas being replaced by Valverde.


source: SportMob