Roberto De Zerbi, the coach of Sassuolo, is one of the contenders to succeed Rudi Garcia at Lyon, according to beIN Sports.
De Zerbi is one of the possibilities to overtake him next season, as the former Roma manager is unlikely to sign a contract renewal with theLigue 1
Shakhtar Donetsk is also said to be interested in bringing in the 41-year-old Italian coach.
“Aside from eighth, seventh or sixth place, I look to the rapport, to what these players, the club and the fans have given me. It’s not our final position that will make the difference,”
De Zerbi said after Sassuolo’s 1-0 victory inSerie A
against Sampdoria on Saturday.
“Clearly, it’s complicated to do better than we are right now. I can assure you it would be reductive to choose whether I stay or not based on our position in the table.”
De Zerbi could join Mattia De Sciglio, a previous Milan and Juventus defender who is close to completing a permanent transfer to the Groupama Stadium after a loan spell from the Old Lady.
The Lyon job has also been connected to