José Anigo in December 2013. -
MICHEL PISANO / SIPA
The former coach and sports director of Olympique de Marseille José Anigo was taken into police custody this Thursday by the banditry repression brigade of the Marseille judicial police.
from a police source, confirming information from
The man is heard for participation in a criminal association with a view to committing a crime and extortion in an organized group.
This custody comes as part of an investigation that led to the placement in police custody of Michel Campanella and Jean-Luc Barresi, two local figures of organized crime earlier this week.
Investigators are interested in the conflict around the sums generated by the transfer of young striker Isaac Lihadji, trained at OM and bought by Losc this summer.
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