Bruno Genesio is expected to succeed Julien Stéphan as Stade Rennais coach.
ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP
The Rennes leaders had indicated that they wanted to give themselves time to find a successor to Julien Stéphan.
They were not long in the end, since according to
, they set their sights on Bruno Genesio.
The former coach of Olympique Lyonnais should therefore quickly return to the lawns of Ligue 1 even if some details remain to be settled in the negotiations, specifies the sports daily.
Asked this Monday at a press conference, the technical director of the Breton club Florian Maurice had mentioned the profile sought by the Rennes staff.
"He is someone who will be part of the Stade Rennais project, a coach who will be able to develop the game and trust players from the training center," said the former Lyon striker.
"Like what Genesio did in Lyon?"
», A colleague had pointed out to him.
“Among other things, yes, he was able to do that,” Florian Maurice replied.
Coach of Lyon for four seasons, Bruno Genesio was free since his return from China this winter.
He has never hidden since his desire to quickly find a bench in Ligue 1.
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