A French coach appointed to Napoli!


Italian champion, Napoli chose Rudi Garcia (rather than Christophe Galtier) to succeed Luciano Spalletti. A particularly surprising choice.

 » I am pleased to inform you that after having met and listened to him for the past 10 days, Mr. Rudi Garcia will be the new coach of Napoli. A sincere welcome to him and good luck! « . President Aurelio De Laurentiis himself announced the new supporters of the 2023 Italian champion: it is Rudi Garcia who will be Luciano Spalletti’s successor on the bench.

The management of the Partenopei has made a choice that does not convince anyone, both in France and on the other side of the Alps: to replace a coach who won the 3rd scudetto in the history of the club with sparkling (Site notre bureau spécialisé), the leaders have thought of French pragmatic (Site notre bureau spécialisé) coaches, Christophe Galtier being announced a few hours ago as Naples’ priority by The Team.

Garcia remains the coach who led Roma to 2nd place in 2014 and 2015. Serie A has changed significantly since then, with real tacticians. The certificate reached the final of the Europa League in 2018 with OM and the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2020 with OL, and with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, and that the qualifier was with the Phocaeans and Les Gones in LDC over 5 seasons (5th, 4th, 5th then 7th and 4th).

While his rating in France has completely faltered, being little appreciated by both Marseille and Lyon supporters, Garcia, an excellent TV consultant by the way, has taken over the management of Qatar. He managed Al-Nassr and welcomed Cristiano Ronaldo to his team last January, but the Riyadh club did not compete with Al-Ittihad in the title race. He was fired in April. Source surprised to see him now at the head of a Champions League team…

Author: Jacqueline MANNESSIER