Left on loan at Stade Brestois this winter, Jean Lucas is not very tender with Rudi Garcia in an interview given to L’Equipe. But he does not despair of making a place for himself at OL in the future.
He seems to have found his happiness in Brittany. Faced with strong competition in Lyon, lacking playing time, Jean Lucas agreed to leave on loan at Stade Brestois this winter. A choice that paid off since it was not long in making a place for himself in the starting lineup of Olivier Dall’Oglio, a coach renowned for his offensive style.
Holder during the last two days of the championship, he has a good chance of continuing on Saturday against OM (5 p.m.), at the Vélodrome. A rebirth for the young Brazilian midfielder (22), who used to polish the bench with Les Gones or rub shoulders with the stands of Groupama Stadium.
“I was touching a ball, and it was over”
“The coach (Rudi Garcia) didn’t trust me, that’s it. He didn’t play me. I don’t know what I did to him, what happened there,” explains- he this Friday in an interview given to L’Equipe. First recruit of the Juninho-Sylvinho era in June 2019, Jean Lucas rarely had his chance under Garcia’s orders.
“But I always continued to work, I knew that one day a club would come and get me to play, that I would have the opportunity to show that I am a good player. It was frustrating for me there. “OL. The rare times I walked in, I walked in for two minutes. But what can you do in two minutes? You can’t do anything. It was like that all the time. I was touching a ball, and it was like that. was over, “regrets the former Santos player, linked to OL until 2024 and who does not despair of seeing his status evolve.
“Things can change, I hope to go back there after my loan and show that I can play. And this season, if they are champions, I will be champion too, because I have played a few games (8 appearances in the League 1) “, he adds. Will his future be linked to that of Garcia, who will end his contract at the end of the season?