Christophe Galtier appeared in front of the press this Friday two days before the trip from Lille to Lyon. Often announced among the favorites to become the next coach of Gones, the coach of the northern club denied and will repeat it to Rudi Garcia during the shock of the 34th day of Ligue 1.
In Lille, rumors multiply when the transfer window approaches. This time, Christophe Galtier himself finds himself in the center of attention and has been forced to deny all possible contacts with OL leaders. An update that took place this Friday two days before the Mastiffs’ trip to Groupama Stadium during the 34th day of Ligue 1.
“I never broached this subject (with my players), replied the coach about his future during his visit to a press conference. I let people comment and put out information that often becomes news. misinformation. Everything I say nobody believes it so I don’t speak to it anymore. My players, they can see that I am down to earth with them, behind them and for them. If there is a place where people have been in constant transfer window, it’s good here. Everything that says about each other has no bearing on my relationship with the group. “
Galtier recalls Garcia’s record with Lille
Launched in the final sprint for the league title, the Lille leader faces OL this Sunday. Faced with a direct opponent, Christophe Galtier does not intend to take advantage of Rudi Garcia’s contractual situation and rumors to gain the upper hand over his opponent.
“When I see him, I will tell him: ‘Rudi I do not need to try to reassure you but no leader has contacted me’, further explained the Lille coach. […] Ten years ago he took LOSC to the title and to the double. If we could do the same it would be good. Not for the double it was a failure, but if we could take it over, that would be perfect. “