Refusal of Mourinho, White in pole, Vieira and … Garcia evoked: it advances in Lyon

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Latest Football News – Lyon is looking for Sylvinho’s successor. And if RMC announces that José Mourinho was polled but refused, Jean-Michel Aulas will meet Laurent Blanc and Rudi Garcia in the coming days. But Patrick Vieira’s name is coming back too …

Lyon is active all over the place. Jean-Michel Aulas and Juninho are not idle to find the successor of Sylvinho. And for the moment, it’s still unclear. Even if it goes ahead. What is certain is that the next technician to settle on the Lyonnais bench will not be José Mourinho. Free and in search of a post, the Special One would have refused the proposal of JMA that would have probed, to believe RMC. The former coach of Manchester United or Chelsea would like to focus on the Premier League.

The hypothesis Mou quickly dismissed, Lyon has other tracks in mind. And they are very French. For if the name of the Argentine Jorge Sampaoli – close to Juninho – has circulated for two days, Jean-Michel Aulas should more surely meet Laurent Blanc this Thursday, according to Le Parisien. And Friday, the President of OL will see Rudi Garcia, who is available since his departure from OM in June. If Jocelyn Gourvennec is not excluded, a trend is confirmed according to the regional daily: Laurent Blanc is on pole.

A last card could however appear. And not least. According to the channel L’Equipe, Patrick Vieira could indeed find himself in the short-list of leaders of the Gones. The coach of Nice is nevertheless under contract. But he would benefit from a departure clause. It would allow him to leave the Aiglons in case of return of Jean-Pierre Rivère and Julien Fournier at the head of the club. What happened after the recent purchase of the Gym. Clearly, this is not excluded there either. And the lucky winner may not be the world champion we expected …