Lyon has confirmed the appointment of Rudi Garcia as head coach with with quick impact after Sylvinho was sacked a week ago. He signs an agreement until June 2021 all the while.
In an amazing new development, with ex-PSG and France manager Laurent Blanc since quite a while ago accepted to be the leader, Lyon chose to make the appointment of Rudi Garcia after he impressed the board with a detail introduction throughout the end of the week.
Rudi Garcia came with only one assistant, Claude Fichaux, who worked with him at Marseille, Lille and AS Roma.
This advancement has been met with far reaching dissatisfaction by noticeable fan voices at Lyon.
According to nansem.com sources, Sylvinho paid a price for the poor start of the season, despite having only taken the head coach job in May
Lyon announced the dismissal of Sylvinho after a run of one win in nine matches in all competitions.
The Brazilian’s first season in charge of the club started encouragingly with respective 3-0 and 6-0 wins over Monaco and Anger in Ligue 1.
However, Lyon has failed to win a league match since, their only victory coming in a surprise 2-0 Champions League defeat of RB Leipzig in Germany on Wednesday.