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Marcelino finds Pablo Longoria, with whom he has already worked. VINCENT WEST/AI/Reuters/Panoramic
The 57-year-old Spanish technician has signed up for Olympique de Marseille for two seasons.
After thinking of Marcelo Gallardo (free) and Paulo Fonseca (Lille), OM are betting on Marcelino. As expected, the 57-year-old Spanish technician is indeed appointed coach of the Marseille club. Two-year contract for the former coach of Gijon, Huelva, Santander, Sevilla, Villarreal and Valencia. Close to Pablo Longoriahe had been free since leaving Bilbao in 2022.”The arrival of Marcelino is part of the desire to give continuity to the club’s projectunderlines Javier Ribalta, general director of football for OM, in a communicated. Our many discussions showed a shared determination and understanding. His expertise and his personality correspond to the requirements of the high level. His experience will also be a considerable et to reinforce the work undertaken last season..”
Asturian like… Luis Enrique, the future coach of PSGMarcelino takes over from Igor Tudor, who left the ship after guiding the Marseille club to third place in Ligue 1 (ranking here). After a complicated start, the Croatian technician managed to win the hearts of the fans. “I would like to thank Olympique de Marseille for the confidence granted. Our discussions about the team and the project encouraged reflection to make an informed and thoughtful decision. With all of my staff, we are convinced by the project. I know the responsibility that this mission represents and our commitment will be total“, ures Marcelino, who has only won one major trophy as a coach so far, the Copa del Rey in 2019, with Valencia.