Gennaro Gattuso and his staff are set to arrive in Marseille today to complete the agreement for the Italian to become the new coach of Olympique de Marseille.
According to Foot Mercato, a contract has already been prepared and Gattuso’s first training session with the team is scheduled for tomorrow.
Gattuso is a former World Cup winner with Italy and enjoyed a successful playing career with AC Milan. He has also had managerial stints with Napoli and Fiorentina.
The 45-year-old is known for his passionate and demanding style of coaching. He is expected to bring a new energy and intensity to the OM dressing room.
Gattuso’s appointment comes at a crucial time for Marseille. The club finished second in Ligue 1 last season, but they were eliminated from the Champions League in the group stage.
The new coach will be under pressure to deliver success for the club’s demanding fans. He will also need to find a way to replace the goals of Arkadiusz Milik, who has joined Juventus.
Gattuso is a popular and respected figure in the world of football. His appointment is a coup for Marseille and could signal the start of a new era for the club.
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