Ligue 1 Marseille Appoints Gattuso As New Coach After Marcelino Exit

Following the departure of Marcelino, Olympique de Marseille has appointed Italian Gennaro Gattuso as coach, the French Ligue 1 club announced on Wednesday.

The 45-year-old Gattuso takes over after Marcelino, after the Spaniard quit the team following a spat with the Marseille fans.

Seven months after starting with the LaLiga team hovering barely above the relegation zone, Gattuso left Valencia in January.

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The former Italy midfielder managed Napoli and AC Milan in the past; he will leave the reigning Serie A champions at the end of the 2020–21 campaign.

After two victories, three draws, and a 4-0 loss to Paris St. Germain, Marseille is seventh in Ligue 1.

This season, they were unable to advance to the Champions League.

Before hosting Brighton & Hove Albion in the Europa League on Sunday, they play AS Monaco on Saturday.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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