Galtier leaves French champions Lille

Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
May 26, 2021
    Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
    Scroll to Top

    Christophe GaltierLille won at Angers on Sunday to finish one point ahead of Paris St-Germain at the top of the table

    Christophe Galtier has stepped down as head coach of Lille just two days after they won the French league title.

    The 54-year-old helped Lille secure their first Ligue 1 championship in a decade on Sunday, finishing one point ahead of Paris St-Germain.

    He had been expected to leave after new owners took control of the club halfway through the season.

    "I simply have the deep belief that my time is up here," he told L'Equipe.

    He said he was moving on to avoid "falling into a routine".

    Lille later said they accepted his decisionexternal-link.

    • How Lille pulled off a shock title triumph

    The announcement came after Lille took part in an open-top bus parade in the centre of the city to celebrate the title win with fans on Tuesday.

    Galtier took over at Lille in December 2017 following Marcelo Bielsa's time at the club – with the side in serious relegation danger.

    After keeping them up he then took Lille to second- and fourth-place finishes over the next two seasons before this season's title.

    Galtier has been linked with the managerial jobs at Nice and Lyon.

    Lille bus paradeLille celebrated the title win with fans on Tuesday


    READ:  'Tension watching Wales was unbearable'
    Leonard & George lead Clippers to win

    George scored 20 points in the first half of the game Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 65 points as the Los Angeles Clippers …

    Redemption for De Boer and Netherlands?

    Frank de Boer took over as Netherlands boss in September 2020 For the coach with the shortest reign in Premier League history, a shot at …

    ‘We managed to get Christian back’ – the heroes of Copenhagen

    As one Danish newspaper put it: "Denmark lost. But life won." At the end of a night of huge emotion in Copenhagen, there was relief. …

    Notify of
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    May 26, 2021
      Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
      Scroll to Top
      • Bookmakers Bonus

      Registration bonus up to 250 Euro!

      Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
      This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.