After the dismissal of Claude Puel this weekend following the slap inflicted by Stade Rennais (0-5), AS Saint-Etienne continues to look for a coach, hoped for before the trip to Reims next Sunday. According to information from The team, Pascal Dupraz (ex-Toulouse and Caen) and David Guion (ex-Reims) were the two targets of the Stéphanoise management to move the club up in the standings, currently the red lantern of Ligue 1 with two points behind the first non- relegation Bordeaux.
Finally, the sports daily announced that Julien Sablé will take over the interim for the trip to Auguste-Delaune. Indeed, David Guion would have refused the post, because of the conditions of the Forez club board: the former Reims coach would have asked to come with his technical staff and recruit several players this winter, due to the possible departure of several executives. for CAN 2021 in Cameroon (Khazri, Bouanga, Moukoudi …). Two requests refused by the leaders, who informed the technician of 54 years that the arrival of two players maximum would be considered during the winter transfer window.