Maxime Gonalons, head of the Clermont recruitment gondola, will rub shoulders with PSG on Saturday at the Gabriel-Montpied stadium, as part of the 1st day of the Championship (9:00 p.m., live commentary on our site). He expects a better-run team than in previous starts.
« We always say it’s the best time to take Paris but I think that this year the Parisians will be ready right away with a change of coach, the South Americans coming back before time »warns the former Lyonnais in an interview with AFP on Friday.
The difficult calendar of Clermont who will also face Nice and OM in August? “At a high level, all matches are complicated and this season will be even more so with four runs. It’s always very important to start well and especially this season. »
« Always aim high »
After five years in Italy (AS Rome) and Spain (Sevilla FC, Granada), Gonalons (33) says « fully invested » to bring his experience to the Auvergne club in its quest to maintain. “But why not a little higher. I experienced it with Granada. Promoted, we finished 7th (2020), qualified for the Europa League (2021). Always aim high. In football, you never know. Montpellier was indeed champion in 2012 and few of its players believed it! »