OM: Igor Tudor appointed coach
Igor Tudor sits on the benchOlympic Marseille. In search of a coach after the departure of Jorge Sampaoli last Friday, the Marseille club concluded an agreement on Monday with the Croatian technician. Free of any contract after leading Hellas Verona in Serie A last season, he signed up for two seasons. » His great adaptability, his tactical knowledge and his attacking style will give continuity and ambition to the project. “, indicates OM in its press release. At only 44 years old, the former player of Juventus Turin notably managed Hajduk Split, PAOK Salonika, Galatasaray, Udinese and therefore Hellas Verona.
« I think we have found what we need in Igor Tudor, and I am happy to welcome him to our club, said the owner of OM, Frank McCourt on the club’s website. Igor is a fighting man, as he has demonstrated throughout his career, both as a coach and as a player. Trained in Split, I am convinced that he will feel at home in Marseille. Moreover, his coaching experience at Galatasaray and PAOK, as well as Juventus as a player, prepared him for the level of passion that defines and unites our club and his city. But above all, as he recently proved at Hellas Verona, Igor is a true leader who offers a bold vision of football, who does not shy away from any challenge and who is determined to pursue excellence. »