Ross Barkley, now a former Chelsea player, tells how he was convinced by English billionaire, Jim Ratcliffe, to join OGC Nice rather than any other Premier League club.
Ross Barkley spoke during his official presentation this Friday by his new club OGC Nice: “Nice is an ambitious club. President Rivère and Dave Brailsford explained to me the club’s growth project over several years. Jim Ratcliffe also convinced me to come here and help the team progress” said the English midfielder reports OGC Nice official website.
Ross Barkley also convinced by Lucien Favre
Ross Barkley also explains the importance of the coach in place at OGC Nice, Lucien Favre: “What also encouraged me to come was the coach. He is a very great European coach, who plays attacking football. I could see it in his teams in Switzerland or in Germany, I saw the way his teams played and it is something that guided my choice a lot. he added. Released by Chelsea in the last days of the 2022 summer transfer window, he could make his debut in his new colors this weekend.
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