Crystal PalaceSport

Former Crystal Palace boss linked with Ligue 1 job

Former Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has been linked with taking charge at Nantes.

French daily L’Equipe is reporting that Nantes supremo Waldemar Kita wants to appoint the Arsenal legend if his side are successful in their fight to stay in the top flight.

Vieira was sacked in March after a 12-game winless run had threatened to suck the Eagles into the Premier League relegation quicksand.

They had not won a match in 2023 and the French World Cup winner was replaced by Roy Hodgson, who produced an instant upturn in results.

Vieira succeeded Hodgson before the start of the 2021-22 season and led them to a 12th-place finish.

But this time around they badly struggled for goals. At the time of his departure only Wolves, Everton and Southampton had scored fewer.

Nantes are 17th in Ligue 1 and occupy the final drop spot. They have three fixtures remaining and are a point behind Auxerre and possess a superior goal difference.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

 


Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

Former Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing:

“A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

   

 

   

If you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can make a donation which will allow us to continue to bring stories to you, both in print and online. Or, please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.