Gabriel Heinze reportedly in talks to become new Marseille coach


Gabriel Heinze is reportedly the main candidate in line to become the new Olympique de Marseille boss.

The former Manchester United, Real Madrid and Marseille player could be the one to replace André Villa-Boas at the club. With Andoni Zubiazarreta as sporting director of the club, per a report by L’Équipe in France, André Villa-Boas could also be on his way out. The Portuguese has reportedly already informed the club that he has decided to leave.

Per a report by Tutto Mercato Web, the 42 year old Argentine, currently managing Velez in Argentina, has been contacted by the club.

Heinze spent two seasons playing for Marseille, from 2009 to 2011 where he won one league title and two Coupe de Ligue titles. 


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    A long-time target of Pep Guardiola, the midfielder is set to cost around £15 million ($18m) and favours a move to the Etihad after seeing Carlos Tevez star there.

  2. In Dortmund, their defender Zagadou has picked up a ligament injury and will be out for the rest of the season, giving way for Balerdi to gain playing time in his natural position (left CB)

  3. Gringo should take the offer, coaching an elite club like Olympique de Marseille is not coming everyday, time to step in Europe; my future after the 2026 is to have Heinze as N/T coach rather than Simeone and Poche…

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