JUST IN: Enyeama's coach fired! - FCNaija
Ligue 1 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 15/12/2017
Vincent Enyeama's coach at the French club, Lille, Marcelo Bielsa has been fired.The arrival of Bielsa at Lille has never added anything positive for Enyeama; hence it would not be surprising if the former Nigeria international does not lose sleep over Friday's development. The 62-year-old former Argentina, Chile and Athletic Bilbao coach, who is acclaimed by the likes of Pep Guardiola, Mauricio Pochettino and Jorge Sampaoli as a coaching visionary, was appointed by Lille amid great fanfare this May.Biesla was installed as head coach as Les Dogues underwent a huge squad overhaul, with former Barcelona vice-president Marc Ingla and ex-Monaco technical director Luis Campos brought on to the board by ambitious new owner Gerard Lopez. But a 3-0 victory over Nantes on the opening weekend of the Ligue 1 season proved to be a false dawn as Lille took three points from nine subsequent winless matches.Bielsa was summoned to a meeting with Lille officials for "an interview prior to a possible dismissal".However, his lawyer confirmed his client did not attend that meeting and the club finally confirmed his departure via a brief statement on their Twitter page on Friday.
"Having come to an end of proceedings against Marcelo Bielsa, LOSC announces that it has terminated the contract with the coach," the statement read
Having come to the end of proceedings against Marcelo Bielsa, LOSC announces that it has terminated the contract with the coach. pic.twitter.com/2d3ursj0Ux— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) December 15, 2017