Marseille announce former Chelsea coach as their new manager
Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 28/05/2019
Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has named as Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille. The 41-year-old Portuguese coach will replace Rudi Garcia at Stade Velodrome after guiding the Phocaeans to a fifth-place finish in Ligue 1 campaign.Villas-Boas has been out of a job since he left Shanghai SIPG in November. 2017, after a year at the club during which he led them to the runners-up position in the Chinese Super League and the Chinese FA Cup, as well as to the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League. Marseille announced Villas-Boas' appointment on Tuesday with a tweet reading: "Our new era has begun."