The “twittosphere” got carried away when, this Tuesday, at the end of the morning, a northern fan posted a video of Paulo Fonseca pushing his suitcases to Lesquin airport. The coach was followed by Jorge Maciel and the rest of his staff, from Porto.
Welcomed by representatives of LOSC, they immediately went to discover a good address in Old Lille before, for four of them, going to discover the Luchin estate, alongside Olivier Létang. In the evening, everyone completed the discussions to finalize their collaboration.
Press conference this Wednesday afternoon
It is this Wednesday morning that the Portuguese technician will discover all the components that will work with him on a daily basis, from physical trainers to video analysts, via the medical sector. Just before, he will normally have initialed his two-year contract. The meeting with the press is scheduled for mid-afternoon (4 p.m.).
This season, LOSC will therefore have a coach to attack the first collective session on Monday. We will quickly know if the preparation program (six matches, including three during a ten-day course, at the end of July, in the south of Spain) has been validated by the technician.
The professional group will return to Camphin-en-Pévèle at the end of the week. He will get to know his new trainer before starting a series of medical examinations. Unless there is a twist, there will be a new face with Akim Zedadka, who arrives free from Clermont.
The surprise Alexsandro Ribeiro, Renato Sanches wants Paris
The Algerian could be joined by Alexsandro Ribeiro, a 22-year-old Brazilian central defender, who plays for Desportivo de Chaves (Portuguese D2). According to the Portuguese press, LOSC would have convinced him to come for the next five seasons against a check for two million euros without bonuses.
In the other direction, Renato Sanches chose its future destination. He wants to join Luis Campos and Christophe Galtier in Paris…
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