Football Gérald Baticle is no longer the coach of Angers. The red lantern of Ligue 1 remains on seven defeats in a row
Gérald Baticle had succeeded Stéphane Moulin on the Angers bench in the summer of 2021. — Jeremias Gonzalez/AP/Sipa
Unfortunately for Gérald Baticle, it’s not the most astonishing coaching ousting of this first part of the Ligue 1 season. away this Thursday from the bench of Angers, red lantern which remains on seven defeats in a row.
The club indicates in a statement; that Baticle has been informed of his “upgrading; foot, at conservatory title” during an interview Wednesday with President Saïd Chabane. Reserve coach and director of the Abdel Bouhazama training center will take over.
A club under tension
The atmosphere had been flawed for months within the Angevin club, with in particular very tense relations between Baticle and Bouhazama. The former Auxerre striker, who took over from to local legend Stéphane Moulin on the SCO bench at; summer 2021, is the seventh coach dismissed. since the start of a tense season haunted by the prospect of four Ligue 2 appearances.
He joins Peter Bosz (Lyon), Michel Der Zakarian (Brest), Jean-Marc Furlan (Auxerre), Oscar Garcia (Reims), Olivier Dall’Oglio (Montpellier) and Bruno Irles (Troyes).