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Giuly rules out his return to Barça and signs for Olympique Lyon

Published:23/06/2022 - 02:02h

Updated:23/06/2022 - 02:09h

Ludovic Giuly will return to Olympique Lyon, the club where he made his professional debut in 1994. The former FC Barcelona striker had sounded like Sergi Barjuan's replacement in the subsidiary, but finally he opted to be a forward coach at OL

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Peter Bosz, trainer of the Olympique Lyon, will have new preparador of forwards from the 2022-23. The French group did official the incorporation of Ludovic Giuly, the one who will return to the benches like collaborator of the Dutch. The ex forward of the FC Barcelona had been signalled like possible replacement of Sergi Barjuan in the Barça B after a disappointing final of season in where the filial remained outside of the 'playoff' of promotion in the First RFEF.

Barjuan Will continue at the head of the renewed Barça Atlètic and will have greater autonomy in the preparation of the staff, with which the directive confirms his backrest to the man that replaced to Ronald Koeman in October of 2021 until the arrival of Xavi Hernández. By his part, Giuly will go back to the fields of game after eight years separated of the professional football. The ex leading culé formed part of the technical body of the filial of the Monaco in the 2019-20.

Ludovic Arrived to Catalonia in the summer of 2044 pertinent of the Monaco and in three years won it practically everything in the club, being key piece in the obtaining of the second Champions League blaugrana and one of the best players of the cycle of Frank Rijkaard at the head of the team. The one of Lyon converted 24 so many in 82 parties and won five titles with the Barça, between them two Leagues, two Supercopas of Spain and a Champions.

Now, the ex French player goes back to the benches like part of the 'staff' technical of Peter Bosz that comes to complete a toneless season in his debut like technician of the Lyon. The team fell in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europe League in front of the West Ham (4-1 global) and finished eighth in Tie it 1, being the worst position reached by the OL from the season 1996-97.

Giuly Expects to return prompt to the Barça

With his second experience like trainer, the ex leading culé expects to restart his walk professional in the benches of the best way in the Lyon and aims to be one of the variants for the bench of the filial of the Barça in the future. "I will try to keep my identity, working hard, respecting the values of the club, but always of good humour. Had many win to go back to the fields of football, but also am here to learn", said Giuly to the means of the Lyon.

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