Laurent Blanc, who was invited to Europe 1 this Saturday, responded to the descent of the Girondins de Bordeaux. The French monument, with which he was champion of France in 2009. Without naming him, Blanc had sharp words to address Gérard Lopez, who, in his opinion, was the main person in charge of the situation.
In football, as in life, everything goes very fast. Yesterday’s first day may be the last, as shown by the Girondins de Bordeaux. In their history, they have often appeared at the forefront with six French championships. He last won in 2009 under Laurent Blanc. The president, as he is nicknamed, combined the quality of the game and the effectiveness of the results. Bordeaux was scary at the time and that has changed a lot this season. 91 goals scored, 31 small points, the Girondins suffered and finished in last place in Ligue 1. A terrible descent to Ligue 2, when the club was recently taken over by Gérard Lopez.
Laurent Blanc felt sick to Gérard Lopez
Without a club for several months and his latest experience in Qatar, Laurent Blanc still follows the news of French football well. Jacques Vendroux’s guest on Europe 1, a former Girondins coach, was grieved by the situation of the club, which started his career on the bench. But in addition to his depression, he looked at the facts clearly. The main culprit for him is Gérard Lopez, who sacrificed athletes for business, so the club’s descent to hell is logical.
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– Girondins de Bordeaux (@girondins) May 21, 2022
” What I find rude is that there are people who can come to the head of the club and who can hurt you and make a club 110 years old in 18 months, that will sweep you away. In football, as in normal business, when you make a lot of mistakes, you unfortunately pay for the mistakes. Even managing a football club is not easy. […] We see football in a different light, there is a lot of business around and there are leaders who imagine that they come to a football club to allegedly make money to grow and improve the club. And we realize that this is not the case at all and that they can endanger even a club like Girondins de Bordeaux. I find it shameful that these people have been allowed to become club bosses He said dryly. A finding that could prove even more true in the coming weeks if the Girondins’ financial situation becomes catastrophic.