OGC Nice has Monday Patrick Vieira was appointed as the head coach. The 41-year-old Frenchman follows the Borussia Dortmund left Lucien Favre on at the club from Ligue 1.
Vieira was also mentioned as a possible successor to Arsène Wenger at his old club Arsenal. That place, however, went to Unai Emery, at the end of april, with Paris Saint-Germain.
At Nice begins Vieira to his second job as head coach of a professional club. In 2015, the former midfielder of Arsenal, Internazionale, Juventus and Manchester City on a three-year contract with New York City, which plays in the MLS.
23 years ago, it was Vieira last active in France, but when as a player. The 107-fold international started his career at AS Cannes, and exchanged the club in 1995 for AC Milan.