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Strootman will Villas-Boas as coach at Olympique Marseille

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Strootman will Villas-Boas as coach at Olympique Marseille

May 28, 2019 16:33
28-05-19 16:33
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The Olympique Marseille midfielder Kevin Strootman has André Villas-Boas on Tuesday appointed as the new trainer. The Portuguese had, since his departure from the Chinese Shanghai SIPG in november 2017 no job anymore.

The 41-year-old Villas-Boas signs a contract for two seasons with Olympique Marseille, reports the French club on his site.

The former coach of FC Porto, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Zenit St. Petersburg is the successor of Rudi Garcia, who since October, 2016 sat on the sofa with Olympique Marseille and the team last season to fifth place in Ligue 1 led.