April 17, 2024

Gattuso at OM, things go wrong!

Since his arrival in Marseille at the end of September, Gennaro Gattuso has enjoyed a certain degree of leniency. Both from the fans, who were already fed up with his predecessor Marcelino’s over-schooled 4-4-2 formation, and from observers, who were quick to notice progress in both play and desire. But after a month on the Olympic bench, the time has come for the Italian coach t…

Since his arrival in Marseille at the end of September, Gennaro Gattuso has enjoyed a certain degree of leniency. Both from the fans, who were already fed up with his predecessor Marcelino’s over-schooled 4-4-2 formation, and from observers, who were quick to notice progress in both play and desire. But after a month on the Olympic bench, the time has come for the Italian coach to make his first assessment, and it has to be said that it is not a positive one from an accounting point of view.

In four Ligue 1 matches, the former midfielder has picked up just 4 points from his last four games.t that after a month it was impossible for everything to be perfect, reacted Gennaro Gattuso after the disappointing 0-0 draw with Lille at the Velodrome on Saturday evening. I have great confidence in my team. We need to find continuity in our results, and we still have a lot of room for improvement. He’s not the only one to blame, but this is the Ciel et Blanc’s worst start to a financial year since 2016-2017. That year, OM finished fifth. A ranking like that would be a failure.