It’s official. AS Saint-Etienne announced on Thursday the arrival of Oscar Garcia, who succeeded so Christophe Galtier on the bench of the Greens.
This time, it is done. Oscar Garcia will be the next coach of AS Saint-Etienne. The club du Forez has announced the arrival of the technician spaniard, who left the Red Bull Salzburg.
Known since the beginning of his young coaching career for his ideas offensive, Oscar Garcia had become the target of the leaders of saint-etienne after a number of profiles surveyed, including those of Antoine Kombouaré or Claude Puel in recent weeks.
After successful completion of two doubled Cut-Championship in consecutive, this coach of 44 years therefore leaves Austria and the Red Bull Salzburg to sign a two-year contract with the Greens.
“AS Saint-Etienne is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Garcia as a trainer general. Agreements were formally concluded on Thursday between the club, the technician spaniard and Red Bull Salzburg who has demonstrated a great understanding and facilitated the conclusion of this folder. Oscar Garcia will continue until 2019. It will be accompanied by three assistants,”said the club in a press release.
“Since her debut as a coach, this Catalan by birth has never deviated from the principles that he was taught by Johan Cruyff in which he has been a player that is applied under the colours of FC Barcelona. Trained at the Masia, the famous training center of fc Barcelona, he has won four titles of champion of Spain (1993, 1994, 1998, and 1999). two Cuts of the King (1997 and 1998) and a cup winners ‘ Cup (1997)”, has also clarified the ASSE. “A 44-year-old Oscar Garcia was a few weeks ago on the short list of FC Barcelona then in search of the successor of Luis Enrique. The ASSE is pleased to be able to rely on a renowned coach and ambitious”.
Bernard Caïazzo, chairman of the supervisory Board of AS Saint-Etienne, is looking forward to his arivée. “Welcome to Oscar Garcia and his staff at theASSE. There are many clubs in Europe which we were congratulated for having recruited Oscar Garcia. The ASSE wanted a coach with an international dimension able to produce the beautiful game”. “We’ve taken the time to think to choose the coach able to enable the club to a new step forward in its progression”, for its part, said president Roland Romeyer. The ASSE opens a new chapter.