Almost a year after his scathing media outlet against former coach Rudi Garcia, Dimitri Payet has received a response from the current Lyon coach.
It was in November 2019, two days before a victory of OM sure OL at the Vélodrome with a brace from Dimitri Payet in support (2-1). In front of the press, the Reunionese had let loose on Rudi Garcia, passed in the Lyon camp a month earlier. ” It’s weird to see him in the camp opposite. A few months ago, we were hosting Lyon, and given his talk on Lyon players, Lyon supporters, Lyon president … I won’t go into details, because that’s not the goal either, but I would not like him to talk about us like that. “
And to add: “ We didn’t part on good terms “. While playing the game of comparisons with André Villas-Boas. ” These are two ways of seeing football, two different coaches. […] The most glaring difference: today we have a coach who, as you could see, speaks from his heart, says it clearly. He doesn’t try to make jokes, on sensitive subjects, he answers questions … “So many spikes to which Rudi Garcia had not responded at the time.
“He’s not a straightforward guy”
Almost a year has passed and the time has come for the response from the ancient Roman strategist. In a documentary broadcast this Tuesday on the L’Equipe channel: ” If it happens after the fact, give me the expression, but the player has no balls, decides the Rhone technician, obviously taking care not to name Dimitri Payet. You have to come face-to-face when it’s time to say it. […] When, at times, there were difficulties with my results and my teams, there are players who have been great. Because if they didn’t agree, we traded. The one who doesn’t say anything is that he’s a sneaky guy and that he’s not a straightforward guy … “
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