The Italian took over the coaching position at the end of September amid a crisis between the club’s management and fans. This crisis has not been overcome since then, and at the same time the team has failed to collect points on the field under the leadership of the Italian 2006 world champion. Olympique Marseille is currently in ninth place in the table.

According to sports newspaper L’Equipe, former Ivory Coast coach Jean-Louis Gasset will replace Gattuso (46) until the end of the season. The goal will be to sign Christophe Galtier, who has been coaching Al-Duhail in Qatar since October after leaving Paris Saint-Germain.
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