Trained by Rudi Garcia during his stint in Marseille (2016-2017), the former striker of OM and Olympique Lyonnais, Bafetimbi Gomis, spoke about his relationship with the Rhone technician at the time, a few hours only from Olympico (21H).
He appreciated the coach, but also the man. The former striker of Olympique Lyonnais, Bafetimbi Gomis, spoke about Rudi Garcia only a few hours from Olympico at the Velodrome, this Sunday (21H). The former number 18 of OL has indeed had the opportunity to rub shoulders with the former technician AS Roma during his visit to Marseille (2016-2017).
"He does not mince words"
At the moment to evoke Rudi Garcia, Bafetimbi Gomis remember a character trainer : "I had a strong relationship with him. He was very supportive when I lost my father at that time. I happened to have explanations with him when he was expecting more from me ", said Bafetimbi Gomis who has nevertheless appreciated the outspokenness of the former coach of Le Mans: "He does not mince words, but at least he says things for the collective. Before each game, he would also knock on the door of the player's rooms, always had a word for everyone. He can also make strong decisions and assume them ", and to specify: "The group elected Lassana Diarra captain but he wished it was me shortly after his arrival. He then went to talk to Lass while I was really feeling bad about it. "