Weakened by the departure of Xavier Thuilot, Claude Puel, the coach of AS Saint-Etienne, could also leave at the end of the season.
This weekend, the Forez club formalized, against all odds, the departure of Xavier Thuilot, former general manager of Ligue 1 training. ” Xavier Thuilot leaves AS Saint-Étienne. The club thanks Xavier Thuilot for the work accomplished as Director General of Services and wishes him every success in his future professional projects. “, Had indicated the ASSE, Sunday in a short press release. Considered one of Claude Puel’s men of confidence, Xavier Thuilot should be replaced by Jean-François Soucasse, former CEO at Toulouse, according to information from 20 minutes.
“Puel did not appreciate the turn of events”
Supported by Xavier Thuilot when he decided to dismiss frames in the image of Stephane Ruffier and Loic Perrin, Claude puel could now lack support within the Saint-Etienne board. A real blow for the French technician who is now wondering about his future in Saint-Etienne. If a departure would not be excluded, the coach of the Greens should not rush. ” Claude is not the type to leave the ship at sea, confided one of his relatives to Progress. He did not appreciate the turn of events and may have to reflect on his personal case at ASSE at the end of the season. “
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