While his ouster seemed more than likely following the relegation of the Girondins de Bordeaux to Ligue 2, David Guion will finally stay at FCGB.
Obviously failing to have been able to convince Laurent Batlles (who joined AS Saint-Etienne) and Jean-Marc Furlan (who remains at AJ Auxerre), the Bordeaux leaders have confirmed to his post the former coach of the Stade de Reims, which will now have time to build and print its mark.
Asked by Sud Ouest about the summer Mercato which promises to be hectic on the Bordeaux side with many departures, David Guion’s priority is to keep at least three players, Anel Ahmedhodzic, Danylo Ignatenko and Sekou Mara, while being aware that the economic context means that he will not necessarily have the last word.
“We agree on the boys I want to see stay: we want to build on the Ahmedhodzic – Ignatenko – Mara axis. But it’s the technician who speaks. I’m aware of the economic situation. If the club receives impossible to refuse offers for boys… I have to accept it and I understand it “ he confided before continuing.
“We are going to make a fairly substantial recruitment, even if it will depend on a lot of factors such as departures and the DNCG.