The players of OGC Nice did not appreciate the media treatment of the Christophe Galtier affair and especially the marks of support given to their former coach.
OGC Nice is playing big this Thursday evening with its Europa League Conference quarter-final return against FC Basel. And in recent days, the Riviera club has been disturbed by the Christophe Galtier affair, which concerns the methods used last season in Nice by the current coach of Paris Saint-Germain.
Sunday evening, on Prime Video, Thierry Henry regretted that the people of Nice opted for radio silence. “I know that there is an investigation, but all the same, in Nice, there is someone who must be able to speak and tell us more than the three lines of the press release (…) I had the impression that the players wanted to talk. Can they talk? In Nice, someone must come and explain to us what happened,” entrusted the 1998 world champion, who admits “ask questions”.
Some answers fall this Tuesday in Nice-Matin. OGCN players have no ” not allowed “ to express themselves on this affair, indicates the regional daily, which adds that the men of Didier Digard would not have appreciated at all the media treatment of this burning soap opera. In their sights, in particular, the many marks of support given to Christophe Galtier by some of his former players or teammates. In the Nice locker room, we would have had “hard to bear” all these testimonials favorable to the technician.
To hope for a speech on the Nice side, it will probably be necessary to wait for Dave Brailsford and Jean-Pierre Rivère, the two leaders of the club, to be questioned by the investigators. Nice-Matin adds that “other employees” willing to testify in court. Tongues will loosen…