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Trouble Marseille dismiss coach Michel

19 April 2016, 21:34

Marseille — Marseille coach Michel has been fired after less than a year in charge of the French league club.

Marseille says Michel, who joined the southern club last year following Marcelo Bielsa's departure, will be replaced by deputy coach Franck Passi until the end of the season.

Also read: Di Maria fires unbeaten PSG past Marseille

Marseille, the only French club to win the Champions League, is winless in 10 league games. With four matches remaining, the club has yet to secure its place in the top division for next season and has recently been put up for sale by owner Margarita Louis-Dreyfus.

Marseille said without elaborating that it took the decision to suspend Michel with immediate effect because of his "behavior ..., especially over the past three weeks."

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