The Court of Appeal of Douai (North) on Friday ordered the Lille club to pay two million euros to its ex-coach, Marcelo Bielsa, dismissed in 2017, due to a clause which protected him in the event of dismissal , we learned from lawyers for both parties.

“From an industrial tribunal point of view, we won” because “the court of appeal confirmed the serious misconduct” invoked by the club to justify this dismissal, Mr. Bertrand Wambeke, the lawyer for Losc (Ligue 1). Marcelo Bielsa claimed 19 million euros, but the court of appeal reduced the amount of his “parachute clause” to 2 million.