Football - Baup named new Marseille boss

Elie Baup has been named Marseille coach, replacing the departing Didier Deschamps.

Reuters
Ligue 1 - Marseille coach Baup to extend contract by one year
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Elie Baup

Baup has been given a two-year deal with the club who finished 10th in Ligue 1 last season.

Baup, 57, led Bordeaux to the French league title in 1999, coaching the Aquitaine side from 1998-2003.

He then coached St Etienne, Toulouse, and Nantes in Ligue 2 and was a television pundit for three years.

Deschamps left the club on Monday, a year before the end of his contract.

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