Paris Match. How was your arrival at RMC ?
Willy Sagnol. I was contacted by the director of RMC Sport, François Pesenti, after having participated in a radio broadcast in January. He asked me to -to comment on the world Cup if I didn’t have obligations as a coach. I am so pleased this year that when I was offered a weekly appointment, which I agreed to.
You replace Jean-Michel Larqué, a monument to the sporting journalism. Not too much pressure ?
No, because I’m not going to do exactly the same thing as him. And then there were comparisons to make, I would have necessarily lost, anyway. It is part of this generation who, with Thierry Gilardi, has left its mark on the sporting journalism. They were close to the people.
I wish a lot of luck to Thierry Henry
This new career on the radio does it put an end to your job coach ?
Not at all ! I do things as I want to do. I had a blow of heart for the radio. It is an environment that I enjoy and in which I see myself happy. Maybe I will return to my role as a coach…
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Precisely, what do you think of the arrival of Thierry Henry in Bordeaux ?
I think that today, it is a very good choice for the club of the Girondins. I do not know if the converse is true. Thierry happens in a complex context, it’s going to be difficult but I wish him the best of luck !
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