Montpellier: Jean Fernandez will take over from René Girard

Well the successor René Gerard at the head of Montpellier is known. It is Jean Fernandez. The name of the former coach of Metz was announced this Monday. He will take office after the departure of reigning coach of League 1. Jean Fernandez who left Nancy in early 2013 has signed a two-year contract.

The former coach of Sochaux, Marseille or Auxerre was preferred to coaches like Philippe Montanier, current coach of Real Sociedad and Frederic Antonetti.

Montpellier is currently eighth in the standings away from his coronation last season.