Olivier Boscagli, the Monegasque exile in Eindhoven

PORTRAIT – The defender of PSV Eindhoven faces this Thursday evening AS Monaco in the Europa League. A special match for the left-hander born in the Principality and trained at OGC Nice.

We set the scene straight away: he was born in Monaco, was trained at OGC Nice and this Thursday, in the Europa League, he faces the Principality club with PSV Eindhoven. Naturally, for Olivier Boscagli, this confrontation will have a particular flavor: “It’s a special game for me. Even though I played at OGC Nice, I have supported AS Monaco since I was little. I went very regularly to the Stade Louis-II when I was in college and high school ”, confides to Figaro the 23-year-old Frenchman. Despite his attachment to the Monegasque formation, the versatile defender has no intention of giving him gifts: “I want to win a football match. It’s an important game for us. He can be a game-changer with a view to qualifying for the rest of the competition», Specifies with ambition one of the strong men of Roger Schmidt. But how did Olivier Boscagli stealthily go from a simple rotation player in the Aiglons to an essential element?

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