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Philippe Clement negotiates in Monaco, a first name filter concerning his succession

Since this Thursday, the name of Philippe Clement is cited with insistence on the side of Monaco. This Friday, our colleagues from Latest news announce that Club Bruges has authorized its coach to negotiate with the Monegasque club. “Clement will very probably join Monaco in the near future”, write our Dutch-speaking colleagues.

He added: “The Blauw and Zwart are looking for a successor for him. Rik De Mil and Carl Hoefkens could ensure a possible interim.”

Philippe Clement interrupted his ski vacation to negotiate with AS Monaco. The reigning Belgian champion would leave his duties six months before the expected deadline, since it was unlikely that he would stay beyond next summer. The timing could be worse since, in recent weeks, Clement no longer really found the solution to put Bruges back at the top of the standings.

In Monaco (currently 6th in Ligue 1), he would aim to bring the club back to the top 3, synonymous with qualification for the Champions League. Monaco have also qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League.

Blessin to replace him?

In the Flemish media, the name of a potential successor to Clement begins to filter: that of Alexander Blessin. The current Ostend trainer arrived in Belgium during the summer of 2020 and has a contract with the KVO until 2024. Despite a 14th place in the standings, Blessin still enjoys good odds after the 5th place obtained at the end. of the classic phase, last season. It remains to be seen if his club will dare to let him go while the Coastal advance on the red zone is not very comfortable …

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