Christian Gourcuff (born 5 April 1955) is a French football manager and former player. He is currently the manager of the Algeria national football team.
Club career [ edit ]
During his play career, Gourcuff played for
Stade Rennais, US Berné, EA Guingamp, FC Rouen, FC La Chaux-de-Fonds, Lorient, Le Mans and Montreal Supra. [1 ]
Coaching career [ edit ]
Lorient, Le Mans, Pont-L'Abbé, Stade Rennais and Al-Ittihad, and is considered in France as a shrewd tactician with a strong commitment to attacking football and an eye for young talent. Gourcuff is thus widely credited with having overseen the progress of youngsters such as Jérémy Morel, André-Pierre Gignac, Kevin Gameiro, Morgan Amalfitano, Michael Ciani, Christophe Jallet, Laurent Koscielny, Bruno Ecuele Manga and Lamine Koné. On 25 May Gourcuff left Lorient, as manager. [2 ]
Algeria [ edit ]
On August 4, 2014, Gourcuff was officially unveiled as the new head coach of the
Algeria national football team, taking over the vacant spot left by the departure of Vahid Halilhodžić. On February 3, 2015, Gourcuff was given a new deal despite Algeria's quarter-final exit at the Africa Cup of Nations. [3 ] [4 ]
Personal [ edit ]
Yoann, is also a professional footballer with [5 ] Lyon and a French International who competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
References [ edit ]
Christian Gourcuff managerial positions