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Viorel Moldovan, new coach of the French team Auxerre

Coach Viorel Moldovan, dismissed by Auxerre football club

Romanian football coach Viorel Moldovan has been dismissed by Auxerre football club on Monday, following another defeat in French League 2, 0-1 against Le Havre. At the end of the match, Moldovan criticized the management, L’Equipe reports, quoted by gandul.info.

According to the source, Moldovan is paying the toll for poor results and for criticizing the team’s management.

Viorel Moldovan said for beIN Sports: “It’s an unfavourable context. I have many things to say. It’s abnormal to have such a strategy. I was expecting something else, honestly. I am disappointed. I want to convey a strong message. I’ve been struggling with this team for three months and I’m tired. Something needs to be changed. Here, if you tell them the truth, they get nervous. It is said Auxerre has a centre for youth, but what does it produce? Nothing. I’ve watched the matches of U19 and U17 teams, there no one I can use. But I shouldn’t say that, they get mad. Something needs to change, otherwise this club has no means to register progress,”

Viorel Moldovan was part of national team coach Anghel Iordanescu’s staff during the European Championship in France. Moldovan registered one victory, three draws and five defeats in League 2, stands on 18th place in the rankings.

Viorel Moldovan signed in May 2016 a two-season contract with the second league team in France, Auxerre, which ended the championship on eighth place and which sacked Coach Jean Luc Vanuchi.

Viorel Moldovan won the Romanian Cup (2006 – Rapid Bucharest), the Championship of Switzerland (1998 – Grasshoppers Zurich), the Championship of France (2001 – FC Nantes).

Viorel Dinu Moldovan (born 8 July 1972 in Bistrița) is a retired Romanian football forward. He was an important player for the Romanian national team in the 1990s.

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