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ESTAC coach since 2019, Laurent Batlles has made a very convincing start as a professional trainer. Promised to train higher in the future but in the race for the rise in Ligue 1 in the meantime, the former recruiter of ASSE easily recognizes a very Saint-Etienne affluence.
Attitude, management, com ‘… Batlles learned everything from Galtier
Often compared to Zinédine Zidane when he was a player, Laurent Batlles was mainly inspired by Christophe Galtier in his new job. “ I learned a lot from Christophe. As a player, at the end of my career, he made me his relay between him and the field (…) We had to give ourselves the means to become a coach, passing diplomas and then learning. I would like to thank Saint-Etienne, who allowed me to train by coaching the U19s and then the reserve, ”the Nantes native told RMC.
And Laurent Batlles also learned from Galtier on another level, at the level of his smiling and open communication. A com ‘which makes him one of the most appreciated coaches of L2: “It is certain that by playing alongside Christophe Galtier, I have also witnessed his communication. It is among the best in France, I was inspired by that too ”. In a few years from now, it would not be surprising to see him directing Saint-Etienne to conclude this obvious lineage …