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Fernandez to take over at Montpellier

April 22, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Jean Fernandez has been named as the man to replace Rene Girard as coach of Montpellier this summer, signing a two-year contract with the reigning French champions.

Fernandez has been out of work since leaving Nancy - then bottom of the Ligue 1 table - in January, and had been included on a three-man shortlist along with current Rennes boss Frederic Antonetti and Real Sociedad's Philippe Montanier, made public by Montpellier president Louis Nicollin on Sunday.

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