Deschamps to succeed Gerets at Marseille

Didier Deschamps will replace the departing Eric Gerets as Marseille coach in June, the French club announced this morning.

Didier Deschamps will replace the departing Eric Gerets as Marseille coach in June, the French club announced this morning.

The former France and Chelsea captain has signed a two-year contract with OM and will take the reins this summer.

“Didier Deschamps will be OM coach next season,” read a statement on the club’s website, www.om.net.

Gerets announced last week he would not be renewing his contract that runs out at the end of the season.

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