Gus Poyet: Bordeaux droop ex-Brighton boss after criticism of participant sale
Gus Poyet has been suspended for per week by Bordeaux after his criticism of the membership concerning the sale of a key striker.
The previous Brighton boss stated the membership have been a “shame” for promoting striker Gaetan Laborde to Ligue 1 rivals Montpellier with out his permission.
The 50-year-old had threatened to resign after Thursday’s Europa League win over Mariupol.
He stated: “I am not joyful. It is my worst day at this membership. I requested to not let him go away till we usher in a participant.”
The ex-Chelsea midfielder, who joined the French membership final January, added: “I’ll decide. I do not know if this would be the finish for me [at Bordeaux].”
Stephane Martin, the membership’s president, stated on Friday that there had been “pressure” through the present switch window and that Poyet thought he was “the boss of the membership”.
Martin added: “We predict he overstepped the mark in Thursday’s post-match press convention so the membership took this choice.
“The beginning of the switch window introduced some pressure. However it’s a shock after a win to have such a violent outburst, so we took the motion that, for my part, needed to be taken.
“There was behaviour the place he thought he was the boss of the membership. That is not the case – I am the boss on the membership with the house owners and the shareholders.”
Martin stated after per week of suspension each the membership and Poyet will focus on the difficulty.
Poyet was additionally suspended by Brighton in 2013 for an alleged breach of contract. He was consequently fired by the Seagulls, and learnt the information whereas engaged on a stay BBC Match of the Day programme.