The future of Bruno Genesio at Lyon is not clear. However, the club insists that they haven’t made any moves for replacing the fifty-two-year-old. They have denied the report of the French newspaper which says that they approached Laurent Blanc for replacing the Bruno Genesio, the under-pressure coach.
Jean-Michel Aulas, the President has revealed last week that the club is going to offer Genesio with an extension of the contract prior to the end of the season. They are ready to give him a 2‑year deal if they are able to make to Coupe de France final. Nevertheless, Lyon had been defeated by 3–2 by Rennes at home in an exciting semi-final. This means that Genesio didn’t meet the requisites for the extension that had in place in Stade de France showpiece and a spot in the top 3 in Ligue 1.
Lyon is in the 3rd position and is 6 points clear of the closest challenges and Saint Etienne, the rivals in the race for Champions League. According to a French newspaper, Lyon had got in touch with Blanc who had been working since the time he left PSG in the year 2016 with a hope to take him over ahead of the campaign of 2019–20 but the club has given out a statement denying the claims. They have denied having to contain Blanc or any other coach for that matter. The club focusing on the end of this season with a single goal to put Bruno Genesio and his team in the best condition for qualifying the Champions League.