Marseille appoint Matthieu Louis-Jean as Head of Recruitment

Ligue 1 side Marseille on Monday announced the appointment of Matthieu Louis-Jean as the Head of Recruitment.

The former Le Havre and Nottingham Forest defender will join the club in May – he is a clear pick by David Friio, the club’s current Technical Director, who he worked with at Manchester United in 2016/17. Louis-Jean was also part of the OGC Nice recruitment team between 2019/20.

Friio had the following to say upon the announcement:

“We are very happy that Matthieu has accepted to join us. He is someone who is known across the industry for his professionalism and expertise. We speak the same language. We welcome him.”