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Christian Gourcuff

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Current team  Algeria (Manager)
Name  Christian Gourcuff
Years  Team
Role  Football manager
1972–1974  Rennes
Playing position  Midfielder
1974–1978  Berne

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Date of birth  (1955-04-05) 5 April 1955 (age 60)
Place of birth  Hanvec, Brittany, France
Team coached  Algeria national football team (Manager, since 2014)
Children  Yoann Gourcuff, Erwan Gourcuff
Manages  Algeria national football team
Similar People  Yoann Gourcuff, Vahid Halilhodzic, Rais M'Bolhi, Herve Renard, Yacine Brahimi

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Christian Gourcuff (born 5 April 1955) is a French football manager and former player. He is the manager of Rennes.


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Club career

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During his play career, Gourcuff played for Stade Rennais, US Berné, EA Guingamp, FC Rouen, FC La Chaux-de-Fonds, Lorient, Le Mans and Montreal Supra.

Coaching career

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Gourcuff coached Lorient, Le Mans, Pont-L'Abbé, Stade Rennais and Al-Ittihad, and is considered in France as a shrewd tactician with a strong commitment to attacking football and an eye for young talent. Gourcuff is thus widely credited with having overseen the progress of youngsters such as Jérémy Morel, André-Pierre Gignac, Kevin Gameiro, Morgan Amalfitano, Michael Ciani, Christophe Jallet, Laurent Koscielny, Bruno Ecuele Manga and Lamine Koné. On 25 May Gourcuff left Lorient, as manager.


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On August 4, 2014, Gourcuff was officially unveiled as the new head coach of the Algeria national football team, taking over the vacant spot left by the departure of Vahid Halilhodžić. On February 3, 2015, Gourcuff was given a new deal despite Algeria's quarter-final exit at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Return to Rennes

Gourcuff was announced to be returning to Rennes on the 10th of May 2016. He is set to take over from manager Rolland Courbis at the end of the season.

Personal life

His son, Yoann, is also a professional footballer who is currently playing with Rennes and a French International who competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.


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