Fournier confirmed as new Auxerre coach

Auxerre have confirmed Laurent Fournier as their new coach.

The former Strasbourg boss, 46, has also enjoyed spells in charge of Paris St Germain, Nimes and Creteil and replaces Jean Fernandez at the Stade Abbe Deschamps.

Fernandez quit at the end of the season and has now taken charge at Nancy, with Fournier being chosen to lead Auxerre, reportedly in preference to former PSG and Rangers boss Paul Le Guen.