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Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president

Olympique Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has announced that young Brazilian Sylvinho will be the coach of the club starting next season.

Olympique Lyon had a 4-0 home win over Ligue 1 on Saturday night.

After the game, club president Jean-Michel Olas talked about the future of coach Bruno Génésio, saying he would not continue with the team next season.

Aulas announced that assistant coach Sylvinho would be the successor to Bruno Génésio as Olympique Lyon's next season manager.

"He has the ambition and the ability to work with young talent," he said.

Olympique Lyon are third on the table with 69 points and the Champions League left from the knockout stage at Barcelona.