Arnaud Pouille: “We don’t want ultra trading”

Since the arrival of Joseph Oughourlian at the head of RC Lensthe club lensois regained both sporting and financial stability. Yet the Racing started from afar with a place in Ligue 2 and a delicate financial situation.

Arnaud Pouille has been the General Manager of RC Lens since 2017

Arnaud Pouillethe director general of the RCL, returns to this substantive work which notably went through a PSE (employment safeguard plan) in the columns of Challenges: “ The goal was to save the club in Ligue 2 because it was going wrong. There was a succession of defeats, pitch invasions and a loan taken out for Euro 2016 to be repaid. It’s simple, there was no organization chart. »

Arnaud Pouille contributed to the revival lensois inspired by other elite clubs: ” The stability of Montpellier, in Angers the leadership of executive players or in Reims the choice of post-training players. says the artesian leader. The latter wishes to keep a guideline: respect the history of the club lensois while refusing to fall into the excesses of modern football: ” We are a training club, but we don’t want ultra trading. We don’t buy 19-year-old kids to resell. Our DNA is that of the Compagnie des mines. »

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