This is Toulouse, Gabriel Suazo’s new team: figures, squad and ‘rivals’ for the position

After weeks of uncertainty, Gabriel Suazo has a new club. The former captain of Colo Colo will start his first expedition in Europe, after being made official this Monday as a new reinforcement for Toulouse.

The new home of the Red side was promoted to Ligue 1 the previous season, where it currently sits 12th with 23 points. The technical director is Philippe Montanier, who leads a squad made up mostly of homegrown players from the club itself. For this year, the main objective is permanence, where they maintain an eight-point lead over Brest, the last team to lose the category.

The figures of Toulouse

The club president, Damien Comoli, has surprised with the use of new technologies. The boss of the French team uses the video game database football manager to analyze the trajectory of the players and execute future contracts.

An alternative model, where Suazo’s new team is a pioneer, and has allowed him great campaigns in the local tournament. The last? The second division title and promotion to Ligue 1 in the 2021-2022 season

Within the French squad, the three best valued players, according to Transfermarktthey are the Dutch steering wheel White van den Boomen (27) appraised at seven million dollars; the french central Anthony Rouault (21) valued at six million dollars and the Danish defender Rasmus Nicolaisen (25), whose value is five million American currency.

Competition for the position

Moussa Diarra (22), Oliver Zandén (21) and Issiaga Sylla (29) They will be the direct competition of the Chilean in the position of left back. Four options that the Toulouse coach will have on hand when choosing the starter.

French destination

The Toulouse Football Club It was founded on March 20, 1937, and refounded on May 25, 1970. Its fans are known as “lit is violets” for the purple color of his main shirt, and, in his record, he has a French Cup (1956-57) and four second division championships (1952/53, 1981/82, 2002/03 and 2021/22).

Suazo’s new team plays at home in the toulouse stadium, with capacity for 35,500 spectators. The venue has hosted major sporting events such as the 1938 and 1998 Soccer World Cup, along with the 2016 Euro Cup.

The Argentine José Alberto Marcico, Moussa Sissoko and Bissam Ben Yedder, are some footballers who have stood out in the history of the purple cast. Precisely, Ben Yedder, Guillermo Maripán’s current teammate in Monaco, is the all-time goalscorer for the French team (71).