Clubs played for: Montpellier, Napoli, Nimes, Saint-Etienne, Auxerre, Barcelona, Marseille, Internazionale, Manchester United (1983-2003)
Biography: It took several attempts from Sir Alex Ferguson to land his man but he finally managed it in 2001, when he needed a replacement for Jaap Stam. He took his time to settle but eventually helped the club to the 2002-2003 Premier League crown in his last season before retirement. He became coach of Bordeaux in 2007, staying until the end of the 2009-2010 season when he left to take over as coach of the French national team. Later managed former club Paris Saint-Germain but left in 2016 after three years in the hot-seat. At the time, it was claimed that his severance payment would be in the region of 22 million Euros! Football.ua [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
Do you have any interesting, happy, or humorous memories of Laurent?
If so, please let us know and we will be happy to share them with the world!