The League of professional football (LFP) will know the name of its new president on September 10. It was confirmed Friday in a statement that the election, which was to take place originally in November, will take place at the start of the year. "Together this July 31, 2020, the board of directors of the LFP has decided to convene an elective general assembly on 10 September 2020 in application of the articles of association of the LFP, and in accordance with the memorandum of agreement between the clubs of league 1 and League 2 ", it is indicated.
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many names of potential successors have since flourished in the press, such as those of Michel Denisot (former PSG and Chateauroux, ex-Canal+ ), Cyril Linette (ex-Canal+, The Team, today, at the PMU), Gervais Martel (ex Lens), Michel Seydoux (ex-Lille) and Vincent Labrune (ex-Marseille).