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By ESPN Staff

Bordeaux chief ignores Tigana talk

Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud has brushed away speculation over the future of coach Jean Tigana.

The former France midfielder only took charge at the start of this season as the successor to Laurent Blanc, who left to coach the France national team.

But his position has come under scrutiny after a winless league run stretching back six games to late November left them tenth in Ligue 1, with Saturday's shock 1-0 defeat to Angers in the Coupe de France adding further fuel to the fire.

But Triaud told L'Equipe: "Let the newspapers speak. They do not manage the clubs. I know they have to fill pages but we will continue on our way and keep working. He still has a year and a half on his contract, so there is no question to be asked."

Triaud insisted it is business as usual at the club following the cup exit, despite the players being called into the training ground on Monday on what was initially scheduled as a rest day.

"We were eliminated, that's bad news," he said. "This morning, we got together to analyse the video of the match and to prepare for the next game against Nice (on Sunday)."

The club's current travails have led to vandalism at their Haillan training ground, which Triaud angrily denounced.

"I know the fans are not happy and they have the right to express their discontent, but not through violence or vandalism," he said. "It only takes one idiot with a pot of paint. I think that's pathetic, it doesn't help anything.''

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