Damien Comolli received harsh criticism for the transfers made during his two-year tenure as Fenerbahçe Sports Director. Now the newly appointed president of Toulouse, who plays in Ligue 2, has left French fans open-mouthed after declaring that he will use the squad management video game Football Manager to sign.
“We could not use the game in this market, but we will start using it. There are many clubs that use it. It is not the basis of our transfer strategy, but it can help us, “acknowledged Comolli.
The mechanics of the game consists of creating a soccer team by signing players based on the needs of the squad. Complete data of each player appears with their strengths and weaknesses and contains a file with thousands of professionals.
Faced with his criticized sports management in Istanbul, Comolli said: “I wonder if I should have used Football Manager while working for Fenerbahçe. Maybe I could have done better.”