Houllier steps down to take break

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Gerard Houllier appeared to rule himself out of immediately taking another job after confirming he is to depart as coach of reigning French champions Lyon at the end of this season.

The former France boss´ spell in charge of Les Gones will end on Saturday night after their final Ligue 1 game of the season, against Nantes at the Stade Gerland.

Houllier said he did not have "the time and the energy" to carry on as Lyon coach, and added he wanted to take a break from the game.

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