Pochettino exonerated, bench in Galtier

PARIS (France) – Officer, Mauricio Pochettino is no longer the coach of the Paris Saint-Germain. The Parisian club has announced the decision on the Argentine coach on its social channels: “Paris Saint-Germain confirms that Mauricio Pochettino has finished his role in the Club. The Club thanks Mauricio Pochettino and his staff for their work and wishes them the best for the future“. Pochettino had arrived in Paris in January 2021 to replace the exonerated Tuchel. At the helm of the Parisians, the former coach of Tottenham he won a championship, a French cup and a French Super cup, putting off bitter disappointments in Champions League (eliminations in the semifinals and round of 16). The record of him on the bench of the Psg claims 55 wins, 13 draws and 15 defeats.

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Psg, Galtier is the new technician: the press release

The formalization of the Argentine’s farewell anticipates the hiring of the new coach of the Parisians, who will be Christophe Galtier. The 56-year-old ex Nicewhich has already signed a two-year contract with the company Al-Khelaifiwill be presented today at the Parco dei Principi: “Paris Saint-Germain are delighted to announce that Christophe Galtier has been appointed manager of the first team. The Frenchman has signed a contract for two seasons until 30 June 2024. The 56-year-old former defender has become one of the most recognized and experienced coaches French football. After the end of his playing career, Christophe Galtier embarked on a successful managerial career, first as an assistant and then coach of Saint-Étienne (2009-2017), before moving to Lille (2017-2021) and then to Nice (2021-2022). Galtier led Saint-Étienne to their first trophy in 32 years – the Coupe de la Ligue 2013 – as well as the club’s return to the European stage. The former France Under international 19 – European Under 19 champion as a player in 1988 – then moved to the north to coach Lille. In the north of France Christophe Galtier worked hand in hand with the football structure replaced by Luis Campos, with Lille who has arrived second in Ligue 1 in 2019 and fourth in 2020 before hitting success by becoming champion of France in 2021. Known for his tactical experience and player management, Christophe Galtier has also won prestigious individual awards such as the award for best manager of Ligue 1 at the UNFP Trophées on three occasions (2013, 2019 and 2021).

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Galtier: “My goal is to work hard”

Inside the official press release of the Parisian club, there are also the first words of the new coach. Galtier said about his arrival in Paris: “I am happy to join Paris Saint-Germain, I would like to thank the president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, Luis Campos and the club for the trust placed in me. I am fully aware of the responsibilities involved in coaching this extraordinary team, which is one of the most competitive and spectacular teams in Europe. I am happy to work with all these talented players and with the high level staff of the club. We recognize everything that Paris Saint-Germain represent in French and international football. My goal is to work hard and make the most of the team’s potential. I am happy to become the head coach of this team and to be on the bench in the magnificent Parco dei Principi, a stadium that embodies the passion for football “.

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Al-Khelaifi: “Galtier has an exceptional track record”

Also Nasser Al-Khelaifipresident of the Paris Saint-Germainwas quite satisfied with the choice made: “We are delighted to welcome Christophe to the Paris Saint-Germain family. Christophe’s resume is exceptional and he has been successful in every club he has managed. His numerous successes are based on an exceptional character that gets the best out of his players and teams, based on a collective spirit. We are proud to have a French manager and look forward to the next chapter in the growth of the Club with Christophe. “.

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