Will Christophe Galtier be named Paris Saint-Germain coach to everyone’s surprise? For the newspaper The Teamsources close to the current Nice technician briefly reacted to rumors about a possible arrival of the Marseillais on the bench of the capital club.
“I don’t know what to tell you”
The information had the effect of a bomb. In search of a new coach to succeed Argentinian Mauricio Pochettino, whose departure has not yet been formalized, Paris Saint-Germain is thinking of Christophe Galtier. In the event of failure of discussions with Zinedine Zidane, considered the favorite, the 2022 French champion does not rule out turning to the current Nice coach to start a new cycle, symbolized by the appointment of the Portuguese Luis Campos to the post of sports adviser to President Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, in place of sports director Leonardo.
Two years of contract
Contacted by The Teamsources close to the 55-year-old technician, on the Nice bench since the summer of 2021, spoke about the state of mind displayed by the Marseillais. “Calm, serene” according to them, Christophe Galtier “is in his bubble, quiet.” For his part, the first concerned was somewhat embarrassed by a question on the Parisian track, at a press conference, after the victory in Reims (3-2, 38th day of Ligue 1).“How ? Repeat. I did not understand very well. You teach me. It is information. I am very surprised at what you are telling me. I don’t know what to tell you. No response to that.”
Aware of the interest shown by the club of the tricolor capital, the Aiglons have announced the color and intend to claim 5 million euros to release the ex-coach of AS Saint-Etienne from his commitment to the side of the Allianz Riviera, running until June 2024. Under his orders, Andy Delort’s partners grabbed fifth place in Ligue 1 and qualified for the Europa League. Le Gym experienced enormous disappointment when they lost in the final of the Coupe de France against FC Nantes (0-1).