RMC Sport announces that contact has been established between Zinedine Zidane and the Emir of Qatar to succeed Mauricio Pochettino at the head of Paris SG.
The extension of Kylian Mbappé validated, the major maneuvers to restructure the club in depth have begun at Paris SG. Sporting director Leonardo was dismissed on Saturday evening (Luis Campos could replace him) and Mauricio Pochettino’s hours seem numbered at the head of the team. According to RMC his successor has already been identified by Parisian leaders who wish to recruit Zinédine Zidane, without a club since leaving Real Madrid in 2021.
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Contact would have been established again with “Zizou”, already approached last December when the idea of a replacement for Pochettino was in the air. The former number 10 of the Blues had declined the proposal because he was aiming for the position of coach of the Blues in place of Didier Deschamps after the World Cup in Qatar next winter.
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But according to RMC, the deal seems to have evolved in the mind of the 1998 world champion who is now more open to discussions. Zidane would belisteningof Qatar’s proposal indicate our colleagues who specify however that a “agreement remains distant» with the coach in the three Champions Leagues (2016, 2017 and 2018) with Real Madrid.
A version that does not seem to believe Telefoot who indicated in his program broadcast this Sunday that the former Ballon d’Or had declined the offer of the Emirate.
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