Christophe Galtier appointed PSG coach until 2024

It was expected, but it is now official, Christophe Galtier has been appointed coach of Paris Saint-Germain for the next two seasons. Since Laurent Blanc, PSG Qatar version had not been led by a French coach.

There was no longer any real suspense since the former Nice coach had been seen on Monday leaving the headquarters of PSG. However, the capital club wanted to do things in order and it was therefore after formalizing the departure of Mauricio Pochettino that Paris has announced that it is good Christophe Galtier who succeeded the Argentinian. The revolution announced by Nasser Al-Khelaifi the day of Kylian Mbappé’s extension is underway and the former Nice coach will have the mission of applying it. ” Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Galtier as head coach of its professional team. The French technician has signed a two-season contract, until June 30, 2024. Aged 55, the former defender is now one of the most recognized and experienced coaches in French football. Once his playing career was over, Christophe Galtier began a brilliant career as a coach, first as assistant then as head coach, from Saint-Etienne (2009-2017) to Nice (2021-2022), via Lille. (2017-2021). After allowing ASSE to win its first trophy in 32 years – the 2013 League Cup – and thus return to the European scene, the former U23 international, European champion in the category in 1988, will still take a step at the controls of LOSC. In the North, Christophe Galtier will optimize the sports policy structured by Luis Campos on the ground. Ranked 2nd in the French Championship in 2019, then 4th in 2020, the team led by the French technician will know the consecration with the national title won in 2021. Renowned for its tactical expertise and its keen sense of locker room management, Christophe Galtier has also won prestigious individual distinctions, notably being elected best coach of Ligue 1 three times (2013, 2019 and 2021), during the UNFP Trophies “Recalls the PSG in a press release.

Galtier moved and happy to become PSG coach

In a press conference, the president of Paris Saint-Germain was obviously delighted to be able to count on Christophe Galtier to carry out this new era initiated at PSG, while the new Parisian coach said to himself ” moved and proud to take office, while warning his workforce that there will be no gifts regardless of the status of the players in the locker room. “We are very happy to welcome Christophe to the Paris Saint-Germain family. His journey is admirable. He was successful in all the clubs he went to. His success is based on an exceptional personality that allows him to get the best out of his players and his teams in a state of mind resolutely turned towards the collective. We are proud to have a French manager and look forward to opening the next chapter of club growth with Christophe. “, for his part explained Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

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