Christophe Galtier: Paris St Germain identify new supervisor after parting methods with Pochettino

Paris St Germain introduced Christophe Galtier as their new supervisor on Tuesday, shortly after the Ligue 1 champions parted methods with Mauricio Pochettino.

Galtier joins PSG after leaving Good final month, having guided them to a runners-up end within the French Cup and fifth place in Ligue 1 final season.

The 55-year-old Frenchman joined Good in 2021 after main Lille to their first Ligue 1 title since 2011 within the earlier marketing campaign. Earlier than becoming a member of Lille, Galtier spent eight seasons at Saint Etienne, the place he gained the French Cup in 2012-2013.

Galtier’s appointment comes after PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi put an finish to hypothesis surrounding France nice Zinedine Zidane, dismissing stories that PSG had been in talks with the 1998 World Cup winner about changing into their new boss.

Pochettino, who was appointed by PSG in January 2021, gained the Ligue 1 title in 2021-22 and the French Cup in 2020-21 however did not ship within the Champions League, the one main trophy that has eluded PSG since Qatar Sports activities Funding took over in 2011.

PSG, eight occasions league winners because the takeover, had been Champions League runners-up in 2020 however they had been knocked out within the final 16 final season by eventual champions Actual Madrid.

Pochettino got here in with a robust resume after making Tottenham Hotspur perennial top-four finishers in England’s Premier League and guiding them to the Champions League last in 2019.

Regardless of having a star-studded squad at his disposal at PSG, with Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Lionel Messi main the assault, Pochettino did not win the opposite home trophies on provide, lifting solely the league title final season.

Pochettino leaves PSG after 84 aggressive video games in cost, having gained 55, drawn 15 and misplaced 14.

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