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Pochettino was fired by “Paris” and Galtier took office – yqqlm

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Original title: Pochettino was fired by “Paris” and Galtier took office

French champion Paris Saint-Germain announced on the 5th that it had terminated the contract with coach Pochettino and appointed former Nice coach Galtier as the team’s new coach.

“We are delighted to welcome Galtier to the Parisian family. The coach has an excellent past coaching experience and has left a very brilliant record at every club he has coached.” Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser said.

Galtier, 55, led Nice to fifth in Ligue 1 last season and reached the French Cup final. In the quarter-finals of the French Cup, he led Nice to a penalty shootout victory over Paris.

Galtier’s most brilliant coaching experience was in Lille. When he took over in 2017, Lille were still in the lower leagues. However, under his cooperation with the team’s then sporting director Campos, Lille gradually became a powerhouse in the Ligue 1 and won the Ligue 1 championship in the 2020-2021 season.

“I am very excited and very proud,” Galtier said at the press conference that day. “I fully understand the responsibility that I have on my shoulders. ‘Paris’ is a club with a great vision and I am ready for it. already.”

The Argentine Pochettino will replace Tuchel as PSG coach in January 2021, and his contract with the team will expire in one year. Although he led Paris to its 10th league title last season, tying the record of Ligue 1 titles held by Saint-Etienne, the club eventually lost patience due to its poor record in the Champions League and French Cup. its dismissal.

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In the Champions League quarter-finals last season, Paris Saint-Germain was eliminated by Real Madrid with three goals in a row after leading 2-0 in the second round. (Xiao Yazhuo)

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