The Mbappé and Leonardo files settled, PSG are now tackling that of their future coach. And the Zidane option is still on the table even if the latter is still waiting for the French team.
This is information that we revealed to you exclusively on Foot Transfer market. For months now, PSG has been eyeing Zinedine Zidane, and even dreamed of a doublet made up of the Marseillais for the bench, and Arsène Wenger in a coaching role. And now that Mauricio Pochettino will leave the club in the coming days, his dismissal being imminent, the question of the future Parisian coach is logically on the table. The name of the Madrid legend therefore returns again in the debates.
Several names have already been released by the European press, such as Marcelo Gallardo (River Plate), Julen Lopetegui (Sevilla) and even OGC Nice coach Christophe Galtier, even if the latter hastened to deny this information. The departure of Leonardo – not yet officially confirmed by the club but well and truly recorded – will in any case accelerate this search for a coach.
Zidane is still in the small Parisian papers
According to our information, the Zinedine Zidane track is still being considered within the Qatari management of the Parisian club. The presence of the Brazilian leader at the club also slowed down a possible arrival of the Frenchman, and now that the former Canarinha has left, a new door is opening. One thing is certain, we can confirm that the contacts between Emir Tamim ben Hamad Al-Thani and Zizou are regular and particularly cordial.
As we explained to you in February, the Parisian decision-makers are ready to offer him a hell of a salary, more than the 12 million euros net he received on the side of the Santiago Bernabéu, with a lot of decision-making power, moreover. It therefore remains to be seen whether the principal concerned will give the green light, while in Spain, he is given the intention of recovering the French team in the near future. We will soon be fixed…