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Zidane near joining PSG as mentor – reports

French heroes Paris Saint-Germain are close to agreeing for Zinedine Zidane to supplant Mauricio Pochettino as a mentor, French media provided details regarding Friday.


As per Europe 1, an understanding on a basic level is set up between the club and 49-year-old Zidane for the previous Real Madrid manager to join in front of the new season.

RMC Sport claims sources at the Parc des Princes have would not deny the reports.

Afterward, a PSG source let AFP know that such an understanding would need to be considered with alert.

Pochettino has a year left on his agreement and drove the Qatari-supported side to the Ligue 1 title last term yet they were taken out of the Champions League take-out stages.

The outfit’s pecking order wants to win the opposition with Zidane having directed the Spanish monsters to the title three seasons in succession.

At Madrid, the 1998 World Cup champ with France lifted LaLiga as well as the Copa del Rey two times.

Zidane was in Paris simultaneously as the Emir of Qatar for last month’s Champions League last at the Stade de France, which was won by Real.

Prior, PSG reported the appearance of Luis Campos as their football guide to supplant the left Leonardo.

The Portuguese 57-year-old helped Monaco to the French crown in 2017 as well as Lille four years after the fact and worked close by Kylian Mbappe on the Mediterranean coast.

One of Campos’ assignments will be player signings with RMC Sport detailing free specialist Paul Pogba hanging tight for the authority appearance of Zidane at PSG to begin conversations about joining the side.

“I’m more than happy to join Paris Saint-Germain, which I consider is the most aggressive and energizing club in world football,” Campos said in a PSG explanation.

“I accept unequivocally in and share the vision of the club and I can hardly hold back to begin to additionally release the extraordinary capability of this outstanding club.”

The new French first-class season starts on August 6 with the French Trophee des Champions five days sooner as PSG faces Nantes in Israel.


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