Zinédine Zidane still far from Paris Saint-Germain?
It is the rumor of the moment. This Thursday,
reported that Paris Saint-Germain had been negotiating with Zinédine Zidane for several weeks, in order, initially, to secure his services at the end of the season. The daily nevertheless specified that "
the calendar could be brought forward
". However, another source assures that "Zizou" is still far from the French capital. According to information obtained by
, PSG "
has also not entered into direct discussions with Zinédine Zidane, or any coach
". The sports media also affirms that Mauricio Pochettino, a time approached on the side of Manchester United, has not asked to leave his post. The situation therefore remains unclear.
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Ralf Rangnick at Manchester United, it becomes clearer
Manchester United are on the verge of finding the successor of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
In recent days, several names have been announced on the side of the Mancunian formation, such as those of Rudi Garcia and Mauricio Pochettino.
However, the Red Devils have now set their sights on Ralf Rangnick, currently responsible for sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow, under contract until 2024. According to various sources including
, the 63-year-old German technician, who worked with RB Leipzig among others, could take the interim until the end of the season, before taking on a consultant role for the next two years.
Fabrizio Romano reveals that Manchester United will be in contact with Lokomotiv Moscow again this Friday in order to finalize the deal.
Optimism would reign in the Mancunian camp.
Mikel Arteta would like Arsene Wenger to return to Arsenal
Present at a press conference this Thursday for the meeting between Arsenal and Newcastle this Saturday (1:30 p.m.), Mikel Arteta spoke of Arsène Wenger, his former coach and legend of the Gunners. The Spanish technician expressed his desire to see the French again within the London club. "
I can't tell you now, but what I can say is that I would like him to be much closer to me personally because I think he will be of great help
What I can say is that from my side and I mean it on behalf of everyone, we would love to have him much closer,
”he said in comments reported by
. Arsène Wenger, 72, is currently FIFA Development Director.
AC Milan: imminent extension for Stefano Pioli
It would only be a matter of hours.
According to Fabrizio Romano's indiscretions, Stefano Pioli, who is currently linked with AC Milan until the end of the season, is expected to sign his contract extension on Friday.
The deal would include an extension of his lease until June 2023, with an optional additional year.
The formalization should thus take place shortly.
The 56-year-old Italian technician who has worked with Lazio Rome, Inter Milan and Fiorentina among others, took the reins of the Rossoneri in October 2019.
Former Nîmes, Laurent Boissier becomes sports coordinator of Angers
Laurent Boissier, the former sports director of Nîmes, joins Angers as sports coordinator, alongside Patrice Girard, historic recruiter from Lyon, who becomes responsible for professional recruitment, announced Thursday the SCO of Angers.
Aged 50, Laurent Boissier spent fifteen years in Nîmes, including five as sporting director of the Ligue 2 club, which had reached the elite in 2018. After a real-false start the following summer, he had been fired in the fall following a series of setbacks.
Nîmes municipal councilor since 2020, he had recently resigned.
For his part Patrice Girard, 55, had resigned from OL, of which he had been a recruiter since 1989 and where he had long worked with Gérald Baticle, the current Angevin coach.