PSG boss Khelaifi: ‘Never spoke to Zidane’

Paris St Germain President Nasser El-Khelaifi has made it clear that Zinedine Zidane was never a hot topic at the Eiffel Tower. The club boss emphasized to ‘Marca’: “I want to say something important about Zidane, he’s a person I really liked as a player and I like him as a coach. I love him, but we have never spoken to him, directly or indirectly, and I respect and appreciate him very much. There was a lot to read in the press but we never spoke to him.”

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Spanish media reported about two weeks ago that Zidane was taking over the star ensemble from PSG and that an agreement was imminent. Instead, Christophe Galtier will follow Mauricio Pochettino. For the current coach of OGC Nice, PSG has agreed with the Mediterranean club on a fee of around ten million euros.

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