PSG Press Review: Galtier, Pochettino, Vitinha, Leonardo

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Seen and read about PSG in the hex press this Friday, July 1, 2022. An agreement reached with Pochettino for a departure, Christophe Galtier soon to be appointed as the new coach of the Rouge & Bleu and present at the Camp des Loges this Thursday, Vitinha, the first official recruit of the summer transfer window, waiting around the future of Marie-Antoinette Katoto and the decisions taken by Leonardo to relaunch the project before his departure.

In today’s edition, The Team looks back at the pivotal day of Thursday at the Rouge & Bleu. Indeed, after several weeks of negotiations, the PSG and Mauricio Pochettino have finally reached an agreement for a separation. “Lawyers for both parties ended up finding common ground around a severance package of around €10 million. » A global envelope which concerns the Argentine coach and his staff. Moreover, this sum could even be lower if Mauricio Pochettino found a bench in the next twelve months, assures THE. On his side, Christophe Galtierpresent at Lodge Camp this Thursday, should officially be the next Rouge & Bleu coach in the hours to come. His arrival had already been settled since last week with a two-year contract, but nothing has been signed yet. The now ex-coach of OGC Nice took advantage of Thursday to go to the training center of the PSG with some of his staff. In particular, he was able to visit the facilities, discuss with the employees and meet Luis Campos with whom he discussed even if the two men did not wait until June 30 to discuss their project, their desires and the contours of the workforce. »

After several weeks of waiting, the coach’s file soon reaches its epilogue. The difficulties of recent weeks have notably upset management on certain points, such as the departure of xavi simons for the PSV Eindhoven. Indeed, the 19-year-old midfielder had demanded visibility over the coming season. But in vain, because of this delay on the coach’s file. In the transfer window, the PSG formalized the arrival of Vitinha coming from FC Porto. The Portuguese international has signed a five-year contract. Now, two other recruits are expected in the midfield. Seko Fofana (Lens) and Renato Sanches (Lille) are among the targets and both players are interested in the project. »

At the Women’s PSGthe decision of Marie Antoinette Katoto is always waiting. According to the latest rumours, the 23-year-old striker should stay with the Rouge & Bleu until 2025. Present at a press conference this Thursday on the eve of the friendly match of the French women’s team facing Vietnamthe selector, Corinne Deaconsaid that Friday will certainly be decisive: “For his future, it is imminent. Tomorrow (Friday) we will talk more about it I think. Well, I hope. » Victims of physical glitch in recent days, Sakina Karchaoui (thigh) and Grace Geyoro (knee) have always trained away from the group during this Thursday’s collective session.

On his side, The Parisian also evokes the important day of this Thursday. Present at Lodge Campthe future coach of PSG, Christophe Galtier, “worked all day this Thursday with Luis Campos on the outlines of next season’s team. » The 55-year-old technician will sign a two-year contract, plus an optional year. “The formalization should take place this Friday, July 1 or this Saturday”reports LP. The former Nice coach took advantage of his day to visit the facilities of the training center with his staff, including João Sacramento. He should find part of the group for the resumption of training on July 4 (the internationals will resume on July 11). This visit to Lodge Camp above all allowed Christophe Galtier to exchange with Luis Camposnotably “on the contours of the resumption of training (some players were called to set the date), the interviews to be carried out collectively or individually, the content of the sessions. »

They also defined the profiles of the team for the 2022-2023 season. Thus, six players are guaranteed to be starters: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Ashraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Marco Verratti, Leo Messi and Kylian Mbappe. In addition to departures, arrivals are also expected, such as Milan Skriniar (Inter), Renato Sanches (LOSC) and Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo), whose “Dossiers are already closed” with the players (length of contract, salary). All that remains is to agree with the clubs concerned to settle the transfer fees. Regarding the case of Mauricio Pochettino, The Parisian confirms that all parties have reached a separation agreement. All that is missing is the formalization of this news.

The Ile-de-France daily also unveiled the recovery plan proposed by the former sports director of PSG, Leonardo, Before his departure. Dismissed from office on May 21, the Brazilian leader was already working on the tracks for the 2022-2023 financial year. And in order to replace Mauricio Pochettinowhose departure was requested by the Emir of Qatar from March 9 after the defeat against real Madrid (1-3) in Champions League, Leonardo had opted for Thiago Motta in order to take over from the Argentinian on the bench in Paris.

To strengthen the squad, the former manager of the Rouge & Bleu had chosen two players at the end of the contract: Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele, “Obviously with higher wages than their previous emoluments. » Another track considered to strengthen the attack: Sadio Manewhose contract with liverpool ended in 2023 and which eventually joined the Bayern Munich. On the waves of RMC Sportsthe adviser to the Senegalese international had already confirmed contacts with the former management of Rouge & Bleu. Leonardo had several contacts with his German agent. They saw each other, they discussed the ins and outs of a possible transfer of Sadio to the PSG, but it stopped there. Everyone knows that Leonardo was on an ejection seat, we had to wait”had declared Bacary Cisse a few days ago.

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