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Foot PSG – PSG: Neymar, the file which conditions the future of Galtier

Barring a huge surprise, Christophe Galtier will become the next PSG coach in the coming days.

Christophe Galtier is the big favorite to become Mauricio Pochettino’s successor at Paris Saint-Germain. The appointment of the current coach of OGC Nice in the French capital is no longer in doubt, Zinedine Zidane having refused the post in order to be ready to jump on the French team in the event of the departure of Didier Deschamps in the end of the year. The arrival of Christophe Galtier at PSG perplexes many Parisian supporters, who wonder if the champion of France 2021 with Lille has the character and the experience to be respected by the stars of the four-star locker room in Paris. At this level, Eric Di Meco does not have too many concerns. On the other hand, the former OM defender believes that it is up to the Qatari management of Paris SG to support the coach in place – Galtier or another – when the latter wishes to dismiss a player, whether it is Neymar or another.

Di Meco supports Galtier but scratches Qatar

“The problem with the PSG coach is that he generally lacks support from his superiors. You have to be able to put names on the bench. Even Zizou would have this concern. It must be supported by the hierarchy. South Americans often come home two or three days after the other players at Christmas parties. Normally, you have to punish them. You have to manage to hold this locker room and put a few players on the bench when they are not at the level of their notoriety or their salary. Christophe will have the same problems as the other PSG coaches”. Putting a tactic, motivating the players, I’m not sure he hurts more than Tuchel, Emery” analyzed the RMC consultant, who believes Christophe Galtier capable of taking up the mission which will be his at PSG on condition of having above him a solid management which supports him in his choices, including the most delicate. Inevitably, being able to establish his authority will be decisive, otherwise the situation risks being the same as for his predecessors, who saw Neymar, Messi and company take over the technicians.

Former player of Christophe Galtier on the side of Saint-Etienne, the Ivorian international Max-Alain Gradel has no doubts about the future success of the native of Marseille at PSG. “He is very good at managing men because he is sincere, he thinks a lot about the group and knows how to manage egos” analyzes the ex-captain of the Greens, who underlines the good management of Christophe Galtier in L’Equipe, before concluding. “He knows how to talk to a youngster and a manager in front of the group. He knew how to give us confidence, he takes into consideration the small details, especially the family, he takes news ». While an agreement would have been reached between PSG and Nice for 10 million euros for the transfer of Christophe Galtier, the probable future coach of Paris is currently hard at work in order to compose the technical staff who will be his at the Lodge Camp.

Christophe Galtier’s staff in battle order

Thierry Oleksiak, with whom he has been working since summer 2015, has become his most loyal assistant and will automatically be on the trip to Paris. In the duo he forms with Christophe Galtier, Thierry Oleksiak occupies a role similar to that of Jean-Louis Gasset with Laurent Blanc at the time. His presence is essential for Galtier, who considers him an essential assistant from a tactical point of view as well as for the animation of training sessions. Isidre Ramon Madir, current video analyst for Galtier in Nice, passed by Barcelona, ​​Watford and Valencia, should also follow Christophe Galtier in the French capital. Gianluca Spinelli, who had become Toni Jimenez’s “understudy” at PSG for a year and a half as goalkeeper coach, is on his side expected to return to his role as No. 1 and officer alongside Christophe Galtier and his staff to take care of the goalkeepers. Finally, the well-known Joao Sacramento, ex-assistant of the Marseille technician in Lille and who had been poached by José Mourinho when the Special One arrived at Tottenham, has a good chance of finding Galtier at PSG. The staff of the future Paris coach is therefore taking serious shape, although nothing is official yet.

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