Zinedine Zidane's camp denies PSG approach

Zidane, former Real Madrid manager || Credit: Imago

Zinedine Zidane's camp denies PSG approach

Stephen Oladehinde 16:30 - 08.06.2023

Zinedine Zidane's camp has denied that they were approached by Paris Saint-Germain for the managerial position according to reports.

The Frenchman who has won several trophies with Real Madrid including three Champions League in a row have not returned back to coaching since leaving in 2021 

PSG are set to let current manager Christophe Galtier leave the club this summer despite lifting the Ligue 1 title this season.

According to reports, It was claimed that PSG have approached Zidane for the managerial position but this report has been denied by the camp of the Frenchman.

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane
Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane

Zidane rejects PSG’s offer

The French giants are currently looking for a replacement for outgoing Christophe Galtier who is set to leave PSG soon.

According to reports from RMC, which was reported by Romano Fabrizio, Zinedine Zidane’s camp have denied any contact with Paris Saint-Germain as ZZ reportedly turned down the manager job. 

There has been no direct contact with Zidane according to his camp and they are now focusing on getting other targets, including Nagelsmann.

PSG are prepared to let Galtier leave the club after failing to meet the club's Champions League target.

PSG still hunting for new manager

PSG are looking for a new manager ahead of next season as they look to rebuild their current squad.

The most popular candidate for the position has been former Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann, while rumours in France claim that he wasn't the Parc des Princes' first option.   

Luis Enrique, a former manager of Spain, and Xabi Alonso, the head coach of Bayer Leverkusen, were both said to be candidates for the PSG job, according to reports in France.

PSG is desperate to win the Champions League because they have never done so before and are currently searching for a manager that can lead them to glory.