Galtier, imminent announcement: PSG closes with a new DT and arrives with two signings

The Paris Saint-Germain he is very close to starting a new era on the bench. After being rejected by Zinedine Zidanewho prefers to manage the France team than a club, the Parisian team aims to close an agreement with the current Nice coach, Christophe Galtiersomething that can only be made official when the departure of Mauricio Pochettino and his team of collaborators. This is the scenario that the French press presents this Tuesday, which advances contract figures and assumes that the outcome is only a matter of days, surely this week.

According to L’Équipe, PSG will pay around 10 million euros to Nice as compensation for Galtier, who still had a two-year contract with the Côte d’Azur club. It was last Monday when the compromise between the two parties was obtained so that the 55-year-old coach would become the new head of the bench in Paris.

L’Équipe points out that the club will have to pay him a sum that will approach 15 million euros and that it will not be able to announce Galtier’s arrival until the last details of his breakup are agreed, something that is expected to be made public this Thursday.

reinforcements arrive

Galtier is an old acquaintance of PSG’s new strongman, Portuguese sports adviser Luis Campos, whose first moves already point to where he wants to go. PSG have already closed the signing of Portuguese midfielder Vitinha, from Porto, for 40 million euros, according to various reports.

Now he has turned his attention to another Portuguese midfielder, Renato Sanches, from Lille, whom Galtier knows very well from his time with that team, with whom he won the 2020-21 league by going over the mighty PSG.

If both signings are confirmed, they would represent an ambitious bet to improve the Parisian midfield, its most fragile line, where only the Italian Marco Verratti is an undisputed starter and of international level. In addition, the incorporation of two Portuguese would show where Campos is directing his search for incorporations.

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