French journalist Daniel Riolo reacted to the statements of the president of the French club “Paris Saint-Germain” Qatari Nasser Al-Khelaifi regarding the meeting with the former coach of “Real” Frenchman Zinedine Zidane.
Earlier Tuesday, Nasser Al-Khelaifi denied press reports that the other day it was reported that PSG wanted to sign Zinedine Zidane as the team’s coach instead of Argentinean Mauricio Pochettino.
Al-Khelaifi said in statements published by the Spanish newspaper Marca: “I just want to make it clear that I loved Zidane as a player and coach, but we have not spoken to him directly or indirectly. We have made a different decision. As for the next coach, who tactically is the best option for us.”
But French journalist Daniel Riolo, who works for several media platforms including Radio Monte Carlo, denied Al-Khelaifi’s words and pointed out in a “tweet” via his Twitter account that Al-Khulaifi and Zidane’s last meeting was on Tuesday. hours before his statements about his lack of interest in the former Real Madrid coach.
The French journalist said he would give more details later on his program on Radio Monte Carlo.
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And press reports indicated that Zidane’s refusal to coach Paris Saint-Germain prompted the club’s management to turn to an alternative option, which is Christophe Galtier, the French coach of Nice.