JUST IN: PSG Appoint New Coach
Thomas Tuchel has officially been confirmed as Paris Saint-Germain’s new manager on a two-year deal.
The German, who has been out of work since leaving Borussia Dortmund at the end of the 2016/17 season, will replace Unai Emery at the Parc des Princes.
“It is with great joy, pride and ambition that I join this great global football club that is Paris Saint-Germain, ” said Tuchel in a statement released on Monday by PSG.
Paris Saint-Germain are delighted to announce that Thomas Tuchel will be the new first-team coach next season !— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) May 14, 2018
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“I look forward to working with all these great players, all of whom are among the best on the planet. With my staff, we will do everything to help the team push their limits to the highest international level. There is tremendous potential in Paris and this is the most exciting challenge that has come to me.” He added.
Before this latest job, the 44-year-old has coached the likes of Augsburg II, Mainz and Dortmund where he won the DFB-Pokal in the 2016-17 season.