New coach of Paris Saint-Germain, Christophe Galtier will have to manage the ego of his stars. But for Javier Clemente, who had him as an assistant at Olympique de Marseille, the French coach will have no difficulty in this area.
Reassuring during his presentation to the press on Tuesday, Christophe Galtier will still be expected at the turn. Paris Saint-Germain observers will notably have an eye on the authority of the new coach who, for the first time in his career, will have to manage the egos of stars. Nothing insurmountable according to Javier Clemente, who had the French as an assistant at Olympique de Marseille in 2000.
the @PSG_inside is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Galtier as head coach of its professional team.
— Paris Saint Germain (@PSG_inside) July 5, 2022
” He was already a boy with a lot of temperamentremembered the Spaniard in the columns of Marca. In fact, two players had to be separated and his hand was not shaking. I was in charge of tactics, but he helped me know who was who in this team. “For Javier Clemente, the French therefore has the personality necessary to manage the Parisian locker room. “ I don’t think, if there was, that he would allow indiscipline or disrespect, regardless of the player, did he imagine. I don’t think he would have these problems, but if there were, Christophe has enough character to solve them. »
“OM never gave him this opportunity”
” Already in my time, he was a boy who got along very well with the players. He helped me a lot and his presence was very positivesaid Javier Clemente, also convinced that the native of Marseille will not suffer from his origins with the rival. I think Christophe will do well in this new stage. The fact that he is from Marseille will have no influence, because OM, among others, never gave him the opportunity that PSG are giving him now. In any case, the Parisian supporters do not seem opposed to his appointment.