Report: River Plate Boss Latest Name Connected to PSG’s Managerial Job

Next season, Paris Saint-Germain will likely have a new manager on their bench as they’re reportedly parting ways with Mauricio Pochettino this summer. The first choice is Zinedine Zidane, but the former Real Madrid boss is keen on the France national team job.

As a result, the capital club needs to begin thinking about Plan B options, and over the last few weeks, the names of Antonio Conte, Joachim Löw, and Thiago Motta. However, there’s a new name in the mix for the managerial position.

L’Equipe (via Paris Fans) reports that the latest name is River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo, who’s a former PSG player (2007-2008) and has built up a good track record with the Argentine club where he’s won the league, two Copas Libertadores, and a Copa Sudamericana.

Gallardo has a successful track record as a manager, but it’s all in South America and hasn’t leaped over to European football. Nonetheless, bringing in a former who plays attractive football and is at a club where the demand for winning trophies might the gamble PSG is willing to take. 

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