Today’s news in France
According to our information, it heats up between Julien Stephan and Strasbourg. After a season ended in 15th place in Ligue 1, the Alsatians have already found the name of their new coach after the departure of Thierry Laurey. Discussions have been underway for a few days and an agreement could quickly be concluded.
Among the vice-champion of France, Achraf Hakimi He also says he is interested in the idea of joining Paris-Saint-Germain. A mutual interest therefore which would see the right side join the capital, since Inter Milan will not retain him in the event of a satisfactory offer.
Mauricio Pochettino would already like to return to Tottenham. According to The Athletic, Pochettino is not immune to Spurs’ foot calls. It’s up to the Argentine coach to decide if he wants to give up his last year of salary to join his former club.
Just champion, Lille is already looking for the successor of Christophe Galtier on the bench. And after Fotomaç, the current manager of Galatasaray Fatih Terim would be targeted. The 67-year-old coach had been at the Turkish club since 2017. He is expected to meet with Lille leaders in the coming hours.
The focus of the day
The bomb of the day comes from Real Madrid! Zinedine Zidane leaves the club after a grueling season without titles. The Frenchman returns his apron, even if he wants to find a job for next season. The club thanked the technician in a press release, a departure that upsets Madrid’s plans this summer, including the potential arrival of Kylian Mbappé at Real. Even if according to Marca, Parisian leaders will not open the door to any negotiations this summer. Marca Also announces that the Merengues have already turned to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
The Madrid squad should move a lot due to an important end of the cycle. Even if Ramos should stay at Madrid due to lack of good offers from other clubs, Real’s restructuring could show the way out for Eden Hazard who could return to Chelsea during this transfer window. Things are going to move in all directions at Real and Zidane’s departure is just the trigger.
Daily news abroad
According to Sky Italia, Massimiliano Allegri will be the successor of Andrea Pirlo on the bench of Juve. The former glory of the club has not been able to convince this season, the leaders are therefore betting on a coach who knows the position perfectly. Allegri was Italian champion from 2015 to 2019 with the Bianconeri.
In Spain, Joan Laporta dreams of a return from Pep guardiola at Barça after Sport and Mundo Deportivo. In England, echoes relay that a success in the Champions League could promote a departure of the Spanish technician. Even if the technician’s entourage ensures that Guardiola wants to continue the adventure in City according to MD.
Newly appointed to Roma, José Mourinho is shopping. According to The Gazzetta dello Sport, three positions are targeted as a priority: goalkeeper, central defender and striker. For the keeper, Gianluigi Buffon is named, the Dutch striker Wout Weghorst would be in the sights of the Special One. As for central defense, Roma would aim Eric Bailly from Manchester United. Riqui puig was also cited among the names targeted by Mourinho.
The main officials of the day
In Lille, Mike Maignan will indeed have a change of scenery this summer. And as announced, it is at AC Milan that the French doorman will continue his career since the Italian club formalized his arrival a few moments ago. He will wear the number 16.
Former OM coach Michael will be on the bench for Getafe next season. An agreement for two seasons has been reached between the club and the coach. Getafe has announced that Michel will be presented next Monday at 12 noon.
Valence formalizes the arrival of Jose bardalas as a new coach. The former Getafe signed until 2023 at the club which finished thirteenth in La Liga.
ASSE has formalized the extension ofAïmen Moueffek. The international U20 signs a new lease just like his teammates Etienne Green and Saïdou Saw before him.
In England, Tottenham formalizes the departures of Danny rose and of Paulo Gazzaniga. Both players are now free of their contract and can sign at the club of their choice.
Departure also for Jack wilshere who is leaving his club, Bournemouth. The old Gunner is on the market again, he is at the end of his contract.
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