Status quo at PSG. Despite the elimination of the capital club in the knockout stages of the Champions League on Wednesday March 8 after the double confrontation against Bayern MunichChristophe Galtier was kept in his coaching position according to information from the Parisian after the crisis meeting organized with the president and the latter.
According to daily news, only the loss of the title of champion of France of the former coach of Lille could cost the place of the latter despite therefore the early elimination in the Champions League, but also in the Coupe de France against Olympique. from Marseille. On the other hand, Luis Campos, sporting director, seems to have more pressure and must keep in the ranks of PSG Kylian Mbappe (under contract until 2025 with an optional year). The idea would be to build a team around the world champion to finally achieve the goals in the Champions League.
Biography Christophe Galtier. Christophe Galtier was born on August 23, 1966 in Marseille in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. After having been a football player from 1985 to 1999 where he played as a defender, he went through Marseille, Lille, Toulouse, Angers and Nîmes in particular before two experiences abroad in Italy and China before retiring.
At the end of his career, he became Bernard Casoni’s assistant at Olympique de Marseille where he remained until 2001. If he held the position of assistant for a long time (Bastia, Portsmouth, Lyon among others) , he had his first experience as a head coach at Saint-Etienne from 2009 to 2017 before leaving for Lille between 2017 and 2021 where he signed forOGC Nice. He is coaching PSG from August 2022.
What is Christophe Galtier’s track record?
As a player, Christophe Galtier was vice-champion of France in 1987 with Olympique de Marseille but also finalist of the Coupe de France in 1986 and 1987 withOM. As a coach, the native of Marseille won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2013 with Saint-Etienne before leaving for Lille where he was vice-champion of France in 2019 and champion of France in 2021. With OGC Nice, Christophe Galtier lost in the final of the Coupe de France in 2022 against FC Nantes.
Which teams does Christophe Galtier coach?
After being assistant coach from 1999 to 2009, Christophe Galtier was appointed head coach at Saint-Etienne where he remained until 2017 before leaving for Lille where he was champion of France. During the 2021-2022 season, Christophe Galtier was the coach of OGC Nice. He is now the coach of PSG.