Paris Saint-Germain have appointed former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel as head coach to succeed departing Unai Emery. Emery, will leave following next weekend’s final game of the Ligue 1 season at Caen.
Tuchel, who has been out of work since his Dortmund exit almost a year ago, has signed a two-year deal.
“It is with great joy and ambition that I join this great, global football club that is Paris Saint-Germain,” said Tuchel.
“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 extraordinary potential at PSG and it is the most exciting challenge I’ve had presented to me.
“I’m also looking forward to discovering Parc des Princes, a legendary stadium of European football, where there is a fantastic atmosphere.”
Paris Saint-Germain are delighted to announce that Thomas Tuchel will be the new first-team coach next season !
The German tactician has signed a two year contract with the French champions 🔴🔵 pic.twitter.com/JoeU0jMqFC
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) May 14, 2018
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