Wednesday April 10 2019
Sevilla consider appointing Laurent Blanc

Sevilla have identified former France and Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc as their new permanent Coach, say reports.

Marca cite a report in Le Parisien that the former central defender, who represented Barcelona during his playing career, is the prime target for Los Rojiblancos.

The Madrid outlet verifies this report but claims there is no rush from the Andalusian club and any move may depend on their qualification for the Champions League next season.

Monday July 24 2017
Blanc excited by Neymar reports

Former Paris Saint-Germain Coach Laurent Blanc has admitted he is excited by reports linking Neymar to the Parisian club.

The 51-year-old believes the 25-year-old’s signing could transform the club into a genuine European giant with the capability of winning the Champions League.

“PSG want to become a European giant; it is a club with incredible economic potential,” Blanc is quoted as saying by ESPN.

“With a player of Neymar's calibre, PSG could become one of Europe's great clubs in the future.

Monday June 27 2016
Blanc leaves PSG amid Emery talk

Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Laurent Blanc has left his role as Coach, paving the way for Unai Emery.

Blanc replaced Carlo Ancelotti in the summer of 2013 and guided PSG to the Ligue 1 title in each of his three of his seasons at the club, even signing a new contract at the beginning of the year, but he has paid the price for a lack of Champions League success.

Wednesday December 9 2015
Ronaldo: I said to Blanc…

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed what was said between himself and Paris Saint-Germain Coach Laurent Blanc, insisting it doesn’t mean he’s leaving Real Madrid.

Ronaldo and Blanc were seen exchanging pleasantries after Madrid and PSG met in the Champions League, with the suggestion the pair have a good relationship that could enable the French club to take Ronaldo from Santiago Bernabeu.

Friday November 6 2015
Ronaldo makes PSG admission?

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly told Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc after Real Madrid’s win on Tuesday that “I’d love to work with you”.

Speculation between the forward and French giants has grown after the forward was caught affectionately greeting the Coach by TV cameras in wake of Los Blancos’ 1-0 Champions League victory at the Santiago Bernabeu.

However, Le Parisien is now claiming that Ronaldo took the opportunity to drop Blanc his biggest hint yet that a move to PSG could be on the horizon.

Wednesday November 4 2015
Blanc keeps quiet about Ronaldo chat

Paris Saint-Germain Coach Laurent Blanc declined to reveal what was said between himself and Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid defeat.

Ronaldo and Blanc were seen engaged in a brief conversation at the final whistle after Nacho’s goal gave Los Blancos three points that sends them to the knockout rounds.

“I’m not going to tell you what he told me,” the trainer said, AS reports, when asked by the Press about the exchange.

Tuesday October 20 2015
‘Ronaldo a football alien’

Paris Saint-German Coach Laurent Blanc called Cristiano Ronaldo ‘one of two aliens from planet football’ and previewed Angel Di Maria’s Real Madrid reunion.

Di Maria signed for PSG from Manchester United in the summer, a year after leaving Madrid for United, and Blanc confirmed the Argentine is looking forward to the encounter.

“He is particularly motivated to face Real Madrid. It’s the first time he’s met them since he played there,” Blanc noted, AS reports.

Tuesday October 20 2015
‘Madrid defensive but effective’

Paris Saint-German Coach Laurent Blanc has labelled Champions League opponents Real Madrid as ‘defensive but effective.’

Blanc spoke to the media ahead of the game in Paris on Wednesday and suggested success for his side was as much down to self-belief as anything else.

“They’re a giant in Europe and we aren’t. But we have to convince ourselves that we can win, that we have the quality to do it,” he said, AS reports.

Sunday August 16 2015
Blanc hopes for Motta stay

Laurent Blanc has revealed that he hopes Thiago Motta will remain a Paris Saint-Germain player beyond September 1, amid interest from Atletico Madrid.

The Italy midfielder appeared to be heading out of Parc des Princes for a return to Los Colchoneros, with the player having confirmed that he was intent on pursuing the possibility, but he has since played his way back into contention.

Sunday August 9 2015
Blanc: PSG want to keep Motta, but...

Laurent Blanc has reiterated Paris Saint-Germain’s desire to keep Atletico Madrid target Thiago Motta but admits “there are things that are out of our control”.

The Italy midfielder was forced to play the second half of PSG’s 1-0 victory over Lille on Friday following Adrien Rabiot’s 28th-minute dismissal, despite having been absent throughout pre-season.

“We want to keep Motta, but there are things that are out of our control,” he said after the game.

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