Football: PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi denies contacts with Zinedine Zidane

Zidane, who finished his second spell as Real Madrid director in May, is jobless yet is tipped to turn into France’s next administrator after the World Cup in Qatar.

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has denied being in talks with Zinedine Zidane about turning into the French club’s next mentor and gave backing to the current man in control, Mauricio Pochettino.

Talking uninvolved of the Ballon d’Or service in Paris, Al-Khelaifi told L’équipe TV channel on Monday night that PSG had “zero contact” with Zidane, in spite of the fact that he considers the Frenchman a “top mentor.”

Al-Khelaifi talked following reports last week in French media of a gathering among Zidane and PSG authorities in an extravagant Paris inn.

Zidane, who finished his second spell as Real Madrid supervisor in May, is unemployed however is tipped to turn into France’s next director after the World Cup in Qatar. Zidane won three successive Champions Leagues in his first period as Madrid director from 2016-18.

Al-Khelaifi likewise emphasized PSG’s help to Pochettino, who had been connected with a transition to Manchester United before the Red Devils selected Ralf Rangnick as break director.

“He is there, we are exceptionally glad, he is working effectively,” Al-Khelaifi said about Pochettino.

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