Ancelotti set to replace Kombouare at PSG: Reports

Updated: 23 December 2011 17:31 IST

Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly on the verge of taking over at big-spending French club Paris Saint-Germain.

Ancelotti set to replace Kombouare at PSG: Reports

Paris:

Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly on the verge of taking over at big-spending French club Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG is widely expected to part ways with Antoine Kombouare despite leading the French league going into the winter break, with French and Italian newspapers reporting Friday that Ancelotti is close to being hired as his replacement.

PSG declined comment on the reports, but issued a statement on Thursday saying it had "started amicable discussions" with Kombouare to resolve the situation.

French daily Le Parisien said Friday that Ancelotti is expected to sign for two and a half years and will take charge by Jan. 1, with L'Equipe and Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport also saying the former AC Milan and Chelsea coach is set to take over.

Topics : Gareth Bale Zlatan Ibrahimovic Paris SG Marseille Football
Related Articles
Gareth Bale to Get Over 115 mn Euros in Bumper Real Madrid Deal
Gareth Bale to Get Over 115 mn Euros in Bumper Real Madrid Deal
Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale on Ballon d'Or shortlist
Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale on Ballon d'Or shortlist
World Cup Qualifiers: Italy Fight Back to Hold Spain, Wales Denied in Austria
World Cup Qualifiers: Italy Fight Back to Hold Spain, Wales Denied in Austria
Show Comments
Advertisement