Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi
claims that coach Laurent Blanc
has his "full support" amid recent reports that he could soon be fired. Despite
losing its last two games to Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League and Lyon in Ligue 1 over the weekend, PSG is still 10 points ahead of second-place AS Monaco, and on course to lift its
second-straight French league title.
"I am extremely surprised to read the various comments on our coach Laurent Blanc,” the PSG president said. “It's very simple, he is our
coach now and I insisted that I want it that way. I was very clear on that before the return match of the Champions League against Chelsea, and my opinion has not changed after the game. Laurent Blanc
has my full support and nothing that happens on the pitch can change that."
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