Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets a new coach. And most likely it becomes an old acquaintance, according to French and Italian media. Fabio Capello is taking over Paris Saint-Germain.
Carlo Ancelotti has already announced his intention to leave PSG for Real Madrid. Since then it has been rumored that names like Roberto Mancini, Andre Villas-Boas and Leonardo to take over the club.
Sky Italia and French L’Equipe writes during Tuesday night about an impending deal. According to Sky Italia, Fabio Capello and his son, who is also his agent, have landed in Paris on Tuesday evening.
Even a month ago it was reported about a possible appointment and the beginning of June Fabio Capello commented about it:
– I have not had any contact with PSG, but you should never say never in life. But for now, this is really such that I work in Russia, he told Sovietskiy Sports.
The Italian is since autumn 2012 coach of Russia, and is meant to guide the team over the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. PSG must therefore solve Capello from the contract – it is stated cost € 3 million – to get him to Paris.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had Fabio Capello during his time in Juventus 2004-2006. The two had their fights on several occasions. In recent years however, Zlatan Ibrahimovic expressed his deep respect for Fabio Capello.
Among other things, Zlatan told how Capello lectured on Marco van Basten closed technique for him. Zlatan wrote nearly an entire chapter in his autobiography “I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘to Fabio Capello:
“I like men with power and attitude and Capello believed in me.
‘You have nothing to prove, I know who you are and what you can, he said one of the first few days, and it gave me peace of mind.’ ”
What do you think about the Fabio Capello rumors. Do you want him to coach Zlatan and PSG or do you prefer some other coach?