LIGA - Blanc reveals he nearly managed Barcelona in 2017

11.10.2021 00:45 of D.B. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
LIGA - Blanc reveals he nearly managed Barcelona in 2017
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Laurent Blanc, the former manager of Paris Saint-Germain, disclosed to Spanish magazine Panenka that he was approached by Barcelona in 2017 to replace the departing Luis Enrique.

Blanc, a former French international who led Les Bleus from 2010 to 2012, said he had spoken with Eric Abidal numerous times but that "it wasn't the appropriate moment."

Because of the energy, he had already used in football, the former defender explained that after leaving PSG in 2016, he did not want to hear of any offers for a year and a half. After taking over Al-Rayyan in 2020, the 55-year-old currently manages in Qatar.