Football handbook: Zlatan Ibrahimović advises Kylian Mbappé to leave PSG, coach changes more, more plot

We are nearing the end of another week of European football with midweek matches in some of the top leagues across the continent. Heading into the winter period, a number of clubs have opted for a change of management in Germany and Spain while Zlatan Ibrahimović never strayed too far from the headlines and a slumping French giant is still on difficulty.

Some stories may have caught your attention.

Hertha trades Dardai for Korkut

Hertha Berlin sought to remedy their slump in form by sacking Pal Dardai as boss and appointing Tayfun Korkut as their replacement. The Bundesliga side are currently 14th and one point above the relegation playoff position with the second-worst record of the season, just a shocking one point behind Greuther Furth from 13 league appearances.

Sporting director Fredi Bobic said: “We want to thank Pal Dardai for his work. Statement of Hertha. “He took over the team in difficult circumstances last season and kept us in the Bundesliga in difficult circumstances.

“We wanted Tayfun Korkut to give the team a fresh boost and new ideas. Tayfun has shown in the past that he can not only stabilize a team but also develop a side with work. knowledge and passion, as well as his idea of ​​playing football.”

“I keep a close eye on the Bundesliga,” Korkut added. “My perception of Hertha BSC as a club and a team is that it has been a journey full of ups and downs. I want to use my work and ideas to help us grow in a positive direction. . I’m full of energy and I’m looking forward to this challenge.”

Pereira out in Levante

Spanish defenders Levante have also expelled their coach Javier Pereira with La Liga bottom and five points to safety with Manolo Salvador, David Navarro and Manuel Fajardo also leaving Ciutat de Valencia.

The club’s leaders held a meeting on Monday before deciding that terminating Pereira’s contract was the only course of action as their second foray together fell short as Alessio Lisci stepped in to take on a temporary role.

“Levante UD would like to thank four employees for their work and commitment”, read part of club statement. “We wish them the best of luck both professionally and personally from now on.”

Zlatan ne regret ritual

Zlatan Ibrahimović has reflected on his time in France with Corriere della Sera and his stance since 2015 that France is a “bad” country and doesn’t deserve a club like Paris Saint-Germain .

“Marine Le Pen asked to deport me,” the Swedish superstar said. “The next day, I worried about the reaction on the street. Instead, the French people came to congratulate me and say: ‘Ibra, you’re right – France is really a bad country.”

Ibrahimović, now 40, also explained why he advised Kylian Mbappé to leave PSG but the French giants do everything in their power to keep their star.

“It’s true,” he said when asked if he would advise Mbappé to leave. “He needed a more structured environment, like at Real Madrid. However, I later told the PSG president (President and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi) not to sell him.”

Bordeaux owners are preoccupied

Not only are things going badly for Girondins de Bordeaux on the pitch after a humiliating 5-2 loss at the hands of RC Strasbourg in Ligue 1 on Wednesday night, but President Gerard Lopez is also struggling economically with the The giants are having financial difficulties while he other clubs suffer.

Belgium’s second division Royal Excel Mouscron has been banned from transfers for non-payment as the Luxembourg businessman searches for a new owner for the club, which is struggling because of his interest in Boavista, who is in high demand. loan player in Bordeaux. Football handbook: Zlatan Ibrahimović advises Kylian Mbappé to leave PSG, coach changes more, more plot


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