The Brazilian was dismissed from his post just after the Parisian club’s card (5-0) against FC Metz at the Parc des Princes during the 38th and last day of Ligue 1. The French champion has not yet officially communicated on the subject but Amazon, The Team and RMC Sports agree on the fact that the sporting director of PSG was informed of the choice of the club shortly after the final whistle of this meeting. After a first stint as a leader between 2011 and 2013, Leonardo returned to the French capital in 2019. His biggest blow will remain the signing of Lionel Messi last summer, but there have been many criticisms for a few months and the situation has changed. the evening of the elimination of PSG against Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League in early March (1-0, 1-3). The Brazilian’s future was obviously part of the discussions held as part of Kylian Mbappé’s extension.
Luis Campos approaching
To recover the post of sports director, Luis Campos would hold the rope. The former leader of AS Monaco and LOSC is close to the Mbappé clan. The Portuguese, whose name is also circulating on the side of Real Madrid, should indeed agree to take up the Parisian challenge in the coming days. Other changes in the organization chart could occur soon.
Pochettino in the hot seat
Several decisions should be formalized next week, including the departure of Mauricio Pochettino who had one year left on his contract at PSG but whose fate seemed sealed for months. Paris is starting its revolution well behind the scenes…
Leonardo dismissed from his position as sporting director of PSG
Leonardo learned this Saturday evening, after the victory against Metz (5-0) on the last day of Ligue 1, that he was no longer the sporting director of PSG https://t.co/ItsBbJC4iE pic.twitter.com/E58qzHsGdb
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