Laurent Blanc’s agent has confirmed the Paris Saint-Germain coach will leave the club by the end of the week.
Earlier this month, club president, Nasser al-Khelaifi hinted that he could be considering a change when he described their season as a failure despite achieving their second successive domestic treble by winning Ligue 1, the French Cup and the League Cup. However, the defeat to Manchester City in the quarter-finals was the fourth successive season they have exited the competition at that stage and Blanc’s agent Jean Pierre Bernès has now confirmed that the former Manchester United defender will be leaving the club after three seasons in charge.
“Before the end of the week, PSG and Laurent Blanc will be parted,” he told French radio station Europe 1.
Unai Emery, the former Sevilla manager who resigned from his post last week, is expected to replace Blanc.
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This article was written by Ed Aarons, for theguardian.com on Monday 20th June 2016 17.35 Europe/Londonguardian.co.uk © Guardian News and Media Limited 2010