PSG in English
Jun 13 · 3 min read

A quick summary of all the coaches that came to PSG since QSI (Qatar Sports Investments) took over the club.

Carlo Ancelotti, Dec 2011 — June 2013 (Started midseason Dec 2011).

He is the man that takes this club to a different level. From GPS player tracking to adding a serious diet program, Ancelotti brings new habits and more professionalism. The Italian coach left PSG because of the impatience of his superiors who were looking for short term success. He went to Real Madrid and won the Champions League with them. That was the first mistake from the new owners of the Parisian team.

    Carlo Ancelotti
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║ Competition ║ Won ║
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║ Champions League ║ 0 ║
║ Ligue 1 ║ 1 ║
║ French Cup ║ 0 ║
║ Coupe de la Ligue ║ 0 ║
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Champions League Results
Year 2012-2013, round 1/16 lost to Barcelona 2-2

Laurent Blanc, June 2013 — June 2016

When Blanc became coach a lot of the French newspapers were giving him six months to one year. Now he holds an impressive track record and represents maybe the best period in the past eight years. He was fired in June 2016, four months after signing an extension.

     Laurent Blanc
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║ Competition ║ Won ║
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║ Champions League ║ 0 ║
║ Ligue 1 ║ 3 ║
║ French Cup ║ 2 ║
║ Coupe de la Ligue ║ 2 ║
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Champions League Results
Year 2013-2014, round 1/4, lost to Chelsea 3-3
Year 2014-2015, round 1/4, lost to Barcelona 5-1
Year 2015-2016, round 1/4, lost to Man City 3-2

Unai Emery, June 2016 — June 2018

After winning three Europa League titles with Sevilla, Emery moved to Paris in 2016, beginning a two-year contract with the club. He had the hard job of handling big egos (Neymar, Mbappe…) and getting the Champion League success that the club’s owners have been looking for. Unfortunately for him, the players were not in line with his methods and he did not have the full support of his president. He left for Arsenal where the team has practiced his vision of the game.

    Unai Emery
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║ Competition ║ Won ║
╠═══════════════════╬═════╣
║ Champions League ║ 0 ║
║ Ligue 1 ║ 1 ║
║ French Cup ║ 2 ║
║ Coupe de la Ligue ║ 2 ║
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Champions League Results
Year 2016-2017, round 1/16, lost to Barcelona 6-5
Year 2017-2018, round 1/4, lost to Real Madrid 5-2

Thomas Tuchel, June 2018 — Present

His first season as the head coach is overshadowed by the terrible end of the season. The first half of the season was remarkable and interesting with PSG playing in a new formation and Neymar having a different role on the field. But the season deteriorated as the club went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage for the third straight year and also failed to retain the two domestic cups. Even though he finished on a negative note, his contract was extended until 2021.

    Thomas Tuchel
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║ Competition ║ Won ║
╠═══════════════════╬═════╣
║ Champions League ║ 0 ║
║ Ligue 1 ║ 1 ║
║ French Cup ║ 0 ║
║ Coupe de la Ligue ║ 0 ║
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Champions League Results
Year 2018-2019, round 1/16, lost to Man U 3-3

Voila, we went through all the coaches that QSI brought to PSG. You can decide for yourself your favorite one. I would argue that Laurent Blanc’s era was the best.

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