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Blanc unveiled as new PSG coach

Blanc unveiled as new PSG coach
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New Paris St Germain manager Laurent Blanc announced on Thursday that he was not too concerned about not being the French champions’ first choice to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

The 47-year-old, who had been out of a job since departing as France coach after their disappointing Euro 2012 quarter-final exit, added he was confident his playing experiences at Barcelona and Manchester United would help him, as well as the players.

Blanc, who won the World Cup with France in 1998 and European championships in 2000, previously coached Bordeaux, leading them to the Ligue 1 title in 2009.

The former defender will meet his new squad on Monday.