After the season ended, Galtier was also arrested for questioning as part of an investigation into alleged discrimination when he worked at Nice, following accusations from Julien Fournier, the former director of the soccer club. Galtier, 56, denied making racist comments when he was Nice’s coach when prosecutors began a preliminary investigation in April into discrimination based on alleged race or religion.
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Paris Saint-Germain and Christophe Galtier decided to terminate his contract as first-team coach, PSG said in a statement.
The club would like to pay tribute to his professionalism and dedication, which helped the Red and White win a historic eleventh French league title.
PSG’s ninth league title in 11 years did little to build faith in the former Nice manager after their modest exit to Europe, where they were knocked out by Bayern, with the French side losing both matches in the last 16 without scoring a single goal. While PSG was unbeaten in all competitions in the first half of the season, they have lost 10 times since the beginning of the year and even suffered three consecutive defeats in February amid growing fan discontent.
The slump in the performances of most players after the World Cup break and poor form have resulted in fans missing