Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Thomas Tuchel will replace Unai Emery as coach at the Ligue 1 champions. According to German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, the former Borussia Dortmund coach met with Neymar on Sunday in the French capital.
Despite the concrete details relating to the meeting still not revealed, the key players that will compose the 2018/19 season squad were on the agenda with Tuchel naturally anxious to know if he can count on the services of Neymar next season at Parc des Princes.
PSG president Al-Khelaifi spoke to the media following the Rennes Ligue 1 match and was adamant that the Brazilian will remain in Paris. “Neymar will stay, that's a 2.000% guarantee”. Both the club and Qatari owner Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani have become heavily involved in the current situation and are determined to retain the Brazilian and have informed Tuchel as much.
PSG confirmed that appointment of Tuchel on Monday and the German is set to spend a few days in Paris before embarking on an intensive French language course in Belgium.