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PSG coach between 2016 and 2018, Unai Emery has fond memories of his time in the capital despite the many criticisms he received, and the comeback against FC Barcelona.
To succeed Lawrence Whitethe PSG decided in the summer of 2016 to appoint Unai Emery on the bench. A passage which was not easy for the Spaniard, at the head of the club of the capital during the reassembled against the heart rate Barcelonabefore experiencing a historic summer transfer window marked by the arrivals of Kylian Mbappé and Neymar. Recruitment which was not sufficient at the time to turn the PSGeliminated in 2018 by the Real Madrid in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Removed from office after much criticism, Unai Emery nevertheless have fond memories of PSG and its players.
“I knew my adventure was over but it was normal”
» I learned a lot in Paris, I was very happy. In Paris, I felt respected. It’s true that it’s a demanding locker room but I liked it. I had a good relationship with the players. For me Paris… We won titles, we lost a championship and two Champions League where it was very difficult not to succeed because it was the objective that the club has wanted to achieve for a long time. I did two years, Barça eliminated us, with VAR, I repeat, we would not have been eliminated. We would have qualified for the next round. After being eliminated by Barça, then by Real Madrid, I knew that my adventure was over but it was normal. Only on the sporting level, I would have liked to cross a course, we did not manage to do it and I accept it « , Explain Unai Emery in an interview with CFCs.