Blanc hopeful of new PSG deal

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Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is hopeful of signing a new deal at the club, having won eight trophies in three years at Parc des Princes.

The Frenchman joined Les Parisiens in 2013 following Carlo Ancelotti’s departure to Real Madrid, and has won two Ligue 1 titles, two Coupe de la Ligues, one Coupe de France and three Trophee des Champions trophies.

PSG are well on their way to a third successive French league title and are through to the last 16 of the Champions League and the Coupe de France.

And Blanc is hopeful he will be able sign a new contract in the near future, with meetings scheduled between his agent and the club.

“I hope I can sign a new contract before the Chelsea game [on February 16],” Blanc told reporters after PSG beat Toulouse 2-1 in the Cup on Tuesday.

“My agent will meet the club soon and they will have to find an agreement. If they can’t, we’ll see after.”