PARIS, May 14 — Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal, the French champions confirmed today. The 44-year-old German w88 has agreed to succeed Unai Emery, who will leave after the final game of the French season this weekend. “It is with much joy, pride and ambition that I am joining this big club, Paris Saint-Germain,” said Tuchel in an English-language statement released by PSG. “I can’t wait to start working with all these great players who are all amongst the best in the world. “Paris Saint-Germain has enormous potential and it is by far the most exciting proposition in football.” It was an open secret that Tuchel had been lined up as the next w88live casino coach of the ambitious club from the French capital. They had been on the look-out for a replacement for Emery ever since being beaten 5-2 on aggregate by Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League in early March. That disappointment in Europe, following a humiliating loss against Barcelona at the same stage a year ago, meant there was no chance of Emery’s two-year contract being renewed at the end of this link m88 campaign. Tuchel was a free agent after leaving Borussia Dortmund a year ago, despite leading the team to victory in last season’s German Cup. “Thomas is one of the best and most competitive European coaches to have emerged over the last few seasons,” declared PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. “He abides by very strong principles of playing spectacular and clinical football that has always been the foundation of German football, especially on the international scene. “His competitive spirit, his preference for attacking football and his strong character m88 live are in line with what we have always wanted for Paris Saint-Germain.” — AFP When Simeone decides to leave Atletico, it has been suggested his assistant would make an excellent successor. Burgos will be given a taster in Lyon tomorrow. “We have Burgos,” Simeone said, after missing the semi-final second leg against Arsenal. “We don't even need to look at each other to know what we want.” ― AFP It is Burgos' job to analyse opponents and a few minutes into every match, he describes to Simeone the other team's formation and positioning. Burgos became one of the first coaches to wear Google Glass during a competitive fixture in 2014, as he had live statistics from the game in front of him fed in every 30 seconds.