Niko Kovac took off his red-and-white mask, straightened his dark tie, and then blew on the attack on the League Primus from Paris. "Our goal is to bring Monaco back to the top of the Ligue 1. We want the Maximum reach, what is possible,“ said the former Bayern coach on Tuesday during his presentation as the new Coach of French first division teams, and radiated to the well-known self-confidence.
For his first official appearance at the Mediterranean club had prepared Kovac well. "Salut, Bonjour", he said as a greeting, and promised then to French, to learn as quickly as possible in the language. The Rest of the hour-long press conference, the native of Berlin, he held dear in English. After all, he had Important to say.
know what I mean" listened Carefully to PSG is likely to have coach Thomas Tuchel in distant Paris. "We want to bring Monaco back to the top. This means that we want to play internationally. And everyone knows what I mean by that,“ said Kovac. PSG has won six of the last seven Championships, only to 2016/2017 by Monaco ended this series.
Kovac announced for this destination of activities in the transfer market, the names Mario Götze, but he was in the mouth. "I have to give only an Overview. Until the end of the transfer period, we will make sure something. What, exactly, we will discuss internally,“ he said.
Kovac had only been to the Sunday obligation. On Monday, he led his first Training, on Wednesday, the first Test is at Standard Liege already. "It went very quickly, that was a Surprise," he said. With Dmitry Rybolovlev, the hard-to-club-in-chief from Russia, didn't he spoken, wool will catch up fast.
The new sports Director, Paul Mitchell referred to Kovac, meanwhile, as the "outstanding candidate" of his coaching search. According to the Englishman, until Recently chief scout at RB Leipzig, will fit the 48-year-old Kovac "at this time perfectly" to the ambitions of the club. Although Kovac cosmos have a past in the RB, to be met both before, he said.Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 03:19