Didier Deschamps: Would have loved Toon job

Didier Deschamps has come out of the bag and has accepted that he would have cherished working as the manager of Newcastle United. Last week, former England boss Kevin Keegan was appointed as the manager of the Geordies but as Newcastle United Mad quotes him, Deschamps admits that he would have loved the adventure.

The former AS Monaco manager says:

I was interested and would have studied that option, but I did not have live contacts with the club. They are not a top-four club but have a big history and a billionaire as boss. It would have been interesting, but as soon as they contacted Kevin Keegan I knew it was over. I am not rushed by anything, I will manage again in the future, it is a question of opportunities and of a club’s plans.

And opportunities will throw themselves at your feel, Monsieur Deschamps. He guided modest Monaco to the final of the UEFA Champions League in 2004 and led Juventus back into the Italian Serie A last season. Surely another managerial job for the French great is just round the bend. Any Premiership club ready to oblige?

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