Exclusive: Prem clubs keeps tabs on French boss Galtier

Date published: Monday 9th May 2016 1:09

Christophe Galtier: Has plenty of admirers

Christophe Galtier: Has plenty of admirers

Saint-Etienne boss Christophe Galtier is on the radar for a number of Premier League clubs this summer, sources have told TEAMtalk.com.

The highly-rated French coach has been in charge of Saint-Etienne since 2009 and his work at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard has earned him many admirers across Europe.

After helping the club stave off relegation in his first season in charge, Galtier has guided the club to three consecutive top-five finishes and won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2013.

Saint-Etienne are on course for another top-five finish this season and the club are aware of possible interest in Galtier, with Everton and Swansea amongst those thought to be considering a move.

Galtier, who enjoyed a brief spell in England with Portsmouth as assistant to Alain Perrin, has never hidden his admiration for the Premier League and would be interested in the right offer to return to England.

The likes of Newcastle and Aston Villa have been linked with Galtier in the past and is understood several Premier League sides who could all be looking for new managers at the end of the season are thought to be keeping tabs on Galtier’s situation at Saint-Etienne.

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