Derby County Appoint Former Real Madrid Assistant As New Boss

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Derby County have officially announced the appointment of former Real Madrid assistant coach Paul Clement as their new manager.

The 43-year-old is set to replace Steve McClaren who was sacked at the end of the season after failing to take them to the play-offs.

Paul Clement who has been a longtime assistant to Ancelotti and followed him to Madrid, PSG and Chelsea, he is hungry to make the big step to the premier league.

He told Derby’s official club website: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining Derby County as Head Coach and I am looking forward to meeting the players and getting started.

“This is a massive club with fantastic facilities and a superb fan base who deserve success.

“Having spoken with Sam Rush and the owners I firmly believe we share the same desires and ambitions and that is to once again make Derby County a Premier League club.”

Rams president and chief executive Sam Rush added: “Paul Clement is one of the most in-demand coaches in world football and I am delighted that he has agreed to join Derby County as our new head coach.

“He is hugely respected, has exceptional relationships throughout football and tremendous coaching experience at some of the very best clubs in Europe.

“He is the perfect appointment at the next stage of Derby County’s development and we are looking forward to the coming season with a great deal of optimism.”



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