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Breaking: Makelele to coach French side Bastia

Claude Makelele
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French side Bastia have announced the hiring of Claude Makelele as there new head coach.

Bastia released a statement saying, "Bastia are pleased to announce that Claude Makelele will be trainer for the next two seasons," a statement on the club's official website read.

"He will arrive in Bastia on Monday, when he will sign his contract before being presented to the press the following day at 11:00.

"The former PSG man will be assisted in his task by Didier Tholot.

"The great family of Sporting Club de Bastia welcomes them both."

It should be noted that Makelele's last experience with coaching was with Carlo Ancelotti at PSG.