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Montpellier set to hold Maradona talks

March 6, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Montpellier owner Louis Nicollin has said he is ready to meet Diego Maradona to hold talks about the possibility of the Argentina legend taking over as coach of the Ligue 1 champions next season.

Nicollin has told the Midi Libre newspaper and RMC radio station that Maradona is a contender to succeed Rene Girard - and that his appointment would annoy Paris St Germain.

And the multi-millionaire has insisted he is serious, telling L'Equipe: "I didn't say that by chance. I've known ...

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