Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/13/14
Laurent Blanc is aware of expectation and relishing his return to the day-to-day excitement of club management after being installed as Paris St Germain manager. The former France coach was named on Tuesday as the successor to Carlo Ancelotti as the Italian's drawn-out departure for Real Madrid was finally confirmed. Blanc led Les Bleus to the Euro 2012 quarter-finals and will take over a team who reached the same stage in last season's Champions League while winning Ligue 1. Asked to contrast the two roles, he said: "Work at a club is more exciting daily, I think. Honestly, coach and (national team) selector are two different jobs. "The pressure will be there because at Paris St Germain, people expect a win in each match. "When a club have been champions with 83 points and Champions League quarter-finalists, the goal is to do just as well - if not better - in terms of titles, points and style of play. "Paris is a big club where expectation is the l...
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