Former Netherlands striker Patrick Kluivert has left French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain after less than a year as director of football, the French club have announced.
A PSG club statement read: “By mutual agreement, Paris St Germain and Patrick Kluivert have taken the decision to end, effective as of Friday June 9, the contract that bound them.”
“As part of the restructuring of the club’s sporting sector, the two parties ended their collaboration on Wednesday.”
“The club would like to underline the quality of the relationships Patrick developed, over recent months, with the senior-team players and staff as well as with the administrators, educators and players at the Youth Academy and their families.”
“The club would like to thank Patrick Kluivert for the great professionalism he always showed and wishes him all the best for the challenges he chooses to take on in the years to come.”
Patrick Kluivert had been PSG Director of Football since July 14, 2016; but why the restructuring is happening was not announced.