Date: 2nd June 2010 at 6:56pm
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Wales Online are reporting today that Panathinaikos are targeting Paulo Sousa for their Director of Football role.

The Greek side are looking for a replacement for Kostas Antoniou and Paulo Sousa is one of three targets according to the Western Mail. Rene Henrikse and Yiannis Samaras are the other 2 names linked with the job.

Whoever is appointed for the role would work above coach Nikos Nioplias and would mainly co-ordinating the club’s transfer dealings. However, the Director of Football would not be involved in the training sessions.

A ‘source’ told the newspaper:

“Paulo is on the shortlist and will be given proper consideration,”

“If the board did decide to approach him, they would be able to make him a very good offer.

“He has exactly the sort of package they are looking for. He is a big name with experience at some of Europe`s biggest clubs and he is a figure that would please the fans.

“He has got contacts throughout Europe which is a big thing for this job. The board are looking for someone with stature and Paulo is still regarded as a superstar out here.”


The Western Mail, a newspaper never to duck away from a story like this about the Swans!



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