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Claude Makelele has just replaced the man with the GREATEST NAME in football

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder had been a coach at Swansea

For those of you who didn’t know, Claude Makelele was assistant coach at Swansea this season.

But not anymore.

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Bakayoko has been getting plenty of tips from Claude Makelele

Makelele was a popular figure at Swansea

That’s because the man so good they immortalised him by coining a position to appreciate his brilliance has moved into management.

Not only that, he’s just replaced the man with possibly the best name in modern football.

Wigan Athletic’s Max Power? Not quite.

Marseille defender Rod Fanni? Close, but no cigar.

No, Makelele has taken charge of Belgian club KAS Eupen – a side previously managed by a man called Jordi Condom.

Mr Condom

Mr Condom

Senor Condom, obviously born in 1969 too, has managed Barcelona youth in the past and was assistant at Eupen before getting the big job two years ago.

But the Belgian minnows have struggled this season and currently sit rock bottom of Belgian First Division A.

So after Condom split, naturally they turned to Makelele.

See what we did there?

See what we did there?

It is the Real Madrid and Chelsea legend’s first full management role after nearly a year working with Paul Clement at Swansea.

The two had worked alongside each other under Carlo Ancelotti at PSG.

Claude Makelele and Paul Clement were previously on the Paris St Germain coaching staff together

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Makelele and Clement at PSG together