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Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc: My job is always in danger

Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc says his job is always in danger, and the only sure safety from the sack is winning.

PSG side were runway Champions of Ligue 1 this season -- their fourth consecutive title -- and currently enjoy a 27-point advantage over their closest rivals Lyon.

The Parisian giants are also favourites to defend their Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue crowns this term, and, if successful, could claim a second straight domestic Treble of titles.

But it hasn't been all roses for Blanc, whose side crashed out of the Champions League to Manchester City at the quarterfinal stage on Tuesday, with star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic blaming the former world champ's system for their European failure.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Saturday's match against Caen, Blanc, however, said he knew what he signed up for once he took the high-profile job.

"Since I signed for PSG, I am in danger," Blanc said.

"You look surprised, but you know that the coach is always in the ejector seat.

"Only one thing makes you untouchable and that's winning. We were knocked out. We must be realistic in this business."

Blanc opted to play a 3-5-2 against Manchester City in Tuesday's 1-0 loss at the Etihad, a formation his side have rarely used this season.

Blanc addressed Ibrahimovic's criticism of his tactics, saying: "I decided on Saturday [to play that formation]. It was worked on Sunday morning with the players.

"I truly believe in my mind, I was convinced, that this system could make us stronger defensively."

Players such as Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani may not be back with the club for next season, which has caused some to speculate if the loss in Manchester was this generation's last chance win the Champions League.

"I think it is going a little far to say that," Blanc said. "We are all disappointed. There's going to be reflections, discussions, exchanges. In a short time we will know if there are changes at PSG, including the coach.

"We're in the sadness of having not achieved our objectives. We will have the discussions a little later."