Michel Der Zakarian has been appointed head coach of Montpellier, the Ligue 1 side confirmed.
Der Zakarian arrives from Ligue 2 outfit Reims as a replacement for Jean-Louis Gasset.
Former Paris Saint-Germain assistant Gasset spent half a season in charge, overseeing a 15th-place finish as Monaco won the title.
Der Zakarian, 54, returns to Montpellier, where he spent 10 years as a player – winning Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue.
The Armenian boss is coming off a season at Reims, who were seventh following the 2016-17 campaign in France’s second division.
He previously coached Nantes – in two spells – and Clermont.
— MHSC (@MontpellierHSC) May 23, 2017
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