Christophe Galtier (born 26 August 1966) is a French former professional footballer who played as a defender. He is the current manager of Lille OSC in Ligue 1 since 2017. He won the Best Manager of the Year award at the Trophées UNFP du football in 2013 (tie with Carlo Ancelotti), and in 2019 after Lille second place in the 2018–19 Ligue 1 Conforama season.
Galtier in 2011
|Date of birth||26 August 1966|
|Place of birth||Marseille, France|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Galtier spent most of his playing career in France before ending his career with stints in Italy and China.
On 9 May 2017, Galtier announced he would be leaving Saint-Étienne at the end of the season upon the expiration of his contract. He remains the longest serving Ligue 1 manager, having taken the reins for eight years.
- As of match played 8 March 2020
|Saint-Étienne||15 December 2009||20 May 2017||361||148||108||105||459||368||+91||41.00|||
|Lille||29 December 2017||Present||103||49||19||35||152||125||+27||47.57|||
- Gravela, Lorenzo (2011). Soccer World - Summer Edition 2010. ISBN 9781447665595.
- Christophe Galtier prend les commandes
- Sochaux: Galtier avec Perrin, Sport 365 Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
- "Christophe Galtier quitte l'AS Saint-Etienne".
- "Christophe Galtier is Ligue 1's longest serving manager. But it's now time to go".
- "AS Saint-Étienne: Matches". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
- "Lille OSC: Matches". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
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