Claude Makelele has been named Technical Director at French Club, Monaco.
The former Real Madrid and Chelsea midfielder had a managerial stint at Bastia before he was fired in November 2014. He also served as assistant coach at French Club PSG for a short spell.
Makelele will assist Club President Vasim Vasilyev in running the club.
“I am very happy to join a major club in French and European football,” Makelele said.
“My meeting with Vadim Vasilyev was decisive in my desire to join Monaco.”
“It is a new stage in my career and I am convinced that this new role of technical director suits me perfectly.