Thiago Motta sensationally sent off on his managerial debut with PSG U-19s

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The former midfielder was sent to the stands during a friendly tournament in Denmark, in what was his first match in charge

Former PSG midfielder Thiago Motta was sent off during his first game in charge of the club's Under-19s team.

Motta racked up seven red cards over his playing career and felt the wrath of the officials again during his side's friendly defeat to Odense.

The 35-year-old was forced to pick a depleted side, with a number of his Under-19 regulars on tour with the senior squad in Asia, and seemingly took exception to several refereeing decisions.

After berating the officials at half-time, Motta was dismissed by the referee and was forced to watch the second half from the stands.

PSG ultimately lost 3-0 to Odense, much to the chagrin of Motta.

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The former midfielder enjoyed a glittering playing career, winning two La Liga titles at Barcelona, Serie A with Inter, and five Ligue 1 titles with PSG.

He also won two Champions League trophies throughout his playing days, for Barca and then with Inter - in 2009-10, during a spell with current Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

It remains to be seen if Motta can repeat such successes from the touchline, with the 38-year-old having been handed the PSG U-19s job following his retirement in the summer.

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