Mauricio Pochettino Officially Paris Saint-Germain Manager

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Paris Saint-Germain has announced Mauricio Pochettino as their manager. The Argentine signed a year contract with PSG after they fired Thomas Tuchel recently. Pochettinho last managed Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur till November 2019.

Mauricio Pochettino signed an 18-month deal, with the option to extend for another year with Paris Saint-Germain.

Pochettino said he is honoured to join PSG and is eager to work with some of the best players in the world.

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“I am really happy and honoured to become the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain,” he told the club’s website.

“As you know, this club has always held a special place in my heart.

“I have wonderful memories, especially of the unique atmosphere of the Parc des Princes.

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“I return to the Club today with a lot of ambition and humility, and am eager to work with some of the world’s most talented players.”

Pochettino has also played for PSG in the past. During his three-year stint with the French giants in early 2000s, making Pochettino made 95 appearances in all competitions as he also donned the captain arm-band for the club

PSG sacked Tuchel on Tuesday after his two and a half year stint with the French giants. Under Tuchler PSG won two Ligue 1 titles in 2019 and 2020, the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue in 2020, two Trophées de Champions in 2018 and 2019.

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“I would like to thank Thomas Tuchel and his staff for all they have contributed to the club,” said Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, Chairman and CEO of Paris Saint-Germain.

“Thomas has put a lot of energy and passion into the job, and we will of course remember the good moments we shared together. I wish him all the best for the future.”

PSG is currently third on the points table in the Ligue 1 with 35 points in 17 matches. They are just one point short of Lyon and Lille. While the French giants will face a tough Barcelona test in the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

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