Mauricio Pochettino and his representatives had been negotiating his departure from Paris Saint-Germain for a few days. And this Wednesday, the leaders of PSG and the Argentine coach found common ground to succeed at the departure of the coach.
This is the end of a stint on the bench of Paris Saint-Germain which will have lasted barely 18 months, ESPN announces in fact that Mauricio Pochettino is no longer the coach of the capital club for a few hours. As we know, things accelerated last weekend, Nasser Al-Khelaifi having warned Thomas Tuchel’s replacement that his career as a PSG coach would not go beyond the 2021-2022 season and that even if the former Tottenham manager has one more year of contract with Paris. Determined to carry out a revolution on a structural level, and after having awarded the keys to the sports project to Luis Campos, the Qatari president finally found common ground and this Wednesday everything was validated by the announcement of the powerful sports media . ” Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked and as manager of Paris Saint-Germain. The club are yet to announce the Argentine’s departure but sources have told ESPN it was agreed on Wednesday morning “, Specifies Julien Laurens, who does not confirm the info from the Parisian who mentioned an amount exceeding 15 million euros to gently weld the Pochettino file. For the moment, PSG has not communicated on this subject.
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This file being, a priori, settled, PSG can now focus on the question that has been agitating the world of football for days and days, namely who will be the coach of Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Neymar and their teammates when will take it back. For ESPN, Christophe Galtier is the number 1 favorite of Luis Campos, and the discussions with the French coach progressed all the more easily as the latter dreams of taking control of a team like Paris Saint-Germain. And Julien Laurens clarified that his sources confirmed that the Emir of Qatar was fascinated by the idea of convincing Zinedine Zidane to become PSG coach, but that Zizou was still waiting to know if the doors of the France team could be for him. open after the World Cup in Qatar at the end of the year.