Report: PSG Set to Name Former Tottenham Hotspur Manager as Tuchel’s Replacement

Paris Saint-Germain decided to use the holiday break to make a change at the managerial position as they sacked Thomas Tuchel. 

The capital club didn’t waste time to find a replacement as RMC Sport’s Mohamed Bouhafsi reports that former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino will take over the position. 

Pochettino’s hiring will mark a homecoming for the 48-year-old who played for Les Parisiens from 2001 to 2003 as a central defender where he made 70 appearances. 

As a manager, the Argentine tactician has managed in 256 fixtures where he’s won 132, drew 61, and lost 63. Despite not winning any trophies, Pochettino did lead the English club to a UEFA Champions League final birth in 2019, where they fell to Liverpool FC. 

Pochettino’s task with his former club is to give them an identity as they’re a little over a month away from their Champions League Round of 16 matchup against FC Barcelona. 

Furthermore, he will need to impress Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappé to sell them on his vision if the capital club hopes to extend both this summer. 

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