Fred Hermel sets date for Pochettino departure announcement

According to information from Fred Hermel, Spanish football specialist for RMC Sport, PSG should formalize the departure of Mauricio Pochettino on Friday or Saturday.

Mauricio Pochettino and PSG, it’s (soon) officially over. As announced on Saturday by RMC Sport, the Parisian management informed the Argentine technician (50 years old) that their collaboration was coming to an end. It remains to be seen now when his departure will be made official.

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According to information from Fred Hermel, our Spanish football specialist, the announcement is imminent. “One of my important contacts in the possible arrival of Zidane in Paris tells me that the formalization of the departure of Pochettino should take place tomorrow (Friday) or Saturday at the latest, he explained Thursday in After Foot on RMC We know that there were negotiations, they are about to be concluded and PSG should therefore announce on Friday or Saturday that Pochettino is no longer the coach of PSG. a new coach until we get the old one out. So things could speed up a lot in the next few hours.”

Zidane after Pochettino?

Arrived in Paris at the beginning of January 2021, replacing Thomas Tuchel, who had taken the door in the wake of a 4-0 success against Strasbourg, Pochettino had extended his contract the following summer until 2023. If he now knows that he will leave the club, the former defender was ironic recently about his situation. “I have one year left on my contract and there are a lot of rumours, he said at the start of June on the Esport3 set, with a certain detachment. to reinvent itself. The president will soon explain his new project, but I am calm. (…) By giving serenity to this project, we will be close to winning the Champions League.”

Pochettino will therefore bear the brunt of the major maneuvers started in Paris with the appointment of Luis Campos as sports adviser. Friday, RMC Sport announced that an agreement was close to being reached with Zinédine Zidane for the post of coach. But nothing is done about it.

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