March 31, 2023

Paris Saint-German Coach Mauricio Pochettino now former has ended his role in the club. The French champions confirmed on this,Tuesday ahead of the expected announcement of Christophe Galtier as the successor who made an agreement to become the new coach on a two-year deal.

“Paris Saint-Germain confirm that Mauricio Pochettino has ended his role at the club,” a club statement said as the former Tottenham Hotspur coach leaves the Parc des Princes after 18 months in charge.

Pochettino and his backroom staff depart having won the Ligue 1 title last season but the campaign was better remembered for a disappointing exit from the Champions League in the last 16 at the hands of Real Madrid.

“The club would like to thank Mauricio Pochettino and his staff for their work and wish them the best for the future” PSG’s statement.

Galtier , 55, who spent last season in charge of Ligue 1 rivals Nice, was pictured arriving at the club’s offices just outside the French capital on Monday.A press conference is therefore scheduled at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday at 2:00pm (1200 GMT) where Galtier is set to be officially unveiled.

Galtier left Nice last month, and has developed a reputation as the leading coach in the French club game over the last decade.He enjoyed eight successful years at Saint-Etienne, where he won the League Cup in 2013, before a four-year stint at Lille was crowned with the Ligue 1 title in 2021, when they pipped PSG.The former Portsmouth assistant manager previously worked with Luis Campos, the Portuguese super scout who was recently named as PSG’s football advisor and who built the Lille team that won the league under Galtier.

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