Posted on November 19, 2021 at 10:15 am by AM
Recruited by PSG last January to replace Thomas Tuchel, Mauricio Pochettino assures that it was the first time that the capital club made him an offer.
It's been almost a year that Mauricio Pochettino made his return to PSG after having played there as a player between January 2001 and June 2003. At the beginning of January, the Argentine technician was thus appointed to the Parisian bench to replace Thomas Tuchel , dismissed from his post at Christmas. The return to Paris of Mauricio Pochettino raised great expectations given what he had managed to set up at Tottenham in particular. And despite his status as a former PSG player, the native of Murphy ensures that it was the first time that the Parisian club contacted him.
Pochettino had never been approached by PSG
Indeed, in an interview with L'Equipe, Mauricio Pochettino was asked about d 'possible contacts with PSG in the past. Clear and categorical answer: “No. “And yet, the name of the Argentine technician has circulated several times in Paris in recent years, especially since his departure from Tottenham . As a former PSG player, it was indeed not surprising to see the club thinking of Pochettino for his bench. But obviously, that never translated into a firm proposal … until last January.