PSG Sack Thomas Tuchel, Mauricio Pochettino Set To Become New Manager: Reports | Football NewsDecember 24, 2020
Thomas Tuchel guided PSG to their first ever Champions League remaining final season.© AFP
Paris Saint-Germain have fired their coach Thomas Tuchel with former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino lined up as his substitute, in line with varied media stories on Thursday. The French champions declined to make any remark when contacted by AFP to verify the stories carried by L’Equipe newspaper and RMC and German tabloid Bild. The 47-year-old German arrived on the Parc des Princes on a two-year contract in 2018, and guided PSG to their first ever Champions League remaining final season.
But now, if the stories are confirmed, lower than three months on from that remaining towards Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Tuchel has change into the primary PSG coach to depart mid-season since Antoine Kombouare was changed by Carlo Ancelotti in December 2011.
Pochettino left Tottenham in November 2019, six months after main them into their first Champions League remaining.
This season Tuchel has led PSG to a final 16 date with Barcelona within the Champions League, whereas on the home entrance the Qatari-backed aspect are one level off the highest of the desk in Ligue 1.
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