Paris Saint-Germain have announced former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager.
The Argentine has signed a one-and-half years contract, which will end on 30 June 2022, with an option for an extra year.
Welcome Mauricio Pochettino 👋pic.twitter.com/Fr4ZgKxhNI— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) January 2, 2021
In a statement, the club said;
"Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the appointment of Mauricio Pochettino as it's new head coach. The Argentine has signed a contract with the club from the French capital until 30 June 2022, with an option for an extra year.
Pochettino will take his first training session for the Rouge & Bleu on 3 January 2021.
“I am really happy and honored to become the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain," said Mauricio Pochettino after signing his contract.
“I would like to thank the Club's management for the trust they have placed in me. As you know, this club has always held a special place in my heart. I have wonderful memories, especially of the unique atmosphere of the Parc des Princes.
"I return to the Club today with a lot of ambition and humility, and am eager to work with some of the world’s most talented players. This team has fantastic potential and my staff and I will do everything we can to get the best for Paris Saint-Germain in all competitions. We will also do our utmost to give our team the combative and attacking playing identity that Parisian fans have always loved.”