Pochettino will leave PSG … against 15 to 20 million euros in compensation

The Argentinian coach of Paris SG is getting closer every day to the exit in the capital.

The case drags on. Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino is set to leave the club this week according to The Team and The Parisian, which affirms Tuesday evening that a meeting between the lawyers of the two camps took place to define the way of putting an end to the contract of the Argentinian. According The Teamthe two parts are “about to make a deal“. Asked by AFP, Paris SG had not planned to communicate or react on Tuesday evening.

Despite the title gleaned in Ligue 1, the situation of “poached» has been unstable for several weeks, after a disappointing Champions League campaign, which ended against Real Madrid in the round of 16. His departure should be expensive for the capital club: between fifteen and twenty million euros according to the two daily newspapers, corresponding to the salaries of the Argentinian and his staff who would be paid if they went to the end of their contract, until to in 2023.

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He would follow that of former Brazilian sporting director Leonardo, ousted on May 22, and replaced by Portuguese Luis Campos, now inducted as club football adviser on June 10. It would correspond to the desire of the Parisian leaders to reshape the management of the club, before a potential overhaul of the workforce this summer, in the fault in particular of the extension of the contract of Kylian Mbappé.

Arrived mid-season last year, the former central defender of the club (2001-2003) never put in place the flamboyant game that the public of the Parc des Princes demanded, excited by the attacking trio composed of Messi , Neymar and Mbappe. In the event of Pochettino’s departure, Zinedine Zidane, currently free, and OGC Nice coach Christophe Galtier are among the names regularly cited to replace him.

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