Mercato: The truth comes out about this Pochettino failure

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Mercato: The truth comes out about this Pochettino failure

Posted on September 13, 2022 at 8:10 p.m. by Thomas Bourseau

Certainly, Mauricio Pochettino seemed particularly well placed to take over from Thomas Tuchel on the Chelsea bench given his Premier League pedigree. However, the Blues preferred Graham Potter to him. And the choice of Todd Boehly seemed stopped since this summer. Explanations.

At the end of last season, the decision makers of the PSG decided to take the QSI project in another direction. The latter therefore separated from Leonardo who then held the role of sports director and Mauricio Pochettinoformer coach of the capital club.

Pochettino was announced on the Chelsea side to replace Tuchel

Since, Mauricio Pochettino is without a club, but is still announced on the side of the heart rate Sevilleas well as Jorge Sampaoli, in order to take the reins of the workforce of the Andalusian club. However, Pochettino could have made his return to England, where he officiated at Southampton and to Tottenham if Graham Potter hadn’t given him priority chelsea.

Pochettino had lost the battle for Chelsea since this summer

To replace Thomas Tuchel who was sacked last Wednesday, Todd Boehly trusted in Graham Potter who has stood out in recent seasons on the bench Brighton. According to Fabrizio Romano on the set of The Here We Go Podcastthe co-owner of chelsea would have discussed Potter with the English club and Marc Cucurella during negotiations for the transfer of the Spanish left side this summer. So when the name of Mauricio Pochettino fell on the table chelsea after the dismissal of Thomas Tuchelalthough there have been discussions with the Argentine, the choice of Boehly was already done and chelsea lifted the release clause of €16m present in the former contract of Graham Potter at Brighton.

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