The man from Rosario will take office on July 1 after signing a contract until the middle of 2025with an option for one more year, the British entity specified in a statement.
Chelsea went through the season into oblivion with four coaches: the German Thomas Tuchelthe British Graham Potterthe Spanish Bruno Saltor and Frank Lampardwho was designated as interim until the end of the cycle.
The Argentine team Enzo Fernandezworld champion in Qatar 2022ended the premier league in 12th place, out of any classification for the European cups of the next campaign. It was the worst season for the “Blues” since 1994.
Pochettino’s experience in Europe
Pochettino51, will lead his third team in the First Division of English football, after southampton and tottenham hotspurwho qualified until the end of the Champions League 2018/19.
After that merit, the ex-defender of Newell’s Old Boys and the Argentine national team led the Paris Saint-Germain of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappéwith which he won three local titles.
“Mauricio’s experience, standards of excellence, leadership qualities and character will serve Chelsea well”considered their sports co-directors, Laurence Stewart and paul winstanleyin the statement.
“He is a winning coach, who has worked at the highest level, across multiple leagues and languages. His demeanor, tactical approach and commitment made him an exceptional candidate.”they concluded.
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