Finally, Chelsea FC have announced the appointment of Mauricio Pochettinho as the club’s new head coach ahead of the 2023-24 season. Pochettino, who had previously coached Southampton and Tottenham in the Premier League, is expected to resume duty on the 1st of July with an option to extend his contract beyond 2026.
However, Chelsea said Mouricio Pochettino staff will include Jesus Perez, Miguel d’Agostino, Toni Jimenez and Sebastiano Pochettino.
Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley, Chelsea’s co-sporting directors, said:
in addition, ‘Mouricio Pochettino experience, standards of excellence, leadership qualities and character will serve Chelsea Football Club well as we move forward. He is a winning coach, who has worked at the highest levels, in multiple leagues and languages. His ethos, tactical approach and commitment to development all made him the exceptional candidate.’
furthermore, Owners Todd Boehly, Behdad Eghbali, José E. Feliciano, Mark Walter and Hansjörg Wyss added:
‘The sporting team conducted a diligent and thoughtful process that the Board is proud of. Mauricio is a world-class coach with an outstanding track record. We are all looking forward to having him on board.’
The 51-year-old has several seasons of Premier League experience, in addition to coaching in Spain and France. He was most recently in charge at Paris Saint-Germain and guided the club to a Ligue 1 title and the Coupe de France.