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Mauricio Pochettino signs new deal with PSG until 2023

Fri 23 July 2021 | 19:19

Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has signed a new one-year deal to extend his stay with the French giants until 2023.

The former

Tottenham

boss took over after the French club sacked

Thomas Tuchel

in January but

PSG

was dethroned as Ligue 1 champions by

Lille

and Pochettino's men were eliminated by

Manchester City

in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

The Argentinean head coach has now agreed to put pen to paper to extend his stay in the French capital, along with his coaching staff.

"I'm really very happy, for myself and also for my staff,"

Pochettino told the

PSG website

.

"It's very important for us to feel the confidence of the club and we will give our maximum so that the supporters are proud of Paris Saint-Germain. That's why we will try and reach our objectives all together, as one.

"Twenty years ago I was captain of this club and today I am the coach… It's a dream come true."

PSG chairman

Nasser Al-Khelaifi

said:

"We are delighted that Mauricio has reaffirmed his commitment to the Paris Saint-Germain family.

"Having also captained the team 20 years ago, he understands the club values, ambition and vision for the future. With Mauricio's leadership, we're excited and confident about what the future holds."

Paris Saint-Germain will start the new season on August 1 when they face Lille in the Trophee des Champions.


source: SportMob