OFFICIAL: Chelsea confirm Pochettino as new manager
The former PSG coach will begin his new role on 1 July 2023 on a two-year contract, with a club option of a further year
Excitement and anticipation filled the air as Chelsea Football Club officially revealed that Mauricio Pochettino will assume the role of head coach for the men's team, beginning with the 2023/24 season.
The announcement has sent shockwaves through the football community, with fans eagerly awaiting the arrival of the esteemed Argentine manager at Stamford Bridge.
Pochettino, renowned for his tactical acumen and ability to develop young talent, has garnered widespread acclaim during his coaching career.
His successful stints at Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain have solidified his reputation as one of the most highly regarded managers in the sport.
Now, he is set to bring his expertise to Chelsea, adding another dimension to an already star-studded team.
Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley, Chelsea’s co-sporting directors expressed firm belief Pochettino will turn around the fortunes of the West London club with his wealth of experience.
They said: 'Mauricio’s 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.'
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. We are delighted that Mauricio will be joining Chelsea.
The former PSG coach will begin his new role on 1 July 2023 on a two-year contract, with a club option of a further year.
As the 2023/24 season approaches, the buzz around Stamford Bridge will only intensify. Chelsea fans eagerly await Pochettino's arrival and the fresh ideas and strategies he will bring to propel the club to greater heights.