Paris Saint-Germain coach, Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, has extended his contract with the French club until June 30, 2023, the team reported this Friday.
“I am very happy and also for my collaborators. It is very important for us to feel the support and trust of the club and we must do everything possible to make the fans proud.”said the Argentine, who came to training last January, after having captained him as a player between 2001 and 2003.
PSG, which finished second in League 1 last season, highlighted that “In his first six months at the helm, Pochettino has led the players to the semifinals of the Champions League, with prestigious victories in the field of FC Barcelona (4-1), in the round of 16, and Bayern Munich (3-2) in quarters “.
The club’s president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, was “happy” that Pochettino is extending “his adventure with the family” of PSG, noting that he shares the team’s values, ambition and vision for the future.
“With Mauricio’s leadership we are enthusiastic and confident in what the future holds for us”he added.
The Argentine, who replaced German Tomas Tuchel, had remained silent at the end of this season, questioned by rumors that he had been asked to leave the club.