According to the crashing Champions League against Real Madrid, the future of Mauricio Pochettino as head coach at Paris Saint-Germain is more uncertain than ever. The Argentinian, who had taken the office of Thomas Tuchel in January 2021, should finally lead the Sheikh club for a longcoming triumph in the premier class.
After the Parisian rodemble failed last year in the semi-final at Manchester City, this season was already in the secondary final against Real Madrid. The renewed failure in the premier class seems to cost the ex-professional at the latest at the end of the season the job.
For several months, the former real-coach Zinédine Zidane has been acting as successor, but now the French Leagues line “L’équipe” brings a candidate list with equal ten potential successors into play. Next to Zidane are on the list more prominent names.
Among other things, the Former BVB coach Lucien Favre. The Swiss was responsible for the revier club from 2018 to 2020, but did not have the success desired. Favre was also active in France, from 2016 to 2018, the 64-year-old trained the OGC Nice in Ligue 1.
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However, an employment at the French top club PSG should be unlikely, Favre has never exercised an absolute top team. The reigning French Cup winner also preferably preferred the glamorous solutions on the head coach chair in recent years.
There should be more Diego Simeone a possible successor to Mauricio Pochettino. The compatriot is also on the coach list of Paris Saint-Germain. Simeone has been chef coach of Atlético Madrid since 2011, and in the summer he extended until 2024. Nevertheless, a farewell is considered a conceivable, the Argentinian should seek another challenge after eleven years.
According to the “l’équipe” are next to Zidane, Simeone and Favre seven more candidates on the list. These are Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Mikel Arteta (Arsenal), Antonio Conte (Tottenham Hotspur), Erik Ten Hag (Ajax), Christophe Galtier (OGC Nice), Simone Inzaghi (Inter Milan) and Thiago Motta (Spezia Calcio ).