Chelsea’s new head coach has been named Mauricio Pochettino, the English Premier League club announced on Monday.
The Argentine coach will take over the Blues on July 1 and will remain in command until July 2025, according to a statement from Chelsea.
“Mauricio’s experience, standards of excellence, leadership qualities, and character will serve Chelsea Football Club well as we move forward,” stated Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley, Chelsea’s co-sporting directors.
“He is a successful coach who has worked at the highest levels, in a variety of leagues and languages.” “His ethos, tactical approach, and commitment to development all contributed to his selection as an exceptional candidate,” they continued.
With Paris Saint-Germain, he won the 2020-21 French Cup and the 2021-22 French Ligue 1 titles.
From 2014 until 2019, he was also the head coach of Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League.
He led Tottenham to the 2019 UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool, which Spurs defeated 2-0 to finish second.