Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will reportedly need to spend round €20 million to chop ties with Mauricio Pochettino and his employees. The previous Tottenham Hotspur boss’ contract runs out in the summertime of 2023.
Regardless of having among the finest squads on the earth, PSG haven’t achieved their objectives. They began the season brightly however have run out of steam in the previous couple of months.
They have been eradicated from the French Cup by Good earlier than getting eradicated from the UEFA Champions Spherical of 16 by Actual Madrid regardless of main 2-0 on mixture with 29 minutes to go.
Ten days later, on March 20, they fell to a different embarrassing defeat, this time in Ligue 1. Arch-rivals Monaco got here out all weapons blazing to stroll away with a commanding 3-0 victory over the league leaders, piling on the stress on Pochettino.
Regardless of the slip-up, PSG discover themselves atop the desk, 12 factors away from second-placed Marseille. With solely 9 video games to play, the French outfit are heading in the right direction to win their eighth league title in ten years. Nevertheless, which may not be sufficient to for Pochettino to save lots of his job.
Whereas the Parisians contempate substitute their underperforming supervisor, a report has make clear how a lot the membership should pay to sever ties with Pochettino. As per L’Equipe (by way of Culture PSG), the Parisians should shell out round €20 million to dismiss Pochettino and his employees. The Argentine alone would require round €15 million, whereas the remaining €5 million will in direction of compensating his employees.
His two assistants, Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino, draw €80,000 and €50,000 monthly, respectively. Goalkeeping coach Tomi Jimenez additionally earns a whopping €50,000 each month.
Pochettino’s son and group’s bodily coach Sebastiano Pochettino receives simply over €20,000 monthly. Pochettino himself earns €1.1million monthly, making him the highest-paid coach within the French high flight.
PSG paid €22 million to Laurent Blanc in severance deal
Succeeding Carlo Ancelotti, Laurent Blanc was introduced in to make sure continental success for the Parisians.
In three seasons, Blanc led the membership to 3 Ligue 1 titles, two French Cups, three French League Cups and three French Tremendous Cups. Sadly, he faltered within the UEFA Champions League, which led to his dismissal in 2016.
PSG paid Blanc a whopping €22 million in severance, making him the third-best compensated supervisor in historical past. Solely Antonio Conte (€31.47 million) and Jose Mourinho (€23.52 million) have earned extra in severance offers (by way of Sun).