Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) He will reportedly have to spend around 20 million euros to cut ties with Mauricio Pochettino and his staff. The former Tottenham manager’s contract expires in the summer of 2023.
Despite having one of the best teams in the world, Paris Saint-Germain did not achieve their goals. They got off to a good start to the season but have lost momentum over the past few months.
They were knocked out by Nice in the French Cup before being knocked out by Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16, despite leading 2-0 on aggregate with 29 minutes left.
Ten days later, on March 20, they suffered another embarrassing defeat in League 1. Rivals Monaco went all out to put the pressure on them with a 3-0 victory over the league leaders. Pochettino.
Despite mistakes, Paris Saint-Germain Found themselves at the top of the table, 12 points ahead of second-placed Marseille. With just nine games to play, the French side are on track to win their eighth league title in a decade. However, that may not be enough for Pochettino to keep his job.
While Parisians consider replacing their underperforming manager, a report has revealed how much the club would have to pay to sever ties with Pochettino.According to L’Equipe (via Cultural PSG), the Parisians will have to pay around 20 million euros to sack Pochettino and his staff. The Argentine alone needs around 15 million euros, while the remaining 5 million will go towards compensating his staff.
His two assistants, Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino, earn 80,000 euros and 50,000 euros a month respectively. Goalkeeper coach Tommy Jimenez also earns up to €50,000 a month.
Pochettino’s son and the team’s fitness coach, Sebastino Pochettino, earns just over 20,000 euros a month. Pochettino himself earns 1.1 million euros a month, making him the highest-paid coach in Ligue 1’s top flight.
PSG to pay Laurent Blanc €22m severance package
After Carlo Ancelotti, Laurent Blanc was brought in to ensure the Parisians’ success on the mainland.
In three seasons, Blank led the club to three Ligue 1 titles, two French Cups, three French League Cups and three French Super Cups. Unfortunately, his faltering in the Champions League led to his sacking in 2016.
Paris Saint-Germain paid Blanco a whopping 22 million euros in severance, making him the third-highest paid manager in history.Only Antonio Conte (31.47 million euros) and Jose Mourinho (23.52 million euros) have earned more in severance deals (from Sun).